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Trump doesn't understand economics, says former Fed chair Janet Yellen

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 6:32am
Former US central bank head Janet Yellen says the president has no grasp of key issues or the Fed's purpose.

Mark Hollis, Talk Talk star, dies at 64

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 6:27am
The musician scored hits with It's My Life and Life's What You Make It before vanishing from view.

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Iran's foreign policy 'poisoned by infighting'

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:59am
A day after offering to resign, Iran's foreign minister blames "infighting" for hindering his work.

Ukraine bans its Eurovision entrant over Russia row

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:58am
Maruv will no longer represent Ukraine after a dispute with the country's national broadcaster.

The Gambia's first female Olympian: 'They call me poor'

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 1:01am
Sprinter Gina Bass, the first Gambian woman to compete at the Olympics, says athletes are underfunded.

Venezuela crisis: Univision team 'briefly detained' after Maduro interview

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:56pm
Veteran Univision journalist Jorge Ramos says President Nicolás Maduro did not like his questions.

Yemen crisis: UN to make record aid appeal

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:54pm
The world's worst humanitarian crisis has an estimated 10 million people on the brink of famine.

Pakistan scrambles jets over 'IAF airspace violation'

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:43pm
A Pakistani military spokesman accuses India of dropping "a payload" near an area called Balakot.

Catalonia's ex-president Carles Puigdemont on life 'on the run'

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:35pm
Carles Puigdemont, the ex-president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, spoke to the BBC about life in self-imposed exile

George Pell: Reporting on a secret trial about child sex abuse

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 9:56pm
The high drama of the first days of the case gave way to sighs that had to be contained in a secret trial.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam from China

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 9:38pm
Ceremonial guards, his running bodyguards and flag-waving crowds greeted Mr Kim as his train arrived.

Syria war: Jihadist takeover in rebel-held Idlib sparks alarm

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 8:38pm
The war against IS may be almost over, but Idlib residence face the threat of al-Qaeda-linked groups.

Saudi Arabia: Crown Prince MBS takes charm offensive East

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:57pm
While the West continues to shun the crown prince, Asian nations have pulled out the red carpet.

George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:57pm
Cardinal George Pell becomes the most senior Catholic figure to be convicted of sexual offences.

Tesla's Elon Musk may be in contempt over tweet

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:55pm
The US financial regulator asks a judge to sanction the Tesla boss for breaking a deal over tweeting.

Trump and Kim in Hanoi: Your need-to-know guide

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:39pm
The leaders of the US and North Korea are meeting again - why, and what will they talk about?

R Kelly released on bail over sexual abuse charges

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 6:54pm
The R&B star posts $100,000 bail after pleading not guilty to 10 charges of sex abuse in court.

St Michan's, Dublin: Vandals decapitate 800-year-old Crusader

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:51pm
Archdeacon David Pierpoint told RTE the Crusader's head has been "severed from his body and taken away".

Eurostar owner allays Brexit chaos fears

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:11pm
The biggest investor in the cross-Channel train service says it will be ready whatever the Brexit scenario.

Strong winds cause 'ice wave' in Fort Erie, Canada

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 4:51pm
Police capture video of huge ice chunks flowing over a retaining wall along the Niagara River.

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