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John Glenn death: Trailblazing US astronaut was 95

2 hours 2 sec ago
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.

John Glenn: First US astronaut to orbit Earth dies

2 hours 17 min ago
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.

Islamic State 'has lost 50,000 fighters' over two years

3 hours 8 min ago
At least 50,000 IS militants have been killed over the past two years, a top US military official says.

I've seen nothing like this

4 hours 3 min ago
A heart-breaking letter about life in Aleppo from a doctor who has seen many things, but never this.

Aceh earthquake: 'I was thrown in the air. And then boom'

5 hours 4 min ago
Wardi and his wife Dewi lived above their clothes shop. When the quake struck, their building collapsed. He describes his desperate, but failed, bid to save her.

Tsunami warning: Solomons 7.7 quake prompts alert

5 hours 8 min ago
Warning of "widespread, hazardous" tsunami waves issued after 7.7 earthquake off Solomon Islands.

Syria conflict: Army 'suspends Aleppo fighting'

5 hours 21 min ago
The Syrian army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.

CCTV shows US snowman stabbing

5 hours 34 min ago
The owner of a giant inflatable snowman in Missouri has released CCTV footage of it being stabbed, in the hope of catching the assailant.

Cameroon protests: 'People have been gassed, shot and flogged'

5 hours 49 min ago
A resident in Bamenda describes ongoing clashes after weeks of protests against the use of French in courts and schools in English-speaking parts of Cameroon.

Sexual harassment: Cat-callers face fines in Buenos Aires

7 hours 29 min ago
A new law aims to stamp out cat-calling and other sexual harassment in the Argentine capital.

Ukraine mother 'left infants to starve' in Kiev flat

7 hours 32 min ago
A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died.

Sofia Vergara: US actress faces lawsuit 'from own embryos'

9 hours 4 min ago
US actress Sofia Vergara is sued for allegedly depriving her frozen embryos of their inheritance.

Japan tracks dementia patients with QR codes attached to fingernails

9 hours 49 min ago
A Japanese city is tracking elderly dementia patients by attaching barcodes to their fingernails.

Aleppo: Families flee city through hole in the wall

10 hours 6 min ago
Lyse Doucet reports from Tariq al-Bab as families who have fled the fighting in Aleppo gather together.

100 Women 2016: Russia's female role models across the divide

10 hours 13 min ago
Men still dominate Russian politics and business, but young women from both sides of the divide are making strides.

'Curvy' squirrel Olivio rescued from Munich manhole, then eats a lot

10 hours 17 min ago
A red squirrel stuck in a manhole cover thanks to its curvy hips is freed in a rescue operation.

Bermuda walkers told to stop stacking rocks

10 hours 38 min ago
Nature experts say rock-balancing craze disturbs habitat of endangered Bermuda skink.

France tax case: Jerome Cahuzac, ex-budget minister, jailed for fraud

11 hours 35 min ago
French ex-minister Jerome Cahuzac, appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is jailed for tax fraud.

Trump picks climate sceptic Pruitt for environment chief

11 hours 52 min ago
Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama climate policies to head the environment body.

Marine Le Pen: No free school for foreigners in France

11 hours 58 min ago
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for foreign children.

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