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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.

Russia domestic abuse: 'My husband chopped off my hands'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:36am
Margarita Gracheva's case highlights fears that a change in Russia's laws may be emboldening abusers.

Rohingya return to Myanmar: Confusion and fear in refugee camps

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:18am
Refugees in crowded Bangladesh camps are waiting to hear whether they'll be sent back to Myanmar.

Monkey kills baby boy in India's Agra

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:12am
The monkey entered a house in Agra and snatched the baby from his mother, who was breastfeeding him.

Philippines' Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:17am
The 73-year-old president of the Philippines later defended his actions saying: "What's wrong with my nap?"

UK PM faces grilling amid Brexit deal backlash

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:34pm
Cabinet ministers backed the agreement - but it has sparked a backlash from Tory Brexiteers.

Uber loss tops $1bn loss ahead of planned IPO next year

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:35pm
The ride-sharing firm's losses grew in the third quarter, with a slight rise in revenues and bookings.

Cameroon conflict: 'We live in fear in Bamenda'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:48pm
Journalist Peter Tah describes how life in the Cameroon city of Bamenda has ground to a halt due to the separatist conflict.

California wildfires: Is Trump right when he blames forest managers?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:41pm
Is poor management of forests to blame for deadly fires in California?

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