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Russian communist hunger strike over 'rigged' far east vote

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:16am
A communist candidate had a clear lead - but lost at the last minute to a pro-Putin politician.

Teodorin Obiang: '$16m seized' from E Guinea leader's son

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:13am
Police in Brazil found $1.5m in cash and luxury watches worth $15m in two bags, local media say.

Lynette Dawson: No remains found in podcast-famous mystery police dig

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:05am
No remains are found during a police search at the former home of a Sydney woman who vanished in 1982.

Joseph Kiprono Kiptum: Kenyan athlete hit by car during Medellin half marathon

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:50am
Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia.

Typhoon Mangkhut: Miners and families buried by landslide

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:26am
Rescuers are digging to recover bodies in the Philippines, as Typhoon Mangkhut weakens over China.

Nigeria floods kill more than 100

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:54am
Authorities say thousands of people have been forced from their homes and warn more floods could hit.

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:43am
Miguel Díaz-Canel says he wants to eliminate discrimination of all types.

Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:06am
The country star says she has had three miscarriages in the last two years.

Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 4:56am
The statue of the mythical beast was found as water was drained from a temple in the city of Aswan.

Cardi B denies posting transphobic meme on Facebook

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 2:36am
The rapper says "a former team member" is the only person with access to the account.

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:47am
Impassable roads have left the coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina, cut off completely.

Strawberry needle scare: Australia probe as 'vicious crime' widens

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:13pm
The government investigates the "vicious" sabotage of fruit, amid fears of copycat incidents.

Typhoon Mangkhut: South China hunkers down for deadly storm

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:14pm
The storm kills at least two people in China after claiming the lives of dozens in the Philippines.

Why three South African firefighters died from lack of water

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:00pm
The deaths of three firemen leaves many feeling they reveal a reckless attitude to health and safety.

Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:30pm
Young girls are sold to men as old as 90 in the custom still practised in Nigeria's Becheve community.

Last call for Nevada’s brothels?

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:12pm
Brothels have been legal in Nevada since 1971 - but could they face the axe?

This town has 10 times the twins of anywhere else. Why?

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:08pm
Cândido Godói is a village of 7,000 inhabitants in the south of Brazil that has a phenomenal number of twin births.

Artist Dain Yoon's illusions challenges notions of self

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 6:06pm
South Korean artist Dain Yoon creates stunning illusions using makeup.

Sri Lanka war: I wanted 'my side' to lose

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 6:02pm
Director Jude Ratnam accuses the militant group of betraying Tamils in the film Demons in Paradise.

Green Book wins influential Toronto festival award

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 3:51pm
The film took the People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Festival, an indicator for future prizes.

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