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Shiites Mark Ashoura, Mourn Saint’s Death

  • regret: Some beat their backs with chains, flagellating themselves in a symbolic expression of regret for not being able to help Hussein before his martyrdom.
  • martyrdom: Some beat their backs with chains, flagellating themselves in a symbolic expression of regret for not being able to help Hussein before his martyrdom.
  • major: Authorities cut mobile phone services in major cities holding commemorations for fear of militant bombings.
  • militant: Authorities cut mobile phone services in major cities holding commemorations for fear of militant bombings.
  • passenger: Motorbikes were stopped from carrying multiple passengers to prevent drive-by shootings.

James Bond: Cary Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fukunaga also directed the first series of True Detective.
  • series: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fukunaga also directed the first series of True Detective.
  • blame: Fukunaga, replaces Danny Boyle, who dropped out, blaming " creative differences ".
  • difference: Fukunaga, replaces Danny Boyle, who dropped out, blaming " creative differences ".
  • praise: Producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli praised Fukunaga's " versatility and innovation ".

Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power

  • abuse: Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power- BBC News.
  • abuse: Ex-Malaysia PM Najib hit with 25 charges of money laundering and abuse of power.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Najib has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges.
  • plead: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Najib has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges.
  • guilty: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Najib has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges.

Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home

  • arrest: Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order.
  • security: Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order.
  • deploy: Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order.
  • enforce: Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order.
  • ban: Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order.

Queensland shark attacks: Two injured in 24 hours at tourist spot

  • injure: Queensland shark attacks: Two injured in 24 hours at tourist spot- BBC News.
  • injure: Queensland shark attacks: Two injured in 24 hours at tourist spot.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Queensland's Whitsunday Islands are popular among holidaymakers.
  • significant: A girl has suffered a " significant leg injur y" in a shark attack at a popular tourist spot in Australia, paramedics say.
  • treat: On Wednesday, a woman was treated for leg and torso wounds.

New York Review of Books editor leaves over Jian Ghomeshi article

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Jian Ghomeshi article covers the fallout of his sexual assault trial and acquittal.
  • acquittal: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Jian Ghomeshi article covers the fallout of his sexual assault trial and acquittal.
  • publish: The editor of the prestigious New York Review of Books has left the post after publishing an essay by a Canadian ex-radio host who had been charged and later acquitted of sexual assa ult.
  • publication: Mr Buruma defended publication, part of a " Fall of Men" series, but faced strong criticism on social media.
  • series: Mr Buruma defended publication, part of a " Fall of Men" series, but faced strong criticism on social media.

Kim, Moon Visit Mount Paektu as Summit Wraps

  • nuclear: After the two leaders pledged new steps aimed at salvaging nuclear talks Wednesday, Moon and Kim decided to use the final day of their three-day summit to go up the symbolic mountain on the Chinese border together.
  • border: After the two leaders pledged new steps aimed at salvaging nuclear talks Wednesday, Moon and Kim decided to use the final day of their three-day summit to go up the symbolic mountain on the Chinese border together.
  • climb: Moon is known for his love of mountain climbing and has trekked in the Himalayas at least twice.
  • accompany: Some senior South Korean officials accompanying Moon suggested inviting Kim and his wife to Mount Halla, the highest mountain and a scenic tourist resort in the South.
  • invite: Some senior South Korean officials accompanying Moon suggested inviting Kim and his wife to Mount Halla, the highest mountain and a scenic tourist resort in the South.

Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure

  • pilot: Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure- BBC News.
  • pilot: Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jet Airways is one of India's leading carriers.
  • passenger: More than 30 Indian passengers, some bleeding from their noses and ears, have received treatment after pilots'forgot' to turn on a switch regulating cabin pressure, officials said.
  • treatment: More than 30 Indian passengers, some bleeding from their noses and ears, have received treatment after pilots'forgot' to turn on a switch regulating cabin pressure, officials said.

