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Racing on a frozen lake as ice cracks below

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 09:55
Over three days, competitors from around the world travel 205km on Siberia's frozen Lake Baikal.
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Coronavirus: China announces drop in new cases for third straight day

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 06:11
Foreign minister Wang Yi said the fall showed the outbreak was being managed effectively.
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Is Kenya going to run out of blood?

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:50
Kenya has had shortages of human blood in its hospitals - sometimes forcing relatives and friends to put out calls for people to donate
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Letter from Africa: 'Why I'm glad I left the UK to go home'

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:49
The food, the culture and the improving education systems outweigh the problems, says returnee Ade Daramy.
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Crossing Divides: The hostel promoting tourism to ease Israel's tensions

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:17
An Arab-Jewish-owned hostel caused controversy but is being held up as a symbol of change.
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'Period-shaming' Indian college forces students to strip to underwear

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:15
Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.
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US election 2020: Could it be Bernie Sanders v Donald Trump?

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:14
If Bernie Sanders isn't the Democratic front-runner at this point, the word has little meaning.
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Swiss Crypto AG spying scandal shakes reputation for neutrality

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:14
The revelation that foreign intelligence used a Swiss company's devices for spying provokes outrage.
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The monk saving Timbuktu's treasures

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:08
Why is a Benedictine monk travelling to Mali to save Islamic texts?
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'City of Women': A refuge for Colombia's displaced

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:06
Women displaced by Colombia's armed conflict created their own community to offer each other support.
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Why the world needs 'Instagrans'

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:00
A new generation of influencers are making their mark on social media.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:28
Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.
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Mali violence: At least 40 killed in spate of violence

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:29
The west African country has been blighted by ethnic and Islamist violence in recent years.
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Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:26
Houthi rebels say they shot down the plane, while Saudi Arabia says only that it "fell".
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Petr Pavlensky: Russian who released Macron ally sex video arrested

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 20:45
A Russian protest artist is held after Benjamin Griveaux is forced to ditch his Paris mayoral bid.
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Duplantis breaks own pole vault world record

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 20:03
Armand Duplantis breaks his own pole vault world record by clearing 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow on Saturday.
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Climate activists at French airport protest 'doused in pepper spray'

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 16:48
Campaign group Extinction Rebellion shares a video showing French police spraying protesters.
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ICYMI: Toddler hockey star, Spider-Man, and baby pandas

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 16:11
From a two-year-old who could skate his way to success to a "superhero" who's getting his hands dirty.
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Huawei row: Australian MPs cancel UK trip amid tensions over leak

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 14:51
A diplomatic row has erupted over the leak of talks about the role of Huawei in the UK's 5G network.
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Ingrid Escamilla: Hundreds protest against woman's brutal murder

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 07:45
Demonstrators have called for the government to help curb the rising number of murders of women.
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