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Burkini ban follows Corsica beach brawl

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 13:52

A village mayor in Corsica has banned full-body swimsuits known as "burkinis" after a beach brawl between families of North African descent and local youths.

Sweden minister quits over drink-driving

Monday, 15 August 2016 09:04

Sweden's youngest ever government minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving over the alcoholic limit.

More explosions target tourist towns

Friday, 12 August 2016 14:24

A series of coordinated blasts across Thailand has targeted tourist towns leaving four dead and many injured, with reports of more explosions.

1,007 synchronized dancing robots just broke a world record

Friday, 12 August 2016 11:08

Robots have already starting to explore city sewers, deliver room service, and even help solve the world's housing crisis, and now they're breaking world records.

Russia to open brief Aleppo aid window

Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:44

Russian forces say they have briefly suspended military action in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo to allow in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

Obama's daughter serves seafood in summer job

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 12:33

Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, has swapped the comforts of the White House for the counter of a seafood restaurant, US media report.

World's longest hunger strike ends

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 11:32

Indian activist Irom Sharmila has ended her 16-year-long hunger strike against a controversial security law, in order to compete in local elections.

Pakistan hospital bomb attack kills 45 in Quetta

Monday, 08 August 2016 14:23

A blast at the accident and emergency department of a hospital in Pakistan's Quetta, where a group of mourning lawyers were gathered to accompany the body of a murdered colleague, has killed and wounded dozens.

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