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French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:20am
The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.

China rising political star facing corruption probe

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:12am
Sun Zhengcai, seen as a contender for China's top job, is being investigated, authorities say.

Microsoft signals end of Paint program

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:52am
Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985.

Zimbabwe: Trained elephant kills tour guide in Victoria Falls park

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:17am
An elephant that gives rides to tourists has killed its handler in Victoria Falls National Park.

Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen attack, say police

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:14am
Parts of the town of Schaffhausen are sealed off, as police search for the attacker.

Dramatic footage shows pagoda collapsing into river

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:54am
A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall.

US-Russia probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:46am
Jared Kushner says he had "no improper contacts", as he prepares for a grilling in the Senate.

Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular?

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:24am
As Japan's PM faces accusations of personal favouritism, his approval ratings have plummeted.

China opens first cinema on disputed South China Sea island

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:58am
The country takes another step to bolster its claim to the oil-rich area claimed also by several other countries.

Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:33am
Jordan wants to question embassy guard who Israel says killed an attacker but has immunity.

Poland's President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:58am
Andrzej Duda rejects a controversial law to replace Supreme Court judges with government nominees.

Lumberjack championships: Log roll or springboard chop?

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:58am
Lumberjacks show off their skills at World Championships in the US state of Wisconsin.

More rounds of IVF 'increase chances'

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:57am
A new study offers a clearer estimate of success rates from repeated attempts, researchers say.

South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:32am
The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.

Christchurch floods inspire Photoshop fun

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:20am
A photographer from the New Zealand city found a creative way to cheer people up amid recent floods.

India court hears 10-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:19am
The girl of 10 is nearly seven months pregnant and doctors say she is too young to carry a baby.

Michael Phelps loses 'race' to Great White shark

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:52am
The US swimmer was two seconds slower than the shark in a simulated race shown on Discovery Channel.

Bernard Tomic amazed at career, despite lack of effort at times

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:34am
Bernard Tomic says he has never "really tried" throughout his tennis career, adding that he has probably been operating at "around 50%".

Kabul hit by deadly suicide car bomb

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:57am
At least 24 people are killed and many injured by the explosion in the Afghan capital.

IMF downgrades US and UK growth

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:06pm
Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 means both are set to underperform the global economy.

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