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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:12:05 GMT
Two of the Christchurch mosque attack victims are laid to rest as police begin to identify victims.
Cyclone Idai: 'Massive disaster' in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:14:32 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi could be affected, UN says.
Weedkiller glyphosate a 'substantial' cancer factor
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:26:25 GMT
Jury to consider damages after one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers is blamed for cancer.
Danish MP told baby 'not welcome' in parliament chamber
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:29:49 GMT
The speaker asked the MP to remove her child because "MPs should be in the chamber, not babies or children".
Wendy Williams seeking addiction help and living in sober house
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:46:21 GMT
The US talk show host opened up about her addiction and secret stay in a sober house.
Hayabusa2: Asteroid mission exploring a 'rubble pile'
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:46:41 GMT
The mission exploring an asteroid finds that it consists of material blasted off another asteroid.
Supreme Court sides with Trump on immigration detention
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:29:00 GMT
The highest court has sided with the administration on a policy to detain convicted noncitizens.
Brexit: Angela Merkel vows to fight for orderly process
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:51:25 GMT
The German leader says time is running out and refuses to say whether she will support an extension.
France issues arrest warrants in Russian doping probe
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:35:51 GMT
Two former Russian athletics officials are alleged to be involved in the doping cover-ups.
US-backed Syrian fighters 'overrun IS encampment'
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:34:19 GMT
The camp near the Iraqi border made up most of the last patch of land held by the jihadist group.
Boeing: US orders review of 737 Max licence to fly
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:27:11 GMT
The transport secretary orders an independent assessment of the 737 Max certification process.
Hang White People: Rapper Nick Conrad fined over YouTube song
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:54:47 GMT
French rapper Nick Conrad is found guilty of incitement to violence with his video Hang White People.
Dutch shooting: Letter may suggest terror motive in Utrecht
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:46:28 GMT
Police say a letter found in a getaway car in Utrecht may point to terrorism, after suspect arrested.
The good things about ADHD: 'It's my superpower'
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:25:58 GMT
ADHD can sometimes be portrayed quite negatively, so an ADHD parents' support group asked us to make a film looking at some of the good things about it.
Cyclone Idai: Survivors rescued by land and air
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:29:26 GMT
Rescue operations continue to recover survivors from the floods caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
Cyclone Idai: 'Humanitarian disaster' in southern Africa
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:38:44 GMT
The president of Mozambique has declared Cyclone Idai "a humanitarian disaster of great proportion".
New Zealand attack: How young people responded
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:36:08 GMT
Five of those killed in the Christchurch attack were under 16. Young people held their own vigil.
NZ PM vows to never utter Christchurch gunman's name
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:32:10 GMT
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to never use the Christchurch attacker's name.
Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump swap football shirts
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:02:06 GMT
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is visiting US President Donald Trump at the White House.
Houston chemical fire to rage for days
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:58:48 GMT
A chemical fire in Texas has been going on for three days, and fire officials say could go on for two more.
Majorca in drive to rein in boozy tourists
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:52:29 GMT
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, 19 Mar 2019 12:12:39 GMT
Its English website, which has been taken offline, told people to take the 'Sakai muscle line'.
Estonia warns anglers off thin ice
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:06:53 GMT
Estonian anglers have been caught fishing on thawing ice despite ban.
Chinese uni trades canteen discount for workout
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:59:07 GMT
A university in China is rewarding physical exercise with food discounts in its campus canteen.
Indian online detergent boycott misfires
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:44:52 GMT
Calls to boycott Surf Excel washing powder in India have been confused with Microsoft Excel.
Mexico violence: With only one gun shop, how come all the murders?
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:35:19 GMT
The number of homicides reached a record high in 2018 and experts say most were carried out with US guns.
Bolsonaro visit: A tale of two Trumps
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:39:37 GMT
The US and Brazilian presidents may be ideological soulmates, but this bromance faces a big test.
Chandrashekhar Azad: The Indian Dalit leader challenging Modi
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:46:13 GMT
Chandrashekhar Azad has emerged as the newest political icon for India's 200 million Dalits.
India election 2019: Are women any safer?
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:29:16 GMT
Violence against women is an emotive issue in India's election campaign. Has the situation improved?
White Crow's star dancer 'channelled' Rudolf Nureyev
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:48:17 GMT
Oleg Ivenko says he "talked" to Rudolf Nureyev as he played the superstar Russian dancer.
Ukraine election: The 'clone' candidate for president?
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:23:28 GMT
Two of the candidates in next month's Ukrainian presidential election have the same surname and initials.
How US university admissions are broken
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:45:31 GMT
The alleged cheating scandal involving wealthy parents has put the system in the spotlight.
Afghanistan: The children caught in conflict
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:07:26 GMT
Photographer Andrew Quilty captured stories of children affected by conflict in Afghanistan.
Chinese goths post selfies in protest after subway incident
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:40:59 GMT
It comes after a woman was refused entry onto the subway because of her "horrible" make-up.
Why are Venezuelans seeking refuge in crypto-currencies?
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:05:37 GMT
As Venezuela staggers under political and economic crises, its citizens are embracing digital money.
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