103078178 7f5314e9 b89a 4b04 9765 92f1e487c3c6 - China arrests over Tang Dynasty relic thefts
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China arrests over Tang Dynasty relic thefts

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ancient relics have been stolen from a Tang Dynasty burial site, Chinese police say Chinese police have arrested 26 people suspected of stealing relics from an ancient burial site. The gang allegedly seized almost 650 objects, including gold and silver cutlery and jewellery, from the Dulan Tombs, which lie on […]

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Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Torrents of water have rushed through towns and villages in the southern Indian state of Kerala Rescue efforts are being stepped up in the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala, where monsoon rains have eased for now. The India Meteorological Department has removed a red alert in several districts, though some […]

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Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack

Image copyright Getty Images Ariana Grande broke down in tears when talking about last year’s Manchester attack and its aftermath. Speaking about her track Get Well Soon, the singer said: “People are permanently affected by this stuff. It changes everything.” A suicide bombing killed 22 people at her concert in May 2017 at the Manchester […]

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Don McGahn, White House lawyer, co-operating with Mueller inquiry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Don McGahn had answered the questions “fulsomely and honestly”, his lawyer said The top lawyer in the White House is “co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the […]

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New Zealand politician cycles to hospital to give birth

Image copyright Julie Genter/Instagram Image caption Ms Genter and her partner cycled to hospital where she would have their first child New Zealand’s minister for women has cycled to hospital to give birth to her first child at 42 weeks. The Green Party’s Julie Genter said she went by bicycle to be induced because “there […]

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Lombok earthquake: Strong tremor shakes Indonesian island

The Indonesian island of Lombok has been shaken by another strong earthquake, just two weeks after the last one killed more than 460 people. Sunday’s quake was measured at magnitude 6.3 and a depth of 7km (4 miles). It is not yet known if there are any casualties. Residents said the tremor was felt strongly […]

103074648 048579772 - US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'
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US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Andrew Brunson (third right) denies links to banned groups in Turkey The US is increasing pressure on Turkey to try to secure the freedom of American pastor Andrew Brunson. While the leaders of the two Nato allies clash with each other, Mr Brunson’s fate hangs in the balance. US President […]

103074604 048714056 - Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants
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Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Many Venezuelans have made a long overland journey to the Ecuador border, but are now stuckEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport, leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing their country’s economic and political crisis have been crossing into […]

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How quinoa is changing farmers' lives in Peru

Image caption Mr Cisneros’s plot has grown since he started selling quinoa Quinoa has become a popular food globally thanks to its healthy image. The boom has benefited farmers in Peru, but these gains are now under threat from growing international competition. Rodrigo Cisneros looks out at his fields of bright-yellow quinoa plants extending far […]

103045794 gettyimages 475120962 - Nigeria's favourite leader won't become president - yet
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Nigeria's favourite leader won't become president – yet

Image copyright AFP Image caption Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo are both Christian pastors Yemi Osinbajo is basking in the love of many Nigerians at the moment – not a common experience for politicians in this country where they are generally held in low esteem. The vice-president has been praised for the decisive – […]

103041708 mediaitem103041707 - Obituary: Bui Tin, the reporter who changed his country's fate
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Obituary: Bui Tin, the reporter who changed his country's fate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption When South Vietnam surrendered to the North in 1975, Bui Tin was there – as he was for many of his country’s most important events When US-backed South Vietnam fell in 1975, Bui Tin was there representing the triumphant communist North. But after the end of the war, he […]