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French arrests after bomb scares trigger evacuations at airports and Versailles

October 20, 2023 - 18:07
The Palace of Versailles, the Louvre as well as schools, airports and hospitals have been targeted.
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Striking actors given strict Halloween costume rules

October 20, 2023 - 17:52
Stars' usual outfits based on hit TV shows and films are banned under the ongoing Hollywood strike.
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Megan Thee Stallion: Rapper settles legal dispute with former label

October 20, 2023 - 17:43
Record label 1501 Certified Entertainment say they wish Megan "the very best in her life and career".
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How marathon runner Kiptum went from borrowed shoes to world records

October 20, 2023 - 16:52
Kelvin Kiptum is the marathon world record holder, but he could not buy shoes or travel to a track when he started out.
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Lupita Nyong'o's fans rally behind her after break-up from Selema Masekela

October 20, 2023 - 16:33
The Hollywood actress says "deception" ended her love for TV host Selema Masekela.
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New Zealand landlord loses rubbish row with Chinese embassy

October 20, 2023 - 16:30
The landlord claimed the embassy failed to pay up to NZ$960 in rubbish removal and other costs.
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US warship intercepts missiles fired from Yemen 'potentially towards Israel'

October 20, 2023 - 15:14
The USS Carney in the Red Sea downed missiles and drones fired "potentially towards targets in Israel".
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Travis King: Soldier who fled to North Korea 'charged back in US'

October 20, 2023 - 15:05
Charges against Travis King reportedly include desertion and possessing sexual images of a child.
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Residents leave as tension grows at Israel-Lebanon border

October 20, 2023 - 14:33
Fears fighting could erupt between Hezbollah and Israel are seeing communities on both sides evacuate.
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Niger junta say ousted president Mohamed Bazoum tried to escape

October 20, 2023 - 11:54
Mohamed Bazoum tried to flee in the night with his family, cooks and security, the military say.
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Israel Gaza: Community frozen as Hamas atrocities continue to emerge

October 20, 2023 - 11:37
Israeli communities are struggling as bodies continue to be found after Hamas attacked on 7 October.
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Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 October 2023

October 20, 2023 - 11:12
A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.
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Canada withdraws 41 diplomats from India

October 20, 2023 - 10:57
It is the latest in a row between the two nations over the murder of a Sikh separatist leader on Canadian soil.
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Rempang Eco-City: 'We will not leave', say the islanders fighting eviction

October 20, 2023 - 09:34
Fishing communities on this Indonesian island are locked in a battle with the government over land.
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China has sharply expanded nuclear arsenal, US says

October 20, 2023 - 08:45
Beijing now possesses some 500 operational nuclear warheads, a new Pentagon report says.
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Why a 'hologram revolution' could be on the way

October 20, 2023 - 08:05
Holograms are getting better and cheaper and some think soon they will be everywhere.
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Biden expected to seek $100bn for Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan and US border

October 20, 2023 - 07:04
In a rare Oval Office address, the president is also expected to seek funding for Taiwan and the US border.
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Israel Gaza: The world is losing its humanity, UNRWA chief says

October 20, 2023 - 06:34
Gaza's war could spread and the region is on the "edge of an abyss", Philippe Lazzarini tells the BBC.
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Tupac Shakur murder suspect Duane Davis has two weeks to find lawyer

October 20, 2023 - 05:48
Duane Davis is accused of arranging the killing of the hip-hop legend in 1996 in Las Vegas.
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Julia Fox: Actress says dating Kanye West had 'red flags'

October 20, 2023 - 02:31
The actress says she turned a blind eye because the romance was fun, but realised it was unsustainable.
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