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Canada avoids last-minute snap election https://t.co/4FYNj8Pe9q
Spain passes one million Covid-19 cases https://t.co/wffbEuPUWZ
"Somebody got hit straight beside me and he died on the spot"
Witnesses have told the BBC what they saw when men in military camouflage opened fire on protesters in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday evening
Warning: contains distressing scenes https://t.co/wPxdoONq5I https://t.co/XedIDlGQzC
French President Macron hails murdered teacher as ‘quiet hero’ https://t.co/cxjgoyIQiF
Anglo American sued for 'mass lead poisoning' https://t.co/rttPlugVw2
A zoo in Boston has welcomed a new resident
39-year-old Kiki has given birth to a baby boy, adding a new life to the critically-endangered western lowland gorilla
Maker of OxyContin painkillers reaches $8.3bn (£6.3bn) settlement to resolve probe of its role in fuelling America's opioid crisis https://t.co/EmurULg7GC
RT @bbcworldservice: "Over the last four years, I see more and more folks that are homeless."
Three truckers in the US agree on the changes they've seen while driving across the US - but not on who to vote for... #USelection2020
Parents of 545 children separated families at US-Mexico border cannot be found, American Civil Liberties Union says https://t.co/i4cv7xasdR
White paint that reflects sunlight could cut CO2 emissions from buildings, researchers say https://t.co/e5Mkl1ZdmA
US police officer involved in killing of black woman Breonna Taylor says case had "nothing to do with race" https://t.co/aOLpazl9ax
"They are children of God and have a right to a family"
Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex couples to have 'civil unions'
Buildings have been set alight across the city and police have put up roadblocks
Calls for police reform have morphed into chants that President Buhari must go
The president has called for “understanding and calm”
A growing number of celebrities have now pledged support for the demonstrators
Nigerian and Manchester United footballer Odion Ighalo called the government "a shame to the world"
Protests over a now-disbanded police unit - the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) - began earlier this month following allegations of officers robbing, attacking and even killing people
Witnesses say soldiers opened fire on demonstrators
"They kept on advancing and advancing... it became total chaos,” one man told the BBC
The Nigerian military has denied the claims
A number of people protesting against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria, have reportedly been shot dead or wounded
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been talking about the country's continuing battle against Covid-19
We fact-check some of his claims
Snapchat hits nearly 250 million daily users as popularity surges during pandemic https://t.co/07c5hMR2ga
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