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Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar heads for US talks in Qatar

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 1:42pm
His presence at Monday's talks raises the chances of a deal to end the Afghan conflict, experts say.

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa names special tribunal to recover corruption proceeds

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 1:16pm
President Ramaphosa wants corruption cases to be fast-tracked so proceeds can be recovered quickly.

Huawei Mate X smartphone folds face out

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 10:00am
Huawei unveils a foldable phone that has several advantages over Samsung's

Bangladesh plane forced to land in 'hijack attempt'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 9:24am
A man on a flight from Bangladesh to Dubai tried to storm the cockpit, local media report.

Fespaco: Africa's largest film festival turns 50

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:09am
Some 100,000 people are expected to attend 450 film screenings at the Fespaco festival in Burkina Faso.

Pope Francis compares child sex abuse to human sacrifice

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 6:06am
Pope Francis condemns child sex abuse in strong terms, as he closes a Church summit on paedophilia.

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó calls for support amid deadly border clashes

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 5:57am
Amid bloody violence, the Venezuelan opposition leader asks other nations to consider "all measures".

Archbishop of Brisbane: Catholic Church's credibility 'shot to pieces'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 5:29am
The Archbishop of Brisbane says the Church's moral authority has been massively damaged by child abuse scandals.

Glenn Close's Spirit Awards doggy date

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 4:56am
The actress was accompanied by her pet as she attended an award ceremony in Santa Monica, California.

Senegal presidential election gets under way

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 4:44am
President Macky Sall is seeking a second term and faces four challengers in his bid.

Afghanistan: Civilian deaths at record high in 2018 - UN

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 4:07am
More civilians were killed last year in Afghanistan than at any time since records began, the UN says.

Independent Spirit Awards: Beale Street wins big ahead of Oscars

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 11:52pm
If Beale Street Could Talk was the big winner at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Saudi Arabia announces princess as US ambassador

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 8:30pm
Princess Rima bint Bandar al-Saud will become the country's first woman to lead a diplomatic mission.

Oscars 2019: How will the ceremony change this year?

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:26pm
The Academy Awards are making a few changes in an effort to stop the ratings from falling further.

Australian farmers' long road after mass cattle deaths

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:23pm
An estimated 500,000 animals have died in a flood disaster in Queensland, crippling local graziers.

Tymoshenko v Tymoshenko: Funny business at the polls

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:21pm
Two candidates in Ukrainian presidential election have the same name. Some suspect it's a trick to confuse voters.

Greece's invisible minority - the Macedonian Slavs

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:16pm
Greece has long denied that it has a Macedonian minority. Will this now change, asks Maria Margaronis?

Oscars 2019: The Indian sanitary pad makers going to LA

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:11pm
Period. End of Sentence. looks at how one Indian village fought back against menstruation taboos.

In pictures: Growing up in North Korea

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:06pm
Photographer Tariq Zaidi visited North Korea and tried to capture the candid moments between families.

Kim Jong-un leaves North Korea for Vietnam by train

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 5:04pm
The North Korean leader is set to meet US President Donald Trump on February 27-28.

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