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France attack: Nice in mourning after deadly church stabbings (Fr, 30 Okt 2020)
Security across France tightens after a suspected Islamist militant stabs three people to death.
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New Zealand euthanasia: Assisted dying to be legal for terminally ill people (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Matt Vickers, whose late wife fought for the law, calls it "a victory for compassion and kindness".
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Trump v Biden: A tale of two rallies (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Donald Trump and Joe Biden slug it out in Florida, with very different campaign styles.
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Bushfire inquiry says Australia must prepare for 'alarming outlook' (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
A long-awaited report into Australia's bushfires warns of an "alarming" outlook in future decades.
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Armenians on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Armenian mothers fear for sons on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh as both sides suffer heavy casualties.
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Taiwan's military includes same-sex couples in wedding for first time (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
The Taiwanese military says their inclusion shows its "enlightened" and "progressive" attitude.
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Covid-19: Record traffic around Paris as second French lockdown begins (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Jams stretched more than 430 miles (700km) in total just hours before new measures came into force.
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Walmart pulls guns from display over 'civil unrest' concerns (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Walmart has removed gun and ammunition displays from its stores citing concerns of "civil unrest".
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Osiris-Rex: Nasa asteroid probe ready to return to Earth after leak (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
The Osiris-Rex probe is now safely carrying rock from an asteroid several million kilometres from Earth.
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Mexico: At least 59 bodies found in unmarked graves (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
The grim discovery was made in Salvatierra, one of the most violent places in the country.
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Dogs are humans' oldest companions, DNA shows (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
A study of dog DNA patterns shows that our "best friend" among animals is also our oldest one.
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Covid-19 evictions: 'Where will I go with my children?' (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Three people from around the world who lost their jobs during the pandemic explain how it has affected their lives.
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Africa's week in pictures: 23 - 29 October 2020 (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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Why the humble text message is still a campaign weapon (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
Every election campaign uses more sophisticated tech, but the text message still cuts through.
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Indian brands reckon with a new challenge: hate (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
It's an unusual moment for India's corporate culture, which has shied away from political activism.
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Oil firm whistleblower trapped in Croatian holiday hell (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
A British lawyer exposed huge oil industry corruption - and now Monaco wants him extradited.
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Quiz of the week: Which Borat slogan did Kazakhstan embrace? (Fri, 30 Oct 2020)
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
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Al-Qaeda still 'heavily embedded' within Taliban in Afghanistan, UN official warns (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
A senior UN official says the Taliban is still tied to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, in spite of US deal.
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Old men, chocolate and Ivory Coast's bitter election (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
The president's U-turn over a third-term bid has opened up wounds in a country with a history of civil wars.
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Muttiah Muralitharan on the 'challenge' of his disputed biopic (Thu, 29 Oct 2020)
A planned biopic of Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan has drawn protests but he insists it will air.
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