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EU migrant row: Call to screen rescued asylum seekers at sea

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 6:48pm
The interior ministers of Austria and Italy say asylum seekers should be held on board ships.

Mummified ice age wolf pup and caribou found in northern Canada

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:19pm
The well-preserved remains of a wolf pup and a caribou offer glimpses of life 50,000 years ago.

Panel advises Wada to end Russia ban

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 3:04pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency's compliance review committee (CRC) recommends the reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency Rusada.

Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct in high school

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 2:38pm
The allegation against the US Supreme Court nominee dates back to when he was a high-school student.

Trump 'orders further China tariffs'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:48pm
US President Donald Trump reportedly tells staff to move ahead with tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese goods.

Chemnitz unrest: Nazi salute man jailed in east Germany

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:41pm
Several far-right protesters were seen giving the banned Nazi salute during violent protests.

Hurricanes and typhoons: How to survive a major storm

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:56pm
Two huge storms are threatening people on opposite sides of the world. Here's how to cope.

Canada cannabis entrepreneurs 'could face US lifetime ban'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:54am
Border officials reportedly say cannabis users and entrepreneurs could be banned from US travel.

Uzbek row over 'short skirts' in school

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:50am
Uzbek education minister defends teachers after TV accuses them of wearing short skirts in class.

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort 'strikes plea deal'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:10am
The former Trump campaign chairman has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal charges, US media report.

Botham Shem Jean: Police 'trying to smear' shooting victim

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:09am
Botham Shem Jean, 26, was shot dead in his own apartment by an off-duty police officer.

North Korea claims NHS and Sony hack suspect 'doesn't exist'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:57am
The man alleged to have hacked the UK's health service and Sony Pictures is not real, says Pyongyang.

Hurricane Florence: Where is being hit?

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:46am
Satellite images, maps and graphics showing where the category one storm will hit and the impact it is expected to have.

World Afro Day: ‘Why I love my natural hair’

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:44am
Women talk about why they love their natural hair.

Skripal case: Russian 'spies' targeted Swiss chemical weapons lab

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:37am
Russians were reportedly caught spying on a Swiss lab involved in the Salisbury poisoning inquiry.

Strawberry needle scare: Contamination affects six brands in Australia

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:33am
Australians are told to cut fruit open before biting into it after needles are found hidden inside.

North and South Korea set up liaison office to 'talk 24/7'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:04am
The liaison office will allow them to communicate regularly for the first time since the Korean War.

Hurricane Florence: First surges hit US shores

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:53am
Thousands have evacuated ahead of the category one storm, which is about to make landfall on the south eastern coast of the US.

Dalai Lama to meet alleged Dutch abuse victims

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:30am
He is in the Netherlands, hearing from people alleging sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers.

Zimbabwe launches cholera crowdfunding campaign

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:15am
An emergency has been declared and public gatherings banned in Harare after 25 deaths.


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