Abe Wins Party’s Leadership, Premiership Assured

  • exceed: If Abe, who resigned abruptly after a troubled 2006-2007 term, stays in office through November 2019, he will have exceeded the 2,886 days marked by Taro Katsura in the early 20th century.
  • century: If Abe, who resigned abruptly after a troubled 2006-2007 term, stays in office through November 2019, he will have exceeded the 2,886 days marked by Taro Katsura in the early 20th century.
  • dwindle: Abe must also keep economic growth on track with a dwindling policy tool-kit.
  • policy: Abe must also keep economic growth on track with a dwindling policy tool-kit.
  • ammunition: After years of heavy money printing, the Bank of Japan has little ammunition left.

Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales

  • halt: Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright JOSHUA GANE Image caption Sewing needles have been inserted inside strawberries in Australia.
  • remove: Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has temporarily removed sewing needles from its shelves as the country faces a strawberry safety scare.
  • warn: Last week, Australians were warned to cut fresh strawberries before biting into them after several people found sewing needles hidden inside the fruit.
  • bite: Last week, Australians were warned to cut fresh strawberries before biting into them after several people found sewing needles hidden inside the fruit.

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser 'needs more time'

  • caption: Getty Image caption Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh attacked her when he was a teenager.
  • accuse: The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's " rush" to a hearing is " unnecessary".
  • nominee: The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's " rush" to a hearing is " unnecessary".
  • unnecessary: The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's " rush" to a hearing is " unnecessary".
  • nominee: President Donald Trump has again defended his nominee, saying it is very hard for him to imagine anything happened.

UN Backs Anti-Graft Investigator in Standoff with Guatemala

  • stipulate: Spokeswoman Florencia Soto told The Associated Press that the agreement between Guatemala and the United Nations stipulates that Guterres gets to determine the head of the commission.
  • commission: Spokeswoman Florencia Soto told The Associated Press that the agreement between Guatemala and the United Nations stipulates that Guterres gets to determine the head of the commission.
  • secretary: Alfredo Brito, secretary for presidential communication, confirmed that the government had received a note from the United Nations but said he did not know its contents.
  • confirm: Alfredo Brito, secretary for presidential communication, confirmed that the government had received a note from the United Nations but said he did not know its contents.
  • government: Alfredo Brito, secretary for presidential communication, confirmed that the government had received a note from the United Nations but said he did not know its contents.

Rains Set Off Landslide in Philippines; 50-80 Missing

  • trap: A landslide triggered by heavy rains Thursday killed at least four people in the central Philippines, with dozens feared trapped in the latest of a string of deadly incidents over six days.
  • incident: A landslide triggered by heavy rains Thursday killed at least four people in the central Philippines, with dozens feared trapped in the latest of a string of deadly incidents over six days.
  • alive: Four people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a limestone quarry on the fringes of Naga City on the central island of Cebu.
  • engulf: Four people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a limestone quarry on the fringes of Naga City on the central island of Cebu.
  • fringe: Four people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a limestone quarry on the fringes of Naga City on the central island of Cebu.

US Catholic Church Plans Hotline for Complaints of Abuse by Bishops

  • abuse: Catholic bishops in the United States plan to set up a hotline to field complaints about bishops who have sexually abused or harassed children or adults, in response to a growing sexual misconduct scandal in the church's highest ranks.
  • harass: Catholic bishops in the United States plan to set up a hotline to field complaints about bishops who have sexually abused or harassed children or adults, in response to a growing sexual misconduct scandal in the church's highest ranks.
  • rebuild: The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. church hierarchy after recent allegations that bishops had abused children and covered up decades of sex crimes by priests.
  • hierarchy: The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. church hierarchy after recent allegations that bishops had abused children and covered up decades of sex crimes by priests.
  • abuse: The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. church hierarchy after recent allegations that bishops had abused children and covered up decades of sex crimes by priests.

Pioneering US ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell dies at 84

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mitchell was the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom.
  • international: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mitchell was the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom.
  • perform: The pioneering African-American dancer rose from a childhood in Harlem to perform leading roles under renowned choreographer George Balanchine.
  • international: He was one of the most popular dancers with the New York City ballet in the 50s and 60s and was the first black dancer to gain international stardom.
  • major: In 1969 he co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem, which was the first major classical ballet company in America to prioritise black dancers.

