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Turkey's Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

July 24, 2017 - 6:13am
If found guilty, the 17 writers and managers could be jailed for decades.
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China opens first cinema on disputed South China Sea island

July 24, 2017 - 5:58am
The country takes another step to bolster its claim to the oil-rich area claimed also by several other countries.
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Michael Phelps loses 'race' to Great White shark

July 24, 2017 - 5:41am
But a computer simulated race between the US swimmer and a shark draws complaints from many viewers.
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Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths

July 24, 2017 - 5:33am
Jordan wants to question embassy guard who Israel says killed an attacker but has immunity.
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Lumberjack championships: Log roll or springboard chop?

July 24, 2017 - 4:58am
Lumberjacks show off their skills at World Championships in the US state of Wisconsin.
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More rounds of IVF 'increase chances'

July 24, 2017 - 4:57am
A new study offers a clearer estimate of success rates from repeated attempts, researchers say.
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IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

July 24, 2017 - 4:45am
Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 suggests both will underperform the global economy.
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South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

July 24, 2017 - 4:32am
The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.
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Christchurch floods inspire Photoshop fun

July 24, 2017 - 4:20am
A photographer from the New Zealand city found a creative way to cheer people up amid recent floods.
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India court hears 10-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

July 24, 2017 - 4:19am
The girl of 10 is nearly seven months pregnant and doctors say she is too young to carry a baby.
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Kabul suicide car bomb: 30 killed in Afghan capital

July 24, 2017 - 3:59am
The Taliban say they carried out the attack in the Afghan capital that killed at least 30 people.
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Bernard Tomic amazed at career, despite lack of effort at times

July 24, 2017 - 3:34am
Bernard Tomic says he has never "really tried" throughout his tennis career, adding that he has probably been operating at "around 50%".
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Israeli 'kills attacker' at Jordan embassy

July 24, 2017 - 3:14am
The guard opened fire after being stabbed with a screwdriver, killing two Jordanians, Israel says.
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San Antonio: Truck found in Texas with dozens inside

July 24, 2017 - 1:28am
They were among dozens of people found inside the back of the vehicle suffering from dehydration.
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Canadian police end hunt for missing hiker, family confirms

July 23, 2017 - 8:49pm
The Australian woman had set out with her partner, who was later found dead near a waterfall.
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Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in attack

July 23, 2017 - 8:39pm
Christian militia attacked a convoy protecting water trucks.
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Canada polygamy trial: Verdict due in Bountiful polygamy trial

July 23, 2017 - 8:31pm
Two ex-leaders of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints face polygamy charges.
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South China Sea: Vietnam halts drilling after 'China threats'

July 23, 2017 - 7:57pm
A gas operation in the disputed area has come to a forced stop after alleged threats from China.
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Myth busters

July 23, 2017 - 7:39pm
The explosion of mobile phones and connectivity has fuelled a scourge of fake news in the country.
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Hope and slow change

July 23, 2017 - 7:34pm
One of America's poorest majority-white towns has faith the president will make it great again.
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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.