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Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

48 min 2 sec ago
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice.

Official sacked for 'kicking' woman

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 21:57
The president of Paraguay fires the head of the country's indigenous affairs office after he kicks an indigenous woman.

Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 21:20
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.

Ukraine's police say 'goodbye' to Russian social networks

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 21:05
Ukraine's police warned off the Russian internet

Russia beefs up defences in Syria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 20:31
Russia strengthens its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving a cruiser closer to the coast and deploying new missiles at an air base.

Syria war: Attacks fuel search for solution

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:56
How rash of attacks fuel search for solution in Syria

Why Cyprus backs Cameron's push for UK air strikes in Syria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:52
Why Cyprus backs UK airstrikes against Islamic State

Amina: Return of a topless rebel

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:48
The return of a topless rebel to Muslim Tunisia

Catholic call to join climate marches

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:19
The Pope's senior adviser on global warming has urged Catholics all over the world to join global climate marches planned for Sunday.

VIDEO: Belgium efforts to tackle radicalisation

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 18:02
As Europe's leaders consider how to tackle Islamic State extremists in abroad, they are also struggling to contain the threat within their own borders.

Police injured in Colorado shooting

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:40
At lest six people, four of them police officers, are injured in an exchange of fire inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in US city of Colorado Springs.

Chile pot-smoking mum cannot see baby

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 15:52
A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her access to her newborn baby because she said she smoked marijuana.

VIDEO: Drug smuggling in fake ambulances

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 13:25
A Dutch man has been found guilty over a £1.6bn drugs smuggling operation where he posed as a handyman on a fake ambulance.

Dutch to appeal Starbucks tax ruling

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 12:37
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.

Black Friday spending moves online

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:50
Black Friday sees an online spending surge on both sides of the Atlantic, although there were still long queues of US consumers hunting for bargains on the High Street.

Suicide attack hits Nigeria Shia march

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:43
A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people in attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria's Kano state, eyewitnesses say.

Nepal schoolchildren protest at blockade

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:36
Tens of thousands of Nepal schoolchildren form a human chain along the capital Kathmandu's ring road, in protest at a blockade on the Indian border.

Arrest over killing of Chicago boy

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:22
Chicago police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested over the execution-style murder of a nine-year-old boy, Tyshawn Lee, earlier this month.

'Decaying bodies' found off Japan coast

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:31
Japanese officials say they are investigating decomposed bodies found on board boats off the country's coastline.

Children die as boats sink off Turkey

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 09:21
Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish media say.