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Reykjavik goes dark for Northern Lights show

September 29, 2016 - 7:55am
Icelandic capital switches off street lights to give people a better view of the Aurora Borealis.
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Army of webcams used in net attacks

September 29, 2016 - 7:31am
A web attack that hit a hosting company with one terabit of data is possibly the largest ever seen and it used a network of smart devices such as webcams.
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French survivor tells of Rouen priest's jihadist murder

September 29, 2016 - 7:29am
An elderly man left for dead by two jihadists who murdered a priest in the French city of Rouen has spoken of his terrifying ordeal.
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Bill Clinton pays respects to Shimon Peres

September 29, 2016 - 6:59am
Former US President Bill Clinton was among those paying their respects as Israel's former PM and President Shimon Peres lay in state.
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Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts

September 29, 2016 - 6:56am
Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger from Singapore, will spend six weeks in jail for online posts criticising Christianity and Islam.
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Brexit: Italian PM Matteo Renzi warns UK over EU rights

September 29, 2016 - 6:18am
It will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to result in a deal that gives Britons more rights than others outside the EU, Italian PM Matteo Renzi says.
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Samsung in US 'exploding washing machines' probe

September 29, 2016 - 6:14am
Samsung has confirmed it is in talks with US consumer watchdogs after a lawsuit against the firm over "exploding" washing machines.
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Gay pride flag launched into space 'to spread peace'

September 29, 2016 - 6:11am
The rainbow flag symbolising gay pride is sent into space using a high-altitude balloon.
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Typhoon Megi: Search for missing after China landslides

September 29, 2016 - 5:47am
At least 33 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered two landslides, state media says.
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China Typhoon Megi: Rescuers struggle with mudslides and floods

September 29, 2016 - 5:41am
Rescuers in China's eastern Zhejiang province have been searching for survivors at the site of landslides triggered by heavy rain.
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Israel's Shimon Peres lies in state at parliament

September 29, 2016 - 4:42am
Israeli leaders place wreaths beside the coffin of former PM and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state outside parliament in Jerusalem.
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Saints and stigma

September 29, 2016 - 3:15am
Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back on ancient superstitions, reports BBC Urdu's Saba Eitizaz.
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Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

September 29, 2016 - 3:08am
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
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Body of Shimon Peres lies in state

September 29, 2016 - 3:06am
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem.
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North Korean soldier crosses DMZ to defect to South

September 29, 2016 - 2:53am
A North Korean soldier has defect to South Korea by walking across one of the world's most heavily fortified borders, say officials in Seoul.
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Italy earthquake: The family living in their garden

September 29, 2016 - 2:53am
Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August.
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'British people made bad decision on EU'

September 29, 2016 - 2:41am
Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU.
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Ugandan shot by US police 'pointed object'

September 29, 2016 - 12:37am
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
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Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group

September 28, 2016 - 11:49pm
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
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Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

September 28, 2016 - 9:27pm
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
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