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Polls open for Thailand's first election since military coup
Voting is under way in Thailand's first election since its military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup.
No aid, no government - just a rusty fishing boat to flee Cyclone Idai carnage
We spotted a rusty-looking fishing boat fighting against the tide near the port city of Beira.
RAF to take 20 tonnes of supplies to Cyclone Idai survivors
An RAF aircraft is to deliver 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies to countries devastated by Cyclone Idai.
Airlifted cruise ship passengers talk of 'scary' ordeal
More than 1,000 passengers are being airlifted one-by-one to safety from a cruise ship after its engines failed in stormy conditions.
Lagoon's 'incredible refuge' may hold secret to coral survival
The secret to coral survival in a warming world could lie in Aldabra's vast inland 'sea'.
Government minister killed in al Shabab attack in Somalia
A minister is among five dead after gunmen stormed a government building in Somalia.
More than 100 killed in Mali militia attack - reports
More than a hundred people, including pregnant women and small children, have reportedly been killed by an ethnic militia in Mali.
Barbra Streisand sorry after saying Michael Jackson's alleged victims 'thrilled' to be at Neverland
Barbra Streisand has apologised after saying Michael Jackson's accusers were "thrilled" to be at his Neverland ranch - and that the alleged abuse "didn't kill them".
Islamic State eliminated in 'apocalyptic wasteland'
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say they have "totally eliminated" Islamic State in Syria.
A world threat: Islamic State's origins and caliphate