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New Delhi's smog poses risk for pregnant women and infants

Pregnant women in India's capital are anxious about air pollution.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:18 pm


British troops may be investigated over alleged war crimes

Thousands of allegations were shelved after investigation units were shut down by the UK government.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:14 pm


Reports: Leaked intelligence cables show Iran's sway in Iraq

Reports by The New York Times and The Intercept on leaked intelligence cables appear to show Tehran's clout in Baghdad.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:48 pm


Al Jazeera TV reporter tear-gassed at Bolivia protests

Al Jazeera’s correspondent Teresa Bo tear-gassed while reporting on protests in Bolivia.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:05 pm


Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike

More than 300 campaigners in 26 countries will refuse food for at least a week.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:31 pm


Iraq protesters block roads to main Gulf port, southern oilfields

Protests began last month over lack of jobs and public services but have grown into calls for political system overhaul.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:27 pm


India 'makes advance payment' for Russian S-400 missile system

India has paid $800m over a year after it signed a $5bn deal to buy the missile systems, Russian firm Rostec says.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:17 pm


Hassan Rouhani warns protest-hit Iran cannot allow 'insecurity'

President defends steep fuel price rise as the United States condemns 'lethal force' used against Iranian demonstrators.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 11:47 am


World's fastest car: Vehicle aims to break record by 2020

The Bloodhound LSR car is a combination of F1 car, fast jet, and spaceship. The supersonic car has now completed its phase of high-speed testing in South Africa.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 11:07 am


Impeachment hearings spur Trump campaign fundraising

How the Trump campaign is turning political troubles into fundraising gold.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:50 am


'Condemned': The fate of an Iraqi refugee deported from the US

Once part of US-trained SWAT teams in Iraq, Hussein Yasser Hassan got asylum in America but is now running for his life.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:45 am


Qantas backs legal action against will.i.am over racism claim

US singer said on social media he was racially targeted by an airline attendant, who he identified by name.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:44 am


Terry O'Neill, whose images captured London of 1960s, dies at 81

O'Neill captured London's Swinging 1960s, created iconic portraits of Elton John, Brigitte Bardot and Winston Churchill.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:42 am


EU countries call for release of Libyan politician Siham Sergiwa

Diplomatic missions express concern over welfare of MP who disappeared after July interview critical of Khalifa Haftar.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:40 am


Lebanon like a 'sinking ship', says parliament speaker

Nabih Berri calls for steps to save the economy as outgoing PM Hariri and President Aoun indulge in blame game.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:38 am


Rights group: Deadly attacks on Sudan protesters were planned

Human Rights Watch says fatal attacks in June could amount to crimes against humanity.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:38 am


Sudan June crackdown: Claims of crimes against humanity

Human Rights Watch finds security forces' attacks against Sudanese protesters could amount to crimes against humanity.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:28 am


Turkey's legendary actress Yildiz Kenter dead at 91

Kenter, a veteran of Turkish cinema and theatre, passed away in Istanbul after more than 60 years in the spotlight.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:03 am


Iran's protests: All you need to know in 600 words

Anger over sharp hike in petrol price and rationing scheme sparks demonstrations in oil-rich Iran.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:01 am


Australian actor McLachlan faces court on assault charges

McLachlan is accused of kissing an actress more than 20 times in excess of his role in musical The Rocky Horror Show.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 9:50 am


Actor and Trump backer Jon Voight honoured with national medal

Voight is one of Trump's few vocal Hollywood supporters, and has hailed him as 'the greatest president of this century'.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 9:29 am


US impeachment inquiry: More witnesses to testify on Trump

Televised hearings enter second week, with more witnesses due to give evidence on Trump's handling of Ukraine affair.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 9:28 am


Baghdadi's death did not bring his victims any closer to justice

More than 8,000 people abducted by ISIL remain missing, their families still searching for information on their fate.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 9:26 am


Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

As the first retired military officer to assume the office, Rajapaksa has pledged to give national security a priority.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 8:31 am


In Pictures: Hong Kong's night of mayhem

Scenes of chaos raise fears of a dramatic escalation in Hong Kong's months-long crisis.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 8:28 am






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