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Baltic states call for new Belarus election

2020-08-15T10:22:11Z
The leaders of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia urge Belarus to re-run its disputed presidential vote.
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'He threatened to burn us alive'

2020-08-15T07:41:46Z
The BBC speaks to some of those arrested and detained during anti-government protests in Belarus.
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A really simple guide to the US election

2020-08-14T17:34:40Z
If you’re looking for a refresher or trying to understand it for the first time, this guide will help.
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US Postal Service warns of risks to mail-in votes

2020-08-14T14:21:21Z
The agency warned one state that its vote by mail laws are "incongruous" with current delivery times.
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China restaurant apologises for weighing customers

2020-08-15T13:45:29Z
The policy was introduced after a national campaign against food waste was launched.
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Australia surfer saves wife by punching shark

2020-08-15T11:14:32Z
A husband leapt on to the shark as it attacked his wife off Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
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UK marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day

2020-08-15T12:52:12Z
The Prince of Wales leads a two-minute silence, marking the day World War Two ended with Japan's surrender.
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Pompeo signs new defence deal with Poland

2020-08-15T13:36:22Z
The agreement, signed in Warsaw, will see some US troops redeployed from Germany to Poland.
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India legend Dhoni announces retirement

India great and World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni retires after a 16-year international career.
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France quarantine starts after deadline scramble

2020-08-15T16:14:57Z
Holidaymakers had just hours to return to the UK to avoid the 14-day self-isolation requirement.