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Anthony Weiner leaves prison for halfway house in Brooklyn

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:29am
Anthony Weiner, who was jailed for sending explicit texts to a minor, has been transferred to a halfway house.

Pulwama attack: India warns of backlash against Kashmiri Muslims

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:25am
India warns of rising communal tensions after the worst attack on soldiers in Kashmir for decades.

Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 10:59pm
The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.

Japanese men scramble for lucky sticks

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 10:01pm
Thousands of men seeking luck have tussled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.

Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 9:53pm
The huge investment comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks to shore up Saudi's Asian allies.

Greeks squeezed by foreign investors in Athens property boom

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:23pm
Greeks say they are being priced out of their homes by rich foreign investors and Airbnb rentals.

Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:10pm
A man from Niger expelled from Israel has been stranded at an airport in Ethiopia since November.

Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:09pm
Burning Man has uninvited one "turnkey" camp to stem the flow of super rich "influencers" at the event.

Jailed for stealing grapes: The motives of Japan's elderly inmates

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:04pm
A 68-year-old jailed for stealing fruit tells the BBC's 100 Women why she did it.

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:16pm
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.

Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 6:44pm
A cougar perched on a branch near a California home is lowered to the ground by rescuers with a ladder.

Key senator vows to probe discussions about removing Trump

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 5:37pm
The pledge comes after an ex-acting FBI chief recalls discussions on removing the president.

Struggling Italian football team loses 20-0

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 3:05pm
If you think your team was on the receiving end of a poor result this weekend, then spare a thought for Italian minnows Pro Piacenza.

Liberia gold mine collapse: Dozens arrested at 'lawless' rescue site

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 12:15pm
More than 60 are held as Liberian authorities seek to restore order at a mine where dozens are trapped.

Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 11:28am
Mateusz Morawiecki will not now visit Israel, after PM Benjamin Netanyahu said "Poles co-operated".

Basketball Africa League: Professional competition to launch in 2020

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 10:47am
The National Basketball Association and the International Basketball Federation are to launch a professional league in Africa in 2020.

Passengers seek flights after Flybmi ceases operations

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:28am
Travellers tell the BBC they cannot get home after the UK regional airline went into administration.

Near-naked men scramble for sticks in Japan

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 8:09am
About 10,000 men took part in the Saidaiji-eyo festival at a Buddhist temple in Okayama.

Viewpoint: Why Trump may win his legal fight over border wall

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:23am
History does not bode well for Trump's opponents, says Jonathan Turley, professor of law.

Bangladesh slum fire: Nine dead in Chittagong blaze

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 6:44am
The blaze in the city of Chittagong may have been sparked by a short circuit, officials say.

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