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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:37pm
A lawsuit is filed against the US manufacturer over an alleged design fault with its 737 Max jet.

Drone footage shows wildfire devastation

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:05pm
The Californian town has been destroyed by the Camp Fire.

Why is Canada running out of marijuana?

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 3:56pm
Supply problems in the month-old legal cannabis industry could last well into next year.

California wildfires: Survivors share stories of heroic rescues

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:13pm
Some Californians fled by lorry, while others had no choice but leap into a frigid mountain lake.

Brexit: EU leaders dismiss talk of renegotiating draft agreement

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 1:35pm
The prospect of talks to amend the draft deal is unlikely as an agreement is "on the table".

Nikola Gruevski: Mystery over how Macedonia ex-PM escaped

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:17pm
A former Macedonian leader facing prison is claiming asylum in Hungary, the government confirms.

Saudi women in 'inside-out abaya' protest

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:53am
Participants say they no longer want to be pressured into wearing the loose-fitting robe in public.

Lost Disney 'Oswald' film found in Japan

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:16am
The short cartoon pre-dates the creation of Mickey Mouse.

Taylor Swift, Adele and other smuggled celebrities

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:55am
Zayn Malik appears to have revealed how some of the top A-listers evade attention.

'Phallic' owl statue mocked in Serbian town of Kikinda

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:25am
The recently erected statue in the town of Kikinda drew criticism for its shape and length.

Ethiopia arrests former deputy spy chief Yared Zerihun

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:04am
Dozens of security officials have been held as Prime Minister Abiy tackles corruption and rights abuses.

National Book Awards: Isabel Allende warns of 'dark time'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:50am
The author spoke out at the National Book Awards against the rise of "nationalism and racism" in politics.

Trump attacks Mueller's Russia inquiry as 'absolutely nuts'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:44am
The US president says an inquiry into his election campaign is a "mess" and a "disgrace".

Japan's cyber-security minister has 'never used a computer'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:08am
Yoshitaka Sakurada is responsible for ensuring the 2020 Olympic Games are not hacked.

Russia Navalny: Strasbourg court condemns detentions of Putin foe

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:05am
Europe's human rights court condemns repeated arrests of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Khashoggi murder not ordered by crown prince - Saudi prosecutor

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:43am
Saudi prosecutor says an intelligence officer ordered the writer's murder and not the crown prince.

Uganda orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:26am
President Museveni orders increased patrols to reassure Chinese investors after a spate of thefts.

Paris mayor plans to pedestrianise city centre

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:05am
The proposal would see traffic limited in the first four districts, known as arrondissements.

New Zealand launches balls checking booth for testicular cancer

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:44am
The Testimatic is to help men get checked for testicular cancer without having to face a doctor.

Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania after anti-gay comments

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 4:12am
A government minister says aid worth $9.8m will be withheld from Tanzania after anti-gay rhetoric.

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