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Japan's final pager provider to end its service in 2019

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 3:09pm
Tokyo Telemessage will end its pager service - which still has 1,500 users - next year.

Wall Street shares drop as yield curve causes alarm

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 3:00pm
All three US indexes fall more than 2%, as a closely-watched financial measure causes alarm.

US mid-term elections: Republican committee reports hacking to FBI

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 2:49pm
Senior campaign officials had email accounts hacked ahead of this year's elections, it has emerged.

Nato accuses Russia of breaking nuclear missile treaty

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 1:21pm
The Nato alliance says Moscow is breaking a 1987 deal that rid Europe of land-based nuclear missiles.

No you Kant: Russians reject German thinker's name for airport

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:51pm
Russians are told it is unpatriotic to name Kaliningrad's airport after philosopher Immanuel Kant.

President George HW Bush: Sully visits coffin at US Capitol

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:39pm
The 41st president's service dog attended along with past and present CIA directors.

Rare white reindeer calf spotted on camera in Norway

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:36pm
Photographer Mads Nordsvee describes the sighting as a "fairytale moment".

Indonesia attack: Gunmen kill 24 construction workers in Papua

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:12pm
Police blame armed separatists for a deadly attack in the restive Papua province.

Mark Hamill questions Luke Skywalker lightsaber auction

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:54am
The Star Wars actor, who plays Luke Skywalker, tweeted as a sale listed his "original" lightsaber.

Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 9:41am
Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers' dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.

Giulio Regeni: Italy names Egyptian police in murdered student case

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 8:48am
Rome names five security officials over the death of a Cambridge University student in 2016.

IAAF upholds Russia's ban from athletics into 2019

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 8:13am
Russian athletes will remain banned from international competitions after the IAAF upholds the country's suspension until 2019.

Albert Einstein's 'God letter' expected to sell for $1.5m

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:48am
The 1954 letter about religion is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million at auction in New York.

Russia 'partially unblocks' Ukraine ports

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:31am
Ships have begun heading through the Kerch Strait towards two ports, says a Ukrainian minister.

Nigeria's secret service arrest 'fake first lady'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:31am
A woman used false identities to get into the presidential villa to allegedly run business scams.

Giuliani's Twitter typo used to abuse President Trump

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:30am
A link in one of the lawyer's tweets directs users to a message that attacks the president.

Boy gets Colorado town to overturn snowball fight ban

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:09am
Dane Best, 9, gave an impassioned speech to town officials on Monday, who then approved the change.

Migrants jump border fence in Tijuana to try to reach US

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 6:42am
Dozens of migrants climb over the border fence and are quickly detained by border patrol guards.

Australia government sorry for parliament 'arm outrage'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 5:12am
A female reporter who was thrown out of parliament for showing "too much skin" wins an apology.

Italian Mafia 'godfather' Settimo Mineo held in Sicily raid

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 4:59am
The 80-year-old jeweller is believed to be the new head of Cosa Nostra in Sicily.

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