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Husband accused of murder in high-profile Australia mystery

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:30pm
Borce Ristevski is accused of murdering his wife, Karen, whose disappearance baffled Australia.

Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:50pm
The reliably frozen Arctic is history, say scientists who warn of an unprecedented rate of warming.

Mexican Virgin of Guadalupe pilgrimage marred by deaths

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:33pm
The annual Virgin of Guadalupe pilgrimage in Mexico is marred by the deaths of 11 pilgrims.

Still relevant

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:22pm
Workplace consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase "the glass ceiling" 39 years ago but says it is still as relevant as ever.

Disney set to seal $60bn 21st Century Fox takeover

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:14pm
A sale of Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets could be confirmed as soon as Thursday, reports say.

'Lonely gifs' by Motocross Saito celebrate solitude in Japan

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:50pm
An illustrator's creative gifs depicting solitary "calm in the chaos" of urban life attract interest online.

Brazil's media cyborgs

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:42pm
A BBC Brasil investigation speaks to people hired to run fake accounts bolstering politicians.

Zuma lexicon

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:41pm
From "Zupta" to "Mantash", how Jacob Zuma's presidency has shaped the way South Africans speak.

Russia packs a punch

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:30pm
The Syria campaign made Russia a key player in the Middle East, Steve Rosenberg writes.

Helpless screams

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:27pm
A video of a Hindu murdering a Muslim man in the name of "love jihad" has left most Indians stunned.

Raqqa casualties: 'I blame the coalition'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:26pm
Civilians are returning to Raqqa after Islamic State were pushed out, but dangers, and wounds, remain.

Queensland police python photo gains internet fame

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:20pm
The image of an officer next to the "monster" snake has been viewed two million times, police say.

Fashion contender

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:13pm
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.

US ready for North Korea talks without preconditions, says Tillerson

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:45pm
"Let's just meet and let's talk about the weather," says US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

DR Congo crisis: On Kasai's hunger road

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:26pm
Fergal Keane reveals the crisis in DR Congo's Kasai region, where millions face starvation.

California Thomas Fire: No end in sight for week-long wildfire

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:17pm
The Thomas Fire is the fifth largest blaze in recorded state history and continues to grow.

Roy Moore's skittish escape on horseback

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:42pm
Roy Moore's skittish escape happened after he appeared at an Alabama polling site to cast his vote.

Venezuela to investigate ex-oil tsar over corruption

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:34pm
Rafael Ramirez, once tipped as a potential presidential candidate, denied any wrongdoing.

French ex-minister Georges Tron face trial for rape

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:59pm
He and a woman are accused of assaulting employees after inviting them for foot massages.

Egypt singer jailed for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:23pm
Shyma, who was filmed eating a banana while in her underwear, is convicted of inciting debauchery.

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