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Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia festival after backlash

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 3:41pm
The rapper says she has "better educated" herself amid a human rights backlash.

Ross Perot: The self-made billionaire who upended US politics

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 3:07pm
The self-made Texan billionaire and business pathfinder who twice ran for president.

Denmark plans regulation of influencers following suicide note

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 2:50pm
Denmark plans controls on popular influencers after an Instagram star posted a suicide note.

Saudi princess on trial over Paris assault

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:42pm
Princess Hassa bint Salman allegedly ordered her bodyguard to beat up a workman but was not in court.

Japan boy-band mogul Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:12pm
His talent agency dominated the pop music industry in Japan for decades.

Nigerian parliament: Violent clashes at Shia protest

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:07pm
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria are demanding their leader is released from jail.

Jeffrey Epstein: US labour secretary Alex Acosta defends role in Epstein case

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:59pm
Top Democrats have called for Mr Acosta to quit over his handling of previous charges against Epstein.

Ethiopian capital bans motorbikes to curb crime

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:26pm
The mayor of Addis Ababa says criminals use them to rob people.

Ross Perot: 'I've lived the American Dream'

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:47am
Texas billionaire and independent candidate Ross Perot speaks at a presidential debate in 1992.

Florida headteacher removed from post for refusing to call Holocaust a fact

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:41am
A Florida headteacher told a parent he could not say the Holocaust was "a factual, historical event".

Yang Hengjun: The Australian writer held by China for six months

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:31am
Blogger Yang Hengjun has not been heard from since being arrested for "endangering national security".

Ross Perot, billionaire and ex-presidential candidate, dies at 89

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:19am
The business pioneer twice ran for president as an independent in the 1990s.

Trump says UK ambassador 'a very stupid guy'

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:17am
Sir Kim will no longer attend a White House meeting with Ivanka Trump on Tuesday, the BBC has been told.

California earthquake leaves scar on the desert

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:01am
Satellite pictures shows how the 7.1 magnitude earthquake changed the landscape.

Italy court sentences 24 behind dictators' murder pact

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:01am
The South American officials were found guilty of killing left-wing activists, including Italians.

Fernando de la Rúa, Argentine ex-president, dies at 81

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 9:43am
The former leader quit amid violent discontent during the country's 2001 crisis.

Italy's Salvini shuts Europe's one-time largest migrant centre

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 9:17am
Matteo Salvini attends the closure of Sicily's Mineo centre, which once housed over 4,000 people.

Egypt to sue Christie's to retrieve £4.7m Tutankhamun bust

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 9:08am
The artefact was sold for £4.7m last week, despite Egypt warning it was probably stolen.

Fatal floods hit northern Spain

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 8:53am
At least one person has been killed after heavy rain damaged roads and buildings.

Warm welcome for four time world cup winners

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 8:33am
They are back on home soil after their victory in France on Sunday.

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