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Evacuated From Canada?s Wildfires but With Nowhere to Turn
With 88,000 people fleeing the Alberta blaze, many arrived in Edmonton and turned the city into a giant shelter for the anxious.


Forces of Nature Conspire Against Firefighters Around Fort McMurray
When strong, shifting winds are driving the flames, as in Alberta, fire can move unpredictably and quickly leap obstacles, making containment efforts ineffective and dangerous.


In Donald Trump?s Rise, Allies See New American Approach
Confidence that Mr. Trump would fade has given way to a shocked recognition that he could upend decades of assumptions about American foreign policy.


How Erdogan Moved to Solidify Power by Ousting a Pivotal Ally
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has purged the judiciary of enemies, jailed journalists and crushed protests. Now, he has ousted his closest political ally, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.


In Syria, Russia Plays Bach Where ISIS Executed 25
Russia sent an orchestra to play in Palmyra, retaken in March from the Islamic State.


Israelis Find Second Tunnel From Gaza and May Know of Others
The Israeli effort to uncover tunnels from Gaza, which Hamas considers a strategic asset, has led to a flare-up in violence along the border in recent days.


U.S. Embassy Warns Americans in Afghanistan After Kidnapping Attempt
An American citizen was among a group targeted on Monday, the United States Embassy said, in the latest threat to foreigners in Kabul and other Afghan cities.


Rare Party Congress in North Korea Is Coronation for Leader
Now that North Korea claims to be a nuclear power, some analysts expect Kim Jong-un, the country?s leader, to shift more attention to the economy.

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•  Tunisian gamers win a cow
Bovine prize offered to players who post the top score in locally produced game.
•  Salon removes Hitler waxing advert
Owner says the advert was intended as an anti-far-right statement.
•  Spoof Orkney tourist brochure mystery
Mystery surrounds a spoof tourist brochure for a non-existent island which has appeared around Orkney.
•  Chanel stages fashion show in Cuba
French fashion house Chanel holds a show in the Cuban capital Havana - the first such event since the communist revolution on the island in 1959.
•  China airports segregate security lanes
Chinese airports bring in women-only security checks to improve the flow of passengers.

BBC: World [Video&Audio]
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•  VIDEO: 'Terrifying' flight from Canadian fire
A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
•  VIDEO: Obamas in Star Wars dance-off
In footage from the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are seen dancing with R2-D2 and some stormtroopers to celebrate Star Wars Day.
•  VIDEO: 'Impeachment is illegitimate and illegal'
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has told the BBC that the impeachment process against her is "illegitimate and illegal".
•  VIDEO: A brief history of the Charlemagne Prize
Pope Francis has won the Charlemagne prize but what is it?
•  VIDEO: Moment Etihad turbulence flight landed
An Etihad Airways flight en route from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" that left more than 30 people injured.

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