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Why is India's next president so unknown?

1 hour 27 min ago
It's extraordinary so many Indians don't know enough about their new president, said a Dalit writer.

Syria war: Trump 'ends CIA arms programme for rebels'

2 hours 5 min ago
US officials say the move is part of an effort to improve ties with Russia, Bashar al-Assad's ally.

Despacito censored: Malaysia bans 'unsuitable' hit from state stations

2 hours 8 min ago
Despacito, the most-streamed song of all time, is banned from state stations over its "sexy" lyrics.

Germany warns citizens of Turkey risks amid arrests

2 hours 14 min ago
German citizens and firms are advised that they face risks in Turkey following "arbitrary" arrests.

Venezuela crisis: Violence fears as strike action begins

2 hours 24 min ago
The head of the Organization of American States denounces the government's "repressive tactics".

Radiohead defy critics to play Israel

2 hours 26 min ago
"A lot was said about this, but in the end we played some music," Thom Yorke told fans in Tel Aviv.

French singer Barbara Weldens dies on stage in concert

3 hours 22 min ago
Barbara Weldens collapses mid-concert with one report suggesting she was electrocuted.

Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flights

4 hours 6 sec ago
Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.

Estonia gets taller after changing measurement system

4 hours 12 min ago
Tallinn ditches Russia-based method of measuring heights above sea level, adding up to 24cm to some areas.

Trump regrets hiring Attorney General Jeff Sessions

4 hours 32 min ago
The president says the actions of Jeff Sessions over Russia inquiries were "very unfair" to him.

Parrot witness case: Michigan woman guilty of husband's murder

6 hours 3 min ago
Glenna Duram shot her husband before attempting suicide in a case apparently witnessed by a parrot.

Australian surfer Mick Fanning in another shark scare

7 hours 47 min ago
The three-time world champion is pulled from a competition in South Africa after a shark sighting.

Donald Trump's son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia

8 hours 24 min ago
The three will answer questions about Russia's alleged interference in last year's US election.

Surfer's close encounter with shark... again

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:44pm
Mick Fanning was back at the beach where he was attacked by a shark in 2015.

Chinese mahjong lovers take to the river to beat the heat

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00pm
What do you do if it's way too hot but you just can't stay away from your favourite boardgame?

Rock find 'rewrites' Australian human history

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:27pm
Scientists unearth evidence that Aboriginal people may have entered Australia over 65,000 years ago.

US and China emerge from trade talks without agreement

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:22pm
The two sides did not issue a joint statement and cancelled press conferences.

Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:13pm
Amnesty International says that the suspects are subjected to severe beatings and drowning.

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:47pm
The 80-year-old US senator may undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment, a statement says.

Behind closed doors

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:15pm
A presidential commission's meeting "to hear the voice of the American voter" is invite-only.


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