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Five men held in Ukraine deny being mercenaries

August 16, 2022 - 14:40
One of the Britons, John Harding, could be sentenced to death by the Russian-backed court.
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Body found in world's highest battlefield 38 years on

August 16, 2022 - 14:09
Chandrashekhar Harbola went missing in the Siachen glacier - the world's highest battlefield.
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Scott Morrison: Ex-Australia PM held five additional portfolios, Albanese says

August 16, 2022 - 14:08
PM Albanese says Mr Morrison held five extra portfolios but the ex-PM said he acted "in good faith".
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Liz Cheney: Trump’s nemesis faces Republican day of reckoning

August 16, 2022 - 12:19
Wyoming Republicans decide on Tuesday if Liz Cheney is a defender of the constitution or a "swamp rat".
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Sacheen Littlefeather: Oscars apologises to actress after 50 years

August 16, 2022 - 10:53
Sacheen Littlefeather rejected the award on Marlon Brando's behalf over representation in film.
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Trump warrant: Prosecutors oppose releasing search evidence

August 16, 2022 - 10:53
Prosecutors said making their affidavit public could cause "irreparable damage" to their inquiry.
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Afghan contractors: 'I wish I'd never worked for the UK government'

August 16, 2022 - 09:17
Afghan contractors left behind when the Taliban seized power tell the BBC they feel betrayed.
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Rudy Giuliani is target of Georgia election investigation

August 16, 2022 - 08:40
The ex-New York mayor, due to testify this week, dismissed the inquiry as politically motivated.
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Egypt church fire: Triplets and twins among 15 children killed

August 16, 2022 - 07:42
Details are emerging about some of the 15 children who died in Sunday's blaze at a Coptic church.
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Norway bridge collapse: Drivers of two vehicles rescued

August 16, 2022 - 02:45
The drivers of two vehicles have been rescued after a bridge collapsed into water in the south of Norway.
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Mar-a-Lago: FBI warns of increased threats after Trump search

August 16, 2022 - 02:45
A memo to law enforcement notes an uptick in "threats and acts of violence" since the Mar-a-Lago search.
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Kenya election result: William Ruto defies the odds for victory

August 16, 2022 - 01:44
Deputy President William Ruto was the underdog in the race for the presidency.
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Kenya election result delayed amid drama

August 15, 2022 - 23:51
Scuffles break out at the podium where the electoral commission was about to announce the results.
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Trapped Mexico miners: Setback as water levels rise

August 15, 2022 - 19:39
Rescue attempts have been delayed again after the water level in the flooded shafts suddenly rose.
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Shanghai Covid: Ikea shoppers flee attempt to lock down store

August 15, 2022 - 18:35
Video shows people running out of the store in Xuhui district as guards tried to shut them in.
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Ukraine hits Russian Wagner mercenary HQ in east

August 15, 2022 - 18:12
Russian and Ukrainian sources say a Wagner group base was hit in Popasna, Luhansk region.
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Forty metres above the forest, searching for smoke

August 15, 2022 - 17:27
A network of forest watchtowers in the first line of defence against wildfires in southern France.
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Salman Rushdie: Iran 'categorically' denies link with attacker

August 15, 2022 - 17:10
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken earlier accused Iran state media of gloating over the attack.
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Scott Morrison: Australia's ex-PM 'secretly held ministry portfolios'

August 15, 2022 - 16:08
Australia's current leader says he will seek legal advice about Scott Morrison's time in office.
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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in close race

August 15, 2022 - 15:14
It's anticipated that the results of the much-awaited poll will be known in the coming hours.
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