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Terminally ill gamer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 9:42am
Chris Taylor who has bone cancer got to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game early following a social media campaign.

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 9:00am
A Kenyan governor denies links to the stabbing to death of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student.

Iran arrests 'large network' over Ahvaz attack

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:34am
Saturday's attack in Ahvaz killed 25 people at a military parade featuring Iran's Revolutionary Guard.

Scrabble adds 300 new words to US version of game

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:24am
OK is among 300 added to the list of allowed words by the game's official dictionary.

Angela Merkel apologises over Maassen's controversial promotion

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:48am
The German leader "regrets" promoting a controversial spymaster and almost scuppering her coalition.

Rob Goldstone 'regrets' email setting up controversial Trump Tower meeting

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:36am
Rob Goldstone also covers Donald Trump's much-discussed 2013 Moscow trip, in a BBC interview.

Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:04am
Russia says it will send the S-300 system within weeks, after an aircraft was shot down off Syria.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Beni attack halts outreach work

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:49am
The authorities are concerned about insecurity in the town of Beni after 18 people were killed.

Versace set to be sold in $2bn deal

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:47am
Michael Kors is reported to be buying the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace in 1978.

Is this one of the world's most beautiful airports?

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:28am
India's newest airport, which is carved out of a mountain, has been called an "engineering marvel".

Putin's critic Alexei Navalny arrested moments after release from jail

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:56am
Russia's opposition leader had just finished a 30-day sentence over planning anti-government protests.

Hong Kong government bans pro-independence party

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:37am
It is the first time the territory has banned a political party since it was returned to China.

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in 'fishing hut'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:28am
The Indonesian drifted thousands of kilometres, until he was finally rescued by a passing ship near Guam.

3D-printed gun pioneer in jail on sex assault charge

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:12am
Cody Wilson is in prison in Houston after being charged with the sexual assault of an under-age girl.

Abhilash Tomy: Injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:15am
Navy officials say Abhilash Tomy is conscious and safe after his ordeal in the middle of the sea.

Bill Cosby faces sentencing over sex assault

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:06am
The comedian and actor could face the rest of his life in jail for drugging and assaulting a friend.

Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:04am
The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.

Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship as Justin Rose secures FedEx Cup

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 2:11am
Tiger Woods wins the season-ending Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years, while Justin Rose secures the FedEx Cup.

Maldives election: Celebrations as opposition claims victory

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:18am
Official results have not been announced, but Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has claimed an unexpected victory.

Mid-Autumn mooncakes: Tasty treats and fancy packaging

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:38am
Chinese people around the globe are celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival, with mooncakes centre stage.


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