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Imaginary creatures to light up Sydney Opera House

May 25, 2017 - 12:53am
When the sun sets on Friday, thousands are tipped to line Sydney's harbour for stunning light shows.
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South Korean soldier given suspended jail term for gay sex

May 25, 2017 - 12:20am
The captain, who was not identified, collapsed after the ruling and was taken to hospital.
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Manchester attack: 'Fury' at US 'evidence' photos leak

May 24, 2017 - 11:05pm
The New York Times publishes photos it says show the scene of the bomb attack.
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Proud papa

May 24, 2017 - 7:55pm
Donald Trump is proposing the first, federal paid family leave law. How far does it go?
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Nato and Trump

May 24, 2017 - 7:49pm
Nato leaders are playing down President Trump's first visit to the Brussels HQ.
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Waiting for take-off

May 24, 2017 - 7:47pm
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.
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Islamabad to London

May 24, 2017 - 7:42pm
Pakistani officials investigate two incidents in which the drug was found on London-bound planes.
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Sexual slavery

May 24, 2017 - 7:18pm
Last year Salama Ali uncovered a secret - that the al-Shabab militant group was seizing Kenyan woman and turning them into sex slaves.
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President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

May 24, 2017 - 6:49pm
Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.
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Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

May 24, 2017 - 6:40pm
House Republicans were excoriated for passing the bill before the Congressional Budget Office score.
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Venezuela student 'killed by National Guard'

May 24, 2017 - 6:08pm
Venezuela's top prosecutor says Juan Pablo Pernalete was hit in the chest by a tear gas canister.
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Police officers die in Jakarta suicide bombing

May 24, 2017 - 4:28pm
The suspected suicide attack took place near a bus station in the Kampung Melayu area, police say.
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Brazil protests: Ministerial building set on fire during clashes

May 24, 2017 - 4:03pm
Around 35,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the capital Brasilia angry at alleged corruption.
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UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

May 24, 2017 - 3:34pm
Reports say Mr Trump hopes to cut up to $1bn in US contributions to the $7.9bn global peacekeeping fund.
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White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

May 24, 2017 - 1:46pm
A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.
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Endangered turtle set free in Florida

May 24, 2017 - 1:33pm
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.
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Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 34 drown

May 24, 2017 - 1:22pm
Rescuers tell of a frantic mission to save about 200 people who fell from a packed boat off Libya.
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Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting

May 24, 2017 - 1:10pm
US president says he is "more determined than ever" to seek global peace after his Vatican audience.
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Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars

May 24, 2017 - 12:55pm
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.
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Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

May 24, 2017 - 12:48pm
People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.
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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.