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Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:23pm
They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.

No federal charges in 2014 US chokehold death

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:14pm
Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a rallying cry for police brutality protesters.

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:35pm
It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

Trump: I don't have a racist bone in my body

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:11pm
The US president hits back after his controversial attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen.

François de Rugy, French environment minister, quits over spending allegations

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:57am
The environment minister is accused of spending public money on luxury dinners, but denies any wrongdoing.

Mona Lisa is moving - what does it take to keep her safe?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:53am
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece - believed by many to be the world's most iconic painting - is being moved.

Zuma inquiry: South Africa's ex-leader claims he received death threats

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:39am
Jacob Zuma says threats were also made against his children and lawyer.

Trump's asylum crackdown: Will the 'safe third country' plan work?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:48am
The US president is bringing in new rules for asylum seekers but critics deem it illegal and dangerous.

Netanyahu: 'Europe might ignore Iran threat until nuclear missiles hit'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:29am
Israel's PM likens the EU's approach to breaches of the nuclear deal to the appeasement of the Nazis.

Brazil cocaine haul: Shoppers find drug stash in their soap powder box

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:25am
Brazilian police suspect 80kg of the drug had been placed on a supermarket's shelves by mistake.

In pictures: 9,000 year-old settlement found in Israel

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:08am
Tools, jewels, figurines, seeds and other objects are discovered at the site near Jerusalem.

Hodan Nalayeh prize: Somalia to honour journalist murdered by al-Shabab

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:00am
Hodan Nalayeh relocated to Somalia last year to help rebuild the country of her birth.

Fresh Island festival: Croatia music event evacuated as fire breaks out

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:35am
Tyga, Stefflon Don and Yxng Bane were among the acts due to perform.

EU Commission head nominee von der Leyen urges 'green deal'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:05am
German minister Ursula von der Leyen promises MEPs ambitious measures against climate change.

India building collapse: Forty trapped in south Mumbai

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:53am
Rescuers are searching for people trapped in the four-storey building in India's financial capital.

New Zealand's Dunedin jokes about losing 'steepest street' title

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:45am
First New Zealand lost the Cricket World Cup, now it no longer has the world's steepest street.

S Korea employers could face jail under harassment law

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:25am
It is the first time employers must act on harassment in South Korea where bullying is widespread.

Former football star shot dead in South Africa

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:11am
South African former footballer Marc Batchelor is shot dead near his home in Johannesburg.

Airspace over Pakistan reopens

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:56am
Pakistan shut its airspace in February following tensions with India.

Chris Gayle: Australian newspapers lose appeal in defamation case

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:43am
Three Australian newspapers wrongly accused the cricketer of lewd behaviour, a jury found in 2017.

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