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India 'kidnapped' boy returns from Bangladesh

1 hour 45 min ago
An Indian boy, who was recently found in Bangladesh six years after going missing in Delhi, is reunited with his family.

Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'

2 hours 7 min ago
The three men who carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on Istanbul airport were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz, Turkish media and officials say.

Ikea museum opens in Sweden celebrating firm's history

2 hours 40 min ago
A museum telling the story of Swedish furniture giant Ikea opens today in the town of Almhult, on the site of the firm's first store.

Migrants die as dinghy sinks off Libya

2 hours 48 min ago
At least 10 people drown when their inflatable boat capsizes, as Italy raises to the surface a boat that sank with the loss of 700 lives.

The Italian navy raises boat that sank in April 2015

3 hours 6 min ago
The Italian navy has brought to the surface a boat that sank in April 2015 with the loss of more than 700 lives.

Ivory Coast's 'hero' professor backs student mothers

3 hours 40 min ago
An Ivory Coast professor, photographed carrying a student's baby in class in a widely shared image, says being a mother should not stop women getting an education.

Taliban attack on police cadets near Kabul kills dozens

3 hours 55 min ago
Taliban bombers attack an Afghan police convoy outside Kabul, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50 others, officials say.

EU opens new phase in Turkey membership bid talks

4 hours 9 min ago
The EU opens a new chapter in Turkey's controversial EU membership talks, covering budget contributions to the bloc.

Israeli girl stabbed to death by Palestinian inside bedroom

4 hours 9 min ago
A 13-year-old Israeli girl is stabbed to death by a Palestinian inside her bedroom at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Mudslide causes Japan house to topple

4 hours 22 min ago
A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week.

Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

4 hours 59 min ago
A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations.

Voting at scale

5 hours 34 min ago
Australia's massive size and sparse populations in outback areas means it has some of the world's largest electoral constituencies.

Rodrigo Duterte is sworn in as Philippines president

6 hours 9 min ago
Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.

US election: Michael Sandford who 'wanted to shoot Trump' charged

6 hours 14 min ago
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.

Alvin Toffler, futurologist guru, dies at 87

6 hours 39 min ago
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.

Battle of the Somme centenary

7 hours 17 min ago
Alan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.

Iraq air strikes 'target militant convoy' near Falluja

7 hours 28 min ago
Iraq's Ministry of Defence has released footage which it says shows air strikes on a convoy of Islamic State militants trying to flee the city of Falluja.

Rap video aims to 'tell foreigners the truth' about China

7 hours 37 min ago
A rap video posted by China's Communist Youth League, shared more than 40,000 times, aims to change foreign impressions of China.

Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

8 hours 8 min ago
A character in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction offensive.

Cyclist in northern US killed by grizzly bear

9 hours 28 min ago
A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.