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Brazil dam owner Vale failed to report danger signs - regulator

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:13pm
The Feijão dam in Minas Gerais state collapsed in January killing at least 250 people.

Iraq demonstrations: The building taken over by protesters

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 3:49pm
BBC Arabic reports on the story behind an abandoned high-rise taken over by protesters in Baghdad.

Yemen war: Government and separatists agree deal to end infighting

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 2:56pm
A power-sharing deal brokered by Saudi Arabia is intended to end infighting between the allies.

Jeffrey Epstein: ABC stopped report 'amid Palace threats'

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 2:48pm
A TV anchor says Buckingham Palace "threatened us a million different ways" to bury the story.

Florida mother overwhelmed by response to lonely autistic son

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 2:00pm
Kerry Bloch is inundated with kind messages after her 21-year-old son asks "Would someone like me?"

Fire balloons light up Myanmar's skies

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 1:22pm
People celebrated the end of the rainy season with home-made hot air balloons.

Nigerian police free 259 from illegal detention in mosque

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 12:57pm
Police rescue 259 people being held in an illegal detention centre inside a mosque compound.

Jean-Claude Juncker: UK will leave EU by 31 January

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 12:29pm
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says Brexit is a "too-long story" that should end.

Woman held 'smuggling gold in her shoes' on Russia border with China

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:55am
Russian customs detain her on the Chinese border after her unusual step draws their suspicions.

Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:26am
The Chinese handset-maker is the first to produce phones with such high-resolution image sensors.

Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:03am
Around 11,000 scientists have endorsed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency.

Retirement age: Poland broke EU law with ruling on judges

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 8:19am
The reforms, now reversed, set the retirement age for women lower than for men.

Iran nuclear deal: Fordo uranium centrifuges to be injected with gas

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 7:50am
Iran will begin injecting gas into uranium enrichment centrifuges at its underground Fordo facility.

Nearly 500 prisoners released in Oklahoma

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 7:41am
Low-level, non-violent offenders in Oklahoma have their sentences commuted after changes in the law.

Lionheart: Nigeria's Oscar choice disqualified over English dialogue

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 7:14am
Lionheart, ineligible for best international film, represents how Nigerians talk, its director says.

PJ Harvey: 'Wearing veil in Afghanistan was a freeing experience'

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 6:44am
The singer-songwriter wore one while filming in Afghanistan for her new film, A Dog Called Money.

Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:39am
Instagram and WhatsApp are among products that will carry the new branding in the next few weeks.

Kellen Winslow Jr: Ex-NFL player pleads guilty to rape

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:06am
Kellen Winslow Jr admits raping an unconscious teen and sexual battery to avoid life in prison.

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