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 2020-02-18 05:03 

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Philippines 'ill-prepared' as it grapples with coronavirus threat...

Overworked healthcare staff fear exposure to virus as government faces criticism over $197m cuts in budget for health....

 2020-02-18 04:17 

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India's top court orders equal roles for women in army...

Court rules that women could serve as army commanders, rebuking gov't for opposing women's appointment to top roles....

 2020-02-18 00:21 

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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates...

At least 1,868 more people infected pushing national total to 72,436 as new report reveals more medics are getting sick....

 2020-02-17 22:44 

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UK PM's adviser quits amid backlash over comments on IQ, race...

Andrew Sabisky once suggested black people had lower IQs and discussed the benefits of forced contraception....

 2020-02-17 21:58 

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Coronavirus: American cruise passengers quarantined at US bases...

Passengers from Diamond Princess must go through another 14 days of quarantine at US military facilities....

 2020-02-17 21:09 

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Assad pledges to continue onslaught that has displaced 900,000...

As government forces make gains in northwestern Syria, UN warns of 'horrifying' crisis amid 'indiscriminate' violence....

 2020-02-17 20:42 

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Slaying of seven-year-old girl stokes anger, protests in Mexico...

The killing comes just two days after a young Mexico City woman was allegedly murdered by a boyfriend....

 2020-02-17 20:23 

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Will artificial intelligence take over the world?...

From offices to living rooms, devices with human-like characteristics are creeping into our everyday lives....

 2020-02-17 20:14 

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Libyans mark 9 years since start of uprising that removed Gaddafi...

While some Libyans mark the revolution's anniversary, others say there is nothing to celebrate amid increasing violence....

 2020-02-17 19:19 

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Harry Gregg, the hero of 1958 Manchester United tragedy...

Several members of a Manchester United team survived because of the actions of one brave man, Harry Gregg....

 2020-02-17 18:51 

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UK to invest in weather supercomputer amid huge flood threats...

Hundreds of flood warnings remain in place across the UK after some areas recorded the highest water levels in 40 years....

 2020-02-17 18:45 

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'Breaking point': Babies dying in freezing cold amid Idlib push...

Displaced Syrians fleeing gov't offensive forced to sleep outside in sub-zero temperatures as camps are full, UN says....

 2020-02-17 17:53 

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International community urged to help Afghan refugees in Pakistan...

Pakistan and the UN refugee agency are holding a conference to highlight the challenges facing Afghan refugees....

 2020-02-17 17:30 

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'We can't miss this opportunity': UN backs Afghan peace process...

UN chief says international community must help to achieve peace in Afghanistan and aid refugees in Pakistan and Iran....

 2020-02-17 17:13 

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Popular Rwandan singer found dead in police cell: Police...

Authorities say Kizito Mihigo, who was found guilty in 2015 of plotting to kill the president, committed suicide....

 2020-02-17 16:44 

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The economic cost of South Africa's rolling blackouts...

Electricity blackouts in South Africa not only leave millions in the dark, they cost companies millions of dollars in lost business....

 2020-02-17 15:46 

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Anti-government protests take economic toll in Baghdad...

Months of anti-government protests in Iraq's capital have been bad for business on the oldest street in Baghdad....

 2020-02-17 15:14 

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China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact...

The country struggles to ease economic hardship as hundreds of doctors and nurses sent to the epicentre of the epidemic....

 2020-02-17 15:12 

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UK government refuses to condemn adviser's eugenics comments...

Government under pressure to sack Andrew Sabisky, who once suggested black people had lower IQs....

 2020-02-17 15:09 

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Russia's 'Big Brother' facial recognition system goes on trial...

Activists take legal action against surveillance system, fearing it will be used to target critics of President Vladimir Putin....

 2020-02-17 15:03 

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Iran: Thousands of candidates disqualified ahead of elections...

More than 7,000 applicants have been told they cannot run, including dozens of current members of parliament....

 2020-02-17 14:47 

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US Democrats face internal strife ahead of Nevada, South Carolina...

Democratic leaders find themselves bogged down in a struggle between the progressive and moderate wings of the party....

 2020-02-17 14:39 

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EU ministers back new mission to enforce Libya arms embargo...

Foreign ministers agree on creating new mission to block entry of arms, since current rule is routinely flouted....

 2020-02-17 14:29 

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Pakistan: Several killed in suicide attack at religious rally...

Explosion takes place near rally organised by the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat party in the centre of Quetta....

