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Libra: Could Facebook’s new currency be stopped in its tracks?

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 7:15pm
How Facebook’s Libra could be stopped in its tracks

Moscow protests: What's behind the rallies in Russia?

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 7:09pm
Thousands of Russians have been protesting for weeks - with mass arrests and a violent police crackdown.

Hong Kong protests: Police defend use of 'disguised' officers

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 5:44pm
Police defend their use of officers dressed as anti-government protesters during Sunday's unrest.

Canada killings: Teen murder suspects 'in gunfire suicides'

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 5:37pm
Police confirm the bodies found in Manitoba last week were those of Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

Does dodgeball really encourage bullying?

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 5:06pm
Researchers in Canada say students should not be forced to play the sport in school.

Pompeii archaeologists uncover 'sorcerer's treasure trove'

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 2:46pm
The find includes good-luck charms and decorative items thought to have belonged to women.

Brazil prosecutors move to ban Bolsonaro's son from ambassador job

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 2:37pm
It comes days after President Bolsonaro said Washington pledged support for Eduardo's nomination.

Environmentalists warn Trump 'weakening' endangered species protections

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 2:24pm
A new rule will allow officials for the first time to weigh the economic cost of species protection.

Eid al-Adha marked in Indian-administered Kashmir

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 2:17pm
People in Indian-administered Kashmir have observed the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha during a lockdown in the area.

Argentine peso and markets plunge after shock vote

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:59pm
Some of the country's most traded stocks have lost one third of their value in just two hours.

Epstein jail 'a gulag' in lower Manhattan

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:20pm
The jail where Jeffrey Epstein died suffers from staff shortages and issues with sanitation and violence.

Rare white lion cubs unveiled by French charity

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:09pm
Two rare white lion cubs have been unveiled by a conservation charity in north-western France.

Trump targets legal migrants who get food aid

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:02pm
The rule change will make it more difficult for poorer migrants to enter or remain in the US legally.

Guards 'severely overworked' at time of Epstein's death

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 11:52am
Epstein was found dead in his cell on Saturday morning after an apparent suicide attempt last month.

DJ Arafat: Top Ivory Coast singer dies in road accident

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 11:48am
DJ Arafat, well known in French-speaking Africa, is killed after his motorbike collided with a car.

Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing in Arctic?

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 9:44am
A rocket engine blew up in the Arctic, killing five nuclear experts and sparking a radiation scare.

Norway mosque attack: Bruised suspect Manshaus appears in court

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 8:57am
Philip Manshaus appears in court and is also charged with the murder of his teenage stepsister.

Turkmenistan President Berdymukhamedov reappears after death rumours

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 8:19am
Footage from a regional forum ends speculation that President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is dead.

Typhoon Lekima: Buildings collapse in China flooding devastation

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 8:18am
Typhoon Lekima in China has killed dozens of people, with over a million evacuated from Zhejiang province.

Italian politicians try to stop push for elections

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 7:26am
Nationalist Matteo Salvini is seeking a snap vote but faces a challenge from ex-PM Matteo Renzi.


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