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US condemns China scholar sentence

50 min 43 sec ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.
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India Mars mission arrives in orbit

1 hour 2 min ago
India successfully puts its first satellite in orbit around Mars, after Mangalyaan's 10-month mission from Earth.
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Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

1 hour 21 min ago
A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say
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Second fence erected at White House

2 hours 34 min ago
The Secret Service erects a second fence in front of the White House, days after an intruder scaled the main fence and entered the mansion.
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Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

2 hours 55 min ago
The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".
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No 'opt out' of IS fight - Cameron

3 hours 15 sec ago
The fight against Islamic State (IS) militants is one "you cannot opt out of", David Cameron says during a visit to the US.
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Charge in US teen disappearance

3 hours 5 min ago
A Virginia man sought for questioning in connection with the disappearance of British-born student Hannah Graham is charged with abduction.
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VIDEO: Capturing great artists in their element

3 hours 33 min ago
What happens when an artist becomes the subject of a work of art rather than its creator? An exhibit curated by Picasso's grandson showcases photos of artists at work.
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Brazil refuses deforestation pact

3 hours 41 min ago
Brazil refuses to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030, saying the deal could clash with its laws.
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China and US pledge climate action

3 hours 45 min ago
China and the US agree they must lead the rest of the world in reducing emissions to combat climate change, as a major UN summit closes in New York.
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Labour bares its teeth on the NHS

4 hours 13 min ago
Labour's bid to make the NHS a key election battleground
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Gala concert to launch Ryder Cup

4 hours 41 min ago
A gala concert featuring contemporary and classical music is to welcome the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament to Scotland.
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VIDEO: The show that launched the YBAs

4 hours 42 min ago
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists
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'Excessive' care home fees claim

4 hours 42 min ago
Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding "excessive fees" and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.
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Sturgeon to run for SNP top job

4 hours 43 min ago
Nicola Sturgeon will launch her bid to replace Alex Salmond as SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, making clear she still backs independence.
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Demanding justice for Irish abused by nuns

4 hours 44 min ago
Demanding justice for thousands abused by Irish nuns
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Seattle to fine for wasted food

4 hours 53 min ago
The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.
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