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Thailand Tiger Temple: More than half have died since rescue

Media captionWatch the moment the tigers were removed from the temple More than half of the 147 tigers that were rescued from a controversial Thai Buddhist temple just...

Boy poisoned by E. coli-infected beef in 2011 dies in France

Image copyright MAXPPP/PA Media Image caption Nolan endured years of pain after the food poisoning A 10-year-old French boy poisoned in 2011 by contaminated supermarket...

Mexico missing students: Anger at suspects’ release

Image copyright AFP Image caption Relatives of the students say the ruling is a setback The parents of 43 Mexican students who disappeared from the town of Iguala in...

Tunisia holds second free presidential election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Seven million voters are expected to head to the ballot box Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011...

Hong Kong protests: Petrol bombs and water cannon used in clashes

Media captionJets of blue-coloured water hit protesters Police in Hong Kong have used water cannon and tear gas against protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near...

Saudi oil attacks: Iran condemns US ‘deceit’ after accusation

Media captionAbqaiq is the site of Aramco’s largest oil processing plant Iran has accused the US of “deceit” after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said...

US baby born on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs 9lb 11oz

Image copyright Methodist Healthcare A US mother says her newborn daughter is a “little miracle” after she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at...

Glory to Hong Kong: How the protesters got a new song

Media captionGlory to Hong Kong: Singing the city’s new protest anthem The protesters in Hong Kong are embracing a new tune. Glory to Hong Kong, a four-verse song...

Mugabe funeral: Leaders pay tribute at quarter-full stadium

Media captionMugabe’s casket entered the national sports stadium surrounded by officials African leaders have hailed Zimbabwe’s former president Robert...

Macron pension reform: Paris paralysed by massive strike

Media captionParis metro strike: Parisians take to scooters to get to work The French capital is seeing huge jams and massive crowds on the few metro lines running as...