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French babies born with missing limbs prompt inquiry

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:12am
New cases of babies born without arms or hands prompts France to open a national inquiry.

Asia Bibi's escape from Pakistan death row

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 8:23am
A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.

Sylvester Stallone won't face sexual assault charges

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:51am
The Rocky star will not be prosecuted for a 1990 rape claim.

Lion Air crash: Indonesian plane search focuses on fuselage

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:44am
Officials say salvage teams are still looking for the wreckage of the ill-fated Lion Air flight.

Russia Arkhangelsk blast: Teenager dead at FSB security HQ

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:38am
A 17-year-old died after taking explosives to a federal security office in Arkhangelsk, officials say.

Jin Yong: The 'Tolkien of Chinese literature' dies at 94

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 5:44am
Jin Yong's fantasy novels of martial arts heroes and legends sold millions around the world.

Russian grammar tsarina targets TV

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 5:37am
A Russian-language teacher is a YouTube star for calling out TV grammar errors

Australian awarded house in 'bizarre' 20-year squatting case

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 4:11am
Bill Gertos had changed the locks and leased the house to others - giving him legal ownership rights.

Kanye West announces he's distancing himself from politics

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:48am
Kanye West announces he's distancing himself from politics over Blexit campaign.

Viola Davis explains why there's a long way to go to eliminate racism

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 2:23am
Oscar winner Viola Davis reveals how she has stayed grounded in Hollywood and why there still aren't enough black actors on screen.

Japan bullet train stops 'scary' safety drills

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 2:10am
Workers at the Japanese company would crouch in trenches beside railway tracks as trains sped by.

India unveils the world's tallest statue

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:59am
The 600ft tall statue, which cost $430m, has been billed as a major tourist attraction.

Yemen conflict: Mattis and Pompeo urge swift ceasefire

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:52am
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urge all sides to hold talks soon.

Pakistan court clears condemned Christian

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:39am
The landmark ruling by the Supreme Court means Asia Bibi will not be hanged for blasphemy.

Vatican embassy: Human remains found at Rome property

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:08am
The human remains could help solve the disappearance of a teenage girl in 1983, Italian media report.

Brazil: Bolsonaro plans threaten Amazon, say experts

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:12pm
Brazil's far-right president-elect will merge the ministries of agriculture and the environment.

Letter from Africa: Nigeria - a young country for old men

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 9:17pm
Why have Nigeria's main parties both chosen septuagenarian presidential candidates?

Is the Amazon facing new dangers?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 9:17pm
Are fears among environmentalists about the election of Brazil's new president justified?

Dutch language besieged by English

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 9:10pm
So extensive is the spread of English, a group of lecturers warns of a looming "linguicide".

The men having penis fillers to boost their self-esteem

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 8:43pm
Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.

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