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Chicago gay pride parade expels Star of David flags

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:22am
Organisers for the "inclusive" event said the rainbow Star of David flags "made people feel unsafe".

Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:07am
An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.

Painter Salvador Dali's body ‘to be exhumed’

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:55am
A judge orders the exhumation of the painter's body to obtain samples for a paternity suit.

South Africa prisoners entertained by 'strippers'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:50am
Officials have confirmed photos of scantily dressed women were taken inside a Johannesburg jail.

US passenger 'tried to open door' mid-flight to Houston

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:44am
The woman was able to rip off part of the door, according to a passenger on board the flight to Texas.

Street named after footballer for a day

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:21am
The Tottenham and Kenyan midfielder has a street named after him in Tanzania - but not for long.

Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:17am
Greetings in a regional language have stirred rather than quelled rumours over the president's health.

North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:21am
South Korea's new president supports proposals for a unified team at the Winter Olympics.

Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:47am
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.

Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:20am
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.

South Africa moves 'coffin' assault case to high court

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:03am
A July date is set for the trial of white farmers accused of forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.

Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:58am
The group deploys suicide bombers in different parts of the city, but their counter-attack is short-lived.

Bill Cosby tour 'not about sex assault'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:46am
The embattled comic's publicity team claim his summer speaking tour is about "restoring his legacy".

Liu Xiaobo: China frees jailed dissident after cancer diagnosis

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:38am
Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo is released after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.

Trump breaks White House Eid dinner tradition

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:04am
The White House breaks an almost 20-year tradition, failing to host a dinner marking the end of Ramadan

Retired UK ambulances saving lives in Syria

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:55am
Volunteers from the 'Unity Convoy' have delivered 100 ambulances to the devastated country.

Narendra Modi: India PM talks tough on terror ahead of Trump meeting

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:52am
India's PM says his country "proved its power" in its strikes on militant bases in Pakistan.

Crown Resorts staff jailed for enticing Chinese gamblers

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:00am
Three Australian Crown Resorts employees broke the law by enticing Chinese high-rollers to casinos.

First Disneyland map sells for £555,000

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:26am
The map was given to a production assistant and remained out of public view for more than 60 years.

Takata: Airbag-maker files for bankruptcy

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:54pm
Japanese firm faces billions of dollars of liabilities linked to the biggest ever automotive recall.


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