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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern 'regrets Trump story'

2 hours 33 min ago
Jacinda Ardern’s friend had told local media the US president mistook her for Justin Trudeau’s wife.

Germany's Merkel responds to coalition talks breakdown

3 hours 6 min ago
Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the FDP pulled out.

Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison

4 hours 17 min ago
The cult leader sent his followers to commit a series of brutal murders in the late 1960s.

Charles Manson dies after four decades in prison

4 hours 54 min ago
He was the head of a cult, known as the Manson family, which he directed to commit murders.

Okinawa incident sparks US troops alcohol ban in Japan

5 hours 52 min ago
The ban follows a deadly crash on Okinawa that has fuelled resentment at the US military presence.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline

6 hours 9 min ago
Zimbabwe's president has defied calls to resign despite his own party's threat to impeach him.

Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls out

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:12
Attempts to form a coalition government fail, plunging Germany into uncertainty.

MP Bob Katter's abrupt crocodile line amuses Australia

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:40
Bob Katter was discussing same-sex marriage when he switched topics, in footage that has gone viral.

As good as free

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:31
India's latest politically linked canteens are named after a former PM, and offer delicious food.

Chile election: Conservative Pinera to face Socialist Guillier in run-off

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:25
Ex-president Sebastián Piñera wins the first round, but fails to avoid a run-off in December.

Tattoos, piercing and dreadlocks on Egypt's streets

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:52
From piercings to dreadlocks: Egypt's young embrace styles traditionally viewed there with suspicion.

Why do so many US women die giving birth?

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:25
While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase.

The Beijing connection

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:22
The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.

Birth of the cool

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:16
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.

Young bucks

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:09
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.

'We need him to resign' - Zimbabweans react to Mugabe statement

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 17:47
The 93-year-old president fails to resign, and has vowed to stay in power for several weeks.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite army pressure

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 15:10
Robert Mugabe vows to stay on as Zimbabwe president, despite intense pressure for him to resign.

Robert Mugabe fails to resign during live televised speech

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 15:00
The embattled president vows to stay on, despite widespread speculation that he would announce his resignation.

Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:44
Rescuers face "very difficult" conditions in the hunt for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew on board.

Italian team's worst ever start to season

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:55
Benevento break Manchester United's record for the worst ever start in the top five European leagues after conceding in added time to Sassuolo.