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Brittney Griner: Russian court decides US star to stand trial on drug charges

June 28, 2022 - 01:02
American basketball star Brittney Griner is scheduled to stand trial in Russia on Friday on charges of illegal cannabis possession.
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Melilla migrant deaths spark anger in Spain

June 28, 2022 - 00:35
At least 23 migrants died on Friday when a crowd tried to cross into Spain's North African enclave.
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Ukraine: Missile strikes busy shopping centre in Kremenchuk

June 28, 2022 - 00:12
Images show the building completely ablaze, and at least two people have been confirmed dead.
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US Supreme Court: Should this coach have been punished for praying?

June 27, 2022 - 23:25
A high school coach should have been able to pray on the field at school, the US Supreme Court said.
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Ukraine war: People in siege city Lysychansk ordered to leave

June 27, 2022 - 22:38
Residents of the front-line city of Lysychansk are ordered to leave as Russian forces push forward.
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Nato plans huge upgrade in rapid reaction force

June 27, 2022 - 21:25
Jens Stoltenberg said the increase followed a direct threat from Russia to European security.
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South Africa police try to unravel tavern deaths tragedy

June 27, 2022 - 20:09
Most of the 21 who died in the sudden and unexplained incident were teenagers, the police minister says.
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Ecuador promises fuel price cuts amid protests

June 27, 2022 - 19:36
President Lasso makes a concession during a protest respite, but no deal has been reached.
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'Show them our pecs' - G7 leaders mock Putin

June 27, 2022 - 19:15
At the first meeting of the summit, the Russian leader's so-called macho image is made fun of,
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Sofia Sapega: Belarus Ryanair plane arrest student appeals for pardon

June 27, 2022 - 18:37
Sofia Sapega's plea comes a year after she was detained by the KGB on a diverted flight in Minsk.
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Sydney climate protests: Activists block streets and harbour tunnel

June 27, 2022 - 15:31
The protesters say their actions are urgently needed, but police label them "violent" and "erratic".
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Japan urges 37 million people to switch off lights

June 27, 2022 - 13:22
Officials have asked people in Tokyo and its surrounding area to turn off lights amid a heatwave.
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G7 summit: Leader detail $600bn plan to rival China's Belt and Road initiative

June 27, 2022 - 13:12
The revamped plan will see fresh funds being injected into development projects in Asia and Africa.
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Ukraine war: Zelensky to address G7 as Russian missiles hit cities

June 27, 2022 - 12:21
The Ukrainian president calls for more weapons and says partners "need to move faster".
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Nasa launches first rocket from Australian commercial spaceport

June 27, 2022 - 10:51
It is Nasa's first launch from a commercial site outside the US - and a landmark moment for Australia.
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Afghanistan earthquake: Villagers report aftershocks but no aid

June 27, 2022 - 09:51
In a remote Afghan village residents fear a new earthquake and aid has not yet reached the nearest town.
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China and Hong Kong: The highs and lows since handover

June 27, 2022 - 09:06
From the Olympics to mass protests, here are five key moments in the 25 years since handover.
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Why do so many devastating earthquakes happen in Afghanistan?

June 27, 2022 - 09:04
At least 1,000 people have died in Afghanistan's worst earthquake in two decades
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Ukraine war: BBC journalist Olga Malchevska returns to bombed Kyiv home

June 27, 2022 - 08:32
Olga Malchevska was live on air when she saw images of her childhood home in the aftermath of a Russian attack.
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Roe v Wade: Church that helped Jane Roe still aids abortion-seekers

June 27, 2022 - 08:11
A Dallas church linked to Jane Roe will keep helping women get abortions despite Supreme Court ruling.
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