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China prepares 100,000 ducks to battle Pakistan's locust swarms
The hungry ducks could be sent to devour locusts that are devouring crops in Pakistan, experts say.
Taylor Swift literally plays The Man in new video
The singer wears a beard, wig and suit and sings about the joys of being male in the music business.
Coronavirus in Europe: epidemic or 'infodemic'?
Italy suffers losses as the epicentre of coronavirus in Europe, as infections spread to more countries.

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Ten-year-old in Houston, Texas accidentally shot by babysitter
The babysitter had been taking selfies with the weapon when the shooting occurred on Tuesday.
Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov 'survives hammer attack'
Tumso Abdurakhmanov says he is the latest victim of a series of attacks on Chechen exiles.

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Red pandas are two species, not one
The discovery comes from new research that could boost conservation plans.
Delhi riots: Anger as judge critical of violence removed
Delhi high court judge S Muralidhar castigated police over the violence which left more than 30 dead.
Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel guests 'horrified' by conditions
Selina Lund said fellow guests were not following hygiene rules to prevent the spread of the virus.
Tasmania snow concludes Australia's summer of extremes
Snowfall in Tasmania adds a final chapter to Australia's summer of dramatic weather.
'After the coral ban, I lost everything'
Thousands of Indonesian coral farms had to close after an export ban, but a policy U-turn offers hope.
Forced sterilisation in South Africa: They removed my uterus
Bongekile Msibi is one of 48 women forcibly sterilised at state hospitals in South Africa.
Afghan peace talks: The woman who negotiated with the Taliban
Fawzia Koofi's life changed under the Taliban and they tried to kill her - but she talked to them.
Bernie Sanders: 18 things the Democratic front-runner believes
The Democratic candidate has promised a political revolution. But what actually are his stances?
Trump names VP Pence to lead coronavirus response
The announcement came as the first case of the virus to occur on US soil was announced.
'Scent of terror' created in protest against Moscow perfume store
A team in Moscow has created the putrid scent, in a protest against plans for a perfume store in a historic building with a terrible past.
Five dead in Milwaukee shooting at Molson Coors beer company
The gunman dies from "self-inflicted wounds" during the shooting in the mid-western Wisconsin state.
Greek protests: Dozens hurt as island clashes intensify
Police and protesters clashed on Lesbos and Chios over plans to build new migrant centres.
Teenager's remains found in lion enclosure at Pakistani zoo
Muhammad Bilal's relatives said he went missing while searching for grass to use as cattle fodder.
Docking gives Intelsat telecoms satellite new lease of life
A shepherding spacecraft grabs an ageing telecoms satellite to help extend its mission life.
Coronavirus cases surge to 400 in Italy
Europe's worst-hit country reports a rise of 25% in a day, as the virus spreads fast outside China.
Coronavirus: Iran has no plans to quarantine cities, Rouhani says
The president says it will only quarantine individuals despite Covid-19's spread nationally.
Fire at the largest oil refinery on the US West Coast
Crews battled to put out the fire at the Marathon Refinery near Los Angeles which could be seen for miles.
Is Iran coping with the virus?
The Iranian government is not imposing quarantine measures and there are fears the country lacks medical equipment.
Coronavirus: Five countries, five responses
How countries are battling the virus - from disinfectant lorries in China to roadblocks in Italy.
Joe Biden drops claim he was arrested seeing Mandela
An official says he got separated at an airport in South Africa rather than actually being arrested.
Kenya university's rape memo sparks anger
The University of Nairobi apologises after blaming "reckless" female students for becoming victims.
Creator of New York City subway map Michael Hertz dies
His re-design is credited with boosting ridership and making the map more visually representative.
Coronavirus: Ireland v Italy Six Nations games postponed over health concerns
The Ireland v Italy men's and women's Six Nations games scheduled for 7 and 8 March are postponed because of the coronavirus.
In pictures: The Caretos of Podence
Revellers, known as Caretos, race through the streets of the Portuguese village of Podence.
Maria Sharapova retires: Five-time Grand Slam champion 'says goodbye' to tennis at 32
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.
Delhi religious riots: 'Mobs set fire to my house and shop'
Bhura Khan was forced to flee as mobs burned down his house amid communal violence in India's capital.
Attacks on Sanders and Bloomberg define the debate in South Carolina
Seen as the front-runner, Bernie Sanders came under fire from his Democratic opponents over topics such as gun control and healthcare.
Germany overturns ban on professionally assisted suicide
Five years ago a change in the law stopped doctors helping the terminally ill to end their lives.
Hosni Mubarak: Egypt holds military funeral for ousted president
Mubarak was forced out of office by an Arab Spring uprising in 2011, after 30 years in power.
Appeal for more funds to control locusts
The UN warns that time is short to stop locusts threatening food supplies in some countries.
Mario Cerciello Rega case: US students in Italian court over police murder
Officer Mario Cerciello Rega was stabbed to death after a drug deal gone wrong in central Rome.
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