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Baseball great Mays dies at 93

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Baseball superstar Barry Bonds said Mays "helped shape who I am today".

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Filipino soldiers fought off Chinese coast guard 'with bare hands'

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Chinese personnel armed with swords are accused of ramming Filipino boats in disputed waters.

South Africa's Ramaphosa vows 'new era' at inauguration

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Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to share power after failing to secure a majority in last month's election.

Deadly explosions rock Chad after ammunition depot fire

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At least nine people died and at least 46 others were injured in the blasts overnight in N'Djamena.

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Limousine, tea set and 'busts' among Putin and Kim gifts

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The Russian president gives car enthusiast Mr Kim a luxury Russian-made Aurus car during his visit.

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AI frenzy makes Nvidia the world's most valuable company

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The Californian firm's meteoric rise has been fuelled by its dominance of the "new gold" - AI chips.

Why do German football fans sing the Loch Lomond tune?

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Fans of FC Köln in Cologne love belting out a version of the classic Runrig song.

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Red carpet for Putin in lavish ceremony in Pyongyang

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Ranks of soldiers and huge crowds lining the streets welcomed the Russian president to North Korea.

'I don't believe in peace now,' released Gaza hostage tells BBC

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Ada Sagi says her ordeal destroyed her belief that peace is possible between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Delhi heat sends power demand soaring to record high

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The city is also facing frequent power cuts and water shortage as temperatures stay above 45C.

'A slow death': Gazans live alongside rotting rubbish and rodents

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Displaced people in Gaza run the risk of disease as more than 300,000 tonnes of waste piles up.

US soldier jailed for nearly four years in Russia

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Gordon Black was sentenced for threatening to kill his girlfriend and theft, state media report.

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TikTok faces fresh US pressure over child privacy

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The allegation from US regulators adds to the growing pressure faced by the social media firm.

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Hunting the 'Big Five' on South Africa's walls

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Graffiti is raising the profile and brightening up areas of Johannesburg, infamous for its crime.

Boeing crash victims' families shout at CEO as he apologises in hearing

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But the company's CEO defended the company and pledged that it has learned from past mistakes.

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Why an exam has sparked national outrage in India

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The key examination for medical colleges in India has been mired in allegations of paper leaks and fraud.

Biden is walking immigration tightrope - but he's under fire no matter what

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A large portion of US voters see immigration as a primary concern ahead of the November election.

Tuesday, Jun 18

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Colorado LGBTQ nightclub gunman sentenced to 55 life terms in prison

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The attacker, who killed five at an LGBT club, agreed to a plea deal to avoid the death penalty.

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White House questions Netanyahu’s criticism over weapons delay

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The White House affirmed its military support of Israel, saying only one shipment had been paused.

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Putin arrives in North Korea ahead of talks with Kim Jong Un

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The Russian leader is making his first trip to North Korea in more than 24 years.

Princess Zelda finally stars in her own game

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The Nintendo heroine takes the starring role in one of its most popular series for the first time.

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Citizens group decides fate of heiress' fortune

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A group of 50 people has decided to distribute heiress Marlene Engelhorn's fortune to various charitable organisations.

Kenya scraps bread tax as protesters tear-gassed

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Dozens of people were also been arrested amid the demonstrations as MPs announce the axing of some taxes.

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Iran hands Nobel winner fresh jail term - lawyer

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The peace prize laureate was convicted of spreading “propaganda against the system”, her lawyer says.

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Suspects in Brazil judge kidnapping plot killed in jail

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The men were attacked while on a "sunbathing break" inside a prison in São Paulo state.

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Justin Timberlake arrested on driving while intoxicated charge

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The pop star was arrested and formally charged on Tuesday morning, local officials told the BBC.

Olympics 2024: how extreme weather could impact Paris games

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With the Paris Olympic games coming up and extreme heat already affecting parts of Europe, there are concerns for athletes and spectators.

Biden to give legal status to 500,000 undocumented spouses

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The policy will allow those who have been in the US for at least 10 years to work legally.

UK’s richest family on trial for human trafficking

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The charges all relate to the Hinduja family's practice of importing servants from India.

McDonald's drops AI after bacon ice cream and nugget order mishaps

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The voice recognition system seems not to have recognised what customers were really ordering.