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Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote

September 20, 2017 - 2:30pm
Senior officials are detained as police target ministries involved in planning a banned referendum.
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Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico

September 20, 2017 - 2:29pm
The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
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Catalonia referendum: Protests over raids to halt vote

September 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
Spain's government has stepped up efforts to halt an independence vote in Catalonia they call illegal.
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Iranian President Rouhani hits back at Donald Trump's UN speech

September 20, 2017 - 12:21pm
In his first speech at the UN on Tuesday, President Trump included Iran among "a small group of rogue regimes".
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Jake LaMotta: Legendary Raging Bull boxer dies at 95

September 20, 2017 - 12:13pm
Jake LaMotta, the uncompromising boxer portrayed by Robert De Niro, dies aged 95.
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Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico

September 20, 2017 - 12:10pm
The powerful storm barrels through the Caribbean, leaving at least seven dead in Dominica.
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Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

September 20, 2017 - 12:10pm
The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified.
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Election annulled

September 20, 2017 - 12:08pm
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
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Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

September 20, 2017 - 9:13am
The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school where at least 30, mostly children, died.
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Store lifts ban on 'pillow fort' boy, 12

September 20, 2017 - 7:58am
A New Zealand store had banned the boy for two years but his family say he was "just being a kid".
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Islamic State 'execution' stopped by RAF drone in Syria

September 20, 2017 - 7:28am
This is the moment an RAF drone stopped a public killing staged by so-called Islamic State in Syria.
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Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

September 20, 2017 - 7:24am
Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing.
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Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

September 20, 2017 - 7:08am
The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
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Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls

September 20, 2017 - 5:52am
Apps such as WhatsApp and Skype had been blocked for failing to comply with "regulations".
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India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case

September 20, 2017 - 5:42am
The search for a second suspect began when the baby's DNA did not match that of another uncle in jail.
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Iraqi refugee in Berlin praised for handing over cash find

September 20, 2017 - 5:09am
The 16-year-old Iraqi refugee found thousands of euros in a handbag on the subway.
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Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel merger

September 20, 2017 - 4:35am
The tie-up will create Europe's second-biggest steelmaker, but will also lead to job losses.
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Hurricane Maria: Aerial footage shows devastation in Dominica

September 20, 2017 - 3:29am
Fallen trees, flattened buildings and strewn debris can be seen after Hurricane Maria struck.
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First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

September 20, 2017 - 3:12am
About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

September 20, 2017 - 2:24am
A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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