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Amazon deforestation: Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses data as 'lies'

2 hours 42 min ago
The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.

US citizen Ruslan Maratovich Asainov charged with IS terror offences

3 hours 32 sec ago
Ruslan Maratovich Asainov is accused of being a sniper and trainer for the Islamic State group.

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final

3 hours 48 min ago
Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secures a 1-0 win against Senegal in Cairo.

Iran seizes two UK tankers in Strait of Hormuz

5 hours 23 min ago
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he is "extremely concerned" by the seizures in the Gulf.

Mitch Petrus: Former New York Giants player dies from heatstroke

5 hours 24 min ago
Ex-New York Giants player Mitch Petrus fell ill while working outside in intense heat in Arkansas.

Real-life Spider-Man escapes fire by climbing down Philadelphia high-rise

5 hours 59 min ago
The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar amid Trump row

7 hours 47 min ago
The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.

Richard Oland: A millionaire, a murder and a mystery killer

7 hours 48 min ago
When he was found in a pool of blood, Richard Oland was worth tens of millions of dollars. But who killed him and why?

Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim

8 hours 28 min ago
The court cites a lack of intentional fault as it rejects a claim for compensation over the 1994 sinking.

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US

9 hours 25 min ago
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.

Chicago officers fired over 2014 deadly shooting

10 hours 39 min ago
Chicago's Police Board found four officers had exaggerated the threat of the black teen who was killed.

India 'cow vigilantes' lynch three men

11 hours 29 min ago
The men were beaten to death in the eastern state of Bihar after being accused of stealing cattle.

Russia alarmed by large fall in bee populations

11 hours 35 min ago
Pesticides are blamed for Russia's mass bee deaths, while French honey production is also down.

Guinea mother: I sat my exams 30 minutes after giving birth

12 hours 26 min ago
"I decided for myself that I wanted to complete my baccalaureate," Fatoumata Kourouma tells the BBC.

Greek earthquake: Powerful tremor shakes Athens

12 hours 38 min ago
The earthquake, registered at 5.1 magnitude, knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.

Eritrea Orthodox Church ex-leader expelled for heresy

13 hours 4 min ago
Six Eritrea Orthodox bishops say the name of former patriarch Antonios "should never be mentioned".

Man jailed for killing UK teenager in Goa

14 hours 24 min ago
Samson D'Souza was found guilty of "culpable homicide not amounting to murder" by an Indian court.

French sci-fi team called on to predict future threats

14 hours 28 min ago
The "red team" will be employed to imagine future military threats – and how how to prevent them.

Srebrenica massacre: Dutch troops '10% liable' for Srebrenica deaths

14 hours 30 min ago
The supreme court says peacekeeping soldiers from the Netherlands are partly to blame for 350 killings.

Kyoto Animation fire: Police name suspect after studio blaze

14 hours 35 min ago
Shinji Aoba is suspected of deliberately starting the fire, and is in police custody at hospital.

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