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The parliament of rock stars and wrestlers

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 14:51
A rock star, a wrestler and a military medic win election in Ukraine's political upheaval.
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Israel razes Palestinian homes 'built too near barrier'

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 14:29
Excavators tear down 'illegal' structures said to house 17 people after a long legal battle.
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Blast off for India's Moon mission

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 10:58
Footage shows the successful launch of India's second lunar mission.
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Polish abuse scandal: Victims take on the Catholic Church

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 02:50
Allegations of appalling abuse involving priests have shaken the trust of many Poles in the Church.
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Why does Zimbabwe have a new currency?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:25
The return of the Zimbabwean dollar has raised fears about a return to hyperinflation.
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Mystery surrounds animal deaths on France's farms

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:19
Farmers say wind farms and mobile phone masts cause higher rates of animal mortality, but scientists say there's no evidence to prove it.
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'I kept my multimillion dollar business secret'

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:11
Young entrepreneur Marcin Kleczynski secretly ran his business Malwarebytes from his college dormitory.
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First moon landing: World celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 01:41
On 20 July 1969, Apollo 11 landed - and hours later Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps.
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Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:43
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
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Stealthy penguins, mini-rockets and 'detective' drivers…

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:40
and other news you may have missed this week.
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Why do Americans pay so much for prescription drugs?

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:25
President Donald Trump has pledged to take radical steps to reduce prescription drug prices in the US.
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The teen designing Eswatini's traditional regalia

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:12
Sandizile Malindiza learnt to make the traditional clothing of her country, formerly known as Swaziland, at 11-years-old.
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British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 22:58
The airline halts all flights to the Egyptian capital for a week as a security "precaution".
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Tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt urges Iran to release Stena Impero

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 22:15
Footage emerges of the moment Iranian forces captured the British-flagged Stena Impero in the Gulf.
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Emanuela Orlandi case: Vatican attempts new search to solve mystery

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 17:21
Two burial chambers are being examined in the search for a teenager, missing since 1983.
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Moscow protest: Thousands demand fair elections

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:05
Demonstrators call for anti-Putin activists to be allowed to run in September's Moscow elections.
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Pro-China Hong Kong protester calls BBC reporter 'fake news' during broadcast

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:03
Stephen McDonell was reporting live from a pro-China rally, ahead of more pro-democracy protests in the city.
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Veteran Indian politician Sheila Dikshit dies at 81

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:55
The longest-serving chief minister of Delhi dies in the capital after a long illness.
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Merkel marks Hitler assassination attempt with anti-extremism appeal

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:31
The German leader uses the 75th anniversary to call on citizens to counter rising right-wing extremism.
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Hong Kong protests: Police probe link of huge explosives haul

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 11:17
The find came ahead of a weekend of marches by both pro- and anti- China demonstrators in Hong Kong.
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