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 2018-04-24 11:21 

Washington Post

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist...

One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip....

 2018-04-24 11:19 

Fox News

[ World ]

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist...

One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip....

 2018-04-24 11:17 

Reuters Africa

ASEAN summit to focus on Myanmar, South China Sea but little progress expected...

Southeast Asian leaders will focus on trade wars, the crisis in Myanmar and security tensions in the disputed South China Sea at a summit this weekend, but it's highly unlikely there will be any headline-grabbing progress on the issues....

 2018-04-24 11:17 

CBS News

[ World ]

"Men only" job ads show ongoing discrimination in China: Report...
 2018-04-24 11:16 

Al Jazeera

Angola's first satellite defunct four months after launch...

Russia, which build the defective AngoSat-1, will construct a new satellite, scheduled to be launched in 2020....

 2018-04-24 11:15 

Washington Post

Timeline for case against Danish inventor Peter Madsen...

— Aug 10: Kim Wall goes on submarine trip with Peter Madsen. They are the only two people on the sub. It is the last time Wall is seen alive....

 2018-04-24 11:14 

CBC

Cambridge researcher downplays his work amid Facebook data harvesting...

A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday that the work he did was not useful for micro-targeted adverttisements....

 2018-04-24 11:12 

Fox News

[ World ]

Timeline for case against Danish inventor Peter Madsen...

— Aug 10: Kim Wall goes on submarine trip with Peter Madsen....

 2018-04-24 11:12 

Reuters Africa

French tycoon Bollore questioned by police over Africa operations - lawyer...

French billionaire Vincent Bollore, who stepped down days ago as chairman of media giant Vivendi, is being questioned by police as part of an investigation into allegations of corrupt business practices in Africa, his lawyer said....

 2018-04-24 11:11 

AP

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen torture......

 2018-04-24 11:11 

Washington Post

Ikea recalls gas hobs in Europe over carbon monoxide levels...

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling for repair gas hobs sold across Europe because their carbon monoxide emissions are above the allowed limits....

 2018-04-24 11:11 

Deutsche Welle

High Five: 5 unexpected materials used to build furniture...

Wood or plastic are simply too boring for some furniture designers; they prefer to experiment with alternative materials instead....

 2018-04-24 11:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarusian Leader Has Harsh Words For Russia, West -- And Warning For Moscow...

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has used an annual address to criticize both the West and Russia, accusing Western countries of "inciting trade wars" and charging that Moscow has blocked Belarusian goods from the Russian market....

 2018-04-24 11:03 

Reuters Africa

Belarus leader says may loosen grip on power - but not yet...

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday said the constitution could be...

 2018-04-24 11:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

France's train standoff, through the eyes of striking worker...

French train maintenance worker Jonathan Seigneur says President Emmanuel Macron has it all wrong....

 2018-04-24 11:02 

Euronews

I lost my daughter in a terror attack. Here's what I've learnt about coping with tragedy | View...

After losing his daughter in the 2015 Paris terror attacks, Georges Salines founded an organisation for victims of the incident. He explains how sharing his experiences, with survivors, other grieving families and even extremists, is helping him to heal....

 2018-04-24 11:01 

News24

Away from home alone: Boy, 12, runs away to Bali with family credit card...

Australian police are investigating how a 12-year-old boy managed to fly alone to the Indonesian island of Bali and spend four days at a resort using his parents' credit card....

 2018-04-24 11:00 

Reuters Africa

Former anti-graft chief sentenced to five years for spreading false news...

An Egyptian military court has sentenced the country's former anti-corruption chief to five years in prison on charges of spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 10:59 

Washington Post

Suffragist is 1st woman to get statue outside UK Parliament...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament. Fawcett is the first woman to be commemorated there alongside 11 statues of men including Nelson Mandela and...

 2018-04-24 10:57 

CBC

Fire at karaoke bar in China kills 18, arson suspect arrested...

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-storey building that left 18 people dead and five injured....

 2018-04-24 10:57 

Washington Post

German Jewish leader advises against skullcaps in cities...

Germany's main Jewish leader says he would advise people visiting big cities against wearing Jewish skullcaps, following a street assault last week on two young men wearing them....

 2018-04-24 10:56 

Fox News

[ World ]

Suffragist is 1st woman to get statue outside UK Parliament...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament....

 2018-04-24 10:54 

Sky News

Wristband tests drinks to see if they are spiked...

A university is hoping to protect students from being spiked after launching a wristband that can detect drugs in drinks....

 2018-04-24 10:54 

Sky News

Childhood favourite on menu for Kim Jong Un...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be served a childhood favourite at a formal dinner following Friday's inter-Korean summit, it has been revealed....

