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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.

Sabarimala: The Indian god who bars women from his temple

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:51pm
Why are women banned from entering the Sabarimala temple in southern India?

Afghanistan election: What's at stake in the parliament vote?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:46pm
Afghans are set to defy threats, insecurity and fears over fraud as they vote in a new parliament.

Jamal Khashoggi: Who's who in alleged Saudi 'hit squad'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:42pm
Turkish police fear 15 Saudis who flew to Istanbul on 2 October may have murdered Jamal Khashoggi.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:17pm
Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist's body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:13pm
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?

Meng Hongwei: Former Interpol chief's wife 'not sure he's alive'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 6:20pm
Grace Meng says "cruel" China is persecuting him – and that she's now a target – in her first UK media interview.

Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 5:21pm
Oregon zoo posted images taken during routine health checks.

Convicts 'blackmail US soldiers in sexting scheme' from prison

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 5:20pm
Inmates pretending to be underage girls demanded cash from US troops, according to Army investigators.

US 'opens Catholic church sex abuse probe' in Pennsylvania

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:57pm
Prosecutors have reportedly requested documents from secret church archives and confidential files.

Jessikka Aro: Finn jailed over pro-Russia hate campaign against journalist

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:56pm
A court convicts three people over their attempts to scare investigative journalist Jessikka Aro.

Israeli Supreme Court allows US 'boycott' student to stay

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 3:50pm
Lara Alqasem was denied entry into Israel amid claims she supports an anti-Israel boycott campaign.

Brexit: France's Macron plays down UK 'no deal' visa fears

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 2:32pm
UK tourists and workers won't be denied French visas after Brexit, the French president says.

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 2:29pm
Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

France proposes congestion charges in big cities to tackle pollution

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 1:57pm
A draft law suggests car drivers will pay a congestion fee up to €5 a day to help tackle pollution.

Afghanistan's 'war on terror' generation votes

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 1:53pm
Why students in Afghanistan want to make sure their voice is heard in the country's upcoming election.

Russia footballers charged with assault and hooliganism

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 1:50pm
Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev face up to seven years in jail in a hotly discussed court case.

Afghanistan elections: Running an election in a war-torn country

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:14pm
From security to fraud, what are the challenges of running elections in a country beset by war?

How U2's technology is changing concerts for the better

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:01pm
The band's groundbreaking stage show is designed to ensure everyone has a front-row seat.

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia agrees deal over lack of licence

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:43am
The Barcelona basilica, which had no licence for over 130 years, agrees to pay the city $41m (£31m).

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