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First Dutch gender-neutral passport issued

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 8:49am
A person identifying as intersex receives the gender X in their passport after court ruling.

Russian 'mafia' group and MP Reznik acquitted in Spain

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:46am
A Russian MP is among 17 cleared of handling mafia profits in Spain.

Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:56am
A campaign group for journalists' safety is among those to call for the US president to apologise.

Job centres drop The Voice-style interviews

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:54am
Several French job centres borrow an idea from television show The Voice to shake up recruitment.

Mission to Mercury: BepiColombo spacecraft ready for launch

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:04am
Europe and Japan await the launch of their joint mission to the little world nearest the Sun.

Vote delayed after police chief murdered

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 4:42am
Voting in the Afghan province is delayed after the Taliban shoot dead a powerful police chief.

Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbour Bridge

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 3:05am
Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbour Bridge to watch the unfurling of the 2018 Invictus Games flag.

Africa's week in pictures: 12 - 18 October 2018

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:59am
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Colin Kaepernick: Rihanna 'declined Super Bowl invitation in support of quarterback'

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:58am
The NFL refuses to comment on reports that US singer Rihanna declined an invitation to headline the Super Bowl half-time show in support of Colin Kaepernick.

The Venezuelans making a new life in Brazil

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:42am
Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.

Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in?

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:29am
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.

Tina Turner opens up about son's suicide

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:29am
"I still don't know what took him to the edge," the singer tells BBC News.

Mercury: Learning from the strangest planet

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:16am
The first European mission to explore Mercury will begin Saturday: What could it teach us?

Tina Turner from hardship to happiness

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:35am
As she approaches 80, the legendary singer Tina Turner speaks about fame, love and happiness.

China economy at slowest pace since 2009

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:09am
Growth in the world's second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.

Australian admits kidnap and rape of Briton in outback ordeal

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:55am
Marcus Martin held the tourist captive for weeks and repeatedly attacked her in Queensland.

Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:26am
The move follows President Trump's threat to close the US-Mexico border and cut aid.

Cannabis in Canada: Shortages, fines and Girl Guide cookies

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:49pm
Elation is mixed with disappointment, as retailers quickly sell out and turn away customers.

Jurassic-era piranha is world's earliest flesh-eating fish

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:08pm
A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.

Malta sets stage for abortion debate

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:55pm
In a country where abortion is still taboo, a new play hopes to cue a genuine public discussion.


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