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PNG police enter Manus asylum centre, Australia confirms

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:55:56 GMT

Papua New Guinea authorities are urging asylum seekers who remain there to leave, Australia confirms.



Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises jobs in 'new democracy'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:44:34 GMT

The incoming leader hails a new era and praises the army for removing Robert Mugabe peacefully.



USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:24:56 GMT

The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.



Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:00:09 GMT

Much of the world is "losing the night" as artificial light becomes brighter and more widespread, say scientists.



Argentina missing submarine: Russia joins search operation

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:56:04 GMT

President Putin will send a survey vessel to the area where the sub vanished with 44 on board.



Iraq's bikers on the frontlines

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:37:49 GMT

These bikers travel across Iraq, flying the flag for tolerance and love of bikes.



Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:36:40 GMT

Suleiman Kerimov, one of Russia's richest men, is questioned, reportedly suspected of tax evasion.



Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:32:57 GMT

But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.



Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:52:30 GMT

The ex-Bosnian Serb commander is convicted for major atrocities in the Bosnian war in the 1990s.



Syria war: Putin unveils plan for peace congress

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:26:26 GMT

Russia's leader wins the backing of Iran and Turkey to host a new initiative to end the civil war.



Indian students start fires after 'suicide'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 03:13:40 GMT

They were protesting after a student reportedly killed herself after being caught cheating in an exam.



US travellers pack roads and airports for Thanksgiving escape

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:11:22 GMT

An estimated 51 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles in the Thanksgiving getaway.



Oregon woman jailed after her meth-laced kiss kills inmate

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:22:43 GMT

Melissa Ann Blair's fatal kiss concealed the transfer of tiny balloons filled with methamphetamine.



Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's family sue police

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:43:21 GMT

Daphne Caruana Galizia's family wants the senior officer overseeing the investigation to be removed.



Flea market photo shows 'Billy the Kid and man who shot him'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:50:29 GMT

The photo purports to show the Wild West outlaw beside his future killer, experts say.



Married for a price: India's abandoned 'holiday wives'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:01:54 GMT

The story of a woman who was married off to a rich visitor for a few hundred dollars, aged 13.



Nudist restaurant opens in Paris

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:12:28 GMT

Food for thought when "a clothed naturist is only thinking one thing: How quickly can I strip off?"



Sparklers and snow in Maine

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:15:52 GMT

Cig Harvey photographs the poetic everyday life of an American family.



What goes into a museum for the Bible?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:14:10 GMT

A new museum in the US capitol focuses on the history of the Bible.



In China, free fish heads for life for an underwater rescuer

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:06:00 GMT

A Chinese man is awarded free cooked fish heads for life after he performs a dramatic underwater rescue



Do you find this grave disrespectful?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:48:01 GMT

A gay rights activist's bright yellow tomb has divided Italy - so should graves have to be grey?



Canada flight delay turns into mass singalong

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:22:14 GMT

Instead of getting irate when their flight was delayed, these Canadian passengers had a singalong.



Why Rihanna is backing a teen sex victim jailed for murder

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:18:47 GMT

Celebrities tweet #FreeCyntoiaBrown to support a former teen abuse victim jailed for murder at 16.



When I look into my son's eyes I see the man who raped me

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:21:52 GMT

Catherine became pregnant after being raped, but she decided to give birth to the child.



'Sexist' inclusive writing row riles France

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:10:42 GMT

The government steps into a growing row over gender equality in the French language.



North Korean defector: What dramatic footage tells us

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:27:07 GMT

It seems extraordinary a defector could survive such an escape, but the footage provides rare insight.



Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:07:16 GMT

Aaron Aquino says that since he took charge last month, only one suspect died in 1,341 operations.



The unknown Indian woman doctor on Google Doodle

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:04:50 GMT

One of British India's earliest practising doctors, who also got Queen Victoria to dissolve her marriage.



Paloma Faith: 'I feel less fragile'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:29:57 GMT

The star says she's "more resilient" since becoming a mum, and reveals how a banana inspired her new album.



The female tech bosses who want zebras not unicorns

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:16:33 GMT

A new movement calls for tech investors to back more start-ups led by women and people from ethnic minorities.



FK Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:48:04 GMT

Antonio Conte asks for help with fixture scheduling as Chelsea reach the last 16 of the Champions League by beating 10-man Qarabag.



FC Basel 1-0 Manchester United

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:22:18 GMT

Manchester United miss the chance to book their place in the Champions League last 16 as Basel score an 89th-minute winner.



Paris St-Germain 7-1 Celtic

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:18:12 GMT

Celtic open the scoring in France but are then overwhelmed by Paris St-Germain, who register their biggest Champions League win.



Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout 'won't happen at 35%', says Eddie Hearn

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:45:04 GMT

Anthony Joshua "would love to fight" Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.



Johanna Konta appears close to a deal with Maria Sharapova's former coach

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:29:04 GMT

Michael Joyce - a major part of Maria Sharapova's team for six years - emerges as a strong contender to coach Johanna Konta next season.



Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: How Afoty nominee helped put Gabon on the map

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:08:59 GMT

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a family man following in his father's footsteps to boost his country's global profile.



Analysis: Will South Africa's ANC learn from Mugabe's fall?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:22:53 GMT

South Africa's governing African National Congress has lessons to learn from the fall of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.



Zimbabwe: Mysteries remain about Mugabe's downfall

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:38:00 GMT

After a dramatic week in Zimbabwe, questions remain unanswered about Robert Mugabe's downfall.



Mugabe has gone, but will Zimbabwe change?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:20:32 GMT

Zimbabweans are celebrating change, but is the old regime just getting a new face?



Zanu-PF purges itself to win back trust

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:31:07 GMT

Zimbabwe's ruling party is intent on retaining power after the earthquake of Robert Mugabe's overthrow.



Five things to get the economy back on its feet

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:26:39 GMT

The measures needed to get the country's finances off life-support and into recovery mode.



Zimbabwe crisis: Looking for Grace Mugabe in her heartland

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:53:18 GMT

Meet the Zimbabweans who say that Grace Mugabe seized their land.



Mugabe's long career in pictures

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:14:25 GMT

A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.



Emotional moment for Zimbabwe activist: 'I've no words'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:03:35 GMT

Activist and political candidate Vimbaishe Musvaburi cries as she describes her emotions following Robert Mugabe's resignation.



Emmerson Mnangagwa: The 'crocodile' who snapped back

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:00:40 GMT

Zimbabwe's former vice-president has had a volatile political career.