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Chicago officer sues shot teen's family

20 min 44 sec ago
A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager sues his family for $10m (£6.9m), claiming emotional distress.
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Trapped S Africa miners 'still alive'

1 hour 4 min ago
There are signs of life from three people trapped in a South African gold mine following an accident last week, a rescue team says.
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Quake victim found under husband's body

1 hour 58 min ago
Two people are rescued from a ruined building in Taiwan, one from under her husband's body, more than two days after a quake killed at least 38 people.
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VIDEO: Taiwan quake: the moment a survivor was found

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:42
Search teams in Taiwan have rescued a man and a woman from a collapsed apartment block more than two days after it was brought down by an earthquake.
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Lunar New Year in pictures

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:01
Images from around the world as hundreds of millions of people celebrate the Lunar New Year, welcoming in the year of the monkey.
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Leopard hurts six in Indian school

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:43
A male leopard enters a school in the Indian city of Bangalore, injuring six people before being captured and released.
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New refugee camps go up inside Syria

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:09
Turkish aid workers set up tents and distribute supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border.
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Security Council condemns N Korea launch

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:06
The UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, saying it will soon adopt a sanctions resolution.
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Obamas bemoan White House wi-fi

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:48
The Obamas lament the patchy wi-fi coverage in the White House during a TV interview.
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Broncos beat Panthers in Super Bowl

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:37
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Santa Clara to win their third Super Bowl.
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Venezuelan shops halve work hours

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:25
Shopping centres in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, say they will be halving their opening times to four hours a day.
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VIDEO: Cartoon smartphone lessons for parents

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:48
One Chinese artist has found a novel way to help his parents get up to speed with apps and help them stay in touch.
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Taiwan investigates quake-hit building

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:42
Taiwanese officials are investigating possible "violations" in the building which collapsed in Saturday's quake, as the death toll reaches 34.
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The 'fat girl' everybody loved

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:34
Remembering the 'fat girl' everybody loved
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Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:23
Time to take the fight for women's rights in Africa seriously
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Why an Indian lawyer tried to sue God

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:17
The controversial court case that stunned Indians
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Haitian leader quits without successor

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 08:52
President Michel Martelly of Haiti steps down without a successor in place as tension continues over the election of his successor.
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Pre-Raphaelites on Paper

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 08:43
New Pre-Raphaelite show offers glimpse into painters' lives
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Water rights 'threaten' Spanish wetland

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 08:16
One of Europe's most important wetland areas is under threat say environmentalists as Spain and Catalonia argue about the future of the Ebro river.
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Bosnian women protest at headscarf ban

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 07:52
About 2,000 women in Bosnia protest against a ban on wearing Islamic headscarves in courts and other legal institutions.
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