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Delay to rule allowing US medics to refuse procedures on moral grounds

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 6:16am
The rule will make it easier for medical workers to refuse to carry out procedures on moral grounds.

Electric cars: New vehicles to emit noise to aid safety

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 3:34am
The EU rule for new models follows concerns cars put pedestrians at risk because they are too quiet.

Trump and Kim Jong-un meet at Korean demilitarised zone

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 3:24am
The US president and North Korean leader meet at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.

Albania set for tense local election stand-off

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 10:46pm
With the main opposition boycotting the poll, there are fears of disruption and violence.

Trump ‘trying to work out’ historic Kim meeting at DMZ

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 10:24pm
The president spoke in Seoul shortly before he is due to visit the fortified strip dividing the Koreas.

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa: The wartime strongman who wants to run Sri Lanka

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:52pm
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the former defence chief who crushed the Tamil Tigers, is eyeing a return to power.

Lagos 'snake man' on his conservation battle

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:58pm
Nigerian veterinarian Mark Ofua is on a mission to rescue snakes and other wild animals.

'Madrid Central' protest: Thousands oppose suspension of anti-pollution plan

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:54pm
Protesters are calling on Madrid’s conservative mayor to reimpose strict car pollution restrictions.

Sudan: Dying for the revolution

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:45pm
Meet the young protesters in Sudan prepared to die to keep the country's revolution alive.

The teenager with Down's syndrome swimming in the Arctic

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:20pm
Trym is the first person to live on the Svalbard Islands with Down's syndrome and he isn't letting it hold him back.

How apps power Hong Kong's 'leaderless' protests

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:13pm
Huge group chats with real-time voting let demonstrators decide what steps to take next.

How the British forged the first Indian cricket team

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:01pm
It took 12 years and three failed attempts before the first Indian team took to the field in May 1911.

'They called my baby biowaste - it broke my heart in pieces'

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:00pm
A garden in Victoria, Canada, helps parents mourn children lost during pregnancy.

Sudan security forces 'carry out raid' ahead of mass protest

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 5:31pm
The main opposition group says armed forces broke up a press conference on the eve of the rally.

Sri Lanka hires first two hangmen in 43 years

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 2:07pm
The president has announced four prisoners will be executed over drug offences.

In pictures: Europe roasting again as heatwave continues

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 10:40am
Temperatures remain sizzling, rising above 40C (104F) in some areas of Spain.

Merkel's shaking: Chancellor says she's 'fine' after attacks

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 10:12am
The German Chancellor has suffered two bouts of trembling in public in two weeks.

Luis Alvarez, police campaigner for 9/11 compensation, dies

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 9:44am
The former detective underwent 68 rounds of chemotherapy for cancer caused by work at Ground Zero.

Germany to return Nazi-stolen painting Vase of Flowers to Italy

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:51am
Vase of Flowers by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum will be handed to the Uffizi Gallery.

G20 summit: Trump and Xi agree to restart US-China trade talks

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 3:17am
The leaders of the two countries reach an agreement to ease a row that has fuelled an economic slowdown.

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