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Last SeaWorld orca born in captivity dies 'of pneumonia'

July 25, 2017 - 10:49am
Kyara had been ill since last week and probably died of pneumonia, the company said.
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Russia issues warning as US sanction vote looms

July 25, 2017 - 10:44am
Moscow says fresh measures would plant a "dangerous mine" under bilateral relations.
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Turkish police detain dozens for wearing a T-shirt

July 25, 2017 - 10:44am
Authorities suspect people are signalling support for an attempted coup with their clothing.
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TV guest quits show over request to speak Ukrainian

July 25, 2017 - 10:15am
Should Ukrainian TV keep people from speaking Russian on it? One guest's actions have sparked a debate.
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Justin Bieber apologises after cancelling rest of Purpose World Tour

July 25, 2017 - 10:02am
The pop star bows out of the remaining 14 dates because of "unforeseen circumstances".
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France appeal over 'virulent' Riviera and Corsica fires

July 25, 2017 - 8:45am
It wants more EU water bombers to fight blazes in Corsica and across the south-east coast.
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President Trump addresses Boy Scouts

July 25, 2017 - 8:34am
They got a speech to remember at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.
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Third Australian politician hit by dual citizenship row

July 25, 2017 - 8:14am
Matthew Canavan quits as resources minister after learning he may also have Italian citizenship.
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Painting by pixel

July 25, 2017 - 7:30am
Pat Hines says he could "just never connect" with more sophisticated programs.
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Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

July 25, 2017 - 7:28am
But Muslim leaders tell worshippers to keep boycotting the site, after uproar over the apparatus.
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Spanish deal to tackle gender-based violence

July 25, 2017 - 7:17am
Two hundred measures are agreed to protect women and children from gender-based abuse.
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Switzerland chainsaw attack: Manhunt becomes international

July 25, 2017 - 7:14am
A man is still on the run after five people were wounded in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen.
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Trump boy scout Jamboree speech angers parents

July 25, 2017 - 7:02am
Some threaten to pull boys out of the organisation after a highly politicised address.
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India's all-women police fighting sexual harassment

July 25, 2017 - 6:45am
Female officers trained in martial arts patrol the streets of Jaipur to rein in sexual violence.
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Japanese woman dies from tick disease after cat bite

July 25, 2017 - 5:14am
It is thought this could be the first animal-to-human transmission of the disease.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics get song and dance treatment

July 25, 2017 - 5:08am
The organisers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo find a novel way to drum up support.
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Robbers in Donald Trump masks blow up cash machine

July 25, 2017 - 4:55am
Robbers in Italy wear masks with the US president's face, in an apparent nod to the film Point Break.
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France migrants: Protesters build wall around shelter

July 25, 2017 - 3:16am
They say the town of Séméac, in south-western France, will be unable to cope with the newcomers.
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Corsica fires threaten homes in Biguglia

July 25, 2017 - 3:06am
Flames spread across 900 hectares of forest and threatened homes, according to emergency services.
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Pope Francis shuts off Vatican fountains amid Italy drought

July 25, 2017 - 2:45am
The move is in line with Francis's teachings on the environment, Vatican Radio says.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.