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Endangered red panda escapes zoo in south-east France

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 15:32
Staff at the zoo near Lyon warn the panda may look harmless but has "good claws and good teeth".
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Florida: 145 graves of an African-American cemetery found under school

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:01
Nearly all the people buried at the mid-20th Century paupers' cemetery were African Americans.
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Boy, 12, is youngest person convicted in Hong Kong protests

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:45
The child was arrested on his way to school the day after a protest in October.
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Grace Millane trial: Accused 'eroticised' backpacker's death

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 13:18
Jurors in the trial of the man accused of killing Grace Millane hear closing arguments from lawyers.
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Delhi pollution: The bar selling oxygen to choking city

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:56
Pollution is at dangerous levels in the Indian capital and one bar is selling fresh air - at a price.
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Coldplay to pause touring until concerts are 'environmentally beneficial'

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:20
The band won't go on a world tour until they can make their concerts "environmentally beneficial".
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Ukraine accuses Russia of returning ships 'stripped of toilets'

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:42
Ukraine's navy accuses Moscow of removing weapons and equipment from vessels seized in the Black Sea.
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SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:38
The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.
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US federal executions halted over 'potentially unlawful' method

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:11
The ruling temporarily blocks a policy ordered resumed by Attorney General William Barr in July.
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China could 'turn off power' in the Philippines, senate hears

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:56
The revelation has led to concern in the country, which has a territorial dispute with China.
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Australia pollution: How bad are bushfires for health?

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 08:53
Air quality has exceeded hazardous levels in Australia's largest city, and the fires are far from over.
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Bougainville: Will it become the world's next country?

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 04:22
Bougainville could be about to vote for independence. But where is it? And why is there a referendum?
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Australia fires: Sea of fire races across field near Adelaide

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 04:20
Bushfires have hit areas near Adelaide and created a smoky haze blanketing the city.
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The garlic farmers who love Trump's tariffs

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:46
American garlic farmers say demand is rising after the US president put tariffs on Chinese imports.
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Why Seychelles has world's worst heroin problem

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:39
The Indian Ocean archipelago suffers from the highest rate of heroin abuse in the world, but policy makers are hopeful that rehabilitation will curb addiction.
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Syria war: Who benefits from its oil production?

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:36
The US is at the centre of an international row over claims to a slice of Syria's oil revenues.
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Russian domestic violence: Women fight back

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:21
Two years ago Russia passed a law reducing sentences for domestic violence. There is now a movement pushing back.
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Brown bear attacks: Deaths spark fear in Romania

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:11
Three men die in little over a month in Romania, home to Europe's biggest brown bear population.
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'I made my film Fish to keep my son's dreams alive'

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:09
A film shot by a father and son, while in detention on the Hungarian-Serbian border, is shown at human rights film festivals in Europe.
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Diving to save Indonesia's coral reefs from plastic

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 01:03
Tenia Lestari leads a network of volunteer divers who clear rubbish from the coral reefs and recycle what they find.
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