26 May 2017
Updated 13:00

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26/05/2017 09:04

France to 'do everything we can' to help Britain fight terror: Macron

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President Emmanuel Macron on Friday vowed France's total support for Britain's fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack as he met Prime Minister Theresa May at the G7 summit.

26/05/2017 08:29

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat

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Russian authorities on Friday warned its citizens against visiting Britain after London raised its threat level in the wake of the Manchester suicide attack.

26/05/2017 08:26

Italy's 'Queen of Cashmere' Biagiotti dies aged 73

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Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, who pioneered the marketing of cashmere products in places such as China and the former Soviet Union, has died aged 73, her company said Friday.

26/05/2017 07:48

Israel PM has kidney stones removed

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned to work on Friday after surgery to remove kidney stones, his office said.

26/05/2017 07:13

Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

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Britain's politicians resume campaigning in earnest on Friday with national security thrust into the spotlight as police scramble to bust a Libya-linked jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester terror attack.

26/05/2017 07:05

Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle: govt

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Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbed to 46.

26/05/2017 06:59

News in briefs: 'Captain Underpants' to save planet

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Step aside, Spiderman. Move over, Man of Steel. Cool it, Caped Crusader, because there's a new superhero in town -- and he doesn't need tights to feel like a tough guy.

26/05/2017 06:45

The first Lions - death, intrigue and Aussie Rules

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A British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand is considered the sternest test in modern rugby but pales in comparison to the challenges, both on and off the field, faced by the original Lions in 1888.

26/05/2017 06:40

Rescue drill turns real as US Coast Guard finds missing Tongans

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A search and rescue exercise turned real for a US Coast Guard crew who found six Tongan fishermen missing at sea for a week, New Zealand officials said Friday.

26/05/2017 06:33

All Blacks coach expects to quit in 2019: report

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has said he is likely to step down after the next World Cup in 2019, according to a report on Friday.

26/05/2017 06:32

Stars dig deep at charity Cannes AIDS gala

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A galaxy of stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman and Will Smith turned out for an AIDS benefit that is the social highlight of the Cannes film festival.

26/05/2017 06:29

Gatland's Lions face ultimate challenge in New Zealand

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The British and Irish Lions arrive in New Zealand next week armed with Kiwi movies and Irish inspiration -- and a belief they can win a series against the All Blacks for only the second time in 129 years.

26/05/2017 06:13

Riot act: among Venezuela's urban warriors

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Early in the morning, Maria and her comrades-in-arms creep out from the storm drains under the Caracas streets.

26/05/2017 06:10

WBA suspends judges after disputed N'Dam win

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The World Boxing Association (WBA) has suspended two judges for six months after Frenchman Hassan N'Dam won the middleweight title on a split decision over Japan's Ryota Murata last weekend.

26/05/2017 05:58

Republican accused of 'bodyslam' wins Montana special election

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A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected winner of Thursday's Montana special congressional election, which had been considered a bellwether in the opening months of Donald Trump's crisis-ridden presidency.

26/05/2017 05:46

German map project to aid future rebirth of Aleppo

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With its battered facades, pulverised houses and skeletons of buildings, one of the world's oldest cities, Aleppo, has been utterly devastated by the war in Syria.

26/05/2017 05:27

Child fighter who fled ELN rebels dreams of peace in Colombia

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The boy was recruited by Colombia's ELN rebels when he was just eight and saw his brother and girlfriend killed. After fleeing from the guerrillas last year, he is now trying to live a normal life.

26/05/2017 05:10

Arab TV series showcases untold stories of IS women

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They are mothers, daughters, wives -- and suicide bombers: an Arab television drama timed for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan tells the untold stories of women and the Islamic State group.

26/05/2017 04:49

Syria girls escape nightmare of war with Snow White fable

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To escape the nightmare of life in their besieged hometown near Syria's capital, 13 young girls sought refuge in a fairytale performance of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".

26/05/2017 04:43

Kunitz scores OT winner, Penguins return to NHL finals

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Chris Kunitz scored 5:09 into the second overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over Ottawa to book their spot in the NHL finals against the Nashville Predators.

26/05/2017 04:31

Afghan women shelters bring succour to abuse victims

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Heavily pregnant at 16 after being raped by an insurgent commander, Malala was on the brink of committing suicide when she found refuge and hope in a women's shelter in Kabul.

26/05/2017 04:20

Trump joins new-look G7 amid trade, climate discord

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G7 leaders meet Friday determined to put on a display of united resolve in the fight against jihadist terrorism, despite deep divisions on trade and global warming.

26/05/2017 04:09

Australia to overhaul coaching system amid Super Rugby woes

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The Australian Rugby Union unveiled plans Friday for a national panel to oversee coaching development as it grapples with the fall-out of a demoralising Super Rugby season.

26/05/2017 03:54

IS claims suicide attack on Jakarta bus station

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The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing at a Jakarta bus terminal that killed three policemen, the latest attack to hit Indonesia as it faces a surge in terror plots.

26/05/2017 03:53

Navratilova urges renaming of Margaret Court Arena

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Martina Navratilova Friday called for a name change of the Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park after the Australian great's boycott of airliner Qantas over its same-sex marriage stance.

26/05/2017 03:50

Bosnian town defends Virgin sightings, despite Pope's doubt

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Pope Francis is dismissive of claims that the Virgin Mary appears daily in Medjugorje, but Danielle Pitau is convinced that her pilgrimage to the small Bosnian town cured her of cancer.

26/05/2017 03:48

Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

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Britain's politicians resume campaigning in earnest on Friday with national security in the spotlight, as police scramble to bust a Libya-linked jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester terror attack.

26/05/2017 03:39

Cavaliers crush Celtics to book NBA title clash with Warriors

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The Cleveland Cavaliers, fueled by another milestone night for LeBron James, powered into a third straight NBA Finals meeting with the Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over the Celtics in Boston on Thursday.

26/05/2017 03:35

The secret lives of Cannes' Instagram queens

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They dress like celebrities and can increasingly be spotted on the world's catwalks and red carpets. Meet the "influencers", the most famous people you've never heard of.

26/05/2017 03:30

Bordeaux pins hopes for ravaged vineyards on June bloom

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When a severe, unseasonal cold snap gripped Bordeaux vineyards in late April, winegrowers sprang into action.

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