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Kerala floods: PM Modi inspects flood rescue effort

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:25
He flew over the devastated areas where hundreds of people have died and thousands are homeless.
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Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan prime minister

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:00
The former cricket star has taken office after more than 20 years on the political sidelines.
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George Papadopoulos: Mueller proposes sentence for ex-Trump aide

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 04:47
George Papadopoulos has admitted lying about contacts with Russians while with the Trump campaign.
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Italy bridge collapse: Genoa prepares for state funeral

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 02:31
The president will preside over the ceremony for 18 of those who died in the Genoa bridge collapse.
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'I met my IS captor on a German street'

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 02:03
A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German street.
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Yemen war: Boys dig friends’ graves after air strike

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 01:47
A school trip ended in disaster when the bus was hit by a Saudi-led coalition missile.
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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:37
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.
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Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:31
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.
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Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:14
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:12
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.
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The political influence of Pakistan's powerful army

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:07
BBC Reality Check looks at the political and economic influence of Pakistan's powerful army.
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ICYMI: Oui oui! Paris's new and very public toilets

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:07
The French capital's new outdoor urinals cause a stir, plus other stories you may have missed.
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Islam and the Olympics with fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:06
Ibtihaj Muhammad won bronze for Team Sabre at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
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Putin set to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:03
Russian president will "drop by" for a controversial appearance on the way to Germany for talks.
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Eurozone bailout programme is finally over

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:09
The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.
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Manafort judge refuses to name jurors over safety fears

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 21:44
Ex-Trump campaign head Paul Manafort is charged with bank and tax fraud in a high-profile case.
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US husband held after missing family 'found dead in fuel tanks'

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:45
Police suspect that Shanann Watts and her two young daughters were killed by the husband.
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Man returns to bank he robbed 60 years ago for champagne lunch

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:44
Bank teller Boyne Johnston walked off with the equivalent of $2.2m from the safe in 1958.
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Behind the exodus from US state schools

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 19:02
Both religious and politically conservative parents are pursuing other education options amid culture clashes.
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Texting is not an acceptable way of writing will, French court rules

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:39
A claim by a French woman that her late son left her some of his estate by text message is rejected.
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