 2020-02-17 13:55 

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German far-right group was 'plotting Christchurch-style attack'...

Concerns rise as more details emerge about men who wanted to carry out large-scale, deadly attacks against Muslims....

 2020-02-17 13:16 

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'Will get through this': Aftermath of Thailand's worst massacre...

A week after the deadly mass shooting, Southeast Asian nation is trying to overcome a profound collective trauma....

 2020-02-17 12:24 

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'Teach them a lesson': Indian women accuse Delhi police of abuse...

Female students say they have faced police violence and police indifference when attacked by others....

 2020-02-17 12:12 

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Meet the US presidential candidates' 'blacks'...

In US electoral politics, black people are an asset, a problem or a prop, but never a protagonist....

 2020-02-17 12:03 

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Sudan: Darfur struggling to recover after 17 years of war...

Transitional government pushing for peace with rebel groups....

 2020-02-17 11:59 

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Three scenarios for the battle for Idlib...

Turkey wants to stop the advance of the regime forces but it cannot risk a confrontation with their main backer, Russia....

 2020-02-17 11:58 

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Cambodia braces for economic cost of coronavirus...

In Cambodia, where the economy is dependent on China, the government is warning of job losses....

 2020-02-17 11:55 

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Libyans disappointed nine years after their revolution...

Since the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya has been locked in a power struggle between two governments in east and west....

 2020-02-17 11:50 

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Coronavirus outbreak: Neither treatment nor closure in Wuhan...

Summer Yang recounts ordeal of seeking treatment for her father who died after falling ill with the coronavirus....

 2020-02-17 11:45 

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Afghanistan to reveal long-delayed election results...

In December, the election commission announced incumbent President Ghani had won a slim majority of 50.64 percent....

 2020-02-17 11:42 

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Dozens killed in church attack in Burkina Faso...

Local pastor among 24 dead as armed men target Protestant church in Yagha province as religious attacks continue....

 2020-02-17 11:31 

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Rio de Janeiro killings by police soar...

As murder rate in Brazil's second city drops to lowest level on record, police are killing more people....

 2020-02-17 11:17 

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India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs group on Kashmir...

Debbie Abrahams hoped to visit family, but was rejected and said she was treated with hostility at the airport....

 2020-02-17 11:08 

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Nigerian artist makes prosthetics for black amputees...

John Amanam is a Nigerian sculptor on a mission to create hyperrealistic prosthetic limbs for black amputees....

 2020-02-17 10:48 

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Greeces floating sea barrier to stop refugees...

Greece plans to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to stop migrant and refugee boats reaching its islands....

 2020-02-17 10:47 

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Malcolm X assassination investigation under new scrutiny...

We look at why the investigation into Malcolm X's assassination has come under renewed scrutiny....

 2020-02-17 10:41 

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Indian comedian Kunal Kamra in his own words...

Indian comedian Kunal Kamra speaks about being banned by four airlines after confronting a popular TV presenter....

 2020-02-17 10:40 

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#AJOPINION - Trump's Middle East plan...

A new series that will feature passionate, smart and diverse perspectives on the big stories that shape your world....

 2020-02-17 10:20 

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UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant...

When completed the Barakah power plant will have four reactors with a total capacity of 5,600 megawatts....

 2020-02-17 10:15 

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What is happening in Idlib?...

We map out the battle for Idlib and why it has caused an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people....

 2020-02-17 10:13 

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Winter rainfall records broken across the southeastern US...

State of emergency declared in the Mississippi capital as the Pearl River continues to rise....

 2020-02-17 10:11 

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A story of exile and return: From Italy to Syria and back again...

His grandfather fled fascist Italy during WWII and found refuge in Syria. Now Alberto and his family have returned....

 2020-02-17 10:09 

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Syrian civilian confronting US patrol on video...

This video appears to show a Syrian civilian confronting a US patrol in northeastern Syria....

 2020-02-17 10:05 

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Swine fever: 'Double punch' for countries facing COVID-19 threat...

Disease is harmless to humans but has wiped out 60 percent of China's swine industry and a quarter of global supply....

 2020-02-17 09:37 

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'Deeply concerned': UN chief offers mediation on Kashmir dispute...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan welcomes Antonio Guterres' comments, but New Delhi rules out scope for third mediation....

 2020-02-17 08:47 

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Design show in Philadelphia Museum of Art takes on future issues...

At the Philadelphia Museum of Art in US, designers deal with issues about future, rooted in contemporary concerns....

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