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Yaaaaaah! Iceland reacts

Icelandic football fans cannot believe it - a 2-1 win of historic proportions knocks England out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:21 am

Fans react after Iceland knock England out of Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson resigned as England manager after his side's 2-1 defeat by Iceland saw them knocked out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:15 am

African Brexiteers

In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at why some Africans living in the UK wanted to leave the European Union.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:06 am

Naked for the nation

Belarusians strip off at work after their president calls on the nation to "undress and sweat" for the economy.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:37 pm

EgyptAir crash: Flight data recorder repaired - investigators

The damaged flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month has been successfully repaired in France, Egyptian investigators say.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:30 pm

Iceland knock England out of Euro 2016

England suffer a humiliating exit from Euro 2016 as they go out to minnows Iceland in the last 16 in Nice.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:18 pm

Euro 2016: Roy Hodgson resigns after England lose to Iceland

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland sees them knocked out of Euro 2016.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:06 pm

Rio 2016 boss: Zika 'blown out of proportion'

The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:55 pm

Ali Haider Gilani on three year kidnap ordeal

The son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has spoken to the BBC after he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:44 pm

Former Chile officer found liable for Victor Jara death

A Florida court finds a former officer in the Chilean army liable for the murder of the folk singer and activist Victor Jara under Pinochet.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:01 pm

Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise

Harassment against US diplomats by Russian security agents has been on the rise ever since sanctions were imposed two years ago, say officials.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:48 pm

Storm batters Croatia in 40 minutes

Towns and cities in Croatia has been left with flooding after intense storms on Monday.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:37 pm

EU Summit: The start of UK's long goodbye

What does the EU Summit hold post-Brexit vote? Ros Atkins answers the key questions.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:32 pm

EU leaders reject informal talks with UK

The European Union will not hold informal talks with the UK until it triggers Article 50 to leave, Germany, France and Italy insist.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:41 pm

Inside Falluja

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen reports from inside Falluja after IS militants were pushed out of the city.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:41 pm

Yemen IS: Bombs kill dozens in port city of Mukalla

Triple bomb attacks claimed by the Islamic State group kill at least 35 people and injure 24 in Yemen's south-eastern port city of Mukalla.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:13 pm

Italy 2-0 Spain

Italy outclass Spain to knock out the defending champions and set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Germany.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 6:59 pm

Strict Texas abortion law struck down

The US Supreme Court strikes down a 2013 Texas abortion law that imposed restrictive regulations on the procedure, in a landmark ruling.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 6:27 pm

BBC on frontline: 'You can smell war'

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports from Falluja, where the Iraqi army claims it has seized the last stronghold in the city.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 6:09 pm

French police hit by security breach as data put online

Addresses of 112,000 French police officers are uploaded to Google Drive in a security breach a fortnight after two officers were murdered at their home by a jihadist.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 6:05 pm

South Africa's President Zuma 'must repay $500,000 in public funds'

South Africa's treasury recommends President Jacob Zuma pay back $509,000 to the government for upgrades made to his private home.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 4:58 pm

Milos Raonic overpowers 1st-round Wimbledon foe

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Canada's Milos Raonic fired 27 aces en route to a straight-sets win over Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in the opening round at Wimbledon on Monday.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 4:40 pm

Parrot squawk 'evidence' in murder trial

A prosecutor in Sand Lake, Michigan is considering whether the squawkings of a foul-mouthed African Grey Parrot may be used as evidence in a murder trial.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 4:03 pm

Rio 2016: Water thrown on Olympic flame in Brazil

A man is arrested in Brazil after trying to put out the Olympic flame by throwing a bucket of water over it.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 3:56 pm

U.S., Mexico to source 50% of electricity from clean energy by 2025

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The U.S. and Mexico will announce that 50 per cent of their electricity will come from clean power sources by 2025 at the Three Amigos summit in Ottawa this week.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 3:17 pm

Chasing 'El Chapo': Prison breaks, hideaways and life on the lam

The notorious cartel boss hid in a laundry cart the first time he broke out of prison -- or so the story goes.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 3:16 pm

50 Cent held for bad language in concert

Rapper 50 Cent is arrested in the Caribbean for using "indecent language" during a concert.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 2:52 pm

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Texas law regulating abortion clinics

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The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down Texas's widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 2:33 pm

