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Iran suicide bombing 'kills 20 Revolutionary Guards'

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:53am
A Sunni militant group says it was behind the attack on a bus in the south-east of the country.

Christophe Dettinger: French 'yellow vest' boxer goes on trial

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:16am
The former boxing champion is accused of assaulting a police officer at a Paris protest in January.

Cricketer banned after 'gay' admonishment

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:21am
West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel is banned for the first four one-day internationals against England.

India citizenship bill dropped amid protest

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:55am
India's government let the bill lapse before parliament could ratify it, following months of protests.

Syrians held in Germany for suspected crimes against humanity

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:50am
Two men said to be former intelligence officers are suspected of torturing thousands of people.

Spain budget failure puts snap election on the cards

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:38am
Catalan parties withdraw their support for the Socialist government during a budget vote.

Liberia illicit gold mine collapse: Five bodies found

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:31am
The bodies of five people are recovered, but dozens remain missing since Saturday, an official says.

Anti-Semitism: Germany sees 10% jump in offences in 2018

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:24am
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country needs a "zero tolerance" approach to anti-Semitism.

Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 6:46am
It's thought to be the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.

Maria Ressa: Head of Philippines news site Rappler arrested

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 6:12am
Maria Ressa is the CEO of Rappler, which is critical of Rodrigo Duterte's government.

New 'mysterious' frog species discovered in India's Western Ghats

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 5:24am
The new species were found after three years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats.

Giant pangolins: Study by Chester Zoo to protect mammals

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 4:08am
Conservationists from Chester zoo are conducting the first ever study of the animals, in Uganda.

PNG is missing almost 300 cars after international summit

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 2:15am
The cars were bought to chauffeur global guests in style - but now, many of them are missing.

Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:45am
The controversial Christmas Island centre is needed, PM Scott Morrison says, in a row over migrants.

Thailand's Princess Ubolratana 'sad' about election fallout

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:15am
Princess Ubolratana says her bid to be PM created issues that "shouldn't happen in this day and age".

Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó vows to bring in aid

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:20pm
He tells a rally that supplies will arrive next week, despite opposition from President Maduro.

President Trump and Beto O'Rourke's rival rallies in El Paso

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:58pm
President Trump and Democrat Beto O'Rourke held events at the same time, but said very different things.

Noor Tagouri on Vogue misidentification: 'It was so upsetting'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:33pm
Journalist Noor Tagouri was misidentified as a Pakistani actress in Vogue magazine's February issue.

Debt misery hits students as dream turns sour in northern Cyprus

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:32pm
Foreign students fall prey to loan sharks, lured by offers of a university education in northern Cyprus.

A look back at the 'debacle' of 1989's hostless Oscars

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:27pm
As the Oscars prepare for a hostless ceremony, we go back 30 years to the last time this happened...

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