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Paris mayor plans to pedestrianise city centre

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:05am
The proposal would see traffic limited in the first four districts, known as arrondissements.

New Zealand launches balls checking booth for testicular cancer

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:44am
The Testimatic is to help men get checked for testicular cancer without having to face a doctor.

Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania after anti-gay comments

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 4:12am
A government minister says aid worth $9.8m will be withheld from Tanzania after anti-gay rhetoric.

Russia domestic abuse: 'My husband chopped off my hands'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:36am
Margarita Gracheva's case highlights fears that a change in Russia's laws may be emboldening abusers.

Rohingya return to Myanmar: Confusion and fear in refugee camps

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:18am
Refugees in crowded Bangladesh camps are waiting to hear whether they'll be sent back to Myanmar.

Monkey kills baby boy in India's Agra

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:12am
The monkey entered a house in Agra and snatched the baby from his mother, who was breastfeeding him.

Philippines' Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:17am
The 73-year-old president of the Philippines later defended his actions saying: "What's wrong with my nap?"

UK PM faces grilling amid Brexit deal backlash

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:34pm
Cabinet ministers backed the agreement - but it has sparked a backlash from Tory Brexiteers.

Uber loss tops $1bn loss ahead of planned IPO next year

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:35pm
The ride-sharing firm's losses grew in the third quarter, with a slight rise in revenues and bookings.

Cameroon conflict: 'We live in fear in Bamenda'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:48pm
Journalist Peter Tah describes how life in the Cameroon city of Bamenda has ground to a halt due to the separatist conflict.

California wildfires: Is Trump right when he blames forest managers?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:41pm
Is poor management of forests to blame for deadly fires in California?

Fake news in Turkey: Hunting for truth in land of conspiracy

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:39pm
Fake news in Turkey is rampant, and targets many, including the BBC. But some are fighting back.

Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:37pm
More than half a million students take on an exam for which they have been preparing all their lives.

Who should own South Africa's land?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:14pm
Plans to redistribute land from white farmers to landless black people are raising deep feelings. Here's why.

Are these people really a threat to Thai national security?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:14pm
How Thai government critics risk being accused of "fake news" – and having the law turned against them.

APEC: The summit held on a boat off Papua New Guinea

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:06pm
The APEC summit is now underway in Papua New Guinea, but why are attending CEOs and other guests staying on cruise ships?

Chechnya uses televised shamings to stop dissent

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:02pm
Authoritarian leader Ramzan Kadyrov forces citizens who complain to retract what they said on TV.

White House aide Mira Ricardel removed after Melania Trump row

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:51pm
The first lady said Mira Ricardel "no longer deserves the honour" of serving in the White House.

Michael Avenatti 'arrested for domestic violence'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:44pm
Michael Avenatti is in custody in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence, US media report.

Florida recount: Governor Rick Scott 'will not certify result'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:48pm
Rick Scott, a candidate in a close US Senate race, says he will step away from his elections role.

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