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Newly-wed Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have Hindu ceremony

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 8:09am
The Bollywood superstar and the US singer were married in a Christian ceremony in India on Saturday.

France fuel protests: Aftermath of riots in Paris

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:48am
France fuel protests: Aftermath of riots in Paris

George HW Bush: What makes a one-term president?

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:08am
The late George HW Bush was the last US president to lose a campaign for re-election.

NYPD hunt couple who lost ring during romantic proposal

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:32am
NYPD are hunting a man who proposed in New York's Times Square only to drop the ring straight after.

France fuel protests: Macron calls urgent security meeting

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:08am
A government spokesperson says a state of emergency could be imposed after a day of violent protests.

Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery - police

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:19am
Benjamin Netanyahu rejects allegations of favouring a company in return for positive media coverage.

Fury and Wilder battle to stunning draw

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 3:26am
Tyson Fury and champion Deontay Wilder fight to a stunning draw in their WBC world heavyweight title bout in Los Angeles.

Why is a refugee family hiding in a church in the Netherlands?

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 1:27am
A small Protestant church in The Hague has been conducting round-the-clock religious services to protect an Armenian refugee family.

Mexico's López Obrador sworn in as first leftist president in decades

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:23pm
Ivanka Trump and Jeremy Corbyn are on hand as Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes power.

Why some see Chile's plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 9:56pm
Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.

The Ugandan love of grasshoppers - and how to harvest them

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 9:10pm
It is grasshopper season in Uganda, where they are seen as a nutritious delicacy - either boiled or deep-fried.

'Hakuna Matata' and other unlikely trademarked phrases

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 7:20pm
Some in Kenya have taken offence at Disney's use of the Swahili phrase for Lion King merchandise.

Iran’s Chain Murders: A wave of killings that shook a nation

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 7:16pm
How the brutal killing of an elderly couple in Iran 20 years ago exposed a series of murders spanning a decade.

Trump and Putin: Have they had their last tango?

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 7:08pm
Presidents Trump and Putin are at the G20 in Buenos Aires.

George HW Bush to lie in state in the US Capitol

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:22pm
The former US president died on Friday at the age of 94 at home in Houston, Texas.

Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands Saudis extradite suspects

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 4:53pm
The Turkish leader also says the writer's murder did not feature during G20 talks in Argentina.

Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged over revealing dress

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 12:56pm
Rania Youssef is accused of "inciting debauchery" for wearing a see-through outfit, reports say.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas marry in India

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 11:36am
The Bollywood superstar and the US singer got engaged earlier this year.

G20: Trump and Xi to meet amid US-China trade tensions

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 11:14am
The US president says he hopes they can reach a deal during their dinner in the Argentine capital.

Baby It's Cold Outside pulled by radio station, citing #MeToo

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:40am
A Cleveland radio station said listeners had voiced concerns the song was inappropriate.

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