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 2019-11-21 06:06 

CNN

Opinion: Does religion have a privileged status in the UK?...

The tussle between parents of a terminally ill child and a hospital that wants to withdraw life support is a heartbreakingly familiar one....

 2019-11-21 03:02 

CNN

Pregnant woman killed by dogs while walking in French forest during hunt...

A pregnant woman was killed by dogs in a forest in France as a hunt took place nearby, investigators have said. The 29-year-old woman was walking her own dogs at the time of the attack....

 2019-11-21 01:00 

CNN

[ Health ]

New 'smart skin' may let you reach out and virtually touch -- anyone...

Scientists have advanced virtual touch capabilities, making them wireless and two-way. They say it won't be long before you can reach out and touch -- everyone?...

 2019-11-20 23:59 

Euronews

Hong Kong students' sewer escape thwarted...

Protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university on Wednesday tried to flee through the sewers but firemen prevented further escape bids by blocking a manhole into the system....

 2019-11-20 23:32 

dpa

Nadal puts Spain in quarters; Djokovic makes strong start for Serbia...

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 2019-11-20 23:19 

Deutsche Welle

Iran and Israel renegotiate 'rules of the game' in Syria shadow war...

Israel's "wide-scale" response to Iranian-backed rocket attacks on the Golan Heights have shown the dynamics of deterrence between Tel Aviv and Tehran are being renegotiated....

 2019-11-20 23:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Live: Test cricket returns as Australia takes on Pakistan at the Gabba...

Australia and Steve Smith kick off the home Test summer against Pakistan and their 16-year-old tearaway Naseem Shah at the Gabba in Brisbane. Follow all the action in our live blog....

 2019-11-20 23:10 

AP

Phony 'fact check' account on Twitter raises new concerns...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media companies have vowed to tackle misinformation in politics. But when Britain's Conservative Party changed its Twitter account to look like a fact-checking site,......

 2019-11-20 22:57 

Euronews

Crime or 'act of kindness'? French mountaineer faces suspended sentence for helping asylum seekers...

A French appeal court is due to rule on Thursday on the case of Pierre Mumber, a mountain guide convicted of "facilitating irregular entry" of asylum-seekers in the Alps last year....

 2019-11-20 22:42 

NBC News

Police used Google location data to find an accused bank robber. He says that's illegal....

A bank robbery case in Virginia may be the first to test an increasingly popular investigative technique: the use of Google location data to identify suspects....

 2019-11-20 22:40 

The Daily Caller

Those Ukrainian 'Volunteer Battalions' Washington Has Funded? A Lot Of Them Are Neo-Nazis...

Maybe Trump was right to stall the military aid...

 2019-11-20 22:37 

Reuters Africa

Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal...

Britain...

 2019-11-20 22:36 

Washington Post

It's World Children's Day and anniversary of child rights...

It's World Children's Day and teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown and former soccer star David Beckham are urging people everywhere to listen to youngsters and ensure their rights and their future...

 2019-11-20 22:35 

Reuters Africa

At United Nations, U.S. faces strong opposition to its shift on Israeli settlements...

The United States on Wednesday defended itself at the United Nations against strong opposition from the European Union and other world powers to the Trump administration...

 2019-11-20 22:32 

Reuters Africa

Biegun confident on Korea, Japan troops talks, but no 'free ride'...

President Donald Trump...

 2019-11-20 22:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Victoria prepares for code red fire risk after Melbourne almost breaks overnight record...

Melburnians sweltered overnight as temperatures hovered in the mid-20s, just missing out on breaking a record dating back to 1901. As temperatures and winds start to increase, emergency officials warn no-one can afford to be complacent....

 2019-11-20 22:24 

Radio Free Asia

Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Myanmar's Defense in Genocide Case at ICJ...

Legal proceedings filed by Gambia allege Myanmar is trying to exterminate the Rohingya and other minority groups...

 2019-11-20 22:14 

Deutsche Welle

New arrest in Malta journalist murder puts focus on political corruption...

Maltese police have arrested businessman Yorgen Fenech in connection with the 2017 killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The investigation into her murder has been called a "litmus test" for Malta's judiciary....

 2019-11-20 22:11 

Reuters Africa

Cuba accuses U.S. embassy of abetting country's leading dissident...

Communist-run Cuba accused the U.S. embassy in Havana on Wednesday of having fomented the "counterrevolutionary" activity of leading dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer whom it arrested nearly two months ago....

 2019-11-20 22:11 

CBC

Canadian family describes their mother's 'terrifying' escape from Iran...

Last month, Maryam Mombein finally made it home to Canada after being trapped in Iran for 582 days. Now for the first time, the Iranian-Canadian family is telling the story behind that escape....

 2019-11-20 22:10 

CNN

The house where Hitler was born is set to become a police station...

The house in which Adolf Hitler was born is set to be turned into a police station in a bid to stop it becoming a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis, the Austrian government says....

 2019-11-20 22:02 

Deutsche Welle

Italy: Deadly fireworks depot explosion rocks Sicily...

One person is missing after the blast on the island's Messina region. Another victim was rescued from the rubble and taken to hospital....

 2019-11-20 22:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

WHO seeks Sh140m for flood-hit Somalia...

Agency to help restore and rehabilitate damaged and non-functional health services....

 2019-11-20 21:55 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

NT buffalo population on the rise, with 161,000 feral animals roaming the Top End...

They destroy wetlands and spread weeds, but they're also a sought-after export. As buffalo numbers rise in the NT, authorities and industry are trying to work together to combat the problem....

