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China sentences second Canadian to death

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:40am
Fan Wei is the second Canadian to be given the death penalty in China amid a diplomatic row.

Donald Trump wants asylum seekers to pay application fee

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:33am
The US president directs officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers trying to enter the country.

France harassment law hands out 447 fines in first months

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:21am
France hands out 447 on-the-spot fines for sexual harassment in the first months of a new law.

John Singleton: Stars pay tribute to Boyz N The Hood director

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:06am
Stars including Janet Jackson, Ice Cube and Quincy Jones pay tribute to Oscar-nominated director who has died aged 51.

Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One over Democrat subpoenas

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 4:01am
The lawsuit aims to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from handing over his records to Congress.

Cricketer's coming out was 'misunderstanding'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 3:16am
James Faulkner says the support he has received from the LGBT community is "fantastic" - but it came after a misunderstanding.

'Yeti footprints': Indian army mocked over claim

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 2:48am
Its claim to have discovered footprints of the 'mythical beast' prompts derision on social media.

Australian Senate candidate Steve Dickson quits over strip club videos

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:05am
Footage showed aspiring Australian senator Steve Dickson groping women and making derogatory remarks.

Trade war: What you need to know about US-China talks

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:35pm
Talks appear to be reaching the final stretch though both sides remain divided on several key issues.

Japanese emperor: Akihito set for first abdication in 200 years

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 8:35pm
Akihito, who says he is too old for the role, is the first Japanese emperor to stand down in 200 years.

UK university puts stress-busting dogs on staff

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:40pm
A university has taken on five "canine teaching assistants" to tackle student anxiety.

Jeopardy: How a pro gambler 'cracked' US game show

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:24pm
Sports bettor James Holzhauer's unusual strategy is paying off as he crushes Jeopardy records.

Sri Lanka attacks: Where else in the world have face coverings been banned?

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:24pm
Following the Sri Lankan ban, BBC Reality Check looks at other countries that have imposed either a partial or complete ban on face coverings

Glimpsing a world beyond human extinction

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:17pm
Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.

'We are students thanks to South Africa's #FeesMustFall protests'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:12pm
What has changed since mass protests led South Africa to announce free education for poor university students?

Japan emperor: Akihito's human touch

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:08pm
Emperor Akihito will be remembered as the man who began the modernisation of Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.

How tech is bringing Israelis and Palestinians together

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:08pm
Young people on either side of a decades-old conflict seldom meet, but tech is building bridges.

India student leader 'a symbol of protest' against PM Modi

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:05pm
Kanhaiya Kumar has emerged as an outlier in an election being seen as a battle for India's identity.

Syrian refugees: The humanitarian magician who makes smiles

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:03pm
Jamie Balfour-Paul has a mission to bring smiles and fun to Syrian refugee children.

'Our water pollution is a cancer'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 7:00pm
"Waterkeeper" Nabil Musa fights Iraq's water crisis, which he calls the country's gravest threat yet.


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