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Jonestown: Rebuilding my life after surviving the massacre

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:31pm
Laura Johnston Kohl reflects on surviving the events of November 1978, when more than 900 died.

Olympic Games: Why cities are snubbing the 'greatest show on Earth'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:26pm
Bids to host the summer and winter Games are falling. Is time up for the 'greatest show on Earth'?

Nigerian special effects makeup artist on creating gore for Nollywood

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:18pm
Meet the special effects makeup artist creating blood and gore for the Nigerian film industry.

Palm oil: One woman's fight to save 'the last place on Earth'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:05pm
Farwiza Farhan on efforts to protect the forests where orangutan, rhinos, elephants and tigers co-exist.

Florida mid-terms: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 6:04pm
Andrew Gillum admits defeat in the governor's race following a recount in Florida.

Anti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 5:57pm
Rebels attack near a DR Congo emergency centre and it is unclear when healthcare efforts will resume.

Golden Horse: Zhang Yimou's Shadow wins most awards

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 5:33pm
Zhang Yimou's Shadow wins the most plaudits at the 55th Golden Horse film awards in Taiwan.

California wildfires: Trump visits Paradise

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 4:25pm
Speaking in the devastated town of Paradise, President Trump praised the efforts of recovery teams.

Jamal Khashoggi: US 'yet to conclude' who was behind the murder

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 4:08pm
The State Department counters reports the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder.

Central African Republic extradites ex-militia leader 'Rambo'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 2:15pm
Alfred Yekatom, an MP, is flown from the Central African Republic to the Hague to face trial.

Osun governor Aregbesola 'did not collect salary' for eight years in post

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 12:35pm
Osun's Rauf Aregbesola says he did not need a salary while in office as he was put up by the state.

France fuel protest: Thousands march in yellow vests over diesel tax

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 12:27pm
Thousands of people have marched in high-visibility yellow vests to protest a price rise in diesel.

Prague rallies against embattled Czech PM

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 12:19pm
Andrej Babis denies allegations that he committed fraud, then had his son kidnapped in a cover-up.

Shrinking Swiss glacier hosts world's largest postcard

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:49am
This huge mosaic on the Aletsch Glacier was made from 125,000 drawings, to highlight climate change.

Argentine submarine: Missing ARA San Juan imploded, navy confirms

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:42am
Navy chiefs give the first details of the ARA San Juan which has been found a year after disappearing.

California wildfires: Trump to visit state's deadliest wildfire

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:00am
The toll from the Camp Fire in California has risen to 71 with more than 1,000 people reported missing.

Khashoggi murder: What's next for Mohammed Bin Salman?

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 9:38am
The CIA believes the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reports say.

ICYMI: Feeling peckish? These waiters could help

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:09am
Here are some stories you might have missed this week.

Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber appear to confirm marriage

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:03am
The couple have both referenced marriage on Instagram, just months after getting engaged.

US to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:34am
The joint base on Manus Island is seen as a move to curb China's growing regional influence.


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