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Egypt fire: Dozens dead in Giza Coptic church

August 14, 2022 - 20:57
The blaze broke out at a Coptic Christian church in the city of Giza causing a stampede.
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Walrus Freya who became attraction in Norway's Oslo Fjord put down

August 14, 2022 - 20:31
Freya had to be euthanised because the public went too close to her, officials said.
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Saudi Aramco: Oil giant tops own record with $48.4bn quarterly profit

August 14, 2022 - 19:37
The staggering profit comes amid soaring oil prices in the aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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'We are waiting for rain, for winter, for God' - Fighting a megafire in France

August 14, 2022 - 19:31
On the frontline of the wildfires in France is a tactical team trying to stay ahead of the flames.
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Australia: Gunman arrested after Canberra airport shooting

August 14, 2022 - 18:10
A man is arrested after shots were fired at the airport in Australia’s capital.
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Independence Day: The Partition baggage young Indians and Pakistanis carry

August 14, 2022 - 13:14
Seventy five years later, young people on both sides of the border talk about how their history impacts them.
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Tijuana rocked by wave of violent crime

August 14, 2022 - 12:09
Thousands of troops have been sent to the border city after a night of arson saw highways blocked.
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Salman Rushdie off ventilator and able to talk

August 14, 2022 - 11:47
The Satanic Verses author was repeatedly stabbed while on stage at an event in New York state on Friday.
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Oder river: Mystery surrounds thousands of fish deaths

August 14, 2022 - 10:11
A toxic spill is suspected but testing is yet to reveal the cause of the incident on the Oder river.
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The Italian town that celebrates fish and chips

August 14, 2022 - 09:58
The corner of Tuscany where they have been honouring their culinary links to Scotland for decades.
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Lessons in heartbreak: I coach women to get over their ex

August 14, 2022 - 09:50
A shocking moment in a divorce court prompted Aronke Omame to switch careers and become a break-up coach.
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Afghanistan: Taliban fire shots to stop Afghan women's Kabul protest

August 14, 2022 - 09:34
Dozens of female protesters in Afghanistan have been on a rare march for their rights in Kabul.
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Western Wall: Several injured in Jerusalem shooting

August 14, 2022 - 09:25
Israeli police are treating the incident near the Western Wall as a suspected terror attack.
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Bangladesh fuel prices: 'I might start begging in the street'

August 14, 2022 - 09:20
Inflation and the Ukraine war lead to 50% jump in costs.
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Renewable energy: The 'kite' that pulls energy out of the sky

August 14, 2022 - 08:06
A company in Norway has developed an innovative "kite" that turns wind into electricity.
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Ukraine war: Zelensky warns Russian soldiers at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

August 14, 2022 - 08:00
President Zelensky says soldiers who shoot at the Zaporizhzhia plant will become "a special target".
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Miriam Margolyes: 'I now look up to Australian bogans'

August 14, 2022 - 05:45
In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.
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Tonnes of dead fish found in river on German-Polish border

August 14, 2022 - 05:20
Authorities say a toxic substance is to blame, but the cause of the mass death is still unknown.
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Evacuated twice in a summer as France's fires burn

August 14, 2022 - 03:58
"We've never known a summer like this," says the mayor of one town threatened by wildfires.
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Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

August 14, 2022 - 03:04
The man suspected of attacking author Salman Rushdie is remanded without bail after a court appearance.
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