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'Several wounded' in stabbing on German bus

Several people are injured in a knife attack on bus in the northern German city of Luebeck, reports say.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 1:34 pm

Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports

The US president says he is prepared to slap tariffs on all $500bn of imports from China.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 1:17 pm

Trump Putin: Incredulity as Russian leader is invited to visit US

"That's going to be special!" a top US intelligence official says, laughing at the announcement.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 1:09 pm

Missouri duck boat capsizes killing at least 13 people

The tourist vessel sank in stormy weather at Table Rock Lake in the US state of Missouri.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 12:50 pm

Good Morning, Vietnam DJ dies age 79

Adrian Cronauer was a US air force sergeant and radio presenter, depicted (loosely) by the late Robin Williams.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 12:46 pm

Russia fears leak of hypersonic missile secrets to West

Staff at a space site are suspected of leaking data on the new generation of weapons to the West.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 12:16 pm

Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says

The attack by hackers on a health database has affected about a quarter of the population.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 12:08 pm

Whale killing: DNA shows Iceland whale was rare hybrid

Genetic material proves that the animal killed off the coast of Iceland was not a blue whale but a rare hybrid.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:19 am

Macron aide Alexandre Benalla to be dismissed after protesters beaten

The sacking of the French presidential staff employee follows footage of attacks on protesters in Paris.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:47 am

Hackers 'targeting US mid-term elections'

According to Microsoft, at least three Congressional candidates have been targeted by hackers.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:37 am

India lynchings: WhatsApp sets new rules after mob killings

The changes come as violence in India is blamed on rumours of child abductions, spread via WhatsApp.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:04 am

Egypt sarcophagus: Mystery black tomb opened in Alexandria

Archaeologists unseal a huge black granite sarcophagus found in the ancient city of Alexandria.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:48 am

Uzbek TV channel apologises over steamy Schumer scene

Channel blames 'technical failure' for allowing Amy Schumer bedroom scene onto TV screens.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:46 am

Radiohead demand answers over Toronto stage death

The band return to Toronto for the first time since the stage collapse that killed a member of their crew.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:35 am

Yemeni refugees flee to South Korean holiday island of Jeju

Hundreds of Yemeni refugees have arrived on the resort island of Jeju, off mainland South Korea.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:27 pm

The transgender acid attack survivor running for parliament

Nayyab Ali is one of four transgender women standing in Pakistan's general elections on 25 July.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:27 pm

Were occult practices behind India's 'house of mass hangings'?

Neighbours say they had no suspicion that anything was wrong at the house where 11 relatives died.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:24 pm

Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'

Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:15 pm

Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 July 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:11 pm

Maria Butina: Russian gun activist at heart of US Kremlin row

Maria Butina, a Russian pro-gun activist with ties to a Russian banker and former senator, has been held in the USA pending trial on conspiracy charges.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:04 pm

White House Putin visit 'going to be special'

US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats reacts to Vladimir Putin's White House invite.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 9:00 pm

US mid-term elections: Would this 17-year-old get your vote?

You can currently run for office at any age in Kansas, under laws which are part of the state constitution.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 8:24 pm

Profile: Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, from revolutionary leader to opposition hate figure

A profile of Daniel Ortega, the veteran Sandinista revolutionary who returned to power - repeatedly.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 5:48 pm

Russian ambassadors react to Trump remarks at Helsinki summit

Steve Rosenberg hears from ambassadors "amazed" at how Russia-US relations are being portrayed negatively.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 5:21 pm

'Abolish ICE': Could US migrant detention force be broken up?

Protesters are questioning the agency's role in enforcing President Trump's zero-tolerance policy.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 3:33 pm

Brexit: What do the EU's 'no deal' preparations say?

The EU has issued a 16-page document outlining the preparations for deal or no deal.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 3:12 pm

All-male Shakespeare cast causes sexism row

Shakespeare theatre founder in New Zealand apologises for keeping to the Bard's 'men only' tradition.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 10:56 am

Ryan Gosling's Neil Armstrong movie to open Venice Film Festival

First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, also stars The Crown's Claire Foy.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 9:26 am

How WhatsApp helped turn an Indian village into a lynch mob

A brutal attack allegedly spurred by WhatsApp messages left one man dead and two more badly injured.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 11:51 pm

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 11:50 pm

Life before Google: What was it like?

This is how people did their jobs before having all the answers at the tips of their fingers.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 11:28 pm

Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepen trade ties

Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 11:04 pm

Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday quiz

Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 8:25 pm

Facebook launches services for Inuit speakers

Social media giant promises translation interface for indigenous Canadian groups.

Published on 9 July 2018 | 3:28 pm

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