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Budapest Pride stands up for LGBT rights in Hungary

2 hours 40 min ago
Organisers accuse Hungary's right-wing government of seeking to discriminate against gay people.
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Golds, shock exits and heat on day one

4 hours 34 min ago
There were early gold medals for China, Iran and South Korea on a sweltering opening day of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Afghanistan curfew imposed as Taliban militants advance

4 hours 41 min ago
The government says the measure is to help its forces stop Taliban militants infiltrating cities.
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Typhoon In-Fa sweeps towards China after flooding chaos

July 24, 2021 - 22:39
Typhoon In-Fa is expected to make landfall on Sunday, days after floods devastated central areas.
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India monsoon: Rescuers search for survivors after heavy rains

July 24, 2021 - 20:20
Heavy rains have battered India's western coast, leaving dozens dead and prompting mass evacuations.
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Australia Covid: Arrests at anti-lockdown protests

July 24, 2021 - 16:02
Thousands take to the streets in Sydney, with further protests in Melbourne and Brisbane.
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Surfside tower collapse: Search for bodies concludes

July 24, 2021 - 13:51
Firefighters say their search is over, a month after the building collapsed, with 97 confirmed dead.
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Baby orca, Toa, dies in New Zealand after failed search for mother

July 24, 2021 - 11:24
Toa, a killer whale stranded from his family, had washed ashore on the New Zealand coast.
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Covid vaccines: Why a giant plastic bag shortage is slowing the rollout

July 24, 2021 - 08:33
A look at the critical vaccine components in short supply, as a new global marketplace is launched to tackle bottlenecks.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: What's stopping aid getting in?

July 24, 2021 - 08:30
A renewed surge in fighting has made it ever more difficult for aid to reach areas in desperate need.
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Olympics: Munich victims honoured for first time at opening ceremony

July 24, 2021 - 08:18
Nearly 50 years after 11 Israeli athletes were killed, a moment's silence is marked in Tokyo.
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1991 reforms: The year that transformed India

July 24, 2021 - 08:05
The BBC looks back at the pivotal moment when India's economy changed forever.
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Tips from the Netherlands on how to build a nation of cyclists

July 24, 2021 - 08:01
Here are some tips from the Dutch Cycling Embassy on how to make bikes the easiest, most comfortable and safest way to travel.
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DRC volcano: Reuniting children with families after the eruption

July 24, 2021 - 08:00
Two months after a volcano erupted near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, aid organisations are still trying to reunite children separated from their families.
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China imposes sanctions on US officials

July 24, 2021 - 07:55
The sanctions are in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong.
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Angelina Jolie wins appeal to remove judge from Brad Pitt divorce case

July 24, 2021 - 06:56
The ruling is a victory for Angelina Jolie, who is locked in a custody battle with Brad Pitt.
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Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US says

July 24, 2021 - 06:04
The US government has tightened rules on which space-goers can claim their astronaut wings.
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Jovenel Moïse: Unrest mars funeral of assassinated Haitian leader

July 24, 2021 - 02:01
Gunshots and tear gas punctuate the funeral of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
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Las Vegas murder case cracked with record-small amount of DNA

July 24, 2021 - 01:59
Just 15 cells' worth of DNA was used to track down the man suspected of killing a US girl in 1989.
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German TV apologises for smearing mud on clothes at flood site

July 24, 2021 - 01:01
A video showed Susanna Ohlen rubbing herself with dirt before broadcasting from a flood-hit town.
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