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VIDEO: 'Scary but beautiful' lightning on film

Mon, 2016-05-23 21:46
Darren Soh, a landscape photographer, creates a composite image that captures the beauty of Singapore's lightning storms.

Japan stocks lead Asian markets lower

Mon, 2016-05-23 21:38
Japanese shares lost ground following falls on Wall Street on Monday ahead of weak US economic data expected later this week.

Leaked tape forces Brazil minister out

Mon, 2016-05-23 21:09
A key minister in Brazil's new government steps aside after he was caught on tape allegedly conspiring to obstruct a major corruption probe.

Review urged of European GM crop ban

Mon, 2016-05-23 20:22
The ban on GM crops by European countries should be reassessed, the president of UK science body the Royal Society has said.

Syria blames foreign states for blasts

Mon, 2016-05-23 20:08
The Syrian government accuses Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia of being behind a wave of bombings in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jableh.

Kashmir's tree of protest

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:39
Art and protest on a fallen tree in Kashmir

Why is Bulgaria making a big fuss about the niqab?

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:26
Why is Bulgaria banning clothing almost none of its Muslims wear?

Go-Jek: On the go in Jakarta

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:23
The start-up aiming to beat the traffic in Indonesia

M&S fashion: From Twiggy to Alexa Chung

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:10
From Twiggy to Alexa - Marks & Spencer's battle to be a High Street trendsetter

VIDEO: Do vegans have a beef with meat eaters?

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:05
Is there any truth in the stereotype?

Anatomy of a shipwreck

Mon, 2016-05-23 19:05
Why 700 people drowned in one incident in the Mediterranean

'Rashford short of time to make impact'

Mon, 2016-05-23 18:13
Marcus Rashford could make his England debut on Friday, but Roy Hodgson says the striker is short of time to make an impact.

Colombia looks for Spanish journalist

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:50
Colombian security forces launch an operating to find a missing Spanish reporter believed have been kidnapped by left-wing guerrillas.

VIDEO: Why IS is striking in unexpected places

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:42
Security correspondent Frank Gardner explains why so-called Islamic State (IS) is striking in unexpected places, after a series of car bombings in two coastal cities in Syria.

Unity call after divisive Austria poll

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:29
Austria's new president vows to listen to the people's "fear and anger" after his far-right opponent narrowly misses out on a landmark victory.

Sugar shortage hits Coke in Venezuela

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:21
A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage.

The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:10
The US veterans who went back to start a new life

'Disrespectful' HK light protest scrapped

Mon, 2016-05-23 17:08
Why a light display in Hong Kong was cancelled

EgyptAir flight 'did not swerve'

Mon, 2016-05-23 16:53
An EgyptAir flight that crashed in the Mediterranean did not swerve and change direction, an Egyptian official says, contradicting a Greek version.

Van Gaal 'disappointed' by Man Utd sack

Mon, 2016-05-23 16:43
Louis van Gaal is "very disappointed" not to be given a third season in charge of Manchester United after being sacked.

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