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Pompeo praises ‘US ally’ Denmark after Trump cancels visit

The US secretary of state speaks with Denmark's foreign minister amid a public row over Greenland.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:21 am


Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’

The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:01 am


Somaliland's poets and singers fight to be heard

Artists in the self-declared republic of Somaliland are challenging state repression and conservative Muslim clerics.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:30 am


Hong Kong protests: What do young people want?

Young protestors in Hong Kong have been speaking about what they want from the government.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:26 am


Sudan transition: Abdalla Hamdok appointed new prime minister

It's the latest move designed to bring about civilian rule and end months of political strife.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:55 pm


What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?

Spectacular images from a new microscope spark a "revolution" in biology

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:24 pm


Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts

The case of the teenage Khachaturyan sisters stirs Russian anger over domestic abuse.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:16 pm


Ugandan war survivors partnered with therapy dogs

A scheme in Uganda partner dogs with war survivors to help them overcome trauma.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


How Australia is shaking up the truffle market

Australia maybe a newcomer in growing black truffles but is now the world's fourth-largest producer.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


Myanmar Muslims: 'We're citizens too'

Since the Rohingya crisis erupted in 2012, some Muslims in Myanmar say they face more discrimination.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:00 pm


Florida panthers are struggling to walk and no one knows why

A mysterious brain condition could mean the animals in the US state of Florida can't walk properly

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:16 pm


Amazon fires: President Jair Bolsonaro suggests NGOs to blame

Jair Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fires in the Amazon to embarrass the government after they cut funding, despite offering no evidence.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:32 pm


President Trump: 'I am the chosen one'

Discussing the China trade war, President Trump looks up to the sky and strikes a man-of-destiny tone.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:21 pm


Three ways Trump could juice US economy

Amid concerns of an economic recession, the White House has considered several emergency measures.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:09 pm


US moves to abolish child migrant custody limits

Migrant families crossing the southern border of the US illegally could now be detained indefinitely.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:53 pm


P Chidambaram: India's former finance minister arrested

The senior opposition leader has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:48 pm


Iraq paramilitary force blames US and Israel for mystery blasts

The Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation says the US brought Israeli drones into Iraq to hit its bases.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:24 pm


Dancing with the Stars row over Trump ex-spokesman

As Trump's ex-press secretary joins the cast, host Tom Bergeron said he wanted a politics-free show.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:58 pm


The Matrix: How have other 'fourth' films faired?

The sci-fi filmmakers stand on the shoulders of Toy Story, Indiana Jones and more in doing the quadruple.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:18 pm


‘Parkour is a way of facing your fears’

For “free runner” Raven Cruz, parkour is about overcoming obstacles, pushing your body and your mind to overcome them.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:18 pm


Man accused of upskirting over 550 women in Madrid

The suspect allegedly uploaded the videos to pornographic websites, getting millions of views.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:18 pm


Venezuela crisis: President Maduro says he had secret talks with US

President Maduro says he has been talking to the US – something that senior officials there deny.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:10 pm


Brexit: What are EU countries doing to prepare for no deal?

How are other countries preparing for a possible no deal?

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:41 pm


Google and Mozilla move to stop Kazakhstan 'snooping'

The browsers will prevent government-issued certificates from decrypting net traffic.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:09 pm


Sub dive reveals Titanic wreck is deteriorating

For the first time in 15 years divers have explored the Titanic wreck and say it is deteriorating.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Single-use plastics banned in Nepal's Everest region

Authorities recently cleared 11 tonnes of rubbish from the world's highest mountain.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:51 pm


Fidel Castro's crocodile bites man at Swedish aquarium

The man, in his 70s, had been delivering a speech when he was bitten by the animal.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:28 pm


Iran tanker row: Greece closes out ship after US warnings

A Greek minister says the country is "not willing to facilitate the course of this ship to Syria".

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:53 am


Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair

The teen's parents are suing a Texas school district for using a black Sharpie to colour his scalp.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:38 am


Cardinal Pell: 'The little people have won' as court rejects appeal

Activists react to a court's rejection of an appeal by Pell to overturn his sex abuse conviction.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:40 am


The Victorian sex scandal that shook India

The scandal involving an Indian nobleman and his British wife convulsed the elite class in 19th Century India.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:45 am


The DMZ 'gardening job' that almost sparked a war

In 1976, North Koreans killed two US officers in the DMZ over a tree, sparking a huge military gardening operation.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:44 am


The Cold War spy technology which we all use

Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:21 pm


G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp

Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


Russian couple filmed at protest may lose children

Dmitry and Olga Prokazov also face a criminal case after footage featuring their baby was posted online.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


The mystery photos of a 1957 gay wedding

Who are the two grooms in these wedding photos? Filmmakers are trying to find out, 60 years later.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:20 pm


The International 2019: What does it take to become a gaming millionaire?

Gaming is a near billion-dollar industry, but what kind of pressures do young e-sports stars face?

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:14 pm


Where Christians are banned from selling property to Muslims

A Lebanese town is banning Christians from buying and renting property to Muslims.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo came five years after Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:16 pm








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