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US removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:29pm
This follows deliveries of the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system to Turkey.

Why US bird attacks on humans are on rise

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:23pm
Bird experts say there's been an "incremental increase" in attacks, as people encroach on bird habitats.

Online critics poke fun at Canada 'warship' library

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 2:40pm
Edmonton residents say the new building looks like "a land-locked ship converted to a library".

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared public health emergency

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 2:35pm
The disease has killed more than 1,600 people in the African state of DR Congo.

Boeing crash father gives harrowing testimony

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:59pm
Paul Njoroge, who lost his whole family in the 10 March Boeing crash, gives emotional testimony to US Congress.

Battle of Waterloo: Excavation unearths amputated limbs

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:48pm
Leg bones are found by veterans and archaeologists at a former field hospital in Belgium.

KLM breastfeeding policy causes turbulence

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:28pm
Dutch airline KLM has asked mothers to cover up when breastfeeding, in response to complaints.

Dolphin megapod spotted off California coast swimming alongside boat

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:25pm
Onlookers watched as a huge pod of dolphins - known as a super- or megapod - swam alongside them.

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán gets life in prison

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:13am
The Mexican kingpin was earlier accused of being behind the biggest supplier of drugs to the US.

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan told to review 'India spy' case

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:43am
India mounted a case to save Kulbhushan Jadhav after he was sentenced to death in Pakistan in 2017.

Von der Leyen vote: Europe's media welcome EU Commission choice

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:06am
European papers consider the challenges facing Ursula von der Leyen after her narrow win.

Chennai, the city where drought is visible from space

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 9:36am
Chennai is India's sixth largest city, but its residents are relying on trucks and trains to bring them water.

Turkish diplomat 'shot dead' in Iraqi Kurdistan

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 9:14am
A Turkish diplomat has been shot dead in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Irbil, security sources tell the BBC.

South Africa: Inside the football-mad township 'too dangerous' for scouts to visit

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 7:17am
In one of South Africa's biggest townships, football is an obsession. But its crime rate means talented players go unseen by scouts, who deem it too dangerous to visit.

Italy hunts bear after ‘genius’ escape over electric fences

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 7:17am
Wildlife activists have likened the bear to a superhero after it scaled electric fences to get away.

Google's Project Dragonfly 'terminated' in China

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:49am
The firm's plan to launch a censored search engine in China had faced much criticism.

Turkey journalists and activist acquitted of terrorism charges

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:20am
The defendants, who worked for a Kurdish paper, had been charged with making terrorist propaganda.

Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:37am
Start-up NeuraLink wants to start testing its human computer interface on humans.

Data of 'nearly all adults' in Bulgaria stolen

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:01am
A hacker targeted the Balkan country's tax agency and reportedly offered local media access to stolen data.

India building collapse: Rescuers search for survivors in Mumbai

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:59am
The disaster killed at least 12 people, but many more remain trapped by debris.


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