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Notre-Dame fire: Temporary wooden cathedral proposed

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:41
A wooden structure could be built outside the front of the fire-ravaged cathedral in Paris.
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A Bulgarian vulture's odyssey into Yemeni war zone

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:26
Nelson was captured by a militia who believed the vulture was transmitting military secrets.
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Michel Houellebecq: Controversial writer wins Légion d'honneur

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:59
President Emmanuel Macron will present the controversial writer with the Légion d'honneur.
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Indonesia election: Widodo declares victory amid dispute

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:36
The incumbent leader said he had clearly won the vote, despite his challenger's claims to the contrary.
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Guatemalan presidential candidate held over 'drug plot'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:47
Mario Estrada is accused of conspiring to import cocaine to the US to fund his presidential campaign.
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Hellboy film in Russia replaces Stalin with Hitler

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:40
A reference to the Soviet dictator in a line of dialogue was changed to Adolf Hitler.
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North Korea demands removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:29
The country's foreign ministry claims the US Secretary of State is "reckless" in nuclear talks.
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US man could face death penalty over Thailand 'sea home'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:44
The pair could face the death penalty after the navy accused them of building a home in Thai waters.
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'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:42
The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
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World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:39
Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in Africa.
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Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:13
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.
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NZ ex-official guilty of hiding camera in embassy toilet

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:46
Ex-New Zealand military attaché Alfred Keating secretly placed the device in the country's US embassy.
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Madeira crash: At least 29 killed on tourist bus near Caniço

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:09
The bus had been carrying German tourists when it plunged off a road near the town of Caniço.
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New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:54
Police arrest a man carrying petrol and lighters who entered St Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
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How new tech might help rebuild

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 05:35
Using modern technology to preserve a medieval building is nothing new in France.
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Nusrat Jahan Rafi: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:02
Nusrat was set on fire after accusing her headmaster of sexual harassment, but spoke out before dying.
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Nicaragua refugees: 'I don't understand why people hate us'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:00
Nicaraguans in Costa Rica face a backlash from those angry about the growing numbers seeking refuge.
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Notre-Dame fire: Why the cathedral's beauty wins hearts around the world

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:54
The cathedral has come to symbolise the heart of France since it was built 850 years ago.
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'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:50
A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.
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Federico Borella scoops first prize in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:45
A project on Indian farmers helped an Italian man win Photographer of the Year at the Sony awards.
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