Lawmaker: US Senate, Staff Targeted by State-Backed Hackers

  • pry: His letter did not provide additional details of the attempts to pry into the lawmakers ' digital lives, including whether lawmakers of both parties are still being targ eted.
  • foreign: Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides- and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.
  • government: Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides- and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.
  • target: Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides- and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.
  • account: Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides- and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.

US 'ready to restart negotiations' with North Korea

  • missile: North Korea's agreed to shut one of the country's main missile launch sites.
  • launch: North Korea's agreed to shut one of the country's main missile launch sites.
  • site: North Korea's agreed to shut one of the country's main missile launch sites.
  • discussion: Discussions between the two sides had stalled following a broad-strokes agreement made earlier this year.
  • missile: Following those talks, Mr Kim agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites.

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children

  • federal: Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.
  • government: Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.
  • migrant: Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.
  • federal: Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.
  • acknowledge: Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.

Marco Minniti: The man who cut the migrant flow to Italy

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marco Minniti slashed migrant numbers- before being voted out of government.
  • government: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marco Minniti slashed migrant numbers- before being voted out of government.
  • crisis: When he took over as interior minister in December 2016, migration was a continuing crisis.
  • intelligence: The new minister decided to make use of his long background in intelligence and security work.
  • security: The new minister decided to make use of his long background in intelligence and security work.

Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

  • caption: Image copyright Youtube Image caption Could holograms- think Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV- be projected from our phones?
  • virtual: High-speed 5G networks could lead to big changes in how we use our mobile phones, allowing us to enjoy virtual reality on-the-go, interactive live broadcasts, and even project holograms from our handsets.
  • message: Holograms have always felt like science fiction- think of the scene in Star Wars when robot R2-D2 beams a 3D hologram message from Princess Leia into thin air.
  • thin: Holograms have always felt like science fiction- think of the scene in Star Wars when robot R2-D2 beams a 3D hologram message from Princess Leia into thin air.
  • expert: Richard Foggie, an expert at the Knowledge Transfer Network, says this could well be possible within the next five years thanks to the arrival of 5G mobile broadband networks.

New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

  • exoneration: New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder- BBC News.
  • murder: New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder- BBC News.
  • exoneration: New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder.
  • murder: New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder.
  • caption: Image copyright Georgetown University Image caption Valentino Dixon served most of his sentence in New York's notorious Attica Correctional Facility.

Letter from Africa: The link between earth tremors, God and Nigeria's elections

  • tremor: The tremors in Mpape began on the afternoon of the previous day and continued till around midnight, according to newspaper reports.
  • tremor: A day after Mr Abass ' statement, another government agency published fresh information on the tremors.
  • conjecture: While government agencies have aired conflicting conjectures, many Nigerians, who tend to be deeply religious, have drawn their own conclusions".
  • tremor: In our series of letters from Africa, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers why some earth tremors in Nigeria's capital caused such a stir.
  • tremor: A few days after the earth tremors, which were felt in different parts of Abuja between 5 September and 8 September, the government released a statement to reassure residents that there was nothing to worry about.

The new face of the far right in Europe

  • insistence: However, Sellner's insistence that his movement is non-racist and non-violent doesn't have everyone convinced.
  • theatre: In April 2016, hundreds of people sat inside the University of Vienna's theatre watching The Suppliants, a play performed by asylum-seekers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • perform: In April 2016, hundreds of people sat inside the University of Vienna's theatre watching The Suppliants, a play performed by asylum-seekers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • audience: Members of a far-right group called Generation Identity (GI) rushed in, unfurling a banner calling the audience hypocrites and throwing fake blood over some of them.
  • hypocrite: Members of a far-right group called Generation Identity (GI) rushed in, unfurling a banner calling the audience hypocrites and throwing fake blood over some of them.

