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Clinton blamed over email security

1 hour 52 min ago
The state department finds Hillary Clinton and other former secretaries of state are at fault for poorly managing email security, an audit shows.

IMF holds back on Greek debt relief deal

2 hours 2 min ago
The International Monetary Fund announces it is not yet ready to join the EU's latest bailout for Greece, saying it wants details of a debt relief deal.

VIDEO: Who is the new Taliban leader?

2 hours 36 min ago
The Afghan Taliban have announced Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada as its new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike.

Norway stages 32-hour app term reading

2 hours 44 min ago
The consumer agency in Norway stages a live reading of app terms and conditions lasting over 30 hours in protest against their "absurd" length.

Swiss Muslims must shake teacher's hand

2 hours 46 min ago
Students in Switzerland must shake their teachers' hands, after controversy around an exemption that was granted for two teenage Muslim brothers.

VIDEO: 'No food, no water' at Idomeni camp

3 hours 5 min ago
Thousands of stranded migrants are being evacuated from the makeshift Idomeni camp on Greece's northern border with Macedonia.

Microsoft hangs up on phone workers

4 hours 22 min ago
Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.

Jailed Azeri journalist to be freed

4 hours 47 min ago
Azeri investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova is to be freed after 18 months in jail, on the order of the country's supreme court.

Jailed Ukrainian freed in prisoner swap

5 hours 17 min ago
Russia releases jailed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner exchange also involving two Russian nationals convicted in Kiev last month.

Stakes rise in French labour protests

6 hours 15 min ago
Angry petrol queues in France as social conflict ramps up

Rioter attacks Brussels police chief

7 hours 22 min ago
A Brussels chief of police spends the night in hospital with concussion after a rioter punches him in the head from behind during a protest.

Malaysian teen has parasitic twin removed

8 hours 2 min ago
A 15-year-old Malaysian boy has the parasitic foetus of his twin removed from his stomach, the state news agency reports.

Netflix faces locally-made quota in EU

8 hours 21 min ago
On-demand video streaming services face a call that at least 20% of the catalogues they offer to EU subscribers should be made locally.

VIDEO: Obama beatboxes for Vietnamese rapper

8 hours 27 min ago
US President Barack Obama briefly beatboxed before an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi as he took part in a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City.

Florence's Arno riverbank collapses

8 hours 28 min ago
A section of the embankment of the River Arno in central Florence collapses, sending part of the road and at least 20 cars into a newly formed ditch.

VIDEO: Storm-chasers film Kansas tornados

8 hours 33 min ago
A news crew has been filming tornados outside Dodge City in Kansas. At least two people were injured in severe storms.

Pegida row over non-white Kinder photos

8 hours 56 min ago
Anti-Islam protesters in Germany complain about non-white children's photos on Kinder chocolates - but the images are childhood photos of the national football team.

Lieberman to be Israel defence minister

9 hours 34 min ago
The controversial right-wing politician Avigdor Lieberman is to be named Israel's defence minister after agreeing to join the governing coalition.

VIDEO: Could Turkey miss the boat to Europe?

10 hours 2 min ago
Turkey has long term ambitions of joining the European Union but its "voyage to the EU is an extremely long one" explains Mark Lowen.

VIDEO: Violence after New Mexico Trump rally

10 hours 34 min ago
Authorities have fired pepper spray and used smoke grenades at violent protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico on Tuesday night.

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