'Killing field' had 180 bodies in Burkina Faso
'Killing field' had 180 bodies in Burkina Faso
At least 180 bodies have been found in mass graves in northern Burkina Faso where soldiers are fighting jihadists, a Hum...
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Protesters storm Serb parliament over Covid curfew
Protesters storm Serb parliament over Covid curfew
Police and protesters were hurt in riots that broke out outside the National Assembly in the Serbian capital Belgrade. Th...
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World-champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies
World-champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies
Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia, local officials hav...
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JK Rowling joins authors decrying 'cancel culture'
JK Rowling joins authors decrying 'cancel culture'
Some 150 writers, academics and activists - including authors JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood - have sign...
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China opens new security office in Hong Kong
China opens new security office in Hong Kong
A new national security office has been officially opened in Hong Kong, placing mainland Chinese agents in the heart of ...
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Moguls and lobbyists get millions in coronavirus aid
Moguls and lobbyists get millions in coronavirus aid
The US government has distributed more than $521bn (£415bn) to businesses from its emergency coronavirus aid. This week...
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FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US
FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US
The director of the FBI has said that acts of espionage and theft by China's government pose the "greatest long-term thr...
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WHO: Airborne virus transmission can't be ruled out
WHO: Airborne virus transmission can't be ruled out
The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny par...
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Trump moves to pull US out of WHO amid pandemic
Trump moves to pull US out of WHO amid pandemic
President Donald Trump has formally moved to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization (WHO). The president had ...
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Six arrested after 'Dutch torture chambers' found
Six arrested after 'Dutch torture chambers' found
Six men have been arrested in the Netherlands following the discovery of seven shipping containers converted into cells ...
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'Flagrant war crimes' committed in Idlib battle
'Flagrant war crimes' committed in Idlib battle
Syrian pro-government forces and their jihadist opponents flagrantly violated the laws of war during the battle for Idli...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19
Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after deve...
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WHO 'monitoring bubonic plague but not high risk'
WHO 'monitoring bubonic plague but not high risk'
The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is "carefully monitoring" a case of bubonic plague in China's northern Inner...
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Deutsche Bank hit with $150m fine for Epstein ties
Deutsche Bank hit with $150m fine for Epstein ties
Deutsche Bank has been hit with a $150m (£120m) fine for failing to properly monitor its relationship with convicted se...
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Siberian Arctic sees record average temperatures
Siberian Arctic sees record average temperatures
Temperatures in the Siberian Arctic reached record averages in June, with some areas seeing rises of as much as 10C (18F...
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Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data 'pause'
Microsoft and Zoom join Hong Kong data 'pause'
Microsoft and Zoom have said they will not process data requests made by the Hong Kong authorities while they take stock...
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Melbourne returns to full lockdown as cases surge
Melbourne returns to full lockdown as cases surge
Five million residents of the Australian city of Melbourne have been told to stay at home for six weeks, amid a surge in...
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Russian space official arrested for treason
Russian space official arrested for treason
A spokesman for the head of the Russian space agency has been arrested for treason, the agency says. Roskosmos said in a ...
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Leading Iraqi expert on armed groups killed
Leading Iraqi expert on armed groups killed
A leading Iraqi expert on jihadist and other armed groups has been shot dead in the capital, Baghdad. Hisham al-Hashimi, ...
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'Life-saving' Covid-19 drugs sold on black market
'Life-saving' Covid-19 drugs sold on black market
A BBC investigation has found that two life-saving drugs used to treat Covid-19 patients in India - remdesivir and tocil...
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