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Report: Military power in Asia 'shifting...

Report: Military power in Asia 'shifting...

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Wed, Jan 20 2016

The balance of military power in Asia is shifting against the US as China makes aggressive territorial...

Tourism worldwide reaches record levels...

Tourism worldwide reaches record levels...

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Tue, Jan 19 2016

The number of international tourists rose by 4.4% worldwide in 2015 to hit a record 1.18 billion despite...

Twitter suffers large outage on web...

Twitter suffers large outage on web...

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Tue, Jan 19 2016

Twitter was unavailable for users worldwide on Tuesday morning, with the site apparently suffering a...

David Bowie: astronomers give the Starman...

David Bowie: astronomers give the Starman...

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Mon, Jan 18 2016

David Bowie has been given his own constellation, consisting of seven stars that shine in the shape of...

Burkina Faso hotel attack: 18 nationalities...

Burkina Faso hotel attack: 18 nationalities...

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Sun, Jan 17 2016

At least 29 people of 18 nationalities have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the capital of Burkina...

Hundreds of Britons caught trying to...

Hundreds of Britons caught trying to...

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Sat, Jan 16 2016

A total of 600 UK citizens have been caught trying to enter Syria to join the Islamic State and other...

‘I went to join Isis in Syria, taking...

‘I went to join Isis in Syria, taking...

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Sun, Jan 10 2016

Sophie Kasiki stared at the photograph of a young English-speaking boy in a camouflage uniform and black...

‘Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover disrespects...

‘Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover disrespects...

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Wed, Jan 6 2016

The Vatican’s newspaper on Tuesday criticised French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo for a front...

World's first slum museum set up

World's first slum museum set up

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Wed, Jan 6 2016

The teeming Indian metropolis of Mumbai – home to the neighbourhood made famous by the movie Slumdog...

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton created...

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton created...

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Sun, Jan 3 2016

Donald Trump has used his latest campaign rally to accuse Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama...

Mayor of Mexican city killed only one...

Mayor of Mexican city killed only one...

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Sun, Jan 3 2016

The newly installed mayor of the Mexican city of Temixco was killed on Saturday, according to a tweet...

What will happen in 2016?

What will happen in 2016?

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Fri, Jan 1 2016

Never make predictions, especially about the future. So said Mark Twain, Yogi Berra or Niels Bohr –...

Middle East still rocking from first...

Middle East still rocking from first...

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Thu, Dec 31 2015

In an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French...

Bangladeshi lawyer takes aim at sexual...

Bangladeshi lawyer takes aim at sexual...

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Fri, Dec 18 2015

In Bangladesh, women whose actions fall foul of religious conventions have long been subject to punishment...

Macedonian PM open to dialogue on...

Macedonian PM open to dialogue on...

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Thu, Dec 17 2015

The Macedonian prime minister says he would be open to changing his country’s name, raising hopes...

Putin’s ‘peculiar walk’ linked to KGB...

Putin’s ‘peculiar walk’ linked to KGB...

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Thu, Dec 17 2015

A team of European neurologists says in a new study that Russian president Vladimir Putin walks with...

You asked Google – here’s the...

You asked Google – here’s the...

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Wed, Dec 16 2015

It’s not just you, I promise. In Britain, one in five of us look to begin relationships online,...

In a world of words, pictures still...

In a world of words, pictures still...

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Sun, Dec 6 2015

A picture, the old saying goes, is worth a thousand words. Yet photography– especially the reportage...

Report: Climate change could make 175...

Report: Climate change could make 175...

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Sat, Dec 5 2015

Unchecked climate change risks plunging a further 175 million people into hunger and undernourishment...

India unveils global solar alliance...

India unveils global solar alliance...

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Tue, Dec 1 2015

India’s prime minister has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with...

UN: Mobile dating apps spur HIV epidemic...

UN: Mobile dating apps spur HIV epidemic...

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Mon, Nov 30 2015

United Nations research has found the growing use of mobile dating apps by young gay men is a major factor...