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Trump signs order to punish foreign meddlers in US votes

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 2:10pm
The directive would impose bans or restrictions on those found to have interfered in US elections.

MEPs vote to ban 'killer robots' on battlefield

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:52pm
The EU wants to pre-empt the development and use of weapon systems that kill without human intervention.

Sri Lanka to ban Hindu animal sacrifice

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:07pm
The ritual killing of animals such as goats could soon be outlawed at Sri Lanka's Hindu temples.

Morocco bans forced marriage and sexual violence

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:54am
The new law criminalises sexual harassment and imposes tougher penalties on perpetrators.

China: Car rams into Hunan square killing three

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:43am
A man is being held after driving a car into a busy square, injuring more than 40 and killing three.

Hurricane Florence threatens east coast US

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:18am
Florence moves closer to the US as a Category 4 storm. Ben Rich takes a closer look.

US plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:55am
The Food and Drug Administration is considering banning sale of flavoured e-cigarettes.

Six held in France over vegan attacks on Lille shops

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:24am
Vegan activists have recently attacked nine businesses in and around the northern city of Lille.

Hurricane Florence: Mass evacuation from 'storm of a lifetime'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 9:43am
South Carolina authorities turn four motorways into one-way routes away from the coast.

Cancers 'rising around the world'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 9:29am
One in five men and one in six women will get cancer in their lifetime, a global report suggests.

Algerian singer Rachid Taha dies aged 59 in Paris

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 9:02am
The France-based former lead singer of band Carte de Séjour died of a heart attack, his family say.

Australian schoolgirl Harper Nielsen's national anthem protest

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 8:14am
Harper Nielsen stirs social media storm claiming "Advance Australia Fair" ignores indigenous people.

EU votes for disciplinary action against Hungary

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 8:08am
The European Parliament votes to take disciplinary action over alleged attacks on the rule of law.

Turkish intelligence 'captures bombing suspect in Syria'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:49am
Intelligence agents apprehend the Turkish man wanted over a deadly 2013 attack in Reyhanli - reports.

Hurricane Florence: 'Everybody's frightened'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:16am
Hurricane Florence is gathering strength as it moves in on the US East Coast.

European Parliament backs copyright changes

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:14am
MEPs vote for new laws despite opposition from US tech firms and the musician Wyclef Jean.

Google, Facebook, Twitter face EU fines over extremist posts

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 6:04am
European Commission's president says tech firms should be fined if they exceed the time limit.

Afghanistan attack: Nangarhar suicide blast toll soars

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 5:35am
At least 68 people died when a bomber struck in the east, one of the deadliest in a wave of attacks.

Backstreet Boys star assault charge dropped

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 5:32am
The Backstreet Boys singer will not be charged as the statute of limitations has passed.

President Putin: 'We've found the Skripal poisoning suspects'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 5:23am
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has found the suspects in Skripal poisoning case, and that they are civilians.

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