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Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve

2 hours 38 min ago
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.

North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson

3 hours 8 min ago
The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.

Germany AfD: Right-wing party picks election leaders

3 hours 44 min ago
Facing a slump in popularity, the AfD is seeking to enter national parliament for the first time.

Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

4 hours 19 min ago
Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.

London Marathon 2017: Mary Keitany & Daniel Wanjiru win

4 hours 48 min ago
Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men's race.

Pope Francis: Europe migrant centres 'concentration camps'

5 hours 20 min ago
The Pope also laments that "international accords are more important than human rights".

Political party helps Georgians dodge the draft

6 hours 22 min ago
Group sets up a religious order to exploit a loophole in the law.

Ilie Nastase repeatedly asked if I was a virgin, says Pam Shriver

7 hours 38 min ago
Former US Open finalist Pam Shriver says Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase made inappropriate comments during their playing days.

IMF meeting drops anti-protectionism pledge

7 hours 38 min ago
But the global body believes protectionist policies could choke off improving global growth.

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

8 hours 6 min ago
Kuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush, media say.

Marches held across world over scientific research threat

8 hours 24 min ago
This one was in Washington DC.

North Korea 'detains American citizen'

9 hours 22 min ago
The detention of a third US man comes amid heightened tension on the peninsula.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts

10 hours 57 min ago
In a raft of decrees, King Salman fires his civil service minister and makes his son US ambassador.

Thousands turn out for Washington March for Science

11 hours 26 min ago
Thousands of scientists have taken part in a demonstration in Washington DC in protest against what they see as a global political assault on facts.

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

12 hours 17 min ago
Erin Moran also starred in the show's spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi.

Ecuador fines media for not publishing a story

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 23:54
Outlets that did not cover an opposition politician's alleged offshore banking were sanctioned.

France prepares to vote for new president amid high security

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 22:19
Thousands of police will be on duty as voters cast ballots in a hotly-fought presidential election.

Beaten by a mob

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 20:02
Journalism student Mashal Khan was beaten to death by a mob who accused him of blasphemy.

'More revolution'

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:48
The BBC's Will Grant speaks to the people behind Cuba's new Canal Caribe news channel.

Trash on the tracks

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:34
Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.