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Zimbabwe shutdown: What is behind the protests?

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:52
Why are Zimbabweans being urged to observe a two-day national "shutdown"?

Germany deplores rights violations at enclave in Chile

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:44
German President Joachim Gauck deplores the human rights violations at a secretive colony of ethnic Germans in Chile in the 1960s and 1970s.

Happy food

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:39
Three decades of animation work - and food inspired by the films - at Tokyo exhibition of famed Japanese animator Studio Ghibli.

James Badcock: 'Murky motives' in battle over CIA agent

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:25
A low-level CIA officer embroiled in an extradition battle says she is unfairly being made a scapegoat for the extraordinary rendition programme.

'Fat tax'

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:22
India's Kerala state imposes a 'fat tax' to curb obesity, but there are doubts whether it is fair, reports Supriya Menon.

Crystal concern

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:17
Famous musician claims to have 'liberated' a healing crystal stolen from LA health shop, despite warnings of negative energy exposure.

War child

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:15
Herminio Martinez and his brother were among thousands of child refugees put on a boat to the UK in 1937 at the height of the Spanish Civil War.

University of Anywhere

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:05
An online university is offering 500 refugees from Syria's civil war free places on its degree courses.

Driver wars

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:04
New ride-hailing app Juno thinks it can overtake Uber by putting drivers first, but the path to success is unlikely to be a smooth ride.

11 eulogies

Tue, 2016-07-12 18:38
During a memorial service in Dallas for four killed officers, President Obama reflects on the ineffectiveness of his own words after previous mass attacks.

Rio 2016 Olympics: Is golf out before it's back in?

Tue, 2016-07-12 18:32
Golf returns to the Olympics in Rio after an 112-year absence - but have Zika and the world's top players ruined its long-term hopes?

China's anger over South China Sea

Tue, 2016-07-12 18:16
China has firmly rejected an international tribunal ruling that its claims to rights in the South China Sea have no legal basis.

Brazil beefs up security ahead of Olympic Games in Rio

Tue, 2016-07-12 18:04
The Brazilian government says it's releasing $24m (£18m) in additional funds to beef up security ahead of next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Oldest US park ranger returns to work

Tue, 2016-07-12 17:50
The oldest park ranger in the US, 94-year-old Betty Reid Soskin, goes back to work three weeks after being beaten up during a burglary.

Goran Hadzic, Croatian-Serb war crimes defendant, dies at 57

Tue, 2016-07-12 17:23
Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, tried by an international war crimes court over his role in the Croatia war, dies at the age of 57.

President Obama: 'I believe our sorrow can make us a better country'

Tue, 2016-07-12 16:52
In an emotional address President Obama has paid tribute to the five policemen killed by a sniper during a protest against police violence in Dallas last week.

Lincoln Red Imps 1-0 Celtic

Tue, 2016-07-12 15:50
Lee Casciaro's goal condemns Brendan Rodgers' Celtic to an embarrassing defeat in the Champions League second qualifying round.

McIlroy defends Olympics withdrawal over Zika virus fears

Tue, 2016-07-12 15:02
Four time golf major winner Rory McIlroy has defended his decision to join a number of top golfers in pulling out of the Rio Olympics, because of fears over the Zika virus.

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