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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:12 GMT

Mar 22, 2019 03:05AM

North Korea quits Kaesong liaison office with South Korea

North Korea withdraws from an office that enabled constant communication between the two Koreas.

Mar 21, 2019 10:10PM

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

PM Jacinda Ardern leads a national day of reflection marking a week since the Christchurch attacks.

Mar 21, 2019 10:29PM

China chemical blast death toll rises to 47

A chemical factory blast in eastern China killed 47 people and badly injured 90, state media says.

Mar 22, 2019 04:24AM

Golan Heights: Syria condemns Donald Trump's remarks

Syria criticises the US president for saying it is time to recognise the occupied Golan as Israeli.

Mar 22, 2019 04:53AM

Ghana bus crash: Dozens killed after two buses collide in Bono East

Police say the vehicles were travelling in separate directions when the crash occurred.

Mar 22, 2019 04:54AM

Facebook staff 'flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought'

Facebook says concerns raised about data-scraping were not related to the previously reported scandal.

Mar 21, 2019 11:02PM

Garuda looks to scrap Boeing 737 Max 8 order after crashes

The airline has asked to cancel an order for 49 jets after the plane was involved in two fatal crashes.

Mar 22, 2019 03:08AM

Afghanistan conflict: Two US soldiers killed on operation

The deaths double the number of US service members killed in Afghanistan this year.

Mar 21, 2019 03:36PM

Iraq ferry sinking: 'Nearly 100 dead' in Tigris river

Passengers were on their way to a tourist island in Mosul amid new year celebrations.

Mar 22, 2019 03:21AM

Planet Jupiter: Spectacular picture of Jupiter's storms

Three images of Jupiter are combined to make a striking new image of the planet and its famous spot.

Mar 21, 2019 10:20AM

Dr Jordan Peterson: Cambridge University fellowship rescinded

Dr Jordan Peterson's views on gender have been the subject of much criticism.

Mar 21, 2019 09:35AM

Simone Biles: Olympic champion expects Tokyo 2020 to be last Games

Simone Biles says minor injuries have led to her body "falling apart" and she expects Tokyo 2020 to be her final Olympics.

Mar 21, 2019 07:54PM

Christchurch shootings: 'Thank you for your tears... your love'

Imam Gamal Fouda thanks the people of New Zealand in a ceremony marking one week since the Christchurch attacks.

Mar 22, 2019 03:55AM

Christchurch attack: Survivor recounts attack

Mazharuddin Syed Ahmed survived the Christchurch attack in which 50 people died.

Mar 21, 2019 05:08PM

Yemen's ancient city where people escape civil war

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have died, but in amongst the conflict there is one place that?s prospering ? the city of Marib.

Mar 21, 2019 04:37PM

Brexit: Three moments that raised a smile

Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker updated reporters at a press conference which had some lighter moments.

Mar 21, 2019 12:36PM

Coming soon... The Mueller Report

As the real-life US political drama nears its finale, here's a reminder of the saga's main characters.

Mar 22, 2019 04:15AM

Dead whale 'had 40kg of plastic in its stomach'

The Cuvier's beaked whale was found in the Philippines, filled with 16 rice sacks and multiple shopping bags.

Mar 21, 2019 01:46PM

Justin Trudeau apologises for eating chocolate during vote

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught eating a chocolate bar during a vote in parliament.

Mar 22, 2019 01:23AM

Night parrot finding in Australia not backed up by evidence

Conservationists retract their findings, after evidence for the bird's discovery is disputed.

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