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German army reserve officer on trial over claims of spying for Russia

August 12, 2022 - 00:45
The reserve officer is accused of passing information to Russia between 2014 and 2020.
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UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again

August 12, 2022 - 00:12
Ukraine and Russia trade accusations as the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility, Europe's largest, is hit.
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Megafire rips through swathes of land near Bordeaux

August 11, 2022 - 22:51
Firefighters continue to try to extinguish the wildfire raging through the Gironde region.
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Afghanistan: Cleric killed by bomb hidden in artificial leg - reports

August 11, 2022 - 22:04
Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, who had close ties with the Taliban, was a prominent supporter of girls' education.
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Kenya Election 2022: Why the count is taking so long

August 11, 2022 - 20:17
The electoral commission tells people not to panic as media houses broadcast different tallies.
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France firefighters battle 'monster' wildfire near Bordeaux

August 11, 2022 - 19:23
The blaze in France's south-west has gutted a number of homes and forced some 10,000 people to flee.
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Firenado rages in California

August 11, 2022 - 17:58
Hot temperatures and strong winds formed a 'firenado' in California on Wednesday.
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Indian man wins 22-year court battle over 25 cents

August 11, 2022 - 17:36
He was overcharged for train tickets he bought in 1999 and had been fighting to get the money back.
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Australia defence force suicides 'a national tragedy'

August 11, 2022 - 15:58
A royal commission inquiry interviewed hundreds of people over alarmingly high death rates.
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Brazil woman and psychic con mum out of $140m in art and cash - police

August 11, 2022 - 12:40
An elderly woman's daughter is accused of stealing her artwork by using a psychic to pretend it was cursed.
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North Korea leader Kim Jong-un 'suffered fever' during Covid outbreak, says sister

August 11, 2022 - 11:23
The sister of North Korea's leader also blames South Korea for causing her country's outbreak.
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Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'

August 11, 2022 - 09:50
The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.
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From Dos Santos to Mugabe - the burial disputes over ex-leaders

August 11, 2022 - 08:46
From José Eduardo dos Santos to Robert Mugabe, disputes have broke out over burials.
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Uttar Pradesh: India son helping rape survivor mum fight for justice

August 11, 2022 - 08:43
She was raped in 1994 when she was 12. The son born out of the assault is now helping her quest for justice.
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Iranian women who need certificates to prove they are virgins

August 11, 2022 - 08:35
In Iran, many women face medical virginity tests before they marry, but some are now pushing back.
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Austin Tice: US says reporter missing since 2012 held in Syria

August 11, 2022 - 08:34
Syrian officials have denied holding American journalist Austin Tice, who vanished 10 years ago.
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The Russian billionaire daring to speak out about Putin

August 11, 2022 - 08:03
Boris Mints calls Putin's invasion of Ukraine "vile", adding the war is a result of his "madness".
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Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports

August 11, 2022 - 08:01
Competitive gaming may soon be added to the Commonwealth Games programme, after a successful test event in Birmingham.
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Ukraine war: Crimea airbase badly damaged, satellite images show

August 11, 2022 - 07:13
New pictures show extensive damage to buildings and warplanes after explosions hit the Russian base.
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A new reality for women seeking an abortion in Texas

August 11, 2022 - 05:56
This is what happened when a woman considering an abortion walked into a crisis pregnancy centre.
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