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Alexandre Benalla: Sacked Macron aide held over diplomatic passports

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:58am
Former security aide Alexandre Benalla is in custody over his alleged use of diplomatic passports.

Georgia man 'planned to fire anti-tank rocket at White House'

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:52am
The 21-year-old also hoped to attack a synagogue and Washington monuments, says the FBI.

Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:16am
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says a no-deal Brexit looks "less and less unlikely".

Explosives trigger controlled avalanches in Swiss Alps

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 8:30am
Helicopters dropped explosives to prevent larger snowslides after heavy snowfall in the region.

Cai Dongjia: China's 'godfather of crystal meth' executed

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 8:10am
The ex-Communist Party chief protected drug makers in a notorious crystal meth village, reports say.

Facebook tackles Russians making fake news stories

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:09am
The pages campaigned for months creating and sharing stories that were fake, said Facebook.

Zhao Ziyang: A reformer China's Communist Party wants to forget

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:08am
Zhao Ziyang was a Chinese leader who opposed sending tanks into Tiananmen Square nearly 30 years ago.

Lin-Manuel Miranda raps fan for filming Hamilton

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:00am
Lin-Manuel Miranda changed the lyrics during a performance to stop an audience member from filming.

'Smartphone zombie' fine cheered on Chinese social media

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:31am
Chinese social media users have welcomed the first fine issued to a so called 'smartphone zombie'

Ahmed Hussein-Suale: Ghana journalist shot dead

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:12am
Undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who collaborated with the BBC, was killed as he drove home.

Indonesian woman mauled to death by 700kg crocodile

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:05am
Deasy Tuwo, a 44-year-old scientist, was killed whilst trying to feed the 4.4m-long reptile.

Aiia Maasarwe: Israel student killed in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:38am
Australian police say the killing of Israeli university student Aiia Maasarwe was "random and opportunistic".

Kenya attack: Nine arrests over bloody DusitD2 hotel siege

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:35am
At least 21 people were killed when al-Shabab militants stormed the luxury Nairobi hotel complex.

Australian Open 2019: Simona Halep survives scare to beat Sofia Kenin to advance

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:31am
World number one Simona Halep survives a scare to beat Sofia Kenin and reach the third round of the Australian Open.

US Pentagon urges missile defence sensors in space

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:15am
The Missile Defence Review recommends studying new systems to track and destroy incoming missiles.

Indonesian woman mauled to death by giant pet crocodile

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:42am
The 700kg crocodile named Merry was being kept illegally at a pearl farm in Sulawesi.

Divers find India mine worker body

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:18am
The fate of 14 other miners trapped in the mine in Meghalaya state is still unclear.

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 9:02pm
Laurent Gbagbo will remain in custody in The Hague after prosecutors appealed against his release.

World's coffee under threat, say experts

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 7:41pm
Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 7:36pm
And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".

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