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Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed king

December 1, 2016 - 7:02pm
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepts Thailand's throne, 50 days after the death of his father.
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Donald Trump vows 'consequences' for companies leaving US

December 1, 2016 - 6:56pm
President-elect Donald Trump warns companies of "consequences" if they leave the United States.
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Buzz Aldrin 'in good spirits' after South Pole evacuation

December 1, 2016 - 6:25pm
Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, is evacuated from the South Pole after falling ill.
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Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak

December 1, 2016 - 5:45pm
Ban Ki-moon says he is "profoundly sorry" for the UN's role in a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
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Tennessee factory workers win $421m on lottery

December 1, 2016 - 4:41pm
Amy O'Neill talks about her $421m lottery win, shared with 20 colleagues at a Tennessee car parts factory.
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Syria conflict: US coalition admits killing civilians in Manbij

December 1, 2016 - 4:18pm
The US-led coalition has admitted to killing 54 civilians in air strikes on Syria in recent months.
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Australia's 'bloody' asylum campaign explained

December 1, 2016 - 4:18pm
Australia's harsh asylum laws are supported by both main parties and are credited with reducing the number of refugees, but they are deeply controversial.
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IS conflict: 1,950 Iraq security forces killed in November

December 1, 2016 - 3:20pm
At least 1,950 Iraqi security forces personnel were killed across the country in November, the UN says.
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Yoga and rumba make UN cultural list

December 1, 2016 - 3:04pm
What are the unique traditions and social practices that Unesco wants to preserve?
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South Sudan conflict: UN warns of 'ethnic cleansing'

December 1, 2016 - 2:17pm
Ethnic cleansing is taking place in South Sudan, a UN panel says, warning of possible genocide.
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Chapecoense air crash: Bolivia suspends LaMia airline

December 1, 2016 - 2:15pm
Bolivia suspends the operating licence of LaMia, the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia killing 71 people.
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Avalanche: Online crime network hit in global operation

December 1, 2016 - 1:55pm
Global operation dismantles one of the world's biggest networks of hijacked computers, Europol says.
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Cirque du Soleil technician dies on set

December 1, 2016 - 1:50pm
The company says it is in mourning after the death of a technician.
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Six family members killed in Austrian house near St Poelten

December 1, 2016 - 1:38pm
Six bodies are found in a house west of Vienna after a suspected family shooting.
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Setting sail

December 1, 2016 - 1:07pm
The largest ever all-female mission to Antarctica sets sail, to promote more women to the top of science.
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Russia 'not seeking conflict' - Putin tells nation

December 1, 2016 - 12:22pm
Russia is not seeking conflict with anyone, President Putin tells the nation in a keynote speech.
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Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed king

December 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn becomes the country's new king, succeeding his late father.
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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.