Polish boy, 11, finds 'leave EU' card

The family of Matteus, 11, from Poland, respond to a card they received suggesting they were "vermin" and that they should "go home".
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 2:15 pm

John Oliver’s epic Brexit rant

COMEDIAN John Oliver is not happy about the Brexit vote, launching into a spectacular tirade against his fellow Brits.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 2:14 pm

Israel and Turkey end rift over Gaza flotilla killings

Israel and Turkey normalise relations, ending a six-year rift over the killing by Israeli troops of 10 Turkish activists on a Gaza-bound ship.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 1:38 pm

British PM faces questions about racist fallout from Brexit vote

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British Prime Minister David Cameron faces pointed questions as lawmakers discuss fallout from Brexit — a decision that has stoked fears of racism, talk of Scottish independence and a leadership crisis in the opposition Labour Party.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 12:50 pm

Brexit chaos as more MPs quit in protest

BRITISH politics plunged further into chaos with open warfare inside the ruling Tory government as more than half of Labour’s MPs resigned in protest.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 12:45 pm

‘Foreigners: 48hrs to f*** off’

IT’S been just four days, but things have turned ugly with a surge in reports of racist attacks following the UK decision to leave the EU.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 12:45 pm

Jitters surface

Chinese business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum gathering in Tianjin are putting a brave face on the uncertainty caused by Britain's vote to leave the EU.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 12:09 pm

Abducted Aussie workers coming home

THREE Australian men held hostage in Nigeria for five days are expected to return home as further details emerged of the terrifying ordeal.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:55 am

Sydney road dug up and re-laid every weekend

Workers will dig up and replace road surface 24 times as part of light rail line works.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:48 am

Coral scientists urge Australia to conserve reefs, curb CO2 emissions

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As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists have sent a letter to Australian officials calling for action to save the world's reefs, which are being rapidly damaged.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:26 am

Only 1 in 4 Canadians support NAFTA ahead of 'Three Amigos' meet

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Only one-in-four Canadians say the North American Free Trade Agreement is good for their country, and more than one-third want it renegotiated, according to polling results released ahead of a North American leaders' Summit.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:16 am

China on schedule to launch new space station this fall

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China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, keeping China on schedule to place its second space station into orbit later this year, that country's space officials say.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 11:01 am

Seven days of terror

Forty years ago Sara Guter Davidson was one of the hostages taken to Entebbe Airport in Uganda by hijackers, and rescued in an audacious operation by the Israeli military.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 10:48 am

‘The West will need to sleep with one eye open’

ISLAMIC State has lost a major strategic city after the fall of Fallujah. But the “West will need to sleep with one eye open”.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:50 am

Britain looks for way out of a devastating Brexit crackup: Don Pittis

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On Friday the Brexit vote to leave Europe seemed like the end. But suddenly, as the British union threatens rip itself apart and a rudderless Britain is seeking an alternative. Don Pittis examines the failure of the referendum process and how the United Kingdom is struggling to search out a second chance.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:00 am

EU members created this cyborg body — now it's time to back it: Margaret Evans

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Will the real European Union please stand up? For that matter will the real Great Britain please stand up? Because last week's talk of an “Independence Day” was a bit confusing.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:00 am

Great Lakes water ruling sparks fear of thirsty cities

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The recent decision by eight U.S. governors to grant a small Wisconsin town access to the Great Lakes water basin has sparked concerns about the precedent this may set for other thirsty towns and cities.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:00 am

'You can lose it all': War in Ukraine turns 1.7 million people into refugees

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The war between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels, along with Russia's annexation of Crimea, has forced more than 1.7 million people from their homes to other parts of Ukraine.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 9:00 am

Dead Islamic State recruiter may be alive

A MELBOURNE rapper turned terrorist mastermind could still be alive despite reports suggesting he was killed earlier this year.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:42 am

Lebanon village near Syria hit by suicide bomb, killing 5

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A group of suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a northeastern Lebanese village near the border with Syria on Monday, killing five people and wounding at least 15, a Lebanese military official and paramedics said.

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Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:07 am

Warning signs of a child killer

WHEN he was only eight years old, Ben Butler started showing signs of the evil within. Pity no one was able to stop him becoming a monster.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 7:35 am

Will former Trump ally dish the dirt?

UNTIL last week, Corey Lewandowski was responsible for Trump’s campaign. He now has a controversial new gig – and America is furious.
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Posted: June 27, 2016, 7:03 am

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