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26 June 2017 10:55 (South Africa)
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Obama warns of military action in Syria over chemical arms

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A young hill tribe boy reacts as his hair is shaved off by a Buddhist monk during a head shaving rite as part of mass Buddhist monk ordination ceremony for hill tribe at Wat Benchamabophit, also known as the Marble Temple in Bangkok, Thailand, 23 June 2017 (issued 25 June 2017). The annual ceremony this year has 349 hill tribe men and young boys being ordained as monks and novices at the temple to mark the beginning of the three-month Buddhist Lent or Khao Pansa which this year begins on 09 July and also to honor the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In Thailand every Buddhist man is expected to become a monk during some period of his life.

While you were sleeping: 26 June 2017

By John Stupart

UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

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Japan's airbag giant Takata files for bankruptcy protection

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Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study

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Colombia boat wreck death toll lowered to six so far

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Tourist bus hits Paris bridge, at least four injured: fire service

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Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

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Brown unveils new interim Eskom board

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South Africa coach Domingo returns home after mother's accident

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While you were sleeping: 23 June 2017

By John Stupart

Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

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Tesla looking at entering music streaming

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'El Chapo' to sue Netflix over series: lawyer

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Britain's May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

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'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

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We still won't vote against Zuma - ANC caucus on secret ballot ruling

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N. Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

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A druid waits for the sun to set during the summer solstice festival at Stonehenge, Salisbury, Britain, 20 June 2017 (Issued 21 June 2017). The annual festival attracts hundreds of people to the 5000 year old stone circle to mark the longest day in the northern hemisphere. sunrise was at 4.52am and was celebrated by dancing, music, and ritualistic events around the stones.

While you were sleeping: 22 June 2017

By John Stupart

Trump rides high after Republican election win

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Myanmar forces kill 3 in raid on 'terrorist training camps': state media

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FBI investigating Michigan airport stabbing as 'terrorism'

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IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi announced 'caliphate': commander

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Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick steps down

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Three things to watch as Saudi names new heir to throne

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Malema reads property owners the riot act

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Glastonbury opens doors with Radiohead, Sheeran on bill

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An airplane tries to extinguish a fire at Cernache do Bonjardim that started last saturday at Pedrogao Grande, center of Portugal, 19 June 2017. At least 63 people have been killed in the forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017.

While you were sleeping: 21 June 2017

By John Stupart

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

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Croatian party seeks to scrub Tito's name from square

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