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German funeral urns wash up on Dutch beaches

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 1:00pm
The urns fell off a ship before a planned funeral at sea.

Greek citizenship for migrants who saved lives in wildfire

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:48pm
Three migrant fishermen saved Greeks fleeing the wildfire that killed dozens near Athens last July.

'Mean' Gene, famed WWE announcer, dies

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:16pm
The man dubbed "Mean Gene" by wrestler Jesse Ventura was one of the sport's most recognisable faces.

Jazmine Barnes' mum: 'She wasn't breathing, I knew she was gone'

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:45am
Seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes was killed in a drive-by shooting in Houston, Texas, on Sunday.

Netflix removes Hasan Minhaj comedy episode after Saudi demand

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:00am
The streaming service has removed in Saudi Arabia an episode of a comedy show critical of the kingdom.

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:39am
Houston cops are searching for a man who opened fire on a family in their car in a random attack.

Donald Trump shrugs off Mitt Romney's attack on his record

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:07am
The US president reminds his fellow Republican that he lost when he stood for president.

Paul Whelan: US seeks access to man accused of spying in Russia

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 9:39am
The US secretary of state says they will demand the ex-Marine's release if his arrest is "not appropriate".

US fires tear gas at migrants at Mexico border crossing

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 9:24am
US border guards fire tear gas into Mexico as migrants try to cross the border near Tijuana.

Starlings swirl through Israeli skies

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 8:00am
Migratory starlings wintering in Israel put on spectacular aerial displays.

Chang'e-4: China mission primed for landing on Moon's far side

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:36am
It is the first attempt to land robotic craft on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.

Russia Magnitogorsk blast: Death toll rises to 21

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:26am
More bodies are found in a wrecked apartment block, as an injured baby improves in hospital.

Somalia expels UN envoy Nicholas Haysom

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 6:28am
Nicholas Haysom's expulsion comes after he raised concern about the killing of protesters.

Australian police respond to spider death threats

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 5:18am
A man with a "serious fear of spiders" prompted the call after a passerby heard him shouting death threats.

Train crash on Danish bridge kills six

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 4:19am
Six people have died in a train accident on a bridge spanning two Danish islands, authorities say.

Mitt Romney: Trump has caused worldwide dismay

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 3:48am
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney fiercely attacks Donald Trump in an opinion piece.

Cathay to honour fares slashed in error

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 3:43am
Cathay Pacific business class seats worth up to $16,000 were sold for as little as $675 return.

Michael Schumacher: Family to celebrate on 50th birthday

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 3:31am
The family of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher say they will celebrate his "victories and records" when he turns 50 on Thursday.

Italy's Uffizi Gallery demands back Nazi-stolen painting

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 2:29am
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence seeks the return of a painting stolen by Nazi forces in 1943.

Sabarimala: Indian women make history by entering temple

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 1:48am
The Hindu temple in Kerala had previously been closed to women between the ages of 10 and 50.

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