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Nairobi six-storey building collapses

1 hour 5 sec ago
A six-storey building in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has collapsed, the Red Cross says, with a number of people injured.
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Irish parties reach deal on government

1 hour 2 min ago
The two largest parties in the Republic of Ireland reach agreement on the shape of a future government.
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Protesters delay Trump speech

1 hour 23 min ago
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside of a Republican Party convention in California, temporarily delaying a speech by Donald Trump.
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Thirteen dead in Norway helicopter crash

2 hours 50 min ago
All 13 people on board a helicopter which crashed near the Norwegian city of Bergen are presumed dead, rescuers say.
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Children in Texas tied up in garden

3 hours 27 min ago
Police in the US state in Texas rescue eight children from "horrific abuse" including a two-year-old who was chained to the ground in a yard.
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Afghan clinic bombing 'not a war crime'

4 hours 29 min ago
The Pentagon says the bombing of an Afghan hospital that left 42 dead was not a war crime, confirming that 16 US troops will face disciplinary action.
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Weasel shuts down Large Hadron Collider

4 hours 40 min ago
The Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator in Switzerland is offline after suffering a short circuit - caused by a weasel.
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Russia lambasts Poland over bikers ban

4 hours 41 min ago
Russia summons the Polish ambassador in Moscow to protest against a ban on Russian bikers from entering Poland as part of World War Two commemorations.
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New fighting rocks Syria's second city

4 hours 47 min ago
A mosque and a medical facility are reportedly targeted in Syria's second city of Aleppo, as the government announces a "regime of calm" in other regions.
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Indiana governor backs Ted Cruz

5 hours 29 min ago
The Indiana governor backs Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, four days before a crucial primary contest there.
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Malawi's albinos 'face extinction'

5 hours 34 min ago
A UN expert warns that the estimated 10,000 people with albinism in Malawi face extinction if they continue to be killed for their body parts in witchcraft.
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Kenyan call to stamp out ivory trade

5 hours 47 min ago
President Kenyatta of Kenya urges action to end Africa's illegal trade in ivory as he prepares to host a summit on saving elephants from extinction.
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China bars US warship from Hong Kong

6 hours 2 min ago
China denies permission for a US aircraft carrier to visit Hong Kong, the US state department says.
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Aleppo's 'last paediatrician' remembered

6 hours 28 min ago
Killing of top Aleppo paediatrician touches a nerve
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Spain pipe-layers find Roman coin hoard

6 hours 30 min ago
Construction workers laying pipes in a park in southern Spain unearth a 600kg trove of Roman coins, in what experts call a hugely important discovery.
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Zuma should face corruption case - judge

6 hours 55 min ago
President Jacob Zuma should face 783 corruption charges, the High Court rules, adding it was "irrational" of the state prosecutor to drop them in 2009.
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The ballet dance troupe of Lagos

6 hours 55 min ago
The ballet troupe started in a Nigerian garage
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Clashes near Trump rally in California

6 hours 59 min ago
Hundreds of demonstrators block traffic outside a venue in California where Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was holding a rally.
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Ex-Auschwitz death camp guard 'ashamed'

8 hours 30 min ago
A former Auschwitz Nazi death camp guard apologises at his trial in Germany to victims, saying he feels "ashamed" of his work at a "criminal organisation".
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Eurozone recovery picks up speed

10 hours 14 min ago
The eurozone's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6% in the first three months of the year, but deflation returns.
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