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Australia-UK: First non-stop flight en route from Perth to London

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 9:43pm
The first non-stop flight between the two countries is due to arrive in London on Sunday morning.

Paul Biya: Cameroon's 'absentee president'

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 9:29pm
Critics call the 85-year-old long-time ruler "absent" but it's more complicated than that.

March For Our Lives: 'Fight for your life before it’s somebody else’s job.'

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:42pm
Emma Gonzalez demonstrated the power of silence during her impassioned speech at the March For Our Lives.

I was expected to marry so I went to Antarctica instead

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:34pm
Meena was raised a ‘good Indian girl' who was expected to get married, but she's off to Antarctica.

Eurovision: First winner Lys Assia dies aged 94

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:17pm
Swiss singer Lys Assia took the prize in 1956 and remained a life-long ambassador for the contest.

Obituary: The 9/11 rescuers who died a day apart, 17 years on

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:08pm
Thomas Phelan and Keith Young played key roles after the attack. Their deaths are not isolated cases.

Who sent the wedding gift bomb that killed this newlywed?

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:01pm
He was murdered five days after his wedding - and police have no idea who could have wanted him dead.

Syria war: Rebel evacuations from Eastern Ghouta gather pace

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 7:06pm
Buses carrying rebels and their families leave the Eastern Ghouta enclave as the government grip tightens.

Earth Hour: Lights off to preserve the planet's environment

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 5:36pm
Lights are turned off every year for Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change.

Gun marchers: 'Our message to the world is...'

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 5:27pm
Tens of thousands of people protested in Washington over gun laws. What was their message to the rest of the world?

Most wanted Roy Lawrence Piechocki arrested in Bulgaria

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 1:45pm
Roy Piechocki has been wanted by Interpol since 2011 for sexually exploiting a minor in the US.

Australian ball tampering shocks cricket

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 1:44pm
Australia's Cameron Bancroft admits he tampered with the ball against South Africa - and captain Steve Smith says he knew in advance.

In pictures - US rallies and around world

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 12:52pm
Americans march for tougher gun controls in the wake of a Florida school shooting.

Croatia rally: Traditionalists reject EU gender treaty

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:41am
They say the document will open the door to same-sex marriage and transgender rights.

March For Our Lives: US set for mass rallies to back gun control

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:16am
March For Our Lives events are being held nationwide, with hundreds of thousands expected to protest.

Massive incomplete TV tower in Russia demolished

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:08am
Several people had fallen to their deaths from the tower over the years, which never even transmitted.

Spain Catalonia: Finland ponders request to extradite Puigdemont

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 9:15am
Authorities assess Spain's arrest warrant for Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont amid high tension.

Iran angered by US imposition of cyber sanctions

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:42am
The US had taken action against 10 Iranians and a tech firm for alleged worldwide hack attacks.

Apple wants to introduce new emojis for disabled people

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 7:35am
The company says very few of the current emojis "speak to the life experiences of those with disabilities".

Trump signs new transgender military ban

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 6:52am
The policy scraps his blanket ban but bars those who have undergone gender transition from serving.


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