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US-backed Syrian fighters 'overrun IS encampment'

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:37am
The camp near the Iraqi border made up most of the last patch of land held by the jihadist group.

Pope rejects Cardinal Barbarin's resignation over abuse cover-up

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:23am
France's top Catholic cleric was given a six-month suspended sentence for failing to report abuse.

Thai tycoon found guilty for poaching but freed ahead of appeal

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:11am
Premchai Karnasuta was seen with hunting gear and carcasses of protected species in a national park.

Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:02am
Nursultan Nazarbayev, 78, became leader of oil-rich Kazakhstan in 1990.

Majorca in drive to rein in boozy tourists

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 9:52am
Tourist haunts that run drink promotions face fines in the resort city of Palma, as do rowdy visitors.

Translation errors force Osaka metro websites offline

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 8:12am
Its English website, which has been taken offline, told people to take the 'Sakai muscle line'.

Dutch shooting: Letter suggests motive in Utrecht attack

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:50am
The letter was found in a getaway car and prosecutors say terrorism is still a possible motive.

Cyclone Idai: Huge area of Mozambique submerged

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:41am
A 50km-wide stretch of land in central Mozambique is under water, an aerial survey has shown.

Bubble maths researcher wins top award

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:16am
One of the highest prizes for mathematics is awarded to Prof Karen Uhlenbeck for her ground-breaking work.

Woman in China nearly dies after injecting herself with fruit juice

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 6:30am
The woman in China suffered liver, kidney, heart and lung damage and spent days in intensive care.

Huge aluminium plants hit by cyber-attack

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 6:22am
The Norwegian firm, which employs 35,000 people worldwide, has switched to manual controls at some plants.

Boeing expects 737 Max software fix by end of March

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 5:44am
The aviation giant tells airlines it will have new software to control the controversial MCAS system.

Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 5:29am
Japan's 2020 Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits over corruption allegations relating to Tokyo's winning bid to host the Games.

Human embryo smuggling: Malaysian arrested at India airport

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 4:49am
Officials in Mumbai, India, believe they may have uncovered a smuggling ring linked to a clinic.

People don't become 'adults' until their 30s, say scientists

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 3:24am
Experts say people aged 18 are still going through changes in the brain that can affect behaviour.

Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 1:02am
Australia's PM asks that G20 leaders discuss "unrestricted" social media in the wake of the NZ attacks.

Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:43am
New Zealand prime minister says person who attacked mosques should not be given notoriety.

Cyclone Idai: Rescue teams arrive in Mozambique

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:48pm
Rescue teams have arrived in Mozambique where as many as 1,000 people could have died following Cyclone Idai.

NZ PM vows to never utter Christchurch gunman's name

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:32pm
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to never use the Christchurch attacker's name.

Airbnb host jailed for killing guest over unpaid bill

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:10pm
Australian Jason Colton carried out the "vicious" attack on a guest who could not pay the bill.


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