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Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found

3 hours 50 min ago
A man survives inside an air pocket in the Lake Victoria ferry that sank two days ago, killing 170.

In pictures: Beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfest opens in Munich

3 hours 51 min ago
About six million visitors are expected to drink more than 7m litres (1.6m gallons) at the event.

'The next thing I knew I was in the water'

4 hours 18 min ago
Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their ordeal.

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

4 hours 49 min ago
Six siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar endorse his rival in a brutal new TV campaign.

Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

7 hours 3 min ago
The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.

Deadly gun attack at Iran military parade

7 hours 52 min ago
Several civilians are killed in a gun attack during an Iranian military parade, state media say.

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time' for hearing

9 hours 31 min ago
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer accuses senators of "arbitrary" deadlines over the Kavanaugh hearing.

'Hezbollah treasurer' Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:55pm
The US says Assad Ahmad Barakat has laundered money for the Lebanese militant group in South America.

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:49pm
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?

Maniac: The new James Bond director's experimental Netflix drama

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:45pm
Cary Fukunaga and stars Emma Stone and Justin Theroux discuss the mind-bending Maniac.

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 September 2018

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:40pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:23pm
The pop icon, designer, actress says she "couldn't be more proud" to take on the government role.

Viewpoint: What India's first newspaper says about democracy

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:07pm
Founded in 1780, Hicky's Bengal Gazette notoriously dogged the most powerful men in India.

Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:04pm
Raja Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan.

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:30pm
Quebec's Liberal leader is pilloried for his awry estimate on working families' grocery budgets.

Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:06pm
The deputy US attorney general denies a report he suggested secretly recording President Trump.

Man killed in electric scooter crash in Washington DC

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:09pm
The death is thought to be the second in the nation while using the popular electric scooters.

Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:40pm
Dozens of people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

Report slams 'high flying' UN environment chief

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:49pm
Erik Solheim is criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive air travel.

Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:37pm
The experiment may give insights into how social species have evolved, US scientists suggest.


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