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Oct 17, 2019 12:43PM

Turkey to suspend Syria offensive, Mike Pence announces

US Vice-President Mike Pence says the pause in operations will allow Kurdish-led forces to withdraw.

Oct 17, 2019 12:18PM

National Doral Miami: Trump Florida golf course to host G7 summit

The Doral Miami resort will host the summit but the president will not profit, the White House says.

Oct 17, 2019 09:25AM

Elijah Cummings: Veteran US Democrat dies aged 68

The US congressman was heavily involved with the Trump impeachment inquiry.

Oct 17, 2019 09:56AM

New Brexit deal agreed by EU and UK

The prime minister hails "excellent deal" with the EU, but a successful vote in Parliament is not yet certain.

Oct 17, 2019 08:50AM

Why a brainless yellow 'blob' that can learn is mystifying scientists

A yellow organism, which looks like fungus but acts like an animal, has gone on display at a Paris zoo.

Oct 17, 2019 12:56PM

Trump impeachment: White House admits aid held up partly over Democrats

A top official says aid to Ukraine was partly held up to pressure Kyiv to investigate Democrats.

Oct 17, 2019 07:53AM

Holocaust trial: Former Stutthof guard on trial in Germany

Bruno Dey, 93, on trial for complicity in mass murder at a Nazi death camp, says he felt sorry.

Oct 17, 2019 10:17AM

Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council

The same body announced plans to send a fact-finding mission to investigate Venezuela last month.

Oct 17, 2019 10:07AM

Russians accused of extremism cut wrists in court

The pair are accused of belonging to a group that were attempting to overthrow President Putin.

Oct 17, 2019 04:17AM

Trump and Pelosi: The 'meltdown' photo showing Washington divides

A photo of Democrat Nancy Pelosi at an explosive White House meeting on Syria is causing a stir.

Oct 17, 2019 09:38AM

Iwo Jima photo: US soldier misidentified in iconic picture

The true identity of one of the troops shown planting the US flag in a famous WW2 photo is revealed.

Oct 17, 2019 07:17AM

Macron warning on stigmatising Muslims amid France veil row

Protests erupt in France as a Muslim mother accuses a far-right politician of "racial violence".

Oct 16, 2019 04:11PM

Russia's Putin: From pariah to Middle East power broker

Russia's geo-political clout has expanded and it has become the key player in the Middle East.

Oct 17, 2019 12:00AM

Why won't Democrats vote to authorise impeachment?

Republicans have demanded a full House vote to initiate the impeachment inquiry. They're backed by history.

Oct 17, 2019 01:52AM

Ben Enwonwu: The Nigerian painter behind 'Africa's Mona Lisa'

Ben Enwonwu, the painter behind "Africa's Mona Lisa", had a complex relationship with the UK.

Oct 16, 2019 04:36PM

Why Poles want more of this man's populist message

Millions of families feel for the first time that the party ruling Poland cares about their dignity.

Oct 16, 2019 04:19PM

Leonardo da Vinci feud: The 'earlier' Mona Lisa mystery

A London family is battling an international consortium over a potentially priceless painting.

Oct 16, 2019 04:35PM

Letter from Africa: How this teenager risked all for a life in limbo

Meeting the family of a young Gambian who ran away to seek his fortune in Europe.

Oct 16, 2019 11:51AM

Why this woman hates to hear about 'big bad wolf'

The leashed beasts may look like large powerful dogs, but they still have the wild heart of a wolf.

Oct 16, 2019 01:45AM

Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram by posting Friends reunion photo

The actress makes a possibly record-breaking Instagram debut with a selfie with her former co-stars.

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