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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid fraud poll protests

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 22:27
His departure comes amid turmoil caused by his re-election last month widely seen as fraudulent.
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Spanish elections: Socialists lead amid right-wing surge

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 22:22
The ruling party falls short of a majority with the far right doubling their seats, early results say.
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Woody Allen settles $68m lawsuit with Amazon over movie deal

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 22:16
The director signed a four-film deal, but Amazon Studios withdrew after his comments about #MeToo.
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Australia bushfires: Sydney area faces 'catastrophic' threat

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 20:42
More than 100 blazes continue to burn and at least three people have been killed.
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Cyclone Bulbul kills 13 across India and Bangladesh

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 19:48
Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh, ripping trees from the ground and damaging thousands of homes.
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Russia professor admits murder after woman's arms found in bag

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 18:47
Napoleon expert Oleg Sokolov was pulled from a river as he apparently tried to dispose of body parts.
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Don Cherry: Commentator faces backlash over poppy comments

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 17:52
Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry accused immigrants of not wearing Remembrance Day poppies.
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Apple's 'sexist' credit card investigated by US regulator

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 17:10
Goldman Sachs bank, which operates Apple Card, discriminates between men and women, it is claimed.
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Kem Sokha: Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 16:12
Kem Sokha, who is still banned from politics, had been locked up in jail or house arrest since 2017.
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Jordan ends border enclaves land lease for Israeli farmers

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 16:05
King Abdullah's decision not to extend the lease is seen as a sign of worsening ties with Israel.
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Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons teen's killer

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 13:03
Outgoing President Maithripala Sirisena frees the death row prisoner, who is from a wealthy family.
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Iran oil: New field with 53bn barrels found - Rouhani

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:