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Man finds own amputated leg on cigarette packets without consent

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:20
The image was used next to the message "smoking clogs your arteries", but the leg was lost after an assault.
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Russia's Sirius Moon project leaves crew hungry for steak

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:31
Four Russians and two Nasa engineers emerge from four months in a Moscow "spacecraft".
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Russia's #metoo: Women say they 'need public attention'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:48
Thousands of Russian women evoke #metoo to tell social media why they 'need public attention'.
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Twelve Israeli teens in court over Briton's 'rape'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:02
The group of Israeli teenagers, aged from 15 to 18, have been remanded in custody.
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Trekking 10,000km across Africa for a football match

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:08
A Zimbabwean football fan travels from Cape Town to Cairo by road and finds "Africa is not friendly to Africans".
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The Indian school exam controversy that cost 23 lives

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:03
The suicides have put India's competitive exams in the spotlight amid allegations of errors in marking.
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Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:01
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.
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Why US bird attacks on humans are on rise

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:23
Bird experts say there's been an "incremental increase" in attacks, as people encroach on bird habitats.
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'The Squad' hit back over Trump's 'racist' tweets in CBS interview

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:15
Four Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump's tweets respond, in a CBS interview.
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Chennai, the city where drought is visible from space

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:36
Chennai is India's sixth largest city, but its residents are relying on trucks and trains to bring them water.
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US House condemns Trump's attacks on four congresswomen

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 03:05
A symbolic vote denounces Mr Trump's comments about four congresswomen, widely seen as racist.
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Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:04
Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.
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Talking about sex no longer so taboo in the Arab world

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:02
Discussing sex has long been socially awkward in the Arab world, but there are signs that attitudes are changing.
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Merkel: The steady woman whose shaking has touched a nation

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:55
After three bouts of trembling in public, Germany's Angela Merkel health has come under scrutiny.
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Chimps bond after watching movies together

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:51
Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say scientists.
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El Chapo: How Mexico's drug kingpin fell victim to his own legend

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:46
The world’s most powerful drug kingpin was enamoured by his own legend and it cost him his freedom.
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Syrian conflict: Helping children through the horror of bomb blasts

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:45
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.
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The surprising thing about America's migrant past

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
What are the roots of the women Trump told to "go back" - and how many Americans are from somewhere else?
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The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
Timothy Mwangi has cared for chimpanzees for nearly two decades at this rescue centre in Kenya.
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Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times?

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?
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