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The modern female knight

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:36am
Deputy head teacher Sarah Hay is the world number one woman jouster.

'Sorcery' delays Papua New Guinea election count

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:21am
The count in Papua New Guinea's election is delayed in one province following accusations of witchcraft.

Five Ukraine troops die in fierce clash with Donetsk rebels

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:08am
The US says it was the most serious fighting in eastern Ukraine so far this year.

Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:46am
The German giant claims a Russian business broke sanctions by shipping its turbines to Crimea.

Outcry as Chinese school makes iPads compulsory

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:34am
A Chinese school is criticised by parents and social media users for making children bring an iPad.

North Korea tourism: US 'to ban Americans from visiting'

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:09am
Two travel agencies say they have been told the ban will be announced on 27 July.

Trump snub?

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 4:57am
Japan woke up on Friday morning to intense scrutiny of its First Lady's proficiency in English.

'American nightmare'

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 4:31am
Justine Damond's case has shocked Minneapolis, but it is being watched as closely in her home country.

Israel boosts security in Jerusalem Old City amid tensions

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:58am
Some Palestinians call for a "day of rage" over metal detectors at the Old City holy site.

India musician plays guitar during brain surgery

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:49am
Abhishek Prasad played the instrument to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his hand.

Trump legal team spokesman Mark Corallo resigns, reports say

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:37am
Reports say Mark Corallo disagreed with the strategy to discredit the team leading the Russia probe.

New agreement will allow US rice exports to China

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:27am
Agreement includes strict measures to prevent pests and plant diseases being brought into China.

Baby boom

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:13pm
An innovative Indian effort to increase its tiny Parsi population shows signs of success.

Justine Damond's death 'should not have happened'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:03pm
An Australian woman's shooting was caused by the "actions of one individual", the police chief says.

Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:35pm
Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.

Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:47pm
The deaths were reported on Kos following a 6.7 magnitude quake in the Aegean Sea.

Salvador Dali's body exhumed for DNA tests

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:27pm
Samples are taken from the painter's body to settle a paternity case brought by a tarot card reader.

Do cows hold key to beating HIV?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:03pm
The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow's tummy, US researchers say.

Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:02pm
Our correspondent visits the ancient city of Harar as it celebrates its 1,010th anniversary.

Three-way weddings

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:57pm
After Colombia legally recognises a union between three men, will polyamorous marriages follow?


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