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Don't darken my door

1 hour 16 min ago
As Germany's political elite grieves unity chancellor Helmut Kohl, a private war divides his family.

When your fidget spinner isn't enough...

2 hours 6 min ago
A group of Russian motor enthusiasts found the handheld fidget spinner wasn't doing it for them, so they have tried to make a version out of cars.

Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri

2 hours 47 min ago
Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri according to Iraqi forces

South Africa's Robben Island to cull 400 deer

3 hours 4 min ago
Numbers have increased since hunting was banned after Nelson Mandela's prison was declared a museum.

Italian airport makes pesto exempt from liquid ban

3 hours 46 min ago
Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.

Greek rubbish strike causes stink

3 hours 52 min ago
For days, piles of rubbish have mounted in cities across Greece in a dispute over thousands of jobs.

Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

3 hours 56 min ago
The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.

Kenya's schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads from government

4 hours 38 min ago
Many Kenyan girls end up missing school because sanitary protection is too expensive.

South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

4 hours 59 min ago
But the South African parliament's speaker will decide whether vote will be held in secret.

Deadly car bomb targets Afghan bank

5 hours 1 min ago
At least 20 people are killed and dozens hurt in the attack in Helmand province, officials say.

Kenya 'colour run' to boost unity ahead of elections

5 hours 27 min ago
A riot of colours as Kenyans run to defy divisions ahead of August polls.

Congo peacekeepers to leave CAR amid sex abuse allegations

5 hours 56 min ago
The UN force in the Central African Republic has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse.

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

8 hours 46 min ago
A temporary suspension was declared after Russia warned it would treat coalition jets as potential targets.

China cracks down on toothpick crossbow toys

9 hours 33 min ago
The new gadget toy is selling like hotcakes, much though to the horror of concerned parents.

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'

9 hours 37 min ago
Iraq's PM condemns IS's destruction of an ancient landmark as troops advance in Mosul's Old City.

Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:35pm
Attaching solar panels to a wall along the Mexican border will cut costs, the US president tells a rally.

Remains of Menem Jr exhumed amid murder claims in Argentina

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:18pm
The son of ex-President Menem died in a helicopter crash, but his family believes he was murdered.

Adults sharing sexual content on teen app

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:47pm
The video app, Monkey, is designed to help teenagers make new friends

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:52pm
EU leaders are in Brussels to discuss recent terror attacks and Britain's eventual exit from the EU.

Rich heritage

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:37pm
Mumbai is believed to have the second highest number of art deco buildings after Miami.


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