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Turkey Syria offensive: Erdogan and Putin strike deal over Kurds
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:46:34 GMT
The "historic" accord aims at keeping Kurdish forces from the Turkey-Syria border.

Trump impeachment: US envoy condemns 'irregular' pressure on Ukraine
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:21:48 GMT
Ties between the two allies were undermined for "political reasons", a top diplomat tells Congress.

Hong Kong releases murder suspect who sparked protest crisis
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:14:25 GMT
Chan Tong-kai's case led to plans for changes to extradition law, triggering broad anti-government protests.

Marieke Vervoort: Paralympian ends life through euthanasia at age of 40
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:47:01 GMT
Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort ends her own life through euthanasia at the age of 40.

Lighthouse moved 70m on rails to save it from falling into sea
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:39:05 GMT
Coastal erosion threatened to topple Denmark's Rubjerg Knude lighthouse - but now it's being moved.

Chile protests: Piñera announces welfare package
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:04:32 GMT
The welfare package includes an increase in the basic pension and a rise in minimum wage.

Shaquille O'Neal backs NBA executive over China dispute
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:52:15 GMT
The basketball legend has defended comments made by a NBA executive that prompted a backlash in China.

House Rules: 'Bullied' reality TV star wins payout in Australia
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:28:38 GMT
Nicole Prince said she suffered abuse after being unfairly portrayed on a hit home makeover show.

Norway ambulance hijack: Oslo rampage leaves three hurt
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:15:22 GMT
Three people - including baby twins - were injured after the emergency vehicle careered into them.

Lebanon protests: Protesters sing Baby Shark to toddler
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:03:02 GMT
The crowd started singing after the toddler's mother told them he was scared.

Abiy Ahmed: No force can stop Ethiopia from building dam
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:33:41 GMT
Abiy Ahmed says "no force can stop Ethiopia" from building the dam, despite objections from Egypt.

Far-right 'Proud Boys' jailed over New York City clash with anti-fascists
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:00:15 GMT
Two members of the group get four-year sentences for assaulting left-wing activists a year ago.

What prohibition's failure means for the legalisation of cannabis
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:25:24 GMT
Banning alcohol inadvertently created one of the most successful black markets in the world.

Turkey: Which countries export arms to Turkey?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:55:17 GMT
Some European countries have suspended arms sales to Turkey, so where does it gets its weapons?

Russia Africa summit: What's behind Moscow's push into the continent?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:58:04 GMT
Will Russia's renewed interest in Africa make it a key player in the region?

Letter from Africa: How not to mangle African sports stars' names
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:51:58 GMT
A guide to pronouncing the names of West Africa's sporting successes.

Sourav Ganguly: Can former India captain score big as cricket chief?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:53:13 GMT
The former captain takes over BCCI, India's cricket board, kicking off a new chapter in its history.

Lebanon protests: A country feeling reborn
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:39:26 GMT
Lebanon is in the grip of an extraordinary revolt against the country's politicians.

Thailand royal consort: How did Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi fall from grace?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:31:17 GMT
Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi's very public dressing down comes months after being named official "consort".

The race to build a flying electric taxi
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:01:41 GMT
More than a hundred companies are working on electric aircraft designed to zip in and out of cities.

Are we ready for men to take the pill?
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 23:42:44 GMT
Blurring of traditional gender roles could finally mean that the male pill is on the horizon.

Olympic flame or dating ad? Paris 2024 logo divides opinion
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:31:53 GMT
Social media users are divided over the design, with some jokingly comparing it to a dating app logo.

Chinese 'panda' pet cafe raises eyebrows
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:25:16 GMT
An animal cafe has opened in Chengdu that lets people play with "pandas" that are actually dogs.

Forensic anthropology students from across Africa learn to analyse bones
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:36:39 GMT
How forensic anthropology students from across Africa are learning to analyse human remains.

Senegal's breakdancers aiming for the Olympics
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:40:33 GMT
Meet the Senegalese breakdancing crew hoping to swap their practice beach for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Bolivia election: Protesters set fire to ballot boxes amid result confusion
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:38:43 GMT
Clashes break out after suspicion over the initial results of Sunday's presidential election.

Naruhito: Ancient ritual of Japan's emperor ascending throne
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:11:19 GMT
Japan's Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims his ascension to the throne in an elaborate ceremony.

The bird 'louder than an industrial drill'
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:17:03 GMT
The white bellbird's call is louder than an industrial drill.



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