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Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 4:38pm
Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".

What this woman's freedom teaches us

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 4:13pm
The freeing of the US-Egypt prisoner tells us a lot about President Trump's deal-making behind the scenes.

Venezuela: Ten people killed in Caracas looting incident

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:58pm
The incident comes after two days of often violent protests against President Maduro's government.

Purple prose

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:40pm
India's Supreme Court has sent back an incomprehensible judgment to a High Court judge.

The Gambian footballer who drowned in search of a better life

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:03pm
Gambian footballer Hamadou hoped to pull his family out of poverty by going to Europe, but tragedy befell him.

Toronto woman misses Galapagos cruise after Air Canada bump

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:36pm
Vicki Russell says she was left 'distraught' when Air Canada failed to get her an alternate flight.

Dozens of Afghan troops dead in Taliban base attack

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:27pm
The Taliban says that it has inflicted casualties on the Afghan army at its base in Mazar-e-Sharif.

Cassini probe sets up Saturn 'grand finale'

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:23pm
The Cassini satellite is about to put itself on a path that will take it to destruction in September.

Too scared to use refugee camp toilet

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:18pm
Rouaa lives in Lebanon after a chemical attack forced her from her home in Damascus, Syria.

Two more arrested in Michigan in first FGM prosecution in US

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:14pm
The Michigan couple allegedly performed the procedure on girls between the ages of six to eight.

Russia's Aeroflot airline defeats discrimination claims

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:06pm
Moscow courts reject flight attendants' claims that Aeroflot favours slim, attractive women.

Paris police attack gunman named

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:13pm
Paris Champs Elysees gunman named as Karim Cheurfi. Officials say a note from IS group was found near his body

Georgia parents win legal battle to name baby girl Allah

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:19am
Civil liberties activists hail the ruling, but a Muslim advocacy group finds the surname insensitive.

Egyptian soldiers accused of killing unarmed Sinai men in leaked video

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:15am
Unverified footage appears to show soldiers shooting dead unarmed detainees in the northern Sinai.

Has the latest shooting affected French voters' plans?

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:54am
Marseille voters tell us if their voting intentions have changed after a gunman killed a policeman in Paris.

South Africa bus crash 'kills 20 children'

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:14am
Minibus crash leaves at least 20 children dead near South African capital Pretoria, officials say

Aya Hijazi returns to US from Egyptian prison

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:15am
Aya Hijazi was flown back to the US on Thursday night with her family on a US government jet.

Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 8:32am
Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.

'No doubt' Syria has kept some chemical weapons - Mattis

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 8:24am
US Defence Secretary James Mattis says Damascus would be ill-advised to use chemical weapons again.

Qatar hunting party 'freed in Iraq'

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 8:15am
A Qatari hunting party kidnapped in Iraq has been freed after 16 months, an Iraqi official says.

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