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Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:11pm
Supreme Leader Khamenei says "regional US puppets" were behind a gun assault in Ahvaz that killed 25.

Italy acquits Tunisian 'migrant smuggling' fishermen

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:53am
Italy arrested the six fishermen at sea earlier this month on suspicion of smuggling migrants.

ICYMI: Fashion that's off the (Great) Wall

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:41am
A catwalk on the Great Wall of China plus other stories you may have missed this week.

Hong Kong express rail link launches amid controversy

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:41am
It cuts the journey time to mainland China - but Chinese police will be allowed to operate in Hong Kong.

China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vatican reached

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:26am
Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:27am
A man survives inside an air pocket in the Lake Victoria ferry that sank two days ago, killing 170.

In pictures: Beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfest opens in Munich

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:15am
About six million visitors are expected to drink more than 7m litres (1.6m gallons) at the event.

'The next thing I knew I was in the water'

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 6:48am
Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their ordeal.

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 6:17am
Six siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar endorse his rival in a brutal new TV campaign.

Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:03am
The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.

Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in Ahvaz

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:48am
Civilians and soldiers are killed in a gun attack on an Iranian military parade, state media say.

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time' for hearing

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:35am
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer accuses senators of "arbitrary" deadlines over the Kavanaugh hearing.

'Hezbollah treasurer' Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:55pm
The US says Assad Ahmad Barakat has laundered money for the Lebanese militant group in South America.

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:49pm
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?

Maniac: The new James Bond director's experimental Netflix drama

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:45pm
Cary Fukunaga and stars Emma Stone and Justin Theroux discuss the mind-bending Maniac.

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 September 2018

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:40pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:23pm
The pop icon, designer, actress says she "couldn't be more proud" to take on the government role.

Viewpoint: What India's first newspaper says about democracy

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:07pm
Founded in 1780, Hicky's Bengal Gazette notoriously dogged the most powerful men in India.

Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:04pm
Raja Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan.

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:30pm
Quebec's Liberal leader is pilloried for his awry estimate on working families' grocery budgets.

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