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Pope Francis: Vatican doctors letter from former Pope Benedict

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 7:57am
The Vatican admits blurring part of a letter by former Pope Benedict XVI that was released to media.

Marmite maker to move to Netherlands

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 7:24am
The firm behind Marmite, Pot Noodle and Dove soap chooses Rotterdam over London for its headquarters.

Happiness report: Finland is world's 'happiest country' - UN

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 7:19am
Finland topples Norway as world's happiest country, while Burundi is the least happy in a UN ranking.

Russian spy: Moscow 'will expel British diplomats soon'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 7:04am
The Kremlin attacks Britain's "irresponsible" position over the case of a poisoned ex-spy.

Rio city councillor Franco killed in drive-by shooting

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:55am
Marielle Franco was a vocal critic of police violence and the military deployment in the favelas.

French baker disputes fine for opening every day

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:45am
A small town's only baker was open for business every day last summer, breaking strict labour rules.

Rwanda bans Kigali mosques from using loudspeakers

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:05am
The move follows the closure of 700 churches for breaking building regulations and noise pollution

India wild elephant saved in dramatic rescue

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:18am
The animal was found stuck at one of the barrages on the Ganges river in Uttarakhand state.

Japan Nobel winner Ei-ichi Negishi's wife found dead in US

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 3:13am
The family said Ei-ichi Negishi, 82, and his wife may have become disorientated while driving.

Review as plastic found in bottled water

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:00am
The World Health Organization is to assess the potential risks of plastic in drinking water.

Amazon Japan offices raided over anti-trust suspicions

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:43am
The firm is suspected of asking suppliers to bear costs for selling products at discounted rates, reports say.

Lawsuit over Broadway play To Kill a Mockingbird

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:34am
The estate of the iconic book's author Harper Lee says the adaption differs too much from the novel.

Russian spy: White House backs UK decision to expel diplomats

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:01am
The White House says the UK's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats is a "just response" to an "abhorrent attack".

Pierce Brosnan says India mouth freshener brand 'cheated' him

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:40pm
Pierce Brosnan tells Indian officials a mouth freshener brand misled him about its harmful effects.

YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:31pm
Monalisa Perez shot her boyfriend through a thick book, which failed to stop the bullet last June.

Financial crisis rules for banks eased by US Senate

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:57pm
The draft bill exempts banks with less than $250bn in assets from strict oversight under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Perumal Murugan: India's 'dead' writer returns with searing novel

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:36pm
Perumal Murugan makes a comeback after he declared his writing 'dead' to protest right-wing attacks.

The elderly backpacker who's inspiring young Chinese

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:40pm
A retired teacher who travels alone gets Chinese people talking about seizing freedom in old age.

Letter from Africa: Why Nigeria's hate speech bill is a jokes killer

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:19pm
Nigeria is debating a hate speech bill which, if passed, would condemn to death those found guilty.

The trouble telling aid workers and jihadists apart

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 8:51pm
Why it is not always as easy as it should be to keep track of people entering war zones.


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