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An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.
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Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen inside Mosul explains the challenges Iraq will face when IS are defeated.
he Financial Exclusion Committee says banks are failing the customers who need them the most.
State officials met Thursday with the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate leadership to discuss a variety of issues.
Saturday's newspapers focus on the past of the assailant behind the Westminster terror attack.
Republic of Ireland skipper Seamus Coleman suffers a broken leg in his side's goalless draw with Wales at the Aviva Stadium.
Social media claims 14 girls have recently disappeared from DC. The truth is more complicated.
The UN looks into reports that 200 people, mostly civilians, died in an air strike in the past week.
Neil Taylor is sent off as 10-man Wales hold Republic of Ireland to a goalless draw, with the hosts losing Seamus Coleman to a broken leg.
Four people, plus the attacker, died and around 50 were injured in Wednesday's attack in London.