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What Canada fire escapees took with them

May 7, 2016 - 1:40pm
What Canada fire escapees took with them
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Saudi oil minister removed in overhaul

May 7, 2016 - 12:57pm
The Saudi king announces a major government overhaul including the removal of the veteran oil minister as the country plans for life beyond oil profits.
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Bangladesh Sufi Muslim hacked to death

May 7, 2016 - 12:44pm
A Sufi Muslim leader is hacked to death in Bangladesh in another attack which police suspect may have been carried out by Islamic extremists.
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VIDEO: Are Filipinos ready for another Marcos?

May 7, 2016 - 12:06pm
A look at the Marcos family, and their enduring influence on Filipino politics.
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Sheryl Sandberg in single mothers plea

May 7, 2016 - 10:59am
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg makes an impassioned plea on behalf of single mothers, ahead of Mother's Day in the US.
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Canada wildfire 'to double in size'

May 7, 2016 - 10:57am
A huge wildfire which has devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, as evacuations continue.
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Razed ancient Bosnian mosque re-opens

May 7, 2016 - 10:38am
Thousands of people attend the re-opening of a 16th-Century mosque in Bosnia-Herzegovina which was destroyed during the war of the 1990s.
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Poles in anti-government protest

May 7, 2016 - 10:14am
Thousands take to the streets in Warsaw to protest against the Polish government's actions, which have been criticised by the EU as weakening the rule of law.
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North Korea sanctions 'hurting science'

May 7, 2016 - 10:01am
Sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear programme are damaging health and science, three Nobel laureates say after visiting the country.
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Video shows Afghan woman's 'execution'

May 7, 2016 - 7:48am
A video emerges showing a woman being shot dead in public in Afghanistan after her alleged conviction by an informal Taliban court.
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