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US Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:08:02 GMT
The justices' 7-2 ruling preserves medical insurance for millions of low-income Americans.

Kim Jong-un admits North Korea facing a 'tense' food shortage
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:46:26 GMT
He told the ruling party that the coronavirus pandemic and a series of storms had led to bad harvests.

Why US millennials are quitting big cities
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:24:19 GMT
Remote workers are freer than ever to relocate, especially when smaller cities dangle incentives.

Ganges river: India boatman praised for saving baby girl floating in a box
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:04:49 GMT
The 21-day-old baby girl was found in a wooden box in the Ganges river and is now in hospital.

Italy cable car: Outrage as video of the crash shown on TV
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:56:07 GMT
Italy's public broadcaster shows the footage of last month's cable car crash that killed 14 people.

Ivory Coast's ex-President Gbagbo returns home after ICC acquittal
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:15:32 GMT
Laurent Gbagbo was taken to the ICC in 2011 on charges of crimes against humanity.

India Covid pandemic: Girl, 5, reunited with mother in Australia
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:03:22 GMT
Stuck in India, Johannah was separated from her family in Australia because of border closures.

Pornhub videos: Women sue, alleging lack of consent
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:58:16 GMT
More than 30 women say private or non-consensual videos of them were uploaded to the site.

Apple Daily: Hong Kong sends 500 officers in pro-democracy paper raid
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:31:36 GMT
The editor-in-chief and four other executives of the Apple Daily newspaper were also arrested.

German hunt for gunman who killed two in Espelkamp
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:20:32 GMT
It is not clear why the man, now on the run, shot a man and a woman in the town of Espelkamp.

Kenneth Kaunda: Zambia's first president dies aged 97
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:45:02 GMT
Kaunda, 97, was one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism.

David Bowie painting bought for $5 expected to fetch thousands
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:04:42 GMT
A painting by musician David Bowie found at a Canadian dump is set to be auctioned for thousands.

Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:15:15 GMT
The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.

Abubakar Shekau: The mastermind behind the Chibok kidnappings
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:31:08 GMT
Nigeria's Boko Haram confirms that its leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed.

Peru election: Why has no winner been declared?
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:42:46 GMT
The country is still waiting to find out the outcome of its most polarised poll in recent history.

Why cyber gangs won't worry about US-Russia talks
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:53:18 GMT
Plans to tackle ransomware hackers starts on shaky ground with a disagreement over who is responsible.

Australia's growing thirst for alcohol-free wine and beer
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:50:30 GMT
Demand for non-alcoholic drinks "explodes" as more Australians rethink their drinking habits.

Ethiopia's Tigray war: Walking three days to find a hospital
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:13:01 GMT
People's lives in northern Ethiopia are in tatters as they deal with famine in the ruins of a war zone.

Turow: Vast Polish coal mine infuriates the neighbours
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:16:33 GMT
The EU's top court has ordered Poland to halt mining at Turow, which affects water levels across the border.

Shenzhou-12: Chinese astronauts dock with new space station
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:09:54 GMT
Shenzhou-12 docked with the new Tiangong space station as part of China's longest crewed mission to date.

Giant Buddhist statue gets Covid face mask in Japan
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:37:06 GMT
Temple managers plan to keep the face covering on the figure until the pandemic is brought under control.

Why what's happening in Ethiopia matters for Africa
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 03:05:35 GMT
Famine conditions and insecurity in Tigray as well as upcoming elections affect the future of Ethiopia.

When Biden met Putin: Decoding the world leaders' body language
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:30:42 GMT
A body language expert unpacks the postures and gestures of the two world leaders at their summit.

Biden-Putin summit: Presidents meet face-to-face
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:03:09 GMT
President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin hold their first talks since Mr Biden took office.

Biden lashes out at CNN reporter
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:38:39 GMT
The president snaps at a female correspondent before apologising later on for being "a wise guy".



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