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Trump criticised for appointing loyalist Grenell as acting spy chief

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:29am
Critics are concerned the president has appointed a loyalist with no experience to a key cabinet role.

Democratic debate: Elizabeth Warren's attacks light up social media

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 9:22am
Social media users share memes about Elizabeth Warren's performance at the US Democratic debate.

Lesotho's Thomas Thabane to be charged with murdering his wife

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 8:50am
The prime minister says he will retire in July, as police accuse him of murdering his estranged wife.

Brazil senator Cid Gomes shot in stand-off with police

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 8:33am
Cid Gomes was wounded when two shots were fired at him as he drove a digger at a police picket line.

Coronavirus : South Korean sect identified as hotbed

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 8:09am
Infections are linked to one woman, as South Korea confirms its first death from the covid-19 virus.

Two dead as Sydney to Melbourne passenger train derails

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 7:38am
Others are injured as a train crashes near the Australian town of Wallan, in Victoria.

Edson Suemitsu is thought to be Brazil's only katana forger

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 6:23am
Edson Suemitsu produces handmade katanas, a type of curved sword used by samurai in ancient Japan.

Ethiopian 18th Century crown returns home from Netherlands

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 6:03am
Former refugee Sirak Asfaw found it in a suitcase and has protected the crown for the past 21 years.

Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 5:54am
The company says it sent the strange "1" alert to Samsung devices by mistake.

Fátima Aldrighett: Mexico police arrest suspects over girl's murder

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 4:57am
A man and a woman are detained in connection with the death of seven-year-old Fátima Aldrighett.

US retailer Forever 21 bought back from bankruptcy

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 1:40am
Three new buyers want to help the fashion chain retain its US stores and expand overseas.

AS Roma seek to widen missing children campaign

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 1:06am
Roma are set to have talks with other European clubs about raising awareness of missing children after a groundbreaking social media campaign.

Democratic debate: Bloomberg rivals line up to attack billionaire

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:30pm
The billionaire faces off against opponents for first time in a slugfest debate worthy of Las Vegas.

Coronavirus: Two deaths from Japan cruise ship, media report

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:29pm
The pair, in their 80s, were taken off the Diamond Princess after contracting Covid-19.

Larry Tesler: Computer scientist behind cut, copy and paste dies aged 74

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:54pm
Larry Tesler was responsible for many of the innovations that made personal computing accessible.

MGM hack exposes personal data of 10.6 million guests

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:36pm
Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report said.

Jagermeister logo does not offend Christians, Swiss court rules

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:51pm
It had been argued that the Jägermeister logo could offend Swiss Christians.

Australia weather: 'We’ve gone from hell to high water'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:50pm
Australians on the drought, dust, fire and floods of one of the most turbulent summers in memory.

Acid attack survivor: 'There are more good people than bad'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:25pm
Atsede Nguse's husband disfigured her in Ethiopia, but well-wishers have helped her recovery.

How a stolen safe changed a burglar's life

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:23pm
When Matthew Hahn saw what was inside a safe he had stolen, he knew he had to do something

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