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Harvard student submits rap album thesis

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:57am
A student becomes the first in Harvard's history to submit a hip-hop album as his senior thesis.

Turkey arrests two hunger-strike teachers as coup trial opens

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:18am
The pair are detained on the 75th day of their protest, as 221 alleged coup plotters go on trial.

Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:03am
The "inconsistent" rules used to judge and censor content on Facebook are exposed, claim insiders.

Twin Peaks returns after 26 years - and it's still 'inscrutable'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:52am
Critics hail the return of David Lynch's cult TV series - though how many know what's going on?

Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:31am
Anshu Jamsenpa scaled Everest twice in five days, thought to be the fastest dual ascent by a woman.

Ford to replace chief executive Mark Fields, reports say

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:20am
The change comes as Ford faces weak sales, declining profits and major cuts to its global workforce.

Yemen war: Major cholera epidemic feared, says charity

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:48am
Almost 250 people have died of the disease this month alone, says Save the Children.

Indonesian police arrest 141 men over 'gay sex party'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:50am
The arrests will be seen as a sign of a growing hostility towards homosexuality in Indonesia.

Billionaire makes 'biggest philanthropic gift' by living Australian

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:24am
Billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife, Nicola, will give A$400m (£229m; $298m) to charity.

Thumbs up or down?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:06am
A look back at some of the contentious moments during the US president's trip to Saudi Arabia.

Cathay Pacific cuts hundreds of jobs in major shake-up

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:43pm
The staff shake-up marks the biggest round of cuts in two decades.

'Car boot-sale' diamond set to fetch £350,000 at auction

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 9:20pm
The owner thought the £10 ring with and "exceptionally sized" stone was a costume jewel.

Syria conflict: Government regains full control of Homs

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 9:06pm
Government officials say rebels have left the last district they controlled in the central city.

Without a trace

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:54pm
Wang Quanzhang's disappearance may be due to his "refusal to compromise"

Sydney siege: Families criticise 'outrageous' police tactics

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:44pm
Relatives of two hostages killed in a cafe in 2014 say authorities' tactics were "outrageous".

Will I be next?

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:23pm
Feelings are heightened in South Africa over the safety of women, writes the BBC's Nomsa Maseko following a series of violent attacks against women.

Irreconcilable visions

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:15pm
With the opposition and the government at loggerheads, the crisis in Venezuela looks set to get worse.

Sweden beats Canada to win ice hockey world title

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:57pm
The Scandinavians triumphed in a dramatic penalty shootout, dethroning last year's winners.

Trump visits Israel amid tight security

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:33pm
The US president will meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders as he explores a Middle East peace push.

Ringling Brothers circus stages last show in New York

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:26pm
After 146 years, the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus holds its final show in New York.

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