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Egypt hits 'jihadist camps' after attack on Coptic Christians

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:42pm
The military strike, reportedly in Libya, follows a deadly attack on Coptic Christians.

Teacher disciplined over 'most likely to become a terrorist' award

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:20pm
A 13-year-old girl was handed the "most likely to become a terrorist" award by her teacher.

Legal victory for Kenya hunter-gatherers

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:20pm
A court blocks the Kenyan government's plan to evict hunter-gatherers from their ancestral land.

Germany's Wacken hard rock festival gets beer pipeline

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 1:09pm
The underground pipeline is seen as cost-effective and eco-friendly for a major festival.

Burundi orders couples to wed amid drive to 'moralise society'

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:58am
The government order comes after President Pierre Nkurunziza launched a campaign "to moralise society".

Sewol ferry phone data recovered: 'Don't die, stay alive'

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:42am
Text messages shed light on the last moments of those trapped as the South Korean ship sank.

Sri Lanka floods: Scores die as monsoon triggers mudslides

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:37am
Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains leave at least 91 dead and more than 100 missing.

Inside the Philippines' 'baby factory'

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:26am
In the Philippines, one in 10 teenagers aged 15-19 are already mothers. This hospital has one of the world's largest maternity wards.

Girl, 11, accuses school of war crime in feedback form

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:21am
She shot to viral fame after citing the Geneva Conventions on a school feedback form.

Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:04am
Campaigners say 'hundreds' have complained about their details being used to post fake comments.

Wonder Woman women-only screenings in Texas spark row

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:48am
Men claim discrimination after a cinema scheduled women-only screenings of the superhero film.

Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:36am
The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.

Light festival dazzles visitors in Sydney

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:10am
Sydney is lighting up its landmarks in stunning colours for a light festival.

Call to raise retirement age to at least 70

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:02am
World Economic Forum says the looming pensions crisis is the financial equivalent of climate change.

Mario Testino auctions off his private collection

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:05am
Mario Testino is auctioning off his private collection of art to raise money for his museum in Peru.

Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:02am
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 for not getting their children vaccinated, amid a measles surge.

Sea lion girl treated for risk of 'seal finger' infection

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:53am
The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada suffered a 10cm wound, her father says.

Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:52am
At least 15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on base in Kandahar province

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:44am
Gunmen opened fire on the bus in Minya province, south of Cairo, as it headed to a church.

Lamb and cheese

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:14am
Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease.


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