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North Korean university names detained US citizen

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:27pm
Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.

Venezuela's President Maduro calls for talks with opposition

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:27pm
Nicolas Maduro seeks dialogue with the opposition ahead of the latest in a series of protest rallies.

A night at a French Front National election party

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:05pm
Marine Le Pen's supporters in Marseille watch the results come in with great anticipation.

Voodoo rebels

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:10pm
Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.

100 days, 100 voters

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:52pm
We asked 100 Americans what they think about President Trump's first 100 days.

Messi scores last-second winner

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:36pm
Lionel Messi scores his 500th Barcelona goal to send them top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against Real Madrid.

Bend It Like Granny

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:18pm
The 98-year-old grandmother from India's Tamil Nadu state who leads a yoga dynasty.

Geeks vs government

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:03pm
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.

Missing million

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:01pm
Researchers have named nearly five million victims of the Holocaust, but they are in a race against time to identify the rest, reports Raffi Berg.

The Holocaust: Hunt for a million missing names

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:01pm
Giselle Cycowicz’s father was murdered by the Nazis - but many victims are still to be identified.

Colombia's ELN loses kidnap victim in jungle escape

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:32pm
Colombia's ELN guerrillas say a Russian-Armenian wildlife trafficker they held hostage has escaped.

France elections: Macron-Le Pen through to run-off, projections say

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:17pm
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen to contest run-off on 7 May, projections say.

'Vive la France' - Marseille's voters on presidential race

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:00pm
What do the voters of Marseille think about the race to choose the next French president?

Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:58am
An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.

Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:58am
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.

North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:28am
The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.

Ilie Nastase: Romania captain is suspended after behaviour at Fed Cup

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:19am
Romania captain Ilie Nastase is suspended by the International Tennis Federation over a incident that left Johanna Konta in tears.

Pope Francis: Europe migrant centres 'concentration camps'

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:18am
The Pope also laments that "international accords are more important than human rights".

Germany AfD: Right-wing party picks election leaders

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:52am
Facing a slump in popularity, the AfD is seeking to enter national parliament for the first time.

Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:17am
Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.

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