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US wildlife refuges end ban on neonics and GM crops

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 4:50am
The Trump administration will allow pesticides linked to declining bee populations to be used.

Russian helicopter crashes, deaths feared

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 1:08am
The MI-8 helicopter crash-lands in Siberia, with reports saying at least 18 people are dead.

North Korea continuing nuclear programme - UN report

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:03am
Pyongyang has been defying sanctions and trying to sell weapons abroad, a report to the UN says.

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort's 'income doctored'

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:40pm
Paul Manafort's accountant says she helped to disguise his foreign income so he could pay less tax.

From solar car inventions to beds that power phones

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:04pm
Samuel Karimbo is a Kenyan inventor who prides himself on thinking outside the box.

ICYMI: Ready, steady, slow

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:03pm
The Snail Racing World Championships, a lucky escape and other stories you may have missed.

Thailand mural celebrates cave heroes

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:03pm
The artwork features the rescued schoolboys and those who helped to get them out of the cave.

Denmark veil ban: First woman charged for wearing niqab

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 6:44pm
She is the first to be fined under controversial new legislation banning full face coverings in public.

Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 6:31pm
It is the first South American country to enact a ban - and businesses flouting it will be fined $370.

Five wrestlers who proved there's life beyond the mat

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 5:57pm
From driving a monster truck to politics - here are some of wrestling's most surprising career moves.

Meet Nasa's commercial flight astronauts

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 5:18pm
They will be aboard the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.

Andrea Bocelli to perform for Pope at Dublin event

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 5:10pm
The world-renowned Italian tenor will sing at a concert during Pope Francis's two-day visit to Ireland.

Zimbabwe election: President Mnangagwa calls for unity

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 5:03pm
The aftermath of a disputed election has seen violence and opposition claims of fraud.

Massive dust storm rolls through Phoenix, AZ

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 2:21pm
Forecasters warned the storm would cause zero visibility and winds topping 60mph.

Harvey Weinstein seeks to dismiss case based on accuser's emails

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 2:11pm
Harvey Weinstein's lawyers cites "warm" emails the producer received from an accuser.

Osama Bin Laden: Mother Alia Ghanem remembers 'good child'

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:36pm
Alia Ghanem gives her first interview, saying she was "upset" that her son became al-Qaeda leader.

Arizona care worker accused of migrant shelter child abuse

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:11am
The 25-year-old, who is HIV positive, is accused of targeting boys between the ages of 15 to 17.

Melting mountains, sprouts and other tales as Europe bakes

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:58am
Soaring temperatures are taking their toll on everyone from sprout farmers to zoo animals.

North Korea warns of 'natural disaster' amid heatwave

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:55am
Citizens are urged to "join the struggle" to save precious crops from drought.

Afghanistan mosque attack: At least 29 Shia worshippers killed in Gardez

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:51am
Two men arrived at the mosque in eastern Afghanistan dressed in full-face veils., officials say.

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