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Why 500 million bees have died in Brazil in three months

Image copyright Getty Images More than 500 million bees have died in Brazil in the last three months.In the state of Rio Grande do Sul, 400 million dead bees were found - with beekeepers in four states reporting the mass deaths.Researchers have blamed the use of pesticides - chemical substances which are used to kill…
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El Salvador woman cleared over baby's death says 'justice was done'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEvelyn Hern├índez thanked her mother after being clearedA 21-year-old woman acquitted of the aggravated murder of her baby in El Salvador has called on her supporters to fight for others like her.A judge said there was no evidence that Evelyn Hern├índez had killed her child, which was…
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Couple face jail over Sardinian sand theft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The authorities fear the regular theft of sand could have a disproportionate impact on the environment A French couple who were caught with 40kg (90lb) of Sardinian sand in their car could face up to six years in jail.They say they wanted to take the sand home as a…
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Omar al-Bashir trial: Sudan's ex-president 'got millions from Saudis'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Omar al-Bashir appeared in court in a cage on Monday A detective has told a court in Sudan that former President Omar al-Bashir admitted to receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia.Mr Bashir appeared in court on Monday to face corruption charges, which his lawyers say are baseless.He was ousted…
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Syrian civil war: Damascus condemns Turkey convoy for Idlib

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Syria has condemned the convoy as an act of aggression and says it is heading for the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun Syria has condemned a Turkish convoy bound for a town in the rebel-held northern province of Idlib.Russian and Syrian air strikes are reportedly trying to halt the convoy's…
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Kashmir schools re-open but students stay home

Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption Classrooms at schools visited by reporters mostly appeared empty Some schools re-opened in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday but few students turned up amid ongoing tensions over the Indian government's shock decision to strip the region of its special status two weeks ago.A lockdown remains largely in place in the…