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Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:37pm
The experiment may give insights into how social species have evolved, US scientists suggest.

Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian film Rafiki ahead of Oscars

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:40am
A judge temporarily allows the screening of a film about a lesbian love affair ahead of the Oscars.

India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:36am
Franco Mulakkal is accused of repeatedly raping a Kerala nun, sparking unprecedented angry protests.

Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:29am
The president demands evidence of the sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh is accused of committing.

Gulper eel caught on camera in Hawaii

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:14am
A rare gulper eel is caught on camera displaying its huge pouch-like mouth in Hawaii.

Peggy Knobloch: Man admits dumping missing German girl's body

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:57am
He left the body of nine-year-old Peggy Knobloch in a forest 17 years ago, prosecutors say.

James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker granted Cambodia royal pardon

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:10am
James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.

CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:49am
A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.

Hayabusa-2: Japan hopes for historic asteroid landing

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:18am
Officials believe the spaceship Hayabusa-2 has put rovers on an asteroid's surface, making history.

Pablo Escobar museum in Colombia shut down

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:51am
The building dedicated to the Colombian drug lord's life did not have the correct permit to operate.

Chinese nanny Mo Huanjing executed for arson killings

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:38am
A nanny who killed her employer and three children in a house fire is executed in Zhejiang Province.

Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:18am
The social network will no longer send employees to work at the offices of political campaigns.

Texas Republicans apologise to Indians for 'offensive' Hindu ad

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:25am
The ad, meant to celebrate a festival for elephant-headed deity Ganesha, offended Hindus instead.

Puppies steal spotlight at Chile military parade

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:46am
All eyes were on nine young golden retrievers at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago.

Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:39am
China tells the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over Russian weapons purchases.

Lake Victoria, Tanzania ferry disaster death toll doubles

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:30am
At least 86 bodies are found after the overcrowded vessel overturned close to shore on Lake Victoria.

Brexit: What's behind Donald Tusk's Instagram diplomacy?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:24am
EU chief Donald Tusk's controversial social media teasing of Theresa May is part of a wider strategy.

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:31am
Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:37am
Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.

Philippines landslide victims 'sent texts from underneath rubble'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:36am
Philippine police say survivors under rubble after the deadly landslide used phones to ask for help.

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