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Data of 'nearly all adults' in Bulgaria stolen

13 hours 20 min ago
A hacker targeted the Balkan country's tax agency and reportedly offered local media access to stolen data.

India building collapse: Rescuers search for survivors in Mumbai

13 hours 22 min ago
The disaster killed at least 12 people, but many more remain trapped by debris.

SeaWorld hits back in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row

13 hours 33 min ago
The US theme park defends its record after Virgin Holidays stops selling tickets to its attractions.

Rohingya crisis: US imposes sanctions on top Myanmar generals

13 hours 34 min ago
Rohingya Muslims are still being targeted by the military, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son's travel

14 hours 15 min ago
The request follows pleas by an ethnically Uighur Australian to be reunited with his wife and son.

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies

14 hours 37 min ago
He led the court's liberal wing and wrote more dissenting opinions than any justice in US history.

Andrea Camilleri: Inspector Montalbano author dies aged 93

14 hours 40 min ago
Andrea Camilleri's books won international acclaim and changed perceptions of Sicily.

Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

15 hours 8 min ago
Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders sign power-sharing accord after all-night talks to end crisis.

Bad Bunny stops tour to protest in Puerto Rico

15 hours 12 min ago
The Puerto Rican megastar has praised the "bravery" of protesters in the country.

'The Squad' condemn Trump's 'racist' tweets in CBS interview

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:36pm
A group of four Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump's tweets have condemned them in an interview with CBS.

US House votes to condemn Trump's attacks on congresswomen

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:14pm
The symbolic resolution denounces Mr Trump's comments about four congresswomen, branded as racist.

Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:04pm
Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.

Talking about sex no longer so taboo in the Arab world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:02pm
Discussing sex has long been socially awkward in the Arab world, but there are signs that attitudes are changing.

What Americans make of Trump 'go back' tweets

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:57pm
Some in the US state of Virginia are appalled by the president’s tweets about lawmakers - but others stand by him.

Merkel: The steady woman whose shaking has touched a nation

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:55pm
After three bouts of trembling in public, Germany's Angela Merkel health has come under scrutiny.

Chimps bond after watching movies together

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:51pm
Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say scientists.

El Chapo: How Mexico's drug kingpin fell victim to his own legend

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:46pm
The world’s most powerful drug kingpin was enamoured by his own legend and it cost him his freedom.

Syrian conflict: Helping children through the horror of bomb blasts

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:45pm
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.

The surprising thing about America's migrant past

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
What are the roots of the women Trump told to "go back" - and how many Americans are from somewhere else?

The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
Timothy Mwangi has cared for chimpanzees for nearly two decades at this rescue centre in Kenya.

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