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The West Bank homes being dropped from Airbnb

1 hour 48 min ago
Airbnb's decision to stop listing the properties is welcomed by Palestinians but condemned by Israel.

'I hire a man to pretend to be my daughter’s dad - and she doesn't know'

1 hour 51 min ago
When Asako saw her daughter was bullied for not having a dad she hired a man to act out the role. Ten years on, her daughter doesn't know the truth.

Nedim Yasar: Reformed gangster shot after book launch

2 hours 17 min ago
Nedim Yasar, 31, dies in Copenhagen after promoting his memoir on how he left a life of crime.

Drones called in to save the Great Wall of China

2 hours 47 min ago
A very 21st Century piece of tech is being called in to save the crumbling Great Wall of China.

Carlos Ghosn : Renault names interim chief executive

2 hours 59 min ago
Thierry Bolloré will lead the French car maker but Carlos Ghosn remains as chairman and chief executive.

E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada

3 hours 21 min ago
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.

Chicago hospital shooting: 'Hug your children' says victim's father

3 hours 46 min ago
Chicago hospital shooting: 'Hug your children' says victim's father

Police officer rescues baby bear in California

4 hours 16 min ago
The bear was rummaging for food in a dumpster in Truckee when it became trapped.

Millie Bobby Brown: 'I've been bullied... that inspires me'

4 hours 21 min ago
The Stranger Things actor discusses her role as the youngest ever Unicef Goodwill ambassador.

Saudi Arabia 'tortured female activists', charities say

4 hours 35 min ago
Human rights groups say the state electrocuted, flogged and sexually harassed detained activists.

Markets drop as tech slowdown fears grow

5 hours 52 min ago
A sell-off led by technology firms spreads to other stocks; oil prices sink by nearly 7%.

How the media became obsessed with gates

6 hours 34 min ago
Journalists love to put a "gate" suffix behind scandals, but where did the habit come from?

UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row

6 hours 35 min ago
The official was criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive travel.

Yemen: Where children rummage through rubbish for food

7 hours 19 min ago
After nearly four years of war in Yemen, Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led military coalition appeared to agree to pause fighting. But it wasn’t to last.

Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder

7 hours 42 min ago
The president points to Saudi investments in the US amid anger over writer Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

India's man sentenced over anti-Sikh riots in 1984

7 hours 55 min ago
Nearly 3,000 died across India in violence sparked by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination.

Likely next Interpol chief Prokopchuk 'fox in the henhouse', US senators say

8 hours 43 min ago
Interpol will be "seized by the mafia" if a Russian official is elected as its president, critics warn.

Executed Tanzanian hero's grandson takes DNA test to find lost skull

8 hours 54 min ago
Tanzanian chief Mangi Meli's skull has been missing since his execution by German colonialists in 1900.

Huge waterspout hits Italy's south-western city

9 hours 36 min ago
Eyewitnesses say the whirling column of air and water lifted containers in Salerno's port area.

Tekashi 6ix9ine facing possible life term

9 hours 57 min ago
New charges relating to his involvement with a violent gang could land him in jail for 32 years.

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