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Japan's emperor abdicates the throne

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 7:16am
Emperor Akihito is the first emperor to abdicate in over 200 years.

Venezuela's Guaidó appeals to military 'at air force base'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 7:11am
In a video published on Twitter, opposition leader Juan Guaidó appears speaking in front of uniformed men.

Honduras protests: Buildings burn during clashes over reforms

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:57am
Teachers, students and doctors clash with police in Honduras during protests against planned reforms.

When will you next buy a mobile phone?

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:31am
Mobile phone sales worldwide are declining but is our love affair with them over?

Italian teen gang 'tortured pensioner' - eight held

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:04am
An elderly man who died near Taranto was beaten up repeatedly by a gang, prosecutors say.

Thai cave boys sign Netflix deal

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:59am
The story of Wild Boars, who were trapped for more than two weeks, will be told by streaming giants.

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.

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