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Cane toad DNA breakthrough 'may help stop' toxic pest

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:21pm
It may help stop the animal's rapid and destructive march across Australia, researchers say.

Pioneering US ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell dies at 84

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:38pm
The African-American ballet dancer rose from poverty in Harlem to achieve global success.

Marco Minniti: The man who cut the migrant flow to Italy

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:20pm
Migration to Italy is down - and former minister Marco Minniti says he's the man responsible.

Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:54pm
With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.

Brexit will have 'worse economic impact on UK than EU'

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:50pm
Proportionally the UK stands to lose more, says Jean-Claude Trichet, former European Central Bank boss.

India's only self-made female billionaire

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:44pm
Self-made billionaire Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares her secrets for succeeding in a man's world.

New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:43pm
Valentino Dixon, whose art featured in a golf magazine, is a free man after 27 years behind bars.

Letter from Africa: The link between earth tremors, God and Nigeria's elections

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:37pm
Why some earth tremors in Nigerian's capital, Abuja, have caused such a stir.

The daring Allied plan to defeat the Nazis

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:15pm
The daring Allied parachute drop to win WW2

The new face of the far right in Europe

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:12pm
He's the far right's newest poster boy – but Martin Sellner’s insistence that his far-right group is non-violent doesn’t have everyone convinced.

Osborne Macharia on the Afrofuturism revolution

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:10pm
Visual artist Osborne Macharia wants the cultural movement to revolutionise the perception of Africa.

Ukraine's Roma living on fringes of society

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:08pm
Stories of families living on the breadline are common, as are stories of racist attacks.

My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:00pm
A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience.

Russia doping ban: Wada tried to help Rusada lift ban in May

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:20pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) proposed a compromise with Russia in May that would allow a suspension of its anti-doping agency (Rusada) to be lifted.

Colombia cocaine production acreage at 'record level'

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 5:41pm
UN statistics show the total cocaine production area rose to its highest recorded level in 2017.

US 'ready to restart negotiations' with North Korea

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:39pm
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the aim is North Korea's denuclearisation "by January 2021".

Officials watch as fiery cyclone grows over 200 ft high

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:25pm
Firefighters encountered the swirling blaze in Vanderhoof, BC, while battling wildfires in the area.

Jack Ma rows back on pledge to create one million US jobs

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:01pm
The Alibaba chair says he can no longer create one million US jobs because of rising US-China tensions.

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate sets deadline for accuser testimony

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 3:47pm
In a letter, the judiciary committee chairman says it is "not the FBI's role" to investigate this.

Will peace follow South Korean President's Pyongyang trip?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 2:57pm
North Korea has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites.

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