My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

  • befriend: In the late 1970s, John England, from High Wycombe, was befriended by his neighbour Rahmatullah Safi, originally from Afghanistan.
  • invite: In 1988, Rahmatullah invited John to visit a war zone in his home country and they embarked on an unconventional trip.
  • embark: In 1988, Rahmatullah invited John to visit a war zone in his home country and they embarked on an unconventional trip.
  • caption: Image copyright John England Image caption Rahmatullah sits with the Mujahideen.
  • posterity: John kept a diary and took photos of his three-week trip with Rahmatullah, self-publishing them in an e-book called Going Inside, for posterity and for his family and friends.

Chamber of Commerce opposes a trade war. But can it deter Trump?

  • launch: If ever there was a good time for America to launch a trade war, this is it.
  • issue: Even the politics pose little obstacle, with Republicans holding both houses of Congress and hesitant to challenge their president on trade while Democrats are divided over the issue.
  • fuel: Recommended: US versus China: How a tussle for advantage fuels risk of a trade war.
  • risk: Recommended: US versus China: How a tussle for advantage fuels risk of a trade war.
  • exert: His challenge is that the more he exerts his economic leverage on other nations through tariffs, the more opposition he is likely to face at home.

An African model for ethnic reconciliation?

  • diversity: With its great diversity of ethnic groups, Africa has long needed models of governance that are inclusive, especially after conflicts driven by ethnic differences.
  • ethnic: With its great diversity of ethnic groups, Africa has long needed models of governance that are inclusive, especially after conflicts driven by ethnic differences.
  • model: With its great diversity of ethnic groups, Africa has long needed models of governance that are inclusive, especially after conflicts driven by ethnic differences.
  • especially: With its great diversity of ethnic groups, Africa has long needed models of governance that are inclusive, especially after conflicts driven by ethnic differences.
  • conflict: With its great diversity of ethnic groups, Africa has long needed models of governance that are inclusive, especially after conflicts driven by ethnic differences.

California couple deny mass drug rape allegations

  • caption: Image copyright Police handout Image caption Cerissa Riley and Grant Robicheaux may have met victims at music festivals, prosecutors say.
  • victim: Image copyright Police handout Image caption Cerissa Riley and Grant Robicheaux may have met victims at music festivals, prosecutors say.
  • accuse: A California couple accused of preying on two women, drugging and sexually assaulting them have denied the allegations, their lawyers say.
  • restaurant: Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, have been charged with attacking two women they met at a bar and a restaurant in 2016.
  • accusation: They have been aware of these accusations for a number of months and each of them will formally deny the truth of these allegations at their first opportunity in court," lawyers Philip Cohen and Scott Borthwick said in a joint statement.

Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour might have been found in US

  • caption: Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption HMS Endeavour landed in Australia in 1770.
  • anniversary: The hunt for the final resting place of Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour may soon be over- in time for the 250th anniversary of its voyage to Australia.
  • narrow: Now, following a 25-year archaeological study of the area, the search has been narrowed to just " one or two " sites.
  • site: Now, following a 25-year archaeological study of the area, the search has been narrowed to just " one or two " sites.
  • expert: Experts are now hopeful it will be definitively identified by 2020.

French police seize 20 tonnes of Eiffel Tower souvenirs

  • keepsake: More than 1,000 boxes containing the pointy keepsakes were found at two depots and three shops in the Paris region on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, local reports said.
  • seize: French police seize 20 tonnes of Eiffel Tower souvenirs- BBC News.
  • souvenir: French police seize 20 tonnes of Eiffel Tower souvenirs- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Eiffel Tower, one of Paris ' most iconic landmarks, has six million tourists a year.
  • landmark: Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Eiffel Tower, one of Paris ' most iconic landmarks, has six million tourists a year.

Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said in an inteview he was " very disappointed" in Mr Sessions.
  • accuse: It is unusual for a sitting president to attack their attorney general and critics accuse Mr Trump of trying to meddle in the legal system.
  • legal: It is unusual for a sitting president to attack their attorney general and critics accuse Mr Trump of trying to meddle in the legal system.
  • signal: After the president criticised Mr Sessions last month, two key Republican senators signalled that they would support Mr Trump if he were to fire Mr Sessions after the November mid-term elections.
  • campaign: Mr Sessions was an early supporter of Mr Trump's presidential campaign.

