Two wildlife rangers killed by poachers in Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Two wildlife rangers killed by poachers in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joël Meriko Ari and Gerome Bolimola Afokao discovered a group of men with a freshly…

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Google’s Waymo invites members of public to trial self-driving vehicles
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Google’s Waymo invites members of public to trial self-driving vehicles

Spin-off company opens up cars to hundreds of Phoenix residents, following aggressive pitching from state…

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China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang
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China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang

List of banned baby names released amid ongoing crackdown on religion that includes law against…

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World Health Organization hails major progress on tackling tropical diseases
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World Health Organization hails major progress on tackling tropical diseases

WHO director general says significant strides have been made in fight against sleeping sickness, elephantiasis…

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Small Saturn moon has most conditions needed to sustain life, Nasa says
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Small Saturn moon has most conditions needed to sustain life, Nasa says

Space organization finds that hydrogen erupts out of underground ocean on Enceladus, meaning it has…

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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Isis affiliate in Afghanistan, military says
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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Isis affiliate in Afghanistan, military says

The GBU-43/B, known as the ‘mother of all bombs’, dropped for the first time, to…

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Birmingham woman standing in defiance of EDL protester goes viral
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Birmingham woman standing in defiance of EDL protester goes viral

Photograph of young woman becomes symbol of city standing up to far-right group English Defence…

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Syria: base hit in US airstrike was home to jets allegedly used in chemical attacks
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Syria: base hit in US airstrike was home to jets allegedly used in chemical attacks

US military officials tailored attack on key Assad regime airfield after more than 70 died…

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Tributes paid to two boys found dead at foot of cliffs in Teesside
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Tributes paid to two boys found dead at foot of cliffs in Teesside

Police confirm teenagers who died at Huntcliff in Saltburn-by-the-Sea were best friends Harry Watson and…

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‘Airpocalypse’ smog events in China linked to melting ice cap, research reveals
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‘Airpocalypse’ smog events in China linked to melting ice cap, research reveals

Stagnant weather caused by fast-melting Arctic ice helped create conditions for China’s recent extreme air…

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Emma Watson taking legal action after private photo hack
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Emma Watson taking legal action after private photo hack

The Beauty and the Beast star has instructed lawyers over ‘not nude’ pictures that were…

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Elon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it’s free
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Elon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it’s free

The Tesla founder says he can build a 100MW battery storage farm within 100 days…

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Spicer muddles answer when pressed on Trump and Russia investigation
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Spicer muddles answer when pressed on Trump and Russia investigation

Press secretary first said ‘we need to find out’ if Trump is the subject of…

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Nestlé to remove 10% of sugar from all snacks in UK and Ireland by 2018
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Nestlé to remove 10% of sugar from all snacks in UK and Ireland by 2018

Food corporation to remove equivalent of 7,500 tonnes of sugar from confectionery and says it…

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Libya falls back into civil war as rival sides fight to control oil terminals
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Libya falls back into civil war as rival sides fight to control oil terminals

Conflict sparked by Benghazi Defence Brigade’s capture from Libyan National Army of terminals at Sidra…

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Afghan-Canadian doctor detained at US border and asked about ‘tribal chief’
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Afghan-Canadian doctor detained at US border and asked about ‘tribal chief’

Sardar Ahmad, Fulbright scholar from Afghanistan who has lived in the US and is now…

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Sex education to be made compulsory in secondary schools
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Sex education to be made compulsory in secondary schools

MPs hail modernisation of guidance while secular campaigners express concern over potential opt-outs for faith…

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Trump accuses Obama of orchestrating protest against him
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Trump accuses Obama of orchestrating protest against him

In interview with Fox, president says – without evidence – his predecessor ‘is behind’ demonstrations…

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Nokia 3310 is back – and it even has Snake
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Nokia 3310 is back – and it even has Snake

The ‘indestructible’ handset returns, complete with one-month standby time, colour screen and bags of nostalgia

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Idaho judge rules attack on high school football player was ‘not a rape’ or racist
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Idaho judge rules attack on high school football player was ‘not a rape’ or racist

Former football player gets light sentence for assaulting his disabled team-mate in a case that…

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