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Italy quake : Death toll rises to at least 120

Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:04

At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi has said.

Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:44

The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.

Nude Donald Trump statues amuse crowds

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:05

Images from the US, where naked statues of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have proved to be a hit with passers-by.

World's largest aircraft makes maiden flight

Friday, 19 August 2016 14:02

A blimp-shaped, helium-filled airship considered the world's largest aircraft flew for the first time on Wednesday with a short but historic jaunt over an airfield in central England.

Bloodied Aleppo boy's photo, footage causes outrage (video)

Friday, 19 August 2016 09:31

Syrian activists have released heartbreaking pictures and videos of a young boy rescued from a destroyed building after an airstrike in the city of Aleppo.

3 die in India as kite string slits their throats

Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:26

Three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slit by glass-coated strings used for flying kites on India's Independence Day.

Nearly 18,000 died in Syrian prisons - AI

Thursday, 18 August 2016 09:04
Nearly 18,000 people died in government custody in Syria in 2011-15, an Amnesty International report says, alleging beatings and rape in prisons.

Oil tanker 'hijacked off Malaysia'

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:33

A Malaysian oil tanker carrying 900,000 litres of diesel has been hijacked and taken to Indonesian waters, Malaysian maritime officials say.

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