Can Islamist moderates remake the politics of the Muslim world?

  • expedient: Is this the beginning of a fundamental shift in the politics of the Middle East or just an expedient move by a few activists?
  • message: Voices and passions rose as party leaders took turns vigorously debating the new government, the income tax law, social media messaging, and preparations for a potential early election.
  • fealty: Hundreds of Salafi charity groups provide food, build homes, offer scholarships, and donate laptops to vulnerable families across the Muslim world in return for fealty to certain sheikhs and their Gulf backers.
  • jovial: The jovial psychologist with a toothy smile, who can quote Freud as easily as he can recite the Quran, is speaking from his airy Amman clinic, located one floor below the headquarters of the Jordanian Muslim Brother hood, the very movement he left.
  • calculus: One question is whether those who have moderated their views will continue to do so even if the political calculus changes.

Denise Mueller-Korenek: Cycling world land speed record broken

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mueller-Korenek cycled at the take-off speed of an Airbus A340.
  • custom: Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 mph ( 296.010 km/h) across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah on 16 September.
  • smash: Following a racing car driver in a dragster, Mueller-Korenek smashed a world record of 167 mph that had stood since 1995.
  • release: Mueller-Korenek released a video of the feat on her YouTube channel.
  • champion: In order to reach her record-breaking speed, the former US national track, road and mountain bike champion, 45, was pulled along by tow rope at 100 mph, before being released to pedal herself.

Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

  • patient: Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods- BBC News.
  • flood: Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods- BBC News.
  • patient: Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods.
  • flood: Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Officials say rivers in South Carolina could reach their highest levels by the end of this week or early next.

As cannabis comes to Canada, communities welcome accompanying job boom

  • double: Doubling the staff; tripling the number of grow rooms; quintupling production.
  • employee: These are just some of the goals that Ram Dav loor, the general manager of medicinal cannabis producer 7ACRES, shares with employees in a company strategy session ahead of the legalization of recreational marijuana on Oct. 17 in Canada.
  • stigma: Recommended: As war vets enter the fray, stigma lessens around cannabis.
  • major: The legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, the first major world economy and only the second country in the world to do so after Uruguay, has touched off frenzied economic activity across Canada.
  • investor: Entrepreneurs and investors are pushing their way through the doors, while those already supplying the medical arena like 7ACRES scale up to target a much bigger audience.

Alexandre Benalla: Former Macron aide quizzed by French senate

  • activist: Student activist Taha Bouhafs filmed a woman and a man being beaten on 1 May.
  • camera: A former top aide to the French President who was caught on camera beating protesters has defended himself before the French Senate.
  • security: Alexandre Benalla acted in a security role for President Emmanuel Macron before he was filmed attacking people taking part in demonstrations in Paris.
  • criminal: Senators did not directly address the 1 May protests at the centre of the scandal, which are the subject of a criminal investigation in which Mr Benalla has been charged.
  • illegitimate: Mr Benalla had initially refused to co-operate, calling the senators " illegitimate" and its chairperson a " little marquis ".

French police investigate gang rape videos aired on Snapchat

  • rape: French police investigate gang rape videos aired on Snapchat- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Many social media users reported the footage to the cyber crime division of the French police.
  • crime: Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Many social media users reported the footage to the cyber crime division of the French police.
  • investigate: French police are investigating what they say is the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman broadcast on social media.
  • rape: French police are investigating what they say is the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman broadcast on social media.

Giant spider-web cloaks land in Aitoliko, Greece

  • warm: Warmer weather conditions in western Greece have led to the eerie spectacle of a 300m-long spider-web in Aitoliko.
  • expert: Experts say it is a seasonal phenomenon, caused by Tetragnatha spiders, which can build large nests for mating.
  • phenomenon: Experts say it is a seasonal phenomenon, caused by Tetragnatha spiders, which can build large nests for mating.
  • caption: Image copyright Giannis Giannakopoulos Image caption High temperatures and plenty of food helped create ideal conditions for the creation of the super-web.
  • temperature: Image copyright Giannis Giannakopoulos Image caption High temperatures and plenty of food helped create ideal conditions for the creation of the super-web.

