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England v South Africa: Ben Stokes says tourists are 'doing a lot of talking'
England captain Ben Stokes says South Africa "seem to be doing a lot of talking" before the first Test at Lord's begins on Wednesday. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Darwin Nunez: Will Liverpool striker learn from horror home debut?
As home debuts go, it couldn't have gone much worse for 85m Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez, but Jurgen Klopp believes he will benefit from the harsh lesson. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Human remains found in suitcase bought at auction
A family in New Zealand made the grisly discovery upon unpacking their haul at their home. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Estonia begins removing Soviet-era war monuments
The government says it wants to remove a source of tension after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Kenya election 2022: Raila Odinga rejects William Ruto's victory
Raila Odinga, who came second in the presidential election, says the process was a travesty. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Ukraine war: Russia blames sabotage for new Crimea blasts
An arms depot is hit a week after an apparent Ukrainian attack on another military base in Crimea. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

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-How Snipd is using AI to 'unlock knowledge' in podcasts
-India shipping logistics giant Shipyaari exposed customer data

Holocaust activist seems to talk to guests at her funeral
Conversational video tech allowed the late Marina Smith to answer mourners' questions via recordings. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 0:27am 

Jeremy Paxman steps down as University Challenge host
The news comes a year after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:37pm 

-UK Set to Begin Formal Dispute With EU Over Science Programs
-Putin declares hes building a "democratic world," while the West provokes conflicts
-Putin accuses US of trying to 'prolong' Ukraine conflict
-EU says studying Iran's response to nuclear proposal, consulting with U.S.

"We will be there" Loughman to face no confidence vote on Friday
The Vanuatu prime minister Bob Loughman has confirmed he will attend the next sitting of an extra-ordinary parliament session on Friday to face a motion of no-confidence in his leadership. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 10:57pm 

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Man Utd could let striker leave in transfer window
Manchester United could let Cristiano Ronaldo leave Old Trafford during the current transfer window amid concerns about how the striker's mood is affecting morale in the camp. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

US 'must contest' Chinese missiles over Taiwan, says admiral
Firing missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that must be challenged, a top US commander says. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

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Polio vaccine in Pakistan: Two policemen guarding vaccinators shot dead
Gunmen kill police guarding a vaccination team in the latest local incident of anti-vaccine violence. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

Turkey-Greece migrants: 38 people found stranded on tiny, unnamed island
The group - including a pregnant woman and seven children - have been stuck since mid-July. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 1:37am 

-Spotify prompts some users to record reaction podcasts to playlists
-VLC-developer VideoLan says India blocking site endangers its own citizens
-Google's third bet from its Africa Investment Fund is in logistics company Lori Systems
-Amazon sale slashes the price of Kindle Kids and Fire Kids tablets
-YC-backed Arc, a digital bank for 'high-growth' SaaS startups, lands $20M Series A
-A leaked email shows a big reorganization is under way for Amazon's physical stores business
-Polestar will release a production version of its O2 concept convertible in 2026
-Meta launches Horizon Worlds in France and Spain
-Walmart+ members will soon get Paramount+ streaming as part of their subscription
-Holocaust activist seems to talk to guests at her funeral

Coronation Street actor Duggie Brown dies aged 82
The actor and comedian also starred in shows including Last of the Summer Wine and The Comedians. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 0:03am 

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-Kenya calm a day after chaotic presidential declaration
-U.S., South Korea to conduct expanded military drills amid North's growing hostility
-Putin blasts US 'hegemony,' predicts end to 'unipolar' world
-Satellite images show first ship out of Ukraine in Syria
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