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Guard asked youth inmates for oral sex, Australian inquiry hears

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:20pm
The man tells an inquiry into youth detention that his requests were meant as "a joke".

Mosul offensive: On the road to the 'caliphate' mosque

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:10pm
BBC team travels with Iraqi forces as they close in on a mosque where IS declared a caliphate in 2014.

In paintings

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:07pm
In urban and industrialised South Korea, are family-run corner stores are out of time?

'Painful wait'

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:05pm
Narges Kalbasi Ashtari is barred from leaving India amid a court battle over the death of a child.

Path back to politics?

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:03pm
The former military leader has his own show - but what do Pakistanis think?

New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers dies

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 7:51pm
The exacting editor of the high-brow magazine was a legend on the New York literary scene.

US to ban electronics on flights from a dozen countries, US media says

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 7:05pm
Travellers from 13 countries will not be allowed to carry on laptops and tablets, US media report.

Syria war: Russia denies aiding Kurds to set up a military base

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 7:00pm
Russian officials say a base in northern Syria is for reconciliation - not military - purposes.

Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 6:56pm
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.

'Putin hates Clinton': Focus on Russia

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:35pm
FBI Director Comey told Congress what the FBI has learned about Russia's intervention in the US election.

France election: Leading candidates spar in TV debate

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:10pm
It is the first time a TV debate has taken place before the first round of voting.

Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:39pm
Brazilian police have accused top meat producers of selling unsafe produce and bribing health inspectors.

Rwandan genocide: Pope Francis asks forgiveness for Church failings

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:53pm
The Vatican asks for God's forgiveness for the "sins" of the Roman Catholic Church during the 1994 genocide.

Footballer makes wife and 'girlfriend' speech blunder

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:37pm
Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas has some explaining to do when he gets home.

Iraq car bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:18pm
No group claims responsibility for the attack but so-called Islamic State are the main suspects.

Mohammed Anas: Ghana's viral footballer denies having girlfriend

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:23pm
A footballer whose post-match interview went viral after he thanked his wife and girlfriend denies being unfaithful.

US billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:07pm
Mr Rockefeller, the last of his generation in the famed American family, was 101 years old.

Eric and Lara Trump announce pregnancy

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:45pm
It will be the ninth time President Donald Trump will become a grandfather, but is son Eric's first child.

Orly airport attack: CCTV shows moment soldier grabbed

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:38pm
A man grabs a female soldier at Orly airport on Saturday, before being shot dead minutes later.

China dinosaur egg theft suspect arrested

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 1:37pm
The suspect and three accomplices are between them accused of stealing about 80 eggs.

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