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Gay Austrian policeman wins long fight for justice

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:08pm
EU judges tell Austria to compensate an ex-policeman in a gay sex case going back to 1976.

Manmohan Singh: India’s ‘accidental PM’ biopic causes stir

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:02pm
A film about Manmohan Singh is a hatchet job on him and his party months before elections, say critics.

Why is Chinese state media blurring these actors' ears?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:00pm
The Chinese video streaming service blurring earrings worn by male actors has sparked a debate online.

How will history judge President Trump?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:43pm
Two years into a history-defying presidency, the BBC's Nick Bryant assesses how Donald Trump may be remembered.

Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:25pm
Members of Congress who were due to join the trip are left sitting on a bus at Capitol Hill.

Climate change: Belgium students skip school to demand action

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:23pm
Thousands of students skip school in Belgium to join a march demanding action on climate change.

US government shutdown: Cardi B says country 'in a hell hole'

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:42pm
The rapper says federal workers going back to work without getting paid needs to be taken seriously.

Trumplomacy: Five takeaways from Pompeo trip to Middle East

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:27pm
Five key takeaways from the US secretary of state's breakneck tour of the Middle East.

Mary Oliver: Pulitzer-winning poet dies aged 83

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:08pm
Oliver famously penned the line: "What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

Buddhist poker player donates $600,000 win to charity

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 1:26pm
Poker champ Scott Wellenbach has been called "the people's hero" for donating all his winnings.

Bogotá blast: Deadly 'car bomb' rocks Colombia capital

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:10pm
A large explosion kills at least eight people outside a police academy in Bogotá.

Kirk Woodman: Canadian mine worker killed in Burkina Faso

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:54am
Kirk Woodman was kidnapped on Tuesday by gunmen from a mine in the northern part of the country.

Divers swim with one of biggest great white sharks off Hawaii

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:40am
The shark, believed to be one known as Deep Blue, weighs 2.5 tonnes and is nearly 20ft long.

New York Knicks star Enes Kanter: Why I can't leave the USA

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:34am
Enes Kanter explains why he won't be attending his team's NBA game in London.

Ram Rahim Singh: India guru jailed for life over journalist's murder

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:48am
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in prison for raping followers, is found guilty of murdering a journalist.

North Korea's Kim Yong-chol on way to Washington

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:43am
North Korean negotiator Kim Yong-chol is on his way to the US ahead of another possible Trump-Kim summit.

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.

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