 2019-11-20 21:44 

Deutsche Welle

Lawyer for German embassy in Ankara arrested...

German officials fear "sensitive" asylum files in the lawyer's possession may now be in the hands of Turkey's intelligence service....

 2019-11-20 21:40 

Al Jazeera

November US Democratic debate: Everything you need to know...

From the schedule to the candidates: Six things to know about the fifth Democratic debate....

 2019-11-20 21:39 

Sydney Morning Herald

Pizza restaurant Prince Andrew mentioned in interview flooded with fake reviews...

Within minutes of Andrew's explanation, TripAdvisor and Google were flooded with fake reviews of the Woking restaurant as viewers lampooned the duke's comments....

 2019-11-20 21:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

There's no way Prince Andrew could continue public life...

Taking the Duke of York out of the public eye was the only way forward for the Royal family and the next interview the Prince gives should be with the FBI....

 2019-11-20 21:36 

Radio Free Asia

US Offers Vietnam Coast Guard Ship to Help Patrol South China Sea...

The offer of a cutter vessel, which will be delivered in 2020, follows Vietnam's receipt of six patrol boats and equipment worth $12 million this year....

 2019-11-20 21:25 

Washington Post

Climate activist's Holocaust remarks spark anger in Germany...

A British environmental activist has sparked anger in Germany after appearing to downplay the Holocaust in an interview...

 2019-11-20 21:19 

CBC

At least 8 dead as Bolivian security forces clear protesters' blockade at fuel plant...

The death toll from an operation by Bolivian security forces to clear the blockade of a fuel plant by anti-government protesters has risen to at least eight, officials say....

 2019-11-20 21:19 

Deutsche Welle

Euro 2020: UEFA's forbidden matches...

UEFA is usually keen to preach that football and politics should remain separate. But even European football's governing body makes exceptions in some cases. There's a fair chance they will have to do so at Euro 2020....

 2019-11-20 21:17 

NBC News

Utah man jailed for allegedly raping teen tried to hire hitman to kill her, police say...

A Utah inmate jailed for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl now faces charges for trying to hire a hitman to kill the teenager to keep her from testifying, police said....

 2019-11-20 21:10 

Radio Free Asia

Map Tattoos Grow in Popularity For Cambodian Youths Amid Fears of Ceding Territory to Vietnam...

Activists say a draft law approved earlier this month only recognizes 84 percent of the current border....

 2019-11-20 21:03 

Deutsche Welle

Bolivian president asks Congress to approve fresh elections...

Jeanine Anez has asked Congress to approve a law for an upcoming ballot "as the entire country is demanding." Deadly protests have been ongoing in Bolivia since a disputed election on October 20....

 2019-11-20 20:56 

Reuters Africa

Algerian protesters step up pressure with new demonstration...

Hundreds of Algerians marched in the capital Algiers late on Wednesday, stepping up pressure on the authorities to cancel a Dec. 12 presidential election....

 2019-11-20 20:56 

Radio Free Asia

More Than 20 Opposition Activists Remain Detained in Cambodia Despite Order For Release...

A government spokesperson says they include 'hardliners' who won't be forgiven....

 2019-11-20 20:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Traditional soup broths may have anti-malaria effects...

(Reuters Health) - With the help of some London primary school children, scienti......

 2019-11-20 20:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Humble' black snail dish wins former Tasmanian chef a Michelin star...

It all began in the Huon Valley for chef Joseph Lidgerwood who has since made his mark in Seoul and has been awarded a Michelin star....

 2019-11-20 20:48 

NBC News

Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new charges in college-admission scandal...

Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new charges in college-admission scandal dubbed Operation Varsity Blues....

 2019-11-20 20:46 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Violence erupts in Evo Morales's stronghold...

In Cochabamba and Sacaba, thousands rally to demand Morales return after he resigned and left Bolivia earlier this month...

 2019-11-20 20:46 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

In warning, China shows who is boss...

The warning struck at the very heart of what has fuelled the unrest, a concern about Beijing's encroachment on Hong Kong...

 2019-11-20 20:46 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Gotabhaya names his brother PM...

Wickremesinghe quits after ruling party's candidate lost presidential election...

 2019-11-20 20:46 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

'We followed Trump orders on Ukraine'...

Sondland said US secretary of state Mike Pompeo was aware and "fully supportive" of their efforts on Ukraine...

 2019-11-20 20:44 

Radio Free Asia

U.K. Summons Chinese Ambassador in 'Outrage' Over Tortured Consular Employee...

Simon Cheng was detained while inside a controversial high-speed rail terminus where China enforces its laws on Hong Kong soil....

 2019-11-20 20:40 

Al Jazeera

Trudeau names Freeland deputy prime minister in new cabinet...

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland becomes minister of intergovernmental affairs and deputy prime minister....

 2019-11-20 20:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Bombshell' impeachment testimony terrible for Donald Trump...

Shockwaves in the impeachment hearings were palpable when it was clear US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland was determined not to be a fall guy, James Glenday writes....

 2019-11-20 20:36 

Al Jazeera

Former UK consulate staff accuses Chinese police of his torture...

Chinese secret police sought to extract information about Britain's role in Hong Kong protests, Simon Cheng says....

 2019-11-20 20:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

White House: Vaping rules not stalled, Trump plans Friday meeting...

President Donald Trump will host a meeting on vaping at the White House on Frida......

 2019-11-20 20:31 

dpa

European People's Party new leader Tusk slams populists, Orban...

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