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US senator Al Franken apologises for grope caught on camera

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:59
The Democrat posed with his hands over a sleeping woman's breasts, but he disputes her other claim.

Any change will do

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:47
In the depths of an economic abyss, the political crisis now offers hope to many Zimbabweans.

Rolling Stones: Police raid officials in Hamburg over free tickets

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:47
Investigators raid district offices and an event company over free concert tickets.

Algeria football coach vents at journalist

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:07
Algeria head coach Rabah Madjer loses his temper when a journalist asks Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez a question about the team's recent displays.

Moment quake hit South Korea

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:50
The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit the port city of Pohang, and was followed by dozens of aftershocks.

'For world peace'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
When Iraq and Israel beauty contestants posted a photo together on social media, reaction was very mixed.

US to lift ban on elephant hunting trophy imports

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:01
The US will allow legally-hunted elephant trophies to be imported from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Siberian capsule says noodles, flash drives define 2017

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:41
Siberian time capsule says instant noodles and memory sticks define our age.

Nadal wins damages over doping claim by Roselyne Bachelot

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:20
Former Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot was ordered to pay the tennis star 12,000 euros.

Zimbabwe crisis: 'There's a feeling people want to celebrate'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:13
Andrew Harding describes the atmosphere in Zimbabwe amid the uncertainty around President Mugabe's future.

Five things to know about Zimbabwe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:49
Five things you need to know about the background to Zimbabwe's political crisis.

Greece searches for the missing after deadly floods

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:06
Six people are still missing after flash floods caused by heavy rain left 15 dead near Athens.

Spanish nuns face fine for restoring church organ

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:01
A Spanish convent faces a fine for restoring an historic organ without permission.

World Cup: Peru declares public holiday after qualification

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:33
A play-off victory over New Zealand gives the country its first qualification in 36 years.

Far-right accounts lose Twitter verified tick

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:16
The social network says it will remove the verified badge from accounts that break its rules.

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:59
Officials in Ankara say the festival could incite hatred or be targeted by terror attacks.

Epic India leopard rescue photo wins award five years later

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:56
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:34
Management on the Tsukuba Express line "sincerely apologised for the inconvenience" caused.

Delhi lifts anti-pollution measures

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:48
A court-mandated panel says air quality has improved from "severe" to "very poor".

South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 02:47
The nationwide college entrance exam was postponed after the second strongest quake on record.