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US defence boss: Islamic State leader 'alive'

1 hour 10 min ago
Donald Trump's defence chief believes Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive - despite recent reports he is dead.

Palestinian president freezes Israel contacts

1 hour 20 min ago
The Palestinian president has suspended all contacts with Israel until metal detectors near the al Aqsa mosque are removed.

Bieber's 'bad behaviour' leads to China ban

4 hours 20 min ago
Despite his musical success, worldwide fame and millionaire status Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China.

Arab states urged to lift Qatar blockade

6 hours 17 min ago
Arab states have been urged to lift a blockade on Qatar after the country changed its anti-terror laws amid a regional crisis.

The different battles for Raqqa and Mosul

8 hours 7 min ago
The city of Mosul was declared as "liberated" from Islamic State two weeks ago, but a very different and challenging fight is looming 231 miles to Mosul's west in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

Ilie Nastase banned over Serena comments

8 hours 16 min ago
Tennis legend Ilie Nastase has been banned by the International Tennis Federation over derogatory comments about Serena Williams.

China's naval ambitions on show in Russia war games

9 hours 17 min ago
China and Russia have started joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea for the first time.

Johnson tells Japan: We're with you on N Korea

10 hours 10 min ago
Britain stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Japan in efforts to end North Korea's "reckless" missile programme, Boris Johnson has said.

Dali's moustache 'intact' 28 years after he died

12 hours 13 min ago
Salvador Dali's trademark moustache has survived the passing of time and "remained in its classic shape", according to an embalmer who exhumed the artist's remains.

Armstrong's moon dust bag sells for $1.8m

14 hours 22 min ago
The bag Neil Armstrong used to bring moon dust back to Earth has sold for $1.8m (£1.38m) at an auction in New York.

Israel bans Muslim men under 50 from holy site

15 hours 25 min ago
Israeli police have banned men under the age of 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions continue to rise over the installation of metal detectors outside the al Aqsa/Temple Mount compound.

Two killed after earthquake hits off Turkey coast

20 hours 13 min ago
At least two people have been killed on the Greek island of Kos after a strong earthquake hit the region.

Police chief: Australian 'didn't have to die'

21 hours 9 min ago
An Australian woman shot dead by a police officer in the US "didn't have to die", the chief of the Minneapolis police department has said.

Van Dyke sorry for most atrocious Cockney accent

21 hours 59 min ago
Movie legend Dick Van Dyke has apologised for acting out "the most atrocious Cockney accent in the history of cinema".

Model inmate OJ: Was it a foregone conclusion?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:20
America had seen this before: OJ Simpson, facing the law, live on TV, his liberty on the line.

OJ Simpson granted parole after botched robbery

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:47
OJ Simpson is expected to be released from prison in October after nine years in jail for armed robbery.

US airlines in Brexit warning over flights

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:06
America's leading airlines are warning that flights could be grounded if the UK leaves the EU's Open Skies agreement without negotiating a new deal.

Sessions to stay on after Trump's rebuke

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:54
Jeff Sessions has said he will not quit as US attorney general despite being criticised by Donald Trump for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in last year's election.

Exxon fined for violating Russia sanctions

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:52
Exxon Mobil has been fined $2m for violating sanctions against Russia while US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was its CEO.

Saudi prince arrested over assault video

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:20
A Saudi prince has been arrested after videos appearing to show him assaulting a bloodied man and pointing a rifle at another caused outrage.

Russia backs Trump denial of 'secret' meeting

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:04
Russia has denied claims Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a "secret" meeting at the G20.

Son of Cecil the Lion 'shot by hunter'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:20
The son of Cecil the Lion, Xanda, is believed to have been shot by a professional hunter in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park.

French singer dies on stage at festival

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:03
An up-and-coming French singer has collapsed and died on stage in the middle of a live performance during a festival.

Madame Tussauds denies 'whitewashing' Beyonce

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:52
Madame Tussauds in New York has rejected claims of "whitewashing" over its latest Beyonce waxwork.

Huge police sting shuts two dark net markets

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:14
International police operations have shut down two of the largest online black markets selling drugs, guns, and counterfeit documents.

Ford hopes 'golden noses' key to China sales

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:31
Ford is hoping 18 smell assessors, known as "golden noses", will help revive its falling car sales in China.

Churchill tried to suppress Nazi plot on Edward VIII

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:08
Winston Churchill attempted to suppress documents which showed the Nazis planned to reinstate Edward VIII as king, according to newly released Government files.

Trump: Macron 'loves holding my hand'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:56
Donald Trump is known for his firm and lengthy handshakes - and he may have found another world leader who enjoys them equally.

China targets foreign business' internet use

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:44
Beijing is targeting foreign businesses' use of the internet in a move which companies are concerned may disrupt their operations and jeopardise trade secrets.

Venezuelans begin 'final offensive' walkout

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:53
Venezuelans have launched a massive national strike as pressure builds on President Nicolas Maduro over his controversial plan to consolidate power.

