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R. Kelly asks judge for permission to play Dubai concerts

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 4:58am
The embattled singer surrendered his passport last month and faces 10 charges of sexual abuse.

Nicaragua agrees to free all opposition prisoners

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:48am
The move is aimed at restarting stalled peace talks after months of anti-government protests.

Dutch PM loses senate majority to populists - exit poll

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:16am
The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy looks set to be the second biggest party in the upper house.

Testosterone rules for female athletes 'unscientific'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:20pm
There is a lack of evidence for the cut-off point adopted by athletics chiefs, a BMJ editorial says.

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:11pm
New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks.

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons, says PM

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:51pm
The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques last Friday.

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:50pm
The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.

Christchurch attacker 'killed my whole family'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:44pm
Maryam Gul says she has forgiven the man who killed her parents and brother in the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Venezuelans collect mountain run-off as water shortages persist

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:41pm
A recent power cut caused major water shortages, but for many Venezuelans, dry taps are nothing new.

Cyclone Idai: Flying over flooded Mozambique

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 9:40pm
The BBC's Fergal Keane went to Mozambique to assess the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon chief's ties to Boeing investigated

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 9:02pm
Patrick Shanahan is accused of frequently praising Boeing in meetings about government contracts.

Giant sunfish washes up on beach in South Australia

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:50pm
Fishermen initially mistook the flat fish's unusual appearance for a piece of driftwood.

Cyclone Idai: Rescuers race against time to reach survivors

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:29pm
Aid workers say thousands in Mozambique are still awaiting rescue from catastrophic flooding.

Nowruz: How 300m people celebrate Persian New Year

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:17pm
On Thursday, millions of people will celebrate Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz. Here's how.

The Indonesian paradise island drowning in plastic

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:14pm
Beaches on the Indonesian island of Sumatra are covered in plastic - and some of it is being dumped there by local businesses.

Chinese imports 'driving fishermen to despair'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:09pm
Kenya's Lake Victoria fishermen are struggling to compete with cheap Chinese fish imports.

'Why are the children being punished?'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:08pm
Russian officials are facing appeals from hundreds of families to bring back IS wives and children.

Italy takes a shine to China's New Silk Road

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:05pm
Italy is ready to let Chinese money build its infrastructure - but its allies remain sceptical.

Jacinda Ardern: 'A leader with love on full display'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:03pm
The NZ prime minister has been held up as an example of good leadership after the Christchurch attack.

Thailand election: Young voters could be key to victory

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:01pm
It's the first election since the coup of 2014 and seven million young people are voting for the first time.

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