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New approach

November 22, 2017 - 7:07pm
Aaron Aquino says that since he took charge last month, only one suspect died in 1,341 operations.
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Doctor Who?

November 22, 2017 - 7:04pm
One of British India's earliest practising doctors, who also got Queen Victoria to dissolve her marriage.
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Married for a price: India's abandoned 'holiday wives'

November 22, 2017 - 7:01pm
The story of a woman who was married off to a rich visitor for a few hundred dollars, aged 13.
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Argentina missing submarine: Russia joins search operation

November 22, 2017 - 6:56pm
President Putin will send a survey vessel to the area where the sub vanished with 44 on board.
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Flea market photo shows 'Billy the Kid and man who shot him'

November 22, 2017 - 6:50pm
The photo purports to show the Wild West outlaw beside his future killer, experts say.
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EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade

November 22, 2017 - 6:43pm
There's been a 90% drop in the trade in wild birds around the globe mainly due to an EU ban, say researchers.
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How we are losing the night

November 22, 2017 - 6:05pm
Satellite images show that artificially-lit areas are expanding around the world.
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Czech ex-PM's mistress guilty of setting spies on love rival

November 22, 2017 - 5:48pm
The wife of former Czech PM Petr Necas used intelligence officers to spy on his first wife.
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Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's family sue police

November 22, 2017 - 5:43pm
Daphne Caruana Galizia's family wants the senior officer overseeing the investigation to be removed.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises jobs in 'new democracy'

November 22, 2017 - 4:44pm
The incoming leader hails a new era and praises the army for removing Robert Mugabe peacefully.
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MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC

November 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
One man has been arrested and charged over the gruesome gang killing.
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Georgia siege: Four dead in Tbilisi 'terror' raid

November 22, 2017 - 4:31pm
Three alleged militants and a special forces soldier die in a raid on a flat in Georgia's capital.
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Syria war: Putin unveils plan for peace congress

November 22, 2017 - 4:26pm
Russia's leader wins the backing of Iran and Turkey to host a new initiative to end the civil war.
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The unanswered questions

November 22, 2017 - 2:38pm
After a dramatic week in Zimbabwe, questions remain unanswered about Robert Mugabe's downfall.
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USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

November 22, 2017 - 2:24pm
The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.
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Zanu-PF purges to win back trust

November 22, 2017 - 1:31pm
Zimbabwe's ruling party is intent on retaining power after the earthquake of Robert Mugabe's overthrow.
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US travellers pack roads and airports for Thanksgiving escape

November 22, 2017 - 1:11pm
An estimated 51 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles in the Thanksgiving getaway.
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Yemen war: Saudi coalition 'to let aid reach rebel-held port'

November 22, 2017 - 1:08pm
UN agencies had warned that "untold thousands" would die without deliveries of fresh supplies.
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Mnangagwa: We want to grow Zimbabwe economy

November 22, 2017 - 1:07pm
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa tells supporters he wants to to boost the economy and create jobs.
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Forty-three migrants rescued off the Libyan coast

November 22, 2017 - 12:56pm
The rescue vessel rescued 43 migrants attempting to cross to Europe.
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