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Court rules South Korea must pay for Sewol victims

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 2:52am
The state is liable for the 2014 ferry disaster and must pay compensation, a court rules.

Australia's PM says Pope must sack archbishop

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:46am
Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted of covering up abuse by a paedophile priest.

End of the road for Dublin rickshaws?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:27am
The Irish government proposes banning rickshaws amid drug-dealing and safety complaints.

Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:25pm
Prime Minister Netanyahu hails a "defining moment" as Israeli Arab MPs condemn the legislation.

How WhatsApp helped turn an Indian village into a lynch mob

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:51pm
A brutal attack allegedly spurred by WhatsApp messages left one man dead and two more badly injured.

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:50pm
Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.

Nicaragua: From revolution to crisis in pictures

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:38pm
Photos taken during the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution and during recent unrest highlight some similarities.

The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:31pm
Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.

Antarctic seabed gets protection after reporter's submarine trip

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:31pm
Video of a seabed filmed by a BBC journalist has helped the area get special protection.

Life before Google: What was it like?

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:28pm
This is how people did their jobs before having all the answers at the tips of their fingers.

Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:24pm
Dawn media group boss alleges "deep state" interference in politics a week before national elections.

Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepen trade ties

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:04pm
Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:57pm
The measures, in place since a failed coup in 2016, saw tens of thousands arrested or fired from jobs.

Austrian ambassador downplays fears of kosher-halal meat register

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:53pm
A regional right-wing politician said he wanted to curb the slaughter of animals without stunning.

How do US elections stack up to others around the world?

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:58pm
Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it's a different story - here's why.

Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday quiz

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:25pm
Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday.

Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:24pm
Nelson Mandela's cellmate Andrew Mlangeni reads a poem in honour of his friend.

Abstentionist Irish rebel MP finally enters Westminster

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 2:04pm
The painting forms part of the UK Parliament's Voice and Vote exhibition

Sweden battles wildfires from Arctic Circle to Baltic Sea

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 1:12pm
From Lapland in the Arctic Circle to the southern island of Gotland, dozens of fires are raging.

Thai cave boys: 'This experience makes me stronger'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 1:05pm
The 12 boys and their football coach describe their time trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand.


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