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Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:59
A blast propelled a metal tank into the air during a fire at a facility in Istanbul.
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Justin Trudeau 'brownface': 'I should have known better'

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:51
The Canadian PM says he's "really sorry" for wearing skin-darkening make-up at a 2001 event.
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Five years with turbulent Turkey's 'militant people'

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:13
Turkey's recent history has been an extraordinary and violent drama, the BBC's Mark Lowen writes.
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Human chain rescues stranded dolphins

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:04
Having been stranded in a canal in Florida for days, the 14-person strong wall encouraged the dolphins to sea.
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Robert O'Brien: Trump names new national security adviser

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:04
Robert O'Brien is Mr Trump's fourth national security adviser and replaces John Bolton.
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Weapons debris 'proves Iran behind them'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:59
It says the missile and drone debris shows Yemen was not the source of the assaults.
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The countries grappling with their European heritage

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:45
Controversy over a ship in New Zealand shows how tensions remain over national identity.
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US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for second time

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:31
The Federal Reserve has cut rates by 0.25 percentage points for only the second time since the financial crisis.
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The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:22
South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media
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Luxembourg PM on news conference: 'I did not want to humiliate' Johnson

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:21
In a BBC exclusive, Xavier Bettel says it was never his intention to humiliate Boris Johnson.
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Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:20
The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.
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France insists world's 'oldest woman' was not fake

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:10
An investigation rejects Russian claims that Jeanne Calment actually died at 59, rather than 122.
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: 'Weapons show Iran behind strikes'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:31
The Saudis say the direction of the strikes showed the missiles could not have come from Yemen.
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Dutch gangster case: Shock at murder of lawyer Derk Wiersum

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:24
A lawyer shot dead in Amsterdam was investigating a notorious, violent drug gang.
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South Africa: Violence against women like a war - Ramaphosa

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:38
President Ramaphosa says urgent action is needed amid a spike in the numbers of murders and rapes.
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Ed Buck: Democratic donor arrested on charges of running drug den

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:12
Businessman and former model Ed Buck has been arrested after a third man overdosed at his home.
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Australian hiker: 'I had to carry my broken leg'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:09
An Australian hiker who was injured in a fall says he had to crawl for rescue
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Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:28
The blaze broke out at a boarding school near the capital Monrovia, killing at least 27 people.
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Israel election: Netanyahu and rival Gantz headed for deadlock

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:11
Neither PM Benjamin Netanyahu's party nor that of his main rival has gained enough seats to govern.
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Menstrual blood ad complaints dismissed in Australia

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:02
The controversial adverts featured realistic depictions of blood on pads and in the shower.
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