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Pentagon 'wanted to pay for Taliban travel expenses'

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 2:11pm
A budget request was made to refund the militants for food and lodging at peace talks, says an aide.

Yekaterinburg church protests: Putin calls for poll to solve row

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 1:43pm
An opinion poll will now be held to ascertain whether or not be build a church in a popular park.

Five memories of former Australian PM Bob Hawke

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:17pm
The former Australian prime minister, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died aged 89.

Five seater self-flying air taxi unveiled

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:50am
Lilium says the craft, which had its first test flight this month, could travel 300km in an hour.

Nord Stream 2: Climate activists get into gas pipeline in Germany

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:37am
The climate activists say using the Nord Stream 2 as a halfpipe is "more fun than fossil fuel".

Venezuela crisis: Maduro officials hold talks with opposition

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:29am
A Venezuelan ambassador says that government officials are holding talks with the opposition in Oslo.

Russian bots rigged Voice Kids TV talent show result

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:56am
A 10-year-old singer wins a Russian TV talent show thanks to thousands of fraudulent votes.

Huawei: China threatens to retaliate over US sanctions

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:00am
US-China tensions have risen after President Trump imposed measures widely thought to target Huawei.

Missouri abortion ban: Senate passes controversial bill

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 9:25am
Missouri lawmakers have voted to ban nearly all abortions, fuelling the debate over women’s rights.

Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs 'paradise' island

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 9:07am
Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.

Belgium ex-King Albert II faces fine if refuses DNA test

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:10am
Ex-King Albert II will be fined €5,000 a day if he refuses the test in a paternity claim.

Chicago: Strangled Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's baby 'cut from body'

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:00am
It is believed the 19-year-old was lured to an address to collect free clothes for her unborn baby.

GozNym cyber-crime gang which stole millions busted

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:00am
Prosecutions are announced in four countries over the scam, which hit thousands of bank accounts.

Bill de Blasio: New York mayor enters presidential race

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:27am
Bill de Blasio is the latest Democrat to enter the ever more crowded race for the presidency.

When is the 'OK' gesture not OK?

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:49am
Some people claim the "OK" sign has turned into a white nationalist symbol. What is behind that?

Stowaway kittens rescued on US building site

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:17am
Five kittens are found inside a steel column on board a truck which travelled across California.

Bob Hawke: Australia's former PM dies at 89

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:16am
The charismatic Labor prime minister for much of the 1980 has died, his family announces.

Ohio school closes after radioactive chemicals detected

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 4:24am
The Ohio school, next to a closed nuclear plant, is contaminated with radioactive chemicals.

Josu Ternera: Leader of Eta Basque rebels arrested in France

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 4:03am
Josu Ternera, wanted over deadly Eta attacks, went on the run in 2002.

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada in row over rubbish

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 2:30am
Canada sent tonnes of rubbish wrongly labelled as recyclable and then missed a deadline to retrieve it.

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