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces at Al-Aqsa

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:52
A standoff between Israel and the Palestinians and the wider Arab Islamic world over the screening of Muslim worshippers with metal detectors outside the Al-Aqsa/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem appears to be escalating dangerously following the killing of two Israeli policemen last Friday.

US lifts laptop ban on Middle East flights

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:23
The US has ended its four-month ban on passengers carrying laptops on inbound flights from the Middle East and North Africa.

Elon Musk: We need to build a base on the moon

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:22
Elon Musk has said humans need to build a base on the moon to get the public "fired up" again about space exploration.

Police shooting victim's 911 calls revealed

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:40
An Australian woman who was shot dead by US police called 911 after overhearing a possible rape, newly released transcripts reveal.

Three of Trump's allies to testify on Russia

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:04
President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and former campaign manager will answer questions about the campaign's alleged links with Russia.

US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 02:10
US Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumour, his office has said.

OJ Simpson prepares for parole bid in the US

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:54
OJ Simpson will today ask a US parole board to agree to his release from prison.

Serial killer's victim identified after 40 years

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:37
Police have identified another victim of a notorious serial killer - more than 40 years after he disappeared.

Plastic planet: Where will it end?

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:28
Scientists have calculated 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been created across the world since mass-production started in 1950.

Supreme Court backs Trump refugee ban - for now

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:11
The US Supreme Court has ruled President Trump's administration can enforce a ban on refugees.

Iran warns US: Leave army bases within 1,000km

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:57
The leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard has warned the US to move its military bases from within 1,000km of the country.

Probe into claim two Canadians held in Mosul

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:08
Canada is probing claims two of the country's nationals were among a group of female Islamic State fighters captured in Iraq.

Bullets found in cabin bag of US flight crew

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:45
Police at an airport in Tokyo have launched an investigation after 30 bullets were found in the carry-on bag of an American Airlines flight attendant.

'Pig roaster killer' claims two more murders

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:24
A drug dealer who confessed to killing four men and burning some of their bodies in a "pig roaster" has claimed to have killed two more people.

Farmers march 400 miles to demand debts be waived

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:26
Thousands of farmers have arrived in New Delhi after a 400-mile march to demand the government clear their debts and save their livelihoods.

Police recover stolen Francis Bacon paintings

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:13
Police in Spain have recovered three Francis Bacon paintings stolen in a multimillion-pound heist.

Spanish banker found dead with gunshot wound

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:50
A former chairman of one of Spain's largest banks has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest.

China censors WhatsApp ahead of Beijing reshuffle

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:59
WhatsApp has been blocked in China as censors in Beijing stifle dissent and free speech ahead of a Communist Party reshuffle.

N Korea 'executes rice thieves at schools'

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:40
North Korea carries out public executions on people found guilty of stealing rice and corn, organising prostitution and gang fighting, according to a report.

Despacito becomes world's most streamed song

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:36
Summer hit Despacito has become the most streamed track ever in the world, dethroning Justin Bieber's Sorry.

Assad's son: People don't understand my father

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:33
The teenage son of Syrian President Bashar al Assad has said people are "blind" to the "reality" of his father's character and what is going on in the country.

French military head quits after Macron clash

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:41
The head of France's armed forces has resigned after clashing with President Emmanuel Macron over proposed budget cuts.

'Loud sound' heard before fatal police shooting

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:19
US police were startled by a "loud sound" moments before an officer shot dead an Australian woman near her home, investigators say.

Cyclist's photo reveals toll of Tour de France

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:17
Most people can imagine how tough competing in a 2,200 mile cycle race must be.

Trump and Putin had secret second meeting at G20

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:34
Donald Trump held a second, previously undisclosed, meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit earlier this month.

Couple missing for 75 years found in glacier

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:33
The "perfectly preserved" bodies of a couple who went missing 75 years ago have been found on a shrinking Swiss glacier.

German girl 'arrested in Mosul for supporting IS'

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:42
A German teenager is reported to be among five women arrested for supporting Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Japan sends cute drone ball to space station

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:48
A floating spherical drone is now whizzing about the International Space Station as a high-tech robot photographer.

Oz senators resign for holding dual citizenship

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:33
Two Australian senators have been forced to resign after discovering they hold dual citizenship.

Wildfires rage in Europe - from France to Croatia

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:25
Wildfires are raging in parts of central and southern Europe, with thousands of firefighters tackling blazes in five countries.

Entire family 'wiped out' in Arizona flood

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:09
Nine members of one family have been killed by a flash flood as they celebrated a birthday at a national forest in the US state of Arizona .

Spanish football president arrested amid raids

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:33
The most senior executive in Spanish football, Angel Maria Villar, and his son have been arrested.

Trump Obamacare defeat: What of his other vows?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:02
Donald Trump's efforts to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's healthcare system and replace it with his own have suffered a stinging defeat.

US police shooting victim's family want answers

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 05:23
The family of an Australian woman shot dead by US police have demanded answers following her death.

