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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:04:36 GMT
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.

France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:07:58 GMT
The Italian ambassador is summoned after Deputy PM Luigi di Maio accuses France of exploiting Africa.

Sex abuse scandal hits South Korea's elite skating scene
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:02:51 GMT
South Korea is a world leader in speed skating and the latest allegations have shocked the public.

Ex-Nissan boss faces more time in custody as bail denied
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:23:22 GMT
The decision means Carlos Ghosn could remain in custody in Tokyo until his trial for financial crimes.

Gigi Wu: 'Bikini hiker' dies on solo Taiwan climb despite search efforts
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:38:40 GMT
Condolences pour in for Gigi Wu, whose hiking expertise and candid photos won her thousands of fans.

Founder of skincare brand Deciem Brandon Truaxe dead at 40
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:26:44 GMT
Brandon Truaxe set up the beauty company best known for skincare brand The Ordinary in 2013.

Russian rescue amid deadly blaze on two cargo ships off Crimea
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:15:58 GMT
Rescuers try to reach sailors as an explosion and fire on two ships in the Black Sea kill at least 11.

Indonesia reviews release of radical cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:12:09 GMT
The planned release of Abu Bakar Ba'asyir on medical grounds is reviewed amid Australian unease.

Oscar nominations: Seven things to look out for
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:11:51 GMT
As nominations day looms, we take a look at who and what could be the main talking points.

Antarctic krill: Key food source moves south
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:58:45 GMT
A warming climate shifts the distribution of the krill species eaten by whales and other predators.

Afghanistan: Deadly Taliban attack on military compound
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:32:58 GMT
At least 20 people are killed as militants detonate a car bomb in central Afghanistan, officials say.

Australian Open 2019: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semi-finals
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:28:46 GMT
Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets to continue his superb run in Melbourne and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

Being awake during brain surgery: 'You are hovering in between worlds'
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:06:26 GMT
Jazz musician Musa Manzini was kept awake for part of his surgery to have a tumour removed.

Florida toddler imitates dad's arrest in viral video
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:42:53 GMT
Bodycam footage released by Florida police shows the two-year-old with her hands raised for officers.

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern: 'I'm a mother, not a superwoman'
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:06:19 GMT
Jacinda Ardern says it's tough juggling her roles but hearing her baby giggle can put things in perspective.

Jockey almost falls off... but still wins race
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:12:00 GMT
Jockey Mikey Sweeney on Ask Heather almost falls off but makes an "incredible recovery" then goes on to win the race.

Macedonia and Greece: Clashes flare over name change
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:49:25 GMT
Protesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens over plans to rename neighbouring Macedonia.

Kamala Harris: Students describe presidential hopeful in three words
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:13:40 GMT
US students describe presidential hopeful Senator Kamala Harris in three words.

Courchevel fire: Footage shows deadly blaze at French ski resort
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:50:39 GMT
Two people were killed and more than 20 injured in the blaze at Courchevel in France.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to have cameo in The Lego Movie 2
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:29:27 GMT
Filmmakers say the Supreme Court justice deserves to be "immortalised in Lego".

A Canadian woman has launched a writing contest for her luxury home
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:23:15 GMT
Homeowner Alla Wagner has launched a "write a letter, win a house" competition for her Alberta home.

South Korean farmers see boost in banana crop
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:00:39 GMT
Climate change could make South Korea a banana producer.

Sexism row over German charity event
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:33:41 GMT
A German charity event in Bremen is criticised for refusing to invite a female mayor.

Russian post offices raise funds with beer
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:36:42 GMT
Russian post tempts customers with beer at the counter.

Migrant caravan teenager: 'I left without telling my mum'
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:21:28 GMT
NahÃn, 17, left her home in Honduras with a migrant caravan headed for the US but turned back in Mexico.

Peppa Pig: China falls for an unlikely UK brand ambassador
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:07:49 GMT
Peppa Pig may be doing more for Brand Britain and soft power than many other British exports.

Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:24:11 GMT
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.

Why your replacement heart could be made in space one day
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:01:15 GMT
Microgravity is ideal for making a range of materials, but will space manufacture ever be cost effective?

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