Puerto Rico bets on a coffee comeback

  • rural: Thousands of rural families in Puerto Rico's rugged central mountains want to rebuild their traditional coffee economy after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
  • rebuild: Thousands of rural families in Puerto Rico's rugged central mountains want to rebuild their traditional coffee economy after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
  • traditional: Thousands of rural families in Puerto Rico's rugged central mountains want to rebuild their traditional coffee economy after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
  • island: If they don't succeed, it could mark the end of coffee in Puerto Rico, forcing these last families to leave the island for good.
  • engine: Not only an iconic part of Puerto Rican identity, coffee has been an economic engine that creates direct and indirect jobs in a US territory where so many young people leave because of a lack of jobs.

Salzburg summit: Austria leads EU's anti-migrant drive

  • border: In the small Austrian border town of Spielfeld there are still vivid reminders of the 2015 European migrant crisis, when tens of thousands of people crossed on foot from Slovenia.
  • crisis: In the small Austrian border town of Spielfeld there are still vivid reminders of the 2015 European migrant crisis, when tens of thousands of people crossed on foot from Slovenia.
  • barrier: Metal barriers and huge tents were erected at the border, where refugees and migrants were sheltered and fed while their asylum claims were processed.
  • huge: Metal barriers and huge tents were erected at the border, where refugees and migrants were sheltered and fed while their asylum claims were processed.
  • border: Metal barriers and huge tents were erected at the border, where refugees and migrants were sheltered and fed while their asylum claims were processed.

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law

  • caption: Image copyright Georgian Patriarchate Image caption Priests led Sunday's protests.
  • government: Georgia's government has halted moves to legalise medical marijuana cultivation after protests led by the country's powerful Orthodox church.
  • halt: Georgia's government has halted moves to legalise medical marijuana cultivation after protests led by the country's powerful Orthodox church.
  • message: Parliament speaker Irakli Kobakhidze told reporters the authorities would not take any " hasty decisions" but rather try to get its message across to the public, the civil .ge.
  • civil: Parliament speaker Irakli Kobakhidze told reporters the authorities would not take any " hasty decisions" but rather try to get its message across to the public, the civil .ge.

Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Some 8m people take the bus per month in the Chinese capital.
  • frustration: The Chinese capital Beijing is hoping to put an end to the frustrations of disgruntled bus passengers complaining about long waiting times, by introducing " public bus-pooling" to the city.
  • passenger: The Chinese capital Beijing is hoping to put an end to the frustrations of disgruntled bus passengers complaining about long waiting times, by introducing " public bus-pooling" to the city.
  • transport: According to the Beijing Youth Daily newspaper, the local public transport authority is setting up a " quasi door-to-door" bus service, that will enable passengers to go online and detail what their individual needs are for a bus journey.
  • passenger: According to the Beijing Youth Daily newspaper, the local public transport authority is setting up a " quasi door-to-door" bus service, that will enable passengers to go online and detail what their individual needs are for a bus journey.

Why do billionaires want to own the news?

  • studious: Other magnates, such as John Henry at the Boston Globe, may have taken a hand in a paper's editorial line, but have also maintained a studious distance from the newsroom itself.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marc and Lynne Benioff will not be involved in any editorial decisions at Time magazine.
  • involve: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marc and Lynne Benioff will not be involved in any editorial decisions at Time magazine.
  • editorial: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marc and Lynne Benioff will not be involved in any editorial decisions at Time magazine.
  • magazine: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marc and Lynne Benioff will not be involved in any editorial decisions at Time magazine.

US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rice is among the items targeted in the latest round of US tariffs.
  • target: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rice is among the items targeted in the latest round of US tariffs.
  • rice: Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded.
  • target: Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded.
  • exclude: Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded.