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Uncharted territory

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 0:31
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brussels

No-one can predict the consequences of Britain's referendum result for the European Union, writes Chris Morris in Brussels.
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Venezuela opposition says petition to oust Maduro is validated

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 0:45
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Maduro.
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'Not a joke'

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 1:01
related countries: India India

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra tells the BBC how she hopes to change perceptions of Indian actors.
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Struggling to cope

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 1:04
related countries: Greece Greece

Cuts to social spending in Greece are seeing children in care stranded in hospital and charities trying to fill the void left by the state, reports Morgan Meaker.
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US military 'to lift transgender ban'

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 4:06
related countries: United States United States

The Pentagon will lift its ban on openly transgender service personnel next month, US officials say.
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Rare Spix's Macaw seen in Brazil for first time in 15 years

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 4:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A rare blue parrot which was believed to be extinct in the wild has been spotted in Brazil for the first time in 15 years.
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Iceland historian Johannesson tipped to be voted president

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 7:50
related countries: Iceland Iceland, France France

A historian with no experience of public office is expected to be voted Iceland's new president, amid low turnout as many are in France for Euro 2016.
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EU referendum: Moody's cut UK's credit outlook to 'negative'

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 8:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK has its credit rating outlook cut to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.
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EU Referendum: Jean-Claude Juncker on divorce

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker has said he would "like the British to act as soon as possible" after voting to leave the EU.
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US weather: Floods and fire in east and west

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 9:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: West, California

Flooding in West Virginia and wildfires in California have killed dozens and forced thousands of people from their homes.
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Syria conflict: Russian air strikes target Aleppo rebels

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 11:52
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Aleppo

Russian and Syrian planes pound Syria's second-city of Aleppo in a night of strikes on the besieged rebel-held areas.
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Brexit referendum: EU ministers press UK for quick exit

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 12:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU foreign ministers urge the UK to begin negotiations on leaving the bloc "as soon as possible" after the country voted to end its membership.
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England seals third Test victory

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England completed a series whitewash with victory in a pulsating third and final Test in Sydney.
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China launches new generation space rocket

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 14:49
related countries: China China

China has launched its new generation Long March-7 carrier rocker into space, transporting cargo for the country's planned space station.
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Poland through despite Shaqiri stunner

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 14:49
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Poland Poland

Xherdan Shaqiri scores a stunning late goal for Switzerland to level the tie at 1-1 against Poland in the last 16.
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Poland through despite Shaqiri stunner

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 16:43
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Poland Poland

Poland will meet Portugal in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after beating Switzerland on penalties.
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SA beat Ireland to take series

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 17:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa

Ireland fail in their bid for a first series win in South Africa as the hosts survive a late assault to win the final Test 19-13.
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Remains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico City

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 18:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican experts say they are completing work on digging up fossilised bones of a mammoth found near Mexico City.
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EU referendum: 'No need to be nasty'

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 18:22
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union has "no need to be particularly nasty" in negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.
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Somalia: Deadly al-Shabab attack on Mogadishu hotel

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 18:40
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Somali forces have retaken a hotel stormed by Al-Shabab militants in the capital, Mogadishu, in an attack that left at least 14 dead, police say.
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Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 19:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gareth McAuley's own goal puts Wales into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals with a narrow win over Northern Ireland.
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Euro 2016: England v Iceland is day of destiny for Roy Hodgson

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 19:03
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson has been criticised during Euro 2016 but England have survived - now he must get it right when it counts or face the consequences, says Phil McNulty.
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Pope Francis prays at Armenia genocide memorial

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 20:42
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Pope Francis has prayed at a genocide memorial on an official visit to Armenia.
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Soros warns of EU disintegration

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 22:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Billionaire investor George Soros warns that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".
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Croatia 0-1 Portugal

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 22:36
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Poland Poland, Croatia Croatia

Ricardo Quaresma scores late in extra time as Portugal defeat Croatia to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final match against Poland.
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Euro 2016: Wales are allowing a nation to dream after reaching quarter-finals

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 22:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales had not been to a major tournament for 58 years - but now a nation is thinking the unthinkable.
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Brexit: Merkel says 'no need to be nasty' in leaving talks

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 23:00
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU has "no need to be particularly nasty in any way" in the negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.
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Hurt and anger

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 23:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will soon be leaving the EU. How do immigrants in Britain feel it will affect them?
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Earthy and eggy

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 23:44
related countries: China China

From Beijing to San Francisco, brewers are trying to recreate the unique chemical conditions produced naturally beneath a small Midlands town.
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War of the robes

Saturday 25th of June 2016, 23:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at how the latest religious tension in Nigeria is playing out in what people wear to school.
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