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Venezuela first lady's nephews jailed for drugs

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 5:40pm
The two men were found guilty of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States.

Dalai Lama launches free iPhone app

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 5:13pm
The official app will let followers stay up to date with his travels and read his teachings.

Syria war: US says flares fired at Russian jets

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:38pm
A mid-air collision was only narrowly avoided, the US defence department says.

Geminid meteor shower dazzles over northern hemisphere

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 2:39pm
If you missed the annual Geminid meteor shower, cameras captured the celestial display over China.

Disney-Fox: Five things it could mean

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 2:28pm
The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.

French crash: Children killed as school bus and train collide

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 1:14pm
A train and a school bus collide in southern France, leaving at least four children dead, officials say.

Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile - US

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 1:12pm
A missile fired at Saudi Arabia "might as well have had 'Made in Iran' stickers" on it, the US says.

Defiant Roy Moore refuses to concede after Alabama defeat

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:32pm
Defeated Republican refuses to concede Alabama race - then reminds Washington what it will miss.

Omarosa Manigault Newman denies being dragged out of White House

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:07pm
The fiery ex-Apprentice star was escorted from the White House, but denies storming the residence.

Kazakhstan coal miners carry out strike underground

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:52am
More than 600 workers refuse to return to the surface until their wages are increased.

Racism row

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:46am
A Dutch-Moroccan couple were shocked when told a property was only for rent "to people of Dutch descent".

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:42am
Emmerson Mnangagwa says measures against members of the ruling elite are crippling development.

Pitch Perfect 3 gets pre-Christmas UK release

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:35am
The all-female franchise is singing its way back into cinemas for a third time.

Roy Moore says Alabama election 'tainted' by outside groups

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:17am
The Republican says "immorality sweeps over our land" in a fire-and-brimstone video.

Niki Austrian airline failure strands many passengers

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:09am
Some 5,000 passengers are stuck abroad after the Austrian airline opens insolvency proceedings.

Airbus A380 draws giant Christmas tree over Germany

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:21am
An Airbus pilot has festive fun flying in the shape of a Christmas tree on a test flight over Germany.

Bollywood star faces eviction from Paris apartment

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:34am
The Indian actress and her French husband owe nearly 80,000 euros in unpaid rent.

Walt Disney buys Murdoch's Fox for $52bn

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:19am
Walt Disney says it is to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for $52.4bn (£39bn).

Joe Biden comforts John McCain's daughter over cancer

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:57am
The ex-VP offers words of advice on the senator's cancer during an emotional TV talk show encounter.

EU leaders wrestle with migrant quotas at summit

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:56am
There are sharp divisions over relocating asylum seekers in the EU.


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