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New Orleans mayor to apologise for 1891 lynching of Italian-Americans

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 4:01pm
The 1891 killing of 11 Italian-Americans is thought to be the largest US lynching ever recorded.

Ukraine election: Comedian leads presidential contest - exit poll

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 1:58pm
Volodymyr Zelenskiy played the president on TV - now exit polls have him winning the the first round.

Algeria protests: Tycoon Ali Haddad 'arrested at Tunisia border'

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 12:52pm
Ali Haddad is a long-time backer of embattled President Bouteflika who is facing calls to step down.

F1: Hamilton wins after Leclerc failure

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 12:48pm
Lewis Hamilton inherits victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix after an engine problem hits runaway leader Charles Leclerc's Ferrari.

Pope Francis visits Morocco

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 11:06am
Highlights of the pontiff's weekend visit to the overwhelmingly Muslim country.

Xenophobic attacks spark South African response

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 9:11am
The foreign minister calls an urgent meeting after three die and 50 are forced to leave their homes.

IS defeat: British fighters emerge after fall of Baghuz

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 8:48am
The BBC has the first broadcast interview with Hamza Parvez, an ex-police cadet turned extremist fighter.

Dismay after Trump moves to cut aid to Central America

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 6:30am
The US president wants to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in order to stem migration.

Gaza violence: Crossings reopen after negotiated 'calm'

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 6:16am
The move comes a day after several Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli forces.

Turkey local elections: Erdogan to fight for nation's confidence

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 3:43am
With the country in an economic slump, the vote is widely seen as a referendum on the president.

North Korea says Madrid embassy raid was 'grave terror attack'

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 1:01am
Pyongyang calls for an investigation and says it is watching rumours that the FBI played a role.

Saudi Arabia 'hacked Amazon boss's phone', says investigator

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 12:43am
An investigator working for Jeff Bezos says Saudi Arabia accessed data on the Amazon boss's phone.

Ukraine election: Comedian is front runner ahead of first round

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 10:48pm
Petro Poroshenko is seeking re-election but the surprise front runner is comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

The Bollywood factor in India's election

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:33pm
A film about Prime Minister Modi is facing criticism for mythologising him ahead of a national vote.

Life after a devastating mining disaster

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:29pm
Brazil's Brumadinho dam disaster is having consequences in towns which are near similar dams.

How Village People's cop Victor Willis aims to 'reboot' the group

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:22pm
Victor Willis, the pop group's former singer and songwriter, has overcome legal battles and rehab.

US school shootings: Have drills gone too far?

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:19pm
One school apparently shot teachers "execution style" with pellets as part of a rehearsal for the real thing.

Tornado chasers face storm as lawsuit hits close to home

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:17pm
A lawsuit claims reckless behaviour by storm chasers before a fatal crash. Is there a wider problem?

Malawi's antibiotics crisis: Why the drugs don't work for some

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:10pm
In Malawi, doctors say resistance to antibiotics is making their work increasingly difficult.

Brazil judge overturns ban on Bolsonaro's coup celebration

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:06pm
A judge says marking the 1964 coup does not amount to rewriting history or hiding the truth.

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