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Syria conflict: 'Exit corridors' to open for Aleppo, says Russia

1 hour 30 min ago
Corridors are to be opened to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, Russia says.

Dozens dead after flash floods and landslides in Nepal

1 hour 31 min ago
Dozens of people have died in Nepal after flash floods and landslides, caused by monsoon rains, sweet through villages.

France church attack: Second suspect in priest killing named

2 hours 11 min ago
French prosecutors have identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in a Normandy church as Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19.

China asks Vietnam to probe passport slur

2 hours 29 min ago
China asks Vietnam to investigate reports an official wrote an insult on two pages of a Chinese visitor's passport.

US election: We'll carry Clinton to victory, says Obama

4 hours 35 min ago
US President Barack Obama implores voters to continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory, in a rousing speech at the Democratic convention.

President Obama's message of hope

4 hours 40 min ago
President Barack Obama evokes a positive vision of the US and implored voters to back Hillary Clinton as his successor in the White House.

Australian cardinal denies child abuse claims

4 hours 54 min ago
Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, calls claims he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".

Hiroshima: Keep Pokemon away from atom bomb memorial

5 hours 59 sec ago
The Japanese city of Hiroshima asks Pokemon Go's creators to keep its virtual monsters out of its memorials to nuclear bomb victims.

France church attack: Authorities close to identifying second attacker

5 hours 28 min ago
Investigators in France believe they are close to identifying the second of two men who murdered a priest in a church on Tuesday, reports say.

Biden and Kaine take aim at Trump

5 hours 43 min ago
Vice-President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton's running mate Tim Kaine both on went on the attack against Donald Trump.

Rio 2016: Russia sees off first contestants on flight to Brazil

5 hours 43 min ago
Around 70 members of the Russian Olympic team leave a Moscow airport for Brazil to take part in Rio 2016 while others stay at home, banned for doping.

North Korean 'seeks asylum at S Korean consulate in Hong Kong'

5 hours 46 min ago
Security is boosted at South Korea's embassy in Hong Kong where a North Korean defector is reported to have sought asylum.

'I will get there alive by the grace of God'

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 23:14
The year 2016 could be the deadliest so far in the migration crisis, according to figures from the International Organisation for Migration.

How to train your parrot: The man starting a free-flight movement

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 22:26
Brody Murray lets his pet parrot Roku fly freely in vast landscapes near Brisbane, and now other enthusiasts are joining the free-fly movement.

'Unique, strange, terrible'

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 21:45
Growing evidence suggests so-called Islamic State used a new type of explosive device when they killed almost 300 people in Baghdad earlier this month.

Animals go hungry in Venezuela zoos due to shortages

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 21:03
Animals in one of Venezuela's main zoos are reported to be dying of hunger because of chronic food shortages.

'Taxi service for migrants'

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 19:59
African migrants remain as determined as ever to reach Europe from Libya despite the growing number of deaths at sea.

Kidnapping dilemma

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 19:54
Ellen Page and the director of new film Tallulah discuss whether every woman is designed to embrace motherhood.

Sacrificed life

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 19:40
The story of a woman who cut her breasts to protest against a discriminatory "breast tax" in British ruled India is being revived by an artist in the south Indian state of Kerala.

America's loudest lawyer

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 19:36
A lawyer known as the Texas Law Hawk has become an internet star through a series of bizarre ads.