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Nigeria floods kill more than 100

September 17, 2018 - 5:54am
Authorities say thousands of people have been forced from their homes and warn more floods could hit.

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

September 17, 2018 - 5:43am
Miguel Díaz-Canel says he wants to eliminate discrimination of all types.

Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

September 17, 2018 - 5:06am
The country star says she has had three miscarriages in the last two years.

Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple

September 17, 2018 - 4:56am
The statue of the mythical beast was found as water was drained from a temple in the city of Aswan.

Cardi B denies posting transphobic meme on Facebook

September 17, 2018 - 2:36am
The rapper says "a former team member" is the only person with access to the account.

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding 'cuts off' North Carolina city

September 17, 2018 - 12:47am
Impassable roads have left the coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina, cut off completely.

Strawberry needle scare: Australia probe as 'vicious crime' widens

September 16, 2018 - 10:13pm
The government investigates the "vicious" sabotage of fruit, amid fears of copycat incidents.

Typhoon Mangkhut: South China hunkers down for deadly storm

September 16, 2018 - 8:14pm
The storm kills at least two people in China after claiming the lives of dozens in the Philippines.

Why three South African firefighters died from lack of water

September 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
The deaths of three firemen leaves many feeling they reveal a reckless attitude to health and safety.

Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts

September 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Young girls are sold to men as old as 90 in the custom still practised in Nigeria's Becheve community.

Last call for Nevada’s brothels?

September 16, 2018 - 7:12pm
Brothels have been legal in Nevada since 1971 - but could they face the axe?

Why does this town in Brazil have so many twins?

September 16, 2018 - 7:08pm
Cândido Godói is a village of 7,000 inhabitants in the south of Brazil that has a phenomenal number of twin births.

Artist Dain Yoon's illusions challenges notions of self

September 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
South Korean artist Dain Yoon creates stunning illusions using makeup.

Sri Lanka war: I wanted 'my side' to lose

September 16, 2018 - 6:02pm
Director Jude Ratnam accuses the militant group of betraying Tamils in the film Demons in Paradise.

Green Book wins influential Toronto festival award

September 16, 2018 - 3:51pm
The film took the People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Festival, an indicator for future prizes.

Brett Kavanaugh 'sexual assault victim' speaks

September 16, 2018 - 3:33pm
Christine Blasey Ford says she was the teenager allegedly assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

German treehouse protest dismantled by police

September 16, 2018 - 1:59pm
Thousands protest as police end a six-year forest occupation by anti-coal campaigners.

Souvenirs celebrating French presidency go on sale

September 16, 2018 - 1:19pm
A new line of official souvenirs celebrating the French presidency have gone on sale this weekend.

Massachusetts gas-blast: Residents allowed home after fires and explosions

September 16, 2018 - 11:25am
Residents can return to more than 8,000 homes evacuated after gas blasts and fires near Boston.

Macron tells young jobseeker: 'I can find you a job by crossing the road'

September 16, 2018 - 10:23am
The president was walking in Paris when a young man complained to him that he could not find a job.