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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7 Extreme Earth Facts
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7 Extreme Earth Facts

From roaring rivers to parched deserts, from underwater canyons to jagged mountains, Earth is covered…

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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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The pressing need for nuclear disarmament
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The pressing need for nuclear disarmament

Letters: Paul Mason is right that we should speak out; we should also ask our…

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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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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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‘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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These Aerial Shots Of Bedrooms From All Over The World Are Beautifully Human
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These Aerial Shots Of Bedrooms From All Over The World Are Beautifully Human

19 Amazing Photos Of The Brightest Supermoon Since 1948
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19 Amazing Photos Of The Brightest Supermoon Since 1948

November 13-14th’s supermoon was the biggest and brightest in over 60 years! Here are some…

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13 Things That Happen To People Who Are Learning Another Language
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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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10 of the Most Colorful Places On Earth
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10 of the Most Colorful Places On Earth

The world is full of beautiful things… Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams…

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Supreme court spouse rule: ‘In one word, we are devastated’
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Supreme court spouse rule: ‘In one word, we are devastated’

Monica Leal faces prospect of having to return to Brazil because her husband does not…

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Latino laborers fear deportation, but officials tell California farmers not to fret
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Latino laborers fear deportation, but officials tell California farmers not to fret

Trump’s immigration policies threaten to scatter farm labourers and could disrupt America’s supply of fruit…

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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism
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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

Microsoft founder and philanthropist tells Munich security conference genetic engineering could be terrorist weapon

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Europe’s biggest paper ran a bogus refugee ‘sex mob’ story. What now?
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Europe’s biggest paper ran a bogus refugee ‘sex mob’ story. What now?

No amount of retractions, excuses or apologies from the outlets that ran with it will…

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Billionaires’ bolthole: how New Zealand became an escapee’s paradise
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Billionaires’ bolthole: how New Zealand became an escapee’s paradise

Remote towns and beauty spots have attracted the attention of the mega-rich, including Trump cheerleader…

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Dozens killed in Isis suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan
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Dozens killed in Isis suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

About 150 people injured as jihadi group claims it bombed famous shrine to Sufi saint…

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Safe toilets help flush out disease in Cambodia’s floating communities
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Safe toilets help flush out disease in Cambodia’s floating communities

Open defecation in villages on Tonlé Sap lake contributes to sickness, pollution and drownings. Now,…

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Whistleblowers keep us safe. We can’t allow them to be silenced
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Whistleblowers keep us safe. We can’t allow them to be silenced

With its proposed changes to the Official Secrets Act, the Law Commission would make it…

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