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Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:56:56 GMT

Jan 21, 2020 07:07AM

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience

The US president attacks activists at the World Economic Forum, with Greta Thunberg in the audience.

Jan 21, 2020 05:52AM

'Forget about net zero, we need real zero'

The 17-year-old activist tells world leaders that 'fiddling around with numbers' will not be enough.

Jan 21, 2020 03:26AM

New China virus: Warning against cover-up as number of cases jumps

Beijing's top leaders urge transparency as it is confirmed the coronavirus can pass between people.

Jan 21, 2020 01:04AM

Trump impeachment trial set to open in US Senate

What we can expect in the trial starting on Tuesday, from the key players to unusual rules in place.

Jan 21, 2020 03:50AM

Storm Gloria: Deadly squall batters Spain, then shifts to France

Four deaths are reported in Spain, with Gloria described as the worst storm in the region since 1982.

Jan 21, 2020 04:30AM

Alarm at Mexico butterfly conservationist's disappearance

Homero Gómez was last seen on 13 January and a search has so far failed to yield any results.

Jan 21, 2020 02:55AM

Pyjamas in public: Chinese city apologises for 'shaming' residents

The local authority said it was trying to promote "civilised" behaviour - but later apologised.

Jan 21, 2020 05:35AM

France apology after history textbook links CIA to 9/11

The statement aimed at students echoed a debunked conspiracy theory and was spotted by teachers.

Jan 21, 2020 01:50AM

Meng Hongwei: China sentences ex-Interpol chief to 13 years in jail

In 2018, he vanished on a trip back to China from France and was later accused of corruption.

Jan 21, 2020 04:09AM

Future Forward: Thai opposition party cleared over Illuminati claims

A court acquits a major opposition party accused of having links to the mythical secret society.

Jan 21, 2020 01:08AM

Hundreds of US-bound migrants stopped from entering Mexico

US-bound migrants who waded across a river are forced back and rounded up by the security forces.

Jan 21, 2020 03:33AM

Van Gogh self-portrait is genuine, experts decide

A portrait that has puzzled art experts for decades is finally declared a real Van Gogh.

Jan 20, 2020 05:22PM

Paternity leave: Why Japan is talking about Shinjiro Koizumi

This politician is going on leave to take care of his newborn son, and it's pretty controversial.

Jan 20, 2020 01:00PM

The battle over which flag to fly in America's Chinatowns

Chinatowns across the US are switching to the flag of mainland China, but not without protest.

Jan 20, 2020 05:39PM

How Nigeria's cricket team 'shocked the world'

Nigeria's Under-19 side are World Cup debutants but cricket remains a minority sport at home.

Jan 20, 2020 05:00PM

Robot tanks: On patrol but not allowed to shoot

Sophisticated unmanned mini-tanks patrol alongside soldiers, but humans still decide when to shoot.

Jan 20, 2020 11:41PM

Windrush scandal: 'A billion pounds can't buy back my happiness'

Chiplyn Burton was denied entry back into the UK after a trip to Jamaica in the 1970s.

Jan 21, 2020 04:59AM

Trump Davos speech: 'This is not a time for pessimism'

The US president called for the rejection of "the perennial prophets of doom" during his speech.

Jan 20, 2020 05:11PM

Emiliano Sala: Claims footballer treated like a 'toy'

Footballer Emiliano Sala messaged a friend saying he felt forced out by his French club days before he died.

Jan 20, 2020 02:11PM

Virginia gun rally: US gun-rights activists rally in their thousands

After new gun laws were proposed in the state of Virginia, protesters had their firearms on open display.

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