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Syria: Russia blocks extension of chemical attacks probe

November 17, 2017 - 9:08am
Moscow uses its 10th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block investigative body.
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Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa

November 17, 2017 - 8:54am
A few small areas are now all that remain under the militants' control in the country.
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Massive meatball accident closes Swedish road

November 17, 2017 - 7:58am
A lorry accident involving 20 tonnes of meatballs closed a road in Sweden.
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'Party poker'

November 17, 2017 - 7:30am
The BBC's Jenny Hill says failure to reach a deal could herald the end of Mrs Merkel's leadership.
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US senator Al Franken apologises after grope allegation

November 17, 2017 - 7:17am
The Democrat posed with his hands over a sleeping woman's breasts, but he disputes her other claim.
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Toto Riina, Mafia 'boss of bosses', dies in jail aged 87

November 17, 2017 - 6:37am
He was born in Corleone, Sicily, and is believed to have ordered more than 150 murders.
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Sylvester Stallone denies sexually assaulting 16-year-old fan

November 17, 2017 - 5:53am
Reports say a 16-year-girl told police the actor and his bodyguard assaulted her in the 1980s.
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Italy Berlusconi: Ex-wife to pay back €60m in alimony

November 17, 2017 - 5:42am
An Italian court says his ex-wife has enough money to support herself and does not need alimony.
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Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

November 17, 2017 - 5:13am
Tesla shows off a long awaited truck, but surprises with its new Roadster sports car.
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The humanoid robot that can do a backflip

November 17, 2017 - 4:31am
Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.
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Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign'

November 17, 2017 - 4:27am
The military says it is "engaging" with the president and has made progress in targeting "criminals".
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Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017

November 17, 2017 - 3:05am
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian in star-studded bash

November 17, 2017 - 2:37am
Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria were among the A-list guests in New Orleans.
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Australia's oldest human remains go home

November 17, 2017 - 2:25am
A 42,000-year-old skeleton known as Mungo Man is returned to his ancestral burial place.
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Exotic Indonesian birds smuggled in drain pipes

November 17, 2017 - 12:26am
A wildlife raid in Indonesia yields startling results after 125 exotic birds are found in drain pipes.
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Battle to restore Mexico's quake-hit waterfall

November 16, 2017 - 11:37pm
After Mexico's devastating earthquake, locals could not afford to let the Agua Azul falls run dry.
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Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

November 16, 2017 - 11:15pm
The move comes about two months after the UN agreed tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.
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Mexico waterfall: Agua Azul cascades return to quake-hit river

November 16, 2017 - 10:45pm
Famous turquoise cascades are flowing again after locals used picks and shovels to remove debris.
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Srebrenica survivor: 'The soil is soaked with blood'

November 16, 2017 - 10:20pm
A man who played dead to escape Srebrenica returns to where hundreds were taken to be killed.
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Senators: Kushner 'withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails'

November 16, 2017 - 9:23pm
Senators say Mr Kushner received emails about WikiLeaks in 2016 that he forwarded to the Trump team.
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