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Maduro accuses US of plotting to kill him

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 3:16pm
The Venezuelan leader alleges that National Security Adviser John Bolton is leading the coup plot.

Maria Butina: Russian gun activist held in US conspiracy case

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 2:47pm
Maria Butina, who has ties to a Russian banker, is expected to plead guilty in a plea deal.

Burundi denies running secret torture houses

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 1:38pm
The government dismisses a BBC investigation into detention centres as "fake news".

Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 1:19pm
The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she was bereaved.

Spain's minimum wage to jump 22% in new year

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:44pm
"A rich country cannot have poor workers," the PM said, announcing the biggest hike for decades.

Central African football official Ngaïssona faces war crimes trial

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:15pm
Former CAR militia leader Edouard Ngaïssona is arrested over alleged crimes against humanity.

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for 36 months

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:15pm
Michael Cohen, the ex-Trump lawyer who once said he’d take a bullet for the president, is given 36-month jail term.

Robot turns out to be man in suit

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:14pm
A robot has featured on Russian TV but turns out to be a man in a suit.

Syria war: 'Seven mass graves found' in former IS stronghold

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:30am
Syria state media says hundreds of bodies "subjected to torture" were found in a former IS area.

Ghana drones: Row over blood-delivery devices

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:18am
A government-backed scheme for supplying medicine brings accusations of a "high-tech vanity project".

Pope demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse scandals

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:02am
Cardinals George Pell and Francisco Javier Errazuriz are removed from Pope Francis's inner circle.

Trump Russia affair: Key questions answered

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 9:33am
Get your head around the sprawling saga of alleged collusion between the Trump team and Moscow.

Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 9:26am
Evelyn Berezin put the Data Secretary on sale in 1971, creating a new industry.

Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 8:50am
Twitter's chief executive says he needs to learn more about the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Syria war: Turkey warns of fresh anti-Kurd offensive in north

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 8:10am
The move could strain Turkey's ties to the US, who back the Kurdish militias likely to be targeted.

Face to face with the Strasbourg gunman

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:54am
Eyewitnesses to the shooting in a Strasbourg Christmas market share their stories.

Tanzania dam: Power plant planned in Selous game reserve

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:39am
Environmentalists oppose the plan to build the plant in one of East Africa's best-known game reserves.

Rodents in Colombia senate send lawmakers scurrying

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:26am
The animals were thrown onto the senate floor from the visitors' gallery as a protest.

Japan picks 'disaster' character to define 2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:24am
In its annual vote, the Japanese people picked the character "disaster" to symbolise their year.

The India girl who took her dad to the police over a toilet

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 6:33am
The Indian girl accused her father of "cheating" because he broke his promise to build her a toilet.


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