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Stephen Hawking: Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' physicist

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:03pm
Scientists, politicians and celebrities say the physicist's death leaves an "intellectual vacuum".

Australia considers visas for white South African farmers

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:56pm
A diplomatic spat erupts after Australia says white farmers need "help from a civilised country".

Tamil family taken off plane in Australia deportation reprieve

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:31pm
A small Australian town has campaigned to spare the family of four from removal to Sri Lanka.

Panama port city of Colón hit by rioting and looting

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:00pm
A protest against moves to regenerate the port city of Colón continues a day after it turned violent.

Nyepi celebrations: Mobile internet turned off for Bali's New Year

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:52am
Phone companies agree to turn off mobile internet for 24 hours in Bali to mark the local New Year.

Florida shooting: Students across US stage mass walkouts

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:11am
Students across the US leave classes for 17 minutes to remember victims and call for stricter gun laws.

Florida shooting: US high school students stage mass walkout

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:00am
They are stopping lessons for 17 minutes to remember the 17 people killed in Parkland a month ago.

Russian spy: UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:41am
They have one week to leave Britain after Russia failed to explain the use of a nerve agent against an ex-spy.

Stephen Hawking quiz: The man, his life and his theories

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:13am
Stephen Hawking quiz: How much do you know about scientist Stephen Hawking, his life and his theories?

Amazon recalls fire-risk power packs in UK, Europe and US

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:19am
Six models of the AmazonBasics product have been identified as posing a burns hazard.

Pompeo replaces Tillerson. Where does that take US foreign policy?

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:51am
A look at key foreign issues on which new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo might sway President Trump.

Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:50am
Her new government is under pressure to get down to business after months of political deadlock.

Caribbean volcano Kick 'em Jenny: Ships warned off area

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:36am
The alert comes as Kick 'em Jenny, in the eastern Caribbean, shows increased activity.

Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim refuses to resign over expense scandal

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:25am
The Mauritian president is accused of spending thousands on a charity-provided bank card.

Stephen Hawking: Scientist in the public eye

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 6:27am
From meeting presidents to popes, we look back at some of Professor Hawking's most notable public appearances.

Sierra Leone election: Julius Maada Bio beats Samura Kamara in first round

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 6:26am
Julius Maada Bio - who once led a military junta in the country - now faces a run-off.

Italy bomb: World War Two device forces mass evacuation in Fano

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 6:18am
Some 23,000 people were moved in Fano, after the device was found during excavation work.

The best-selling scientist who battled disease

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 5:19am
Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.

Google bans crypto-currency adverts

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:33am
The search giant follows Facebook in censoring ads for initial coin offerings and trading services.

Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:15am
The move comes a month after the court began examining the Philippine leader's war on drugs.


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