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UN calls for Libyan migrant detention centres to be shut

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:49am
The call comes after more than 50 people were killed in an attack at a migrant detention centre.

Bastille Day: Flyboard takes part in military display

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:30am
France's annual military parade, commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison, takes place in Paris.

Burundi's Imbonerakure leader named head of RTNB

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 7:00am
Burundi's pro-government Imbonerakure has been accused of killings, rapes, arrests, and extortion.

Monsoon floods kill dozens in Nepal and India

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 5:07am
Reports say at least 43 people have been killed in Nepal, with heavy rain expected to continue.

Hong Kong protests: Fresh rallies after violence at border

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 5:03am
Fresh demonstrations taking place after rallies in an area close to the Chinese border turned violent.

Parts of New York City go dark after power cut

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 12:11am
A major power outage plunges large parts of Manhattan, including its subway stations, into darkness.

Power failure halts New York subway trains

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 9:10pm
About 40,000 people are without power in the borough of Manhattan, the local power company says.

Man dies after attacking Tacoma immigration jail, police say

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 8:17pm
Police say four officers opened fire on the man, who was throwing incendiary devices at the centre.

New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal 'to spite Obama'

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 8:10pm
The latest disclosure comes despite a police warning to media about publishing leaked diplomatic memos.

Reef rescue: Could this robot help save corals?

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:55pm
The submersible robot delivers baby corals to damaged areas allowing reefs to regenerate.

'Empty Spain': Can opera save the town of Medinaceli?

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:11pm
A few hundred people live in Medinaceli but for one weekend a year it becomes a stage for high art.

Cricket World Cup 'like a festival' for illegal bookmakers

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:07pm
India's cricketers didn't make the World Cup final, but its bookmakers are still making millions.

The forgotten Indian inventor who dazzled London

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:04pm
Shankar Abaji Bhisey invented a machine which could have revolutionised printing.

Megan Rapinoe: Can a pink-haired lesbian be an American hero?

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:02pm
The World Cup winner and activist is a polarising figure who inspires anger as well as adoration.

Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer must 'take it up a level' against Novak Djokovic

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 5:54pm
Roger Federer must "take it up a level" to beat Novak Djokovic and claim a record-equalling ninth Wimbledon singles title, says three-time champion John McEnroe.

Israel education minister defends 'gay conversion therapy'

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 5:39pm
Rafi Peretz says he believes the controversial practice can work, triggering widespread condemnation.

Hodan Nalayeh: Somalia's 'inspirational' journalist, killed in Kismayo

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 5:16pm
Hodan Nalayeh launched a TV station in Canada and had recently moved to live and work in Somalia.

France to create new space defence command in September

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 4:26pm
This will help "to better protect our satellites, including in an active way," President Macron says.

Egypt's Bent Pyramid opens to visitors

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 2:31pm
The angular shape of the construction contrasts with the straight sides of Egypt's "true" pyramids.

Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't going to Syria, says Hunt

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 12:57pm
The foreign secretary says the seized tanker will be released if its oil isn't headed to Syria.


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