 2018-04-24 10:51 

Al Jazeera

Yemeni family 'hopeless' after disabled daughter denied US visa...

Thousands of Yemeni-American families have been stranded in Djibouti or forced back to Yemen due to Trump's travel ban....

 2018-04-24 10:46 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics...
 2018-04-24 10:42 

Reuters Africa

Caffeine boost - Makers of battery-powered coffee mixture arrested in Vietnam...

Vietnamese police have arrested five people suspected of using battery chemicals to dye waste coffee beans, the Ministry of Public Security's online newspaper, Cong An Nhan Dan, said on Tuesday, apparently passing the mixture off as black pepper....

 2018-04-24 10:40 

Reuters Africa

Sharapova eyes more grand slam glory...

Maria Sharapova will not settle for lower-tier titles after making her comeback last year and the former world number one is determined to add to her five grand slam crowns....

 2018-04-24 10:37 

Euronews

Yemen rebel leader killed in Saudi strike...

Saleh al-Samad was senior political leader...

 2018-04-24 10:34 

CBS News

[ World ]

Iran mummy found in Tehran could be Reza Shah Pahlavi, and grandson Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi wants to know...
 2018-04-24 10:24 

Washington Post

Egypt former anti-graft chief sentenced to 5 years in jail...

A defense lawyer says an Egyptian military court has convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison....

 2018-04-24 10:22 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Toronto police say van incident that killed 10 looked deliberate...

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):...

 2018-04-24 10:22 

Deutsche Welle

European Court of Justice: Torture victims have grounds for asylum...

Tortured asylum-seekers can claim subsidiary protection in Europe, if on return to their home countries adequate medical care is withheld, says the European Court of Justice. The case involves a Sri Lankan....

 2018-04-24 10:22 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Toronto police say van incident that killed 10 looked deliberate...

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):...

 2018-04-24 10:21 

News24

Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain...

Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office....

 2018-04-24 10:21 

Fox News

[ World ]

Egypt former anti-graft chief sentenced to 5 years in jail...

A defense lawyer says an Egyptian military court has convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison....

 2018-04-24 10:20 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran's President Warns Trump To Stay In Nuclear Deal Or 'Face Severe Consequences'...

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has warned U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the United States will face "severe consequences" if it violates the pact....

 2018-04-24 10:19 

Al Jazeera

UAE-based company hired PR executive for anti-Qatar documentary...

Copies of 'Qatar: A Dangerous Alliance were distributed at a Hudson Institute event attended by Steve Bannon in 2017....

 2018-04-24 10:13 

Sky News

'New beginning' for Armenia after PM quits...

Armenia's prime minister has resigned after mass protests at his appointment following 10 years as president....

 2018-04-24 10:07 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Father: Sick UK child surviving after life support withdrawn...

The father of a terminally ill British toddler says the child is surviving after being taken off life support, surprising doctors who had argued he should be allowed to die....

 2018-04-24 10:06 

Washington Post

Syrian migrants bring traditional Arab dance to Berlin...

With stomping feet, swinging hips, a drumbeat and lots of laughter, two Syrian migrants lead a group of Germans and others in traditional Arab dance at a Berlin studio to share part of their culture with the country that took them in....

 2018-04-24 10:03 

Fox News

[ World ]

Syrian migrants bring traditional Arab dance to Berlin...

With stomping feet, swinging hips, a drumbeat and lots of laughter, two Syrian migrants lead a group of Germans and others in traditional Arab dance at a Berlin studio to promote cultural understanding....

 2018-04-24 10:00 

Washington Post

Lawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the military...

Lawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the military....

 2018-04-24 10:00 

Washington Post

With food and facts carried in bottles, activists try to penetrate isolated North Korea...

A group gathered by a river with a low-tech plan to open North Koreans' eyes to the outside world. And feed them, too....

 2018-04-24 10:00 

Fox News

[ World ]

Toronto van suspect reportedly attended special needs program, made unusual noises...

Alek Minassian, the suspect who allegedly drove a van into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, reportedly attended a special needs program at his high school and would make meowing noises while he walked the halls....

 2018-04-24 09:58 

Al Jazeera

Nicaragua: Protesters demand Ortega's resignation...

Unrest in Nicaragua continues with thousands marching against President Ortega a day after he scraped pension reforms....

 2018-04-24 09:56 

Reuters Africa

Groupe Bollore says African interests being probed, denies any wrongdoing...

Groupe Bollore, the holding company of billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore, confirmed on Tuesday that its African business interests were under investigation and denied any wrongdoing....

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