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India to open longest bridge on China border

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:37pm
The 9.15km bridge connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with Assam in north-east India.

SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:30pm
A distress signal spotted in a remote region prompts fears that someone could be missing.

Shifting tongues

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:19pm
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.

Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:24pm
There is concern about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps.

'Saint of soccer'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:13pm
How English footballer Stanley Matthews conquered Ghana

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny - US media

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:04pm
Investigators reportedly believe Mr Trump's son-in-law may have information relevant to the Russia enquiry.

Schapelle saga

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 8:02pm
Australians have been transfixed by Schapelle Corby's case for years - now she is heading home.

Africa's week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2017

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:50pm
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

'Fast Eddie'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:46pm
Eddie Maher went on the run after driving off with £1.2m in a Securicor van. Remarkably, he kept it up for 19 years taking a wife and children from one US city to another.

Following in Gene Kelly's steps

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:29pm
The Strictly finalist stars in a new version of the Hollywood classic On The Town.

US academic Ted Malloch will not be EU envoy - US officials

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 6:35pm
EU sceptic Ted Malloch never was a candidate, officials in Washington say.

Paradise in the Med

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:54pm
Malta has tried to shake off claims it is the "Panama of the EU" - but the EU is worried about its tax system.

Chinese football clubs face 100% foreign player tax

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:48pm
China's football authority wants a 100% tax on loss-making clubs that sign foreign players.

'How can I trust her?'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:43pm
A popular Chinese soap gets people talking about whether chastity is still a big deal for modern women.

Scientists warn about Vietnam pig's blood delicacy

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:34pm
In Vietnam, raw pig's blood is a well-known delicacy - but there are serious health risks.

Mark Zuckerberg gets Harvard degree after dropping out

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:13pm
The Facebook founder told millennials to create a world 'where everyone has a sense of purpose'.

Deadly wildfires sweep Siberia

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 5:08pm
Three people have been killed and hundred of homes destroyed as Russia declares a state of emergency.

Not a calamity

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:31pm
Not a warm meeting, but not a dire one - while Mr Obama has fun nearby.

Gaza Palestinians: Hamas kills three 'collaborators'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:49pm
Three men are put to death in the Gaza Strip for the killing of a Hamas leader in March.

Norway Bank releases fishy music video

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:30pm
Here's how Norway is celebrating its fishy new bank note.


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