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Thu, 12 Dec 2019 02:53:59 GMT

Dec 11, 2019 07:42PM

White Island volcano: NZ police consider high-speed mission to get bodies

But this option could mean that crucial evidence is lost, potentially rendering bodies unidentifiable.

Dec 11, 2019 03:48PM

Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have been unable to form majority coalitions.

Dec 11, 2019 04:15PM

Chile missing C-130 plane: Floating debris found

Thirty-eight people were on board the Antarctic-bound transport plane that disappeared on Monday.

Dec 11, 2019 05:57PM

Climate change: Anger as protesters barred from UN talks

Around 200 environmental campaigners are barred from climate talks after Greta Thunberg speaks.

Dec 11, 2019 05:32PM

Joe Biden: Democratic presidential frontrunner denies one-term pledge

US media had reported that Mr Biden, 77, suggested to his aides he would only serve a single term.

Dec 11, 2019 04:46AM

Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands

Emissions from the region made a major contribution to global greenhouse gas levels in 2010-2016.

Dec 11, 2019 05:21AM

Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court

Myanmar's leader says there is no proof its army had "genocidal intent" against Rohingya Muslims.

Dec 11, 2019 02:28PM

New Jersey killers 'targeted Jewish supermarket'

At least six people died, including two assailants who parked up before firing on the kosher outlet.

Dec 11, 2019 09:49AM

Citizenship Amendment Bill: India parliament approves controversial law

The controversial law offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three countries.

Dec 11, 2019 10:18AM

Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019

The 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl has inspired a global movement to fight climate change.

Dec 11, 2019 02:53AM

Mexico's naked Zapata painting causes protests

The painting shows the revolutionary hero naked on a horse while wearing high heels and a pink hat.

Dec 11, 2019 11:54AM

At least 60 killed in Niger militant attack

Analysts say that the Islamist insurgency is escalating at an alarming rate in the country.

Dec 11, 2019 05:37PM

What are beauty pageants really like for black women?

Black women hold four major pageant titles, but black pageant winners say there's more to the story.

Dec 11, 2019 04:31PM

?How texts to my dead brother brought us together?

A Minneapolis woman started messaging her brother's old phone but she didn't expect what happened next.

Dec 11, 2019 05:35PM

Volcano tourism in the spotlight after New Zealand eruption

Huge numbers of tourists risk scaling active volcanoes every year.

Dec 11, 2019 05:40PM

Are India's claims about minorities in other countries true?

Are the Indian government's claims about non-Muslim groups in neighbouring states correct?

Dec 11, 2019 05:41PM

Cameroon conflict: 'I go to a secret school'

Families fleeing conflict in Cameroon English-speaking regions are having a hard time educating their children.

Dec 11, 2019 05:04PM

How millennials are changing the perfume business

Perfumers describe how they're adapting to calls for sustainable contents and gender-neutral smells.

Dec 10, 2019 06:17PM

Myanmar Rohingya: The supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi will defend her country against genocide accusations in court in The Hague.

Dec 11, 2019 05:40AM

Jersey City shootings: Sounds of gunfire fill streets

Police confirm a Jewish supermarket was the target of a gun attack which left six people dead on Tuesday.

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