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Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medic

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:00pm
Israel says it will investigate after volunteer medic Razan al-Najar was shot dead during protests.

South China Sea dispute: Beijing attacks 'irresponsible' US comments

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:20am
Beijing says it has the right to deploy "on its own territory" after US accusations of intimidation.

Australia alert after ship loses 83 containers

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:20am
Sanitary products, surgical masks and nappies begin washing up on beaches north of Sydney.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term with vow to fight terrorism

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:21am
The Egyptian president's second term comes after a landslide win and amid a crackdown on opponents.

Pedro Sánchez is sworn in as Spain's new prime minister

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:15am
Pedro Sánchez takes the oath with Spain's King Felipe VI after the ousting of Mariano Rajoy.

Kashmir unrest as protester run over by police dies

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 6:16am
Anti-India protests flare at the funeral of a man run over by police in the summer capital Srinagar.

Buffalo Wild Wings apologises over 'awful' tweets in targeted hacking

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:33am
Restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings apologises for 'awful' posts after its Twitter account is hacked.

Google 'to end' Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 4:57am
Employees have quit over Project Maven, aimed at improving the precision of US drone strikes.

Brian De Palma: Hollywood director writing Weinstein 'horror film'

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 2:49am
Brian De Palma, who directed the crime film Scarface, says he is following the scandal "very closely".

US-North Korea: Trump gets a strangely large letter

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:52am
In the meeting with North Korea's envoy, President Donald Trump was hand-delivered a huge letter.

South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China 'intimidating neighbours'

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:55pm
The US defence chief says Beijing's South China Sea actions raise questions about its broader goals.

How Mozambique's ruby smugglers nurtured jihadists

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:47pm
Attacks by young Islamist militants in northern Mozambique are fuelled by a mix of poverty and corruption.

Why Iranians are sharing their #MeToo moments

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:46pm
Iranians share #MeToo moments as sex assault anger swells.

Ramadan: Women's 'shame' of eating during menstruation

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:43pm
Muslim women describe the difficulties of eating in front of male relatives during Ramadan.

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:40pm
Norman is an artificial intelligence which sees death and destruction in everything.

Street art where it's forbidden

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:31pm
A Singapore street artist explains what it's like to operate in a place where graffiti is illegal.

Belief in sorcery is rife in Papua New Guinea.

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:23pm
Accusations of witchcraft can lead to people being brutally attacked and sometimes murdered.

Russia 2018: Why a single nation may never host the World Cup again

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 5:10pm
The World Cup in Russia may be the last for some time to be staged solely in one country.

The women who fought against gender equality

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:34pm
Decades years after conservative women killed the Equal Rights Amendment, will #MeToo revive it?

Five people die in US romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:27pm
Some 197 people are now affected by the outbreak across 35 states.


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