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Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO

56 min 8 sec ago
The World Health Organisation head praises Zimbabwe's public health policy, in a controversial move.
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Several injured in Munich knife attack

1 hour 22 min ago
The suspect fled the scene after the attack, with no motive apparent, police say.
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Spain expected to impose Catalonia direct rule

2 hours 20 min ago
The Spanish cabinet is meeting to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia.
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Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say experts

October 20, 2017 - 8:34pm
The left-wing poet died in 1973, weeks after a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet.
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Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

October 20, 2017 - 8:27pm
Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.
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Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot out

October 20, 2017 - 8:21pm
The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants' hideout when they came under attack.
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Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

October 20, 2017 - 8:17pm
Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself.
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The spacecraft graveyard

October 20, 2017 - 7:26pm
Why one of the Earth's most remote places is the preferred place to dump space junk.
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Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers

October 20, 2017 - 7:21pm
Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.
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Hostages no more

October 20, 2017 - 7:16pm
What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?
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Ballet hoping to help heal Charleston's wounds

October 20, 2017 - 7:16pm
A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially-motivated Charleston church shooting.
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What golden age?

October 20, 2017 - 7:15pm
People's hopes for a quiet retirement with family are ruined by inflation and the fear of violence.
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Driven out

October 20, 2017 - 7:08pm
Maps and graphics telling the story of the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
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The woman without legs who became an equestrian champion

October 20, 2017 - 7:06pm
Angelika Trabert's won 24 medals - six at the Paralympics. When not riding, she works as an anaesthetist.
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Positive noises

October 20, 2017 - 5:29pm
It is no surprise EU leaders sought to put a positive spin on negotiations, writes Laurence Peter.
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Mogadishu truck bombing death toll jumps to 358

October 20, 2017 - 4:47pm
More than 50 people are also still missing after last Saturday's huge truck bombing, officials say.
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King Felipe VI says Catalonia 'will remain' Spanish

October 20, 2017 - 4:42pm
King Felipe VI says Spain will solve the crisis through democratic institutions.
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Canadian man found not guilty of raping wife

October 20, 2017 - 3:25pm
A Canadian judge found that a man was not guilty of rape because he did not have criminal intent.
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Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president

October 20, 2017 - 3:03pm
The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".
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Iraq Kurds: Army claims full control of Kirkuk province

October 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Kurdish forces have not confirmed reports that they have given up the last area under their control.
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