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Protests in St Louis after shooting

Thu, 2015-08-20 13:05
Nine people are arrested amid protests in Missouri after St Louis police fatally shot a 18-year-old black man who they say pointed a gun at them.

US cinema chain starts bag searches

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:56
One of America's largest cinema chains, Regal, is now searching bags of filmgoers in the wake of several attacks on movie theatres around the country.

German refugee riot leaves 17 hurt

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:41
An argument over a Koran that erupted at a shelter in central Germany has led to violence in which 11 refugees and six police officers were injured.

South Sudan journalist shot dead

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:28
Gunmen shoot dead a reporter in South Sudan days after President Salva Kiir made threatening remarks about reporters "working against the country".

Swimming pool to link London towers

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:09
A 25m swimming pool linking the tops of two 10-storey towers is to be built in London.

Greece 'to hold September election'

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:47
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to call a snap election for 20 September, Greek media reports say.

VIDEO: Unseen Banksy material comes to the seaside

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:42
Dismaland is a new 'theme park' featuring work by graffiti Banksy as well as 50 other other artists.

Macedonia 'emergency' over migrants

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:17
Macedonia declares a state of emergency in its southern and northern border regions to cope with growing numbers of migrants.

Cilla Black funeral: In pictures

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:14
Family, friends and fans say goodbye to the star

Voters back Deez Nuts for US president

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:06
Who is Deez Nuts?

VIDEO: Lightning bolt hits plane on runway

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:05
An airline passenger in the US has captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck a plane on the runway.

Tanzania bans 'trafficking' agencies

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:05
The Tanzanian government bans up to 70 employment bureaus on allegations that they are involved in human trafficking.

UK troops to tackle ivory poaching

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:59
British troops are on their way to Gabon on the west coast of Africa to tackle an increase in ivory poaching.

British embassy in Iran to reopen

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:55
Britain is to reopen its embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran for the first time since it was attacked by protesters in 2011.

What next for Oscar Pistorius?

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:42
After the early release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' was halted, the BBC's Milton Nkosi looks at what the implications are for the athlete and other prisoners like him.

Russian vandal raid angers art chiefs

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:31
Top art gallery directors in Russia denounce vandalism by Orthodox Christian activists who attacked a Moscow art exhibition.

'I'm lucky not to be paralysed'

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:20
Three-time Olympic eventing medallist Andrew Nicholson says he is "extremely fortunate" not to be paralysed after a fall.

Colombia rebels extend ceasefire

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:14
Rebels of the Colombian left-wing Farc group extend their one-month ceasefire, but do not specify by how long.

Ashley Madison - who did the hack?

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:09
Questions still surround the identity of the hackers who are behind the massive Ashley Madison data breach - and it may need loose talk to uncover the perpetrators.

'Female Viagra' maker in $1bn tie-up

Thu, 2015-08-20 09:55
Just one day after its libido-enhancing drug gained regulatory approval, maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals has agreed a $1bn takeover offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

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