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N Korea 'test-fires ballistic missile'

16 min 53 sec ago
North Korea test-fires a ballistic missile, the South Korean military tells Yonhap news agency.

Executed Arkansas man 'convulsed and groaned'

3 hours 23 min ago
The United Nations condemns the "cruelty" of Arkansas' execution timetable.

Pope in Egypt for historic visit

3 hours 50 min ago
Pope Francis urged faith leaders to denounce violence following bomb attacks that killed dozens of Christians.

Johnny Depp and other stars in dying fan's zombie movie

3 hours 55 min ago
The Make A Film Foundation made cancer patient Anthony Conti’s dying wish come true.

Friendly fire inquiry after US soldiers die battling IS

3 hours 56 min ago
Sgts Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Cameron Thomas, 23, both on their third deployment to Afghanistan.

Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

4 hours 32 min ago
The Fori passenger ferry will now use electric power to make its river crossings.

'Luxury' Fyre Festival is cancelled with ticket-holders still stranded in Bahamas

4 hours 48 min ago
A luxury music festival in the Bahamas is postponed after reports of cancelled flights and no security.

German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

5 hours 34 min ago
The carriers scrap the two-person policy brought in after the 2015 Germanwings crash.

US ready for 'military action if necessary' against N Korea

5 hours 38 min ago
The top US diplomat warned North Korea against further "aggression".

Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my children

5 hours 52 min ago
"It's all well and good until you start running, and then the knives come out," said Mrs Obama.

Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim

6 hours 4 min ago
A 66-year-old Swedish woman dies three weeks after the attack at a shopping area in Stockholm.

North Korea crisis: Tillerson says US is open to talks

6 hours 22 min ago
But the US secretary of state urged other countries to isolate the country diplomatically.

Ilie Nastase: Serena Williams comments were 'spontaneous'

7 hours 2 min ago
Ilie Nastase apologises for comments he made about Serena Williams, but says his outburst during Romania's Fed Cup win was "exaggerated".

Tanzania's President Magufuli sacks 10,000 over fake certificates

7 hours 51 min ago
Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacks 10,000 civil servants found to have false qualifications.

Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades

8 hours 21 min ago
Millions of workers have been urged to take a stand against government plans on retirement age.

US economy slows sharply in the first quarter

8 hours 35 min ago
Lower levels of government spending and private investment were behind the slowdown in growth.

DR Congo: UN peacekeepers face fresh sexual abuse claims

9 hours 49 min ago
A Romanian peacekeeper in DR Congo is among five being investigated for sexual abuse and exploitation.

France election: New far right leader quits in Holocaust row

9 hours 51 min ago
Marine Le Pen's replacement as National Front leader quits over alleged Holocaust remarks.

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

10 hours 8 min ago
A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.

Trump says he misses life before he became US president

10 hours 39 min ago
Mr Trump says he misses life before he was elected - and social media users couldn't agree more.

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