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41,000 historical artefacts seized in crackdown - Europol

February 21, 2018 - 11:21am
Customs officers and police in 81 countries found paintings, sculptures and ancient weapons.
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Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?

February 21, 2018 - 10:54am
It follows the prime minister's shock resignation and the release of hundreds of political prisoners.
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Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing 'catastrophic'

February 21, 2018 - 10:34am
A doctor working in the Eastern Ghouta says there is no food, no medicine, and no international aid.
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Firefighter's on call time counts as work, ECJ rules

February 21, 2018 - 10:06am
The ruling from Europe's top court may allow workers across the EU to charge for this kind of work.
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Peru coach plunges off Pan-American Highway killing dozens

February 21, 2018 - 10:06am
Emergency officials say at least 35 people died when the coach plummeted off the highway at night.
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North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

February 21, 2018 - 8:46am
Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty.
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Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight'

February 21, 2018 - 8:09am
Polyphenols found in red wine helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth, a study finds.
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Tasmanian tiger 'joeys' revealed in 3D

February 21, 2018 - 7:49am
Scientists scan Tasmanian tiger specimens to better understand the marsupial's development in the pouch.
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Syria war: Desperate rescue efforts in rebel enclave

February 21, 2018 - 7:34am
White Helmets in Eastern Ghouta find people trapped in the rubble after government bombardments.
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South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha

February 21, 2018 - 7:32am
Armed robbers storm a police station, shoot dead five officers and a soldier and steal weapons.
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Bjorgen makes history at Olympics

February 21, 2018 - 7:12am
The United States win gold in the women's team sprint free as Norway's Marit Bjorgen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.
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Bahrain activist jailed for five years over Twitter comments

February 21, 2018 - 7:00am
Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to five years in prison for criticising the government on Twitter.
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BP says world's oil consumption will peak in late 2030s

February 21, 2018 - 6:56am
A forecast by suggests global consumption will plateau at around 110 million barrels a day.
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US teenager jailed for smuggling tiger across Mexico border

February 21, 2018 - 5:33am
The teenager was sentenced after a Bengal tiger cub was found in his car at the US-Mexico border.
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Letter from Africa: Mugabe 'unloved' on his birthday

February 21, 2018 - 4:06am
Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.
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Florida shooting: 'Enough is enough'

February 21, 2018 - 2:04am
Students from a school that saw a mass shooting lobby for tighter gun control with their new movement, NeverAgain.
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Trump pushes for ban on gun 'bump stocks'

February 21, 2018 - 12:10am
The White House also says it is open to an age limit for people buying AR-15-type assault rifles.
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Pence and N Korea 'planned to meet'

February 20, 2018 - 11:37pm
But the North's delegation pulled out of the scheduled meeting at the last minute, say US officials.
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Gangster rapper Nissim Black on becoming an Orthodox Jew

February 20, 2018 - 9:13pm
Ex-gangster rapper Nissim Black, or 'D Black', has embraced Orthodox Judaism, changing his music to fit his new lifestyle.
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Florida shooting: West Point admits murdered hero Peter Wang

February 20, 2018 - 9:05pm
Peter Wang, who saved his classmates but lost his own life, is posthumously accepted to West Point.
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