Holocaust survivors face the past on Royal tour

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:05
Two Holocaust survivors are to share their stories with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

British trio in court over forex manipulation

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 23:18
Three Britons who are former traders for major banks have pleaded not guilty to rigging prices for dollars and euros in the foreign exchange market.

Intense clashes in heart of IS 'capital' Raqqa

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:29
Intense clashes have broken out between US-backed Syrian fighters and Islamic State militants in the heart of Raqqa - the extremist group's self-styled capital.

Russia demands return of property from US

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:34
Russia is demanding the immediate return of diplomatic properties seized by the Obama administration after claims Moscow hacked the US election.

US spies accuse UAE of hacking Qatari govt sites

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:21
US spies are accusing the United Arab Emirates of hacking Qatari government websites to plant fake news to provoke one of the worst diplomatic rifts in recent Middle East history.

Couple are first to marry in Antarctic territory

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:13
A couple have made history by becoming the first to tie the knot in the British Antarctic Territory.

Australian shot dead by police after calling 911

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:01
An Australian woman who called 911 to report a disturbance outside her home has been shot and killed by police in Minneapolis.

Man shot 'accidentally' at Denver gun show

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:35
A man has been shot in the leg at a popular gun show in Denver.

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:30
Actor Martin Landau, who won an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of an ageing horror film star in Ed Wood, has died.

Oz army's powers beefed up for terror attacks

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:02
Australia's army will be given greater powers to act during an terror attack under proposed new laws.

Chinese censors can't bear Winnie the Pooh

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:32
Pictures of Winnie the Pooh have been banned on Chinese social media as officials clamp down on politically-sensitive references to the bear.

Dawn Of The Dead creator George Romero dies

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 03:46
George Romero, the director of horror classics Night Of The Living Dead and Dawn Of The Dead, has died at the age of 77.

Deaths after flash flood hits swimming hole

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:36
At least eight people, including two children, have been killed by a flash flood at a national forest in the US state of Arizona.

Gunmen attack Venezuelan opposition vote

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:17
One woman has been killed after gunmen attacked a polling station in Venezuela during a vote organised by the national opposition.

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:15
Roger Federer has thrashed Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to win a record eighth Wimbledon title.

Russia meeting not illegal, says Trump lawyer

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:14
Donald Trump's lawyer has insisted that a meeting between the President's eldest son and Russian nationals during last year's election was not illegal.

Theme park rollercoaster crash injures 26 people

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 17:33
At least 26 people have been injured at a theme park in Spain after two train cars collided on a rollercoaster.

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 15:57
Roger Federer has beaten Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to win a record eighth Wimbledon title.

Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:25
Israel has reopened a holy mosque compound after it was closed on Friday when two policemen were shot dead.

Tale of two cities: United flies rapper's dog to wrong place

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:04
United Airlines has landed itself in hot water after it flew US rapper ScHoolboy Q's puppy to the wrong city.

Tensions high as Venezuela goes to the polls

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:17
Violence is expected to flare in Venezuela as people cast their ballots in an unofficial vote to test the popularity of President Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution.

280k lose power in first Santiago snow for 20 years

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 06:33
More than 280,000 people have reportedly been left without power in Santiago after a rare blanket of snow hit the Chilean capital.

Turkish president vows to 'destroy traitors'

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:50
Turkey's president has vowed to continue his controversial purges of "traitors" and will "destroy" them, a year on from the failed coup.

First woman to win 'maths Nobel Prize' dies

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 17:10
Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize for mathematics, has died aged 40.

Damascus suburb hit by deadly airstrikes

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 17:08
At least 10 people have died in airstrikes in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, it has been claimed.

Muguruza beats Williams to win Wimbledon

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:21
Spaniard Garbine Muguruza has beaten five-time champion Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 to claim her first Wimbledon title.

Chechen leader: Gay men don't exist in my country

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:13
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has denied claims that gay men are killed in his country, denying that any even exist there.

Turkey sacks 7,400 on anniversary of coup

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 13:23
Turkish authorities have sacked 7,400 civil servants on the first anniversary of the failed military coup.

'Indestructible' creature will outlive us all

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:56
Scientists believe a tiny eight-legged creature will be the last surviving life form on Earth and could survive catastrophes including a massive asteroid impact.

Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered at sea

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 09:47
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been cremated in a private ceremony and his ashes scattered in the sea, Chinese authorities have said.

Fire in Honolulu apartment block kills three

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 05:15
At least three people are dead after a fire in a Hawaii tower block, officials have said.

North Korea may have more plutonium

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:40
Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought.

Donald Trump calls for glass Mexico border

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:19
US President Donald Trump has called for a glass wall to be built along the border with Mexico.

Walking Dead stuntman dies after fall on set

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 20:38
A stuntman has died following a fall during filming for The Walking Dead.

Liu Xiaobo was denied final request of freedom

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 19:41
The last Nobel laureate to die in custody was Carl von Ossietzky in Nazi Germany in 1938.

Turkey marks one year since attempted coup

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 19:30
One year on, and the history of the failed coup in Turkey is very much being written by the victor.

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