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 2018-01-17 05:19 

ABC Australia

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'Rambo' police pilot who hijacked chopper killed in operation in Venezuela...

Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Perez is killed in a police operation along with six other militants, spurring Opposition complaints of human rights violations....

 2018-01-16 22:47 

ABC Australia

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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on Rohingya return within two years...

The UN expresses concern as Bangladesh and Myanmar say they have reached an agreement to return within two years hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown last year in Myanmar....

 2018-01-16 22:20 

ABC Australia

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California siblings kept in 'horrific' conditions being treated for malnourishment...

The 13 California siblings kept in "horrific" conditions by their parents, including some who were shackled to furniture, are being treated after an ordeal that could leave them scarred for years, authorities say....

 2018-01-16 12:13 

ABC Australia

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'Take shelter inside': Japanese broadcaster issues false N Korea missile alert...

Japan's public broadcaster NHK takes five minutes to correct a false alarm about a North Korean missile launch, just days after a similar gaffe caused panic in Hawaii....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

ABC Australia

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Firefighter filmed catching girl thrown from third-floor balcony...

Chaotic footage captures the moment a firefighter catches a young child, thrown to safety by her father from the third floor of a burning apartment building....

 2018-01-15 23:33 

ABC Australia

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'It was completely consensual': Ansari responds to sexual misconduct claims...

US comedian and filmmaker Aziz Ansari responds to allegations he pressured a woman into sexual activity on a date last year, saying the encounter was "completely consensual"....

 2018-01-15 23:31 

ABC Australia

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Man rips hole in his throat trying to stifle sneeze...

A British man ruptures his own throat trying to suppress a powerful sneeze, prompting doctors to warn against holding back when you feel your nose start to tickle....

 2018-01-15 19:40 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russian jets intercepted near UK air space...

Britain's Royal Air Force scrambles two fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers near UK airspace, in another illustration of ongoing tensions....

 2018-01-15 13:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Madrid to keep ruling Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern from exile...

As Catalonia's separatists explore the possibility of its former leader Carles Puigdemont leading the region remotely via video link, Spain's Prime Minister insists Madrid will continue governing the region if he is elected....

 2018-01-15 06:43 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Qantas admits 'oversight' in listing Taiwan, Hong Kong as countries...

Qantas is the latest international company to admit error in listing some Chinese territories, including Taiwan and Hong Kong, as countries on parts of its website....

 2018-01-15 06:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Thousands march in solidarity with Fiji's protesting airport workers...

Thousands of Fijians march through the town of Nadi in support of protesting workers at the country's main international airport who say they have not had a pay increase in more than a decade....

 2018-01-14 19:45 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Passengers panic as plane skids off runway...

Passengers were shouting and screaming as a Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway at a Turkish airport and ended up halfway down a steep slope facing into the Black Sea....

 2018-01-14 10:20 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake strikes off coast of Peru...

A tsunami warning is issued after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Peru....

 2018-01-14 09:09 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Exiled Cambodian opposition members set up new movement...

Foreign-based members of Cambodia's dissolved opposition party launch a movement to demand the release of its detained leader and to call for free and fair elections and possibly protests....

 2018-01-14 02:46 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

For almost 40 minutes, Hawaiians thought the world was about to end...

In the 38 minutes it took to correct an alert about a false ballistic missile threat to Hawaii, cars were reportedly abandoned on highways and panicked residents gathered family members and desperately sought shelter as they waited for the world to end....

 2018-01-14 00:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump nukes strategy could see US 'blundering into nuclear war with Russia', critics fear...

Re-establishing Cold War era missiles and fitting submarines with nuclear warheads forms part of a plan the Trump administration says is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely, but critics argue it would do the opposite....

 2018-01-13 22:42 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Blue wave': Grassroots Democrats helping the left wrestle back power in US...

A growing grassroots movement and a "blue wave" of Democratic special election wins suggests Republicans trying to retain control of Congress in the 2018 midterm elections could face an uphill battle....

 2018-01-13 20:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Serious concern' over clip appearing to show US military firing into civilian truck in Afghanistan...

US authorities say they are "disappointed and also concerned" about footage circulated on social media and have launched an investigation....

 2018-01-13 18:58 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up as new US sanctions expected...

As the US prepares fresh sanctions for alleged US election meddling, Russia deploys a new division of surface-to-air missiles in Crimea, in an escalation of military tensions on the peninsula....

 2018-01-13 10:26 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Iran says it will retaliate against 'hostile' US sanctions...

Iran vows to fight back against sanctions imposed on its judiciary head by the US, as President Donald Trump steps up efforts to "fix" a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers....

 2018-01-13 02:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Butcher uses sausage as battering ram to escape icy fate...

"Black pudding saved my life," Chris McCabe told British media, after a gust of wind trapped him in a freezer and attempts at kicking his way out proved fruitless....

 2018-01-12 23:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Saudi women allowed to attend football match for first time...

Women in Saudi Arabia are allowed into a sports stadium for the first time to watch a football match between two local teams, but are segregated from the male-only crowd....

 2018-01-12 22:59 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'This is a patient, not an autograph book': Liver-signing surgeon fined...

A British surgeon who last month pled guilty to signing patients' livers has been sentenced and told by the judge he displayed "professional arrogance"....

 2018-01-12 21:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump grants sanctions relief to Iran as he ups ante over nuclear deal...

President Donald Trump has delivered an ultimatum to America's European allies to fix the "terrible flaws" in the Iran nuclear deal, or he will pull the United States out in a few months' time....

 2018-01-12 20:01 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump kicks himself in the behind with s***hole comment...

How the US President responds to the backlash around reports of his comments may yet determine if an immigration reform deal is salvageable, but an explanation beyond a Twitter denial is required, writes North America correspondent Conor Duffy....

 2018-01-12 00:33 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

French police recover all stolen jewels from Paris Ritz raid...

Police find all of the $6.8 million worth of jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in Paris during a dramatic heist, but are still searching for two thieves who got away....

 2018-01-11 20:54 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Italy's Berlusconi hails Deneuve's 'blessed words' on sexual harassment...

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi hails French actress Catherine Deneuve for defending men accused of sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal....

 2018-01-11 09:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

South Korea flags ban on cryptocurrency trading, rattles market...

South Korea says it's planning a law to ban cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin being traded through its exchanges, sending prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil....

 2018-01-11 06:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The world's biggest tech show looked more like a car show this year...

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas gives us a peek at the future in tech. But cars overshadowed the smart fridges and drones this year....

 2018-01-11 03:54 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Indonesian death row prisoners could avoid firing squad under reform deal...

Reformed death row prisoners in Indonesia, like Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran who were executed in 2015, could be spared the firing squad under proposed law changes agreed by politicians....

 2018-01-11 03:33 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Why a literary scholar is locked in a war of words with a supermodel...

A literary scholar and supermodel Lily Cole are feuding over what Wuthering Heights author Emily Bronte would think of plans to celebrate her 200th birthday. The bizarre scenario has sparked real debate about elitism and sexism in Britain....

 2018-01-11 03:06 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Rape and murder of 7yo girl sparks deadly riots in Pakistan...

Two protesters are killed in angry rioting over the rape and murder of a seven-year-old Pakistani girl, whose body was found dumped in a garbage bin four days after she went missing....

 2018-01-11 01:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Dishevelled Weinstein slapped by man at upscale restaurant...

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is slapped by a fellow diner who berates him for his alleged sexual abuse of scores of women over a number of decades....

 2018-01-10 07:44 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Ow, you little nipper': British reporter mobbed by excitable lemurs...

A British news reporter finds out the hard way that you should never work with animals, being forced to fend off a pack of excitable lemurs during a report on a zoo stocktake....

 2018-01-10 06:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Iranian tanker carrying $US60m worth of oil 'could burn for a month'...

The stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea could burn for as long as one month, South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries says....

 2018-01-10 03:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Heavy snow leaves 13,000 stranded at Swiss ski resort...

Helicopters are used to ferry stranded tourists out of a ski resort in the Swiss Alps, where unusually heavy snow has left about 13,000 people stranded....

 2018-01-09 12:42 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Snowstorm blankets Sahara desert in white...

The usually sun-kissed sand dunes of the Sahara desert are blanketed in snow for the third time in almost 40 years....

 2018-01-09 03:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Shareholders urge Apple to address child smartphone addiction...

With concerns about the impact of social media on growing minds, two major Apple investors urge the tech giant to help children fight smartphone addiction....

 2018-01-09 00:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

It's so cold in the US people are ice-skating on the beach...

The cold snap that has ravaged parts of the United States is also providing some opportunities for fun, with stunned onlookers in two states capturing footage of people ice-skating and walking on the sea....

 2018-01-09 00:55 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow to wed Glee creator Brad Falchuk...

Years after her "conscious uncoupling" from Coldplay's Chris Martin, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is set to give marriage another shot after accepting "the soul-stretching, pattern-breaking opportunities" of intimacy....

 2018-01-08 14:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Two injured in fire at Trump Tower in New York...

Two people are injured, one seriously, in an early-morning fire near the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, the New York Fire Department says....

 2018-01-08 08:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Tsunami warning for communities near erupting Papua New Guinea volcano...

Authorities in Papua New Guinea warn people living near the Kadovar Island volcano to prepare for the worst, with fears an eruption there could trigger a tsunami....

 2018-01-08 03:32 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Indefinite moratorium imposed at troubled Bougainville mine...

The Bougainville Government imposes an indefinite moratorium on mining at the troubled Panguna site — once the world's biggest open-cut copper mine....

 2018-01-08 00:49 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Tackling PNG's tribal violence with theatre...

Tribal conflict is estimated to kill hundreds of people in Papua New Guinea, but the International Committee of the Red Cross hopes comedy and drama shows can help reduce its devastating impact....

 2018-01-08 00:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Golden Globes red carpet a sea of black as stars protest...

It's usually known for it's colourful mix of gowns and frocks, but today the Golden Globes red carpet has been a sea of black, as Hollywood stars protest against harassment in the film industry....

 2018-01-08 00:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Golden Globes red carpet: Activists, badges and calling out the gender pay gap...

It's usually known for it's colourful mix of gowns and frocks, but today the Golden Globes red carpet was sea of black outfits, special guests and some awkward moments....

 2018-01-07 23:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Long before #MeToo, Italian women railed against 'bunga bunga' sexism...

The shadow of sexual harassment in the film industry hangs over the Golden Globes but is nothing new for Italian women, whose own version of the #MeToo social media activism — #quellavoltache — is yielding results....

 2018-01-07 22:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Live: Stars arrive for 75th Golden Globes awards...

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and Margot Robbie are up for gongs today as Hollywood's stars gather for the 75th Golden Globes awards in Beverly Hills. Follow live....

 2018-01-07 22:23 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Burst water main floods JFK Airport, in further hit for already stranded passengers...

Passengers stranded for days at New York's John F Kennedy Airport due to a massive winter storm have now had to deal with their luggage being soaked due to a burst water main....

 2018-01-07 21:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Hanks, Streep and Spielberg defend free press against 'fake news' accusations...

The free press is under fire as modern-day "heroes" who report the truth are unfairly labelled as fake news, the Hollywood heavyweights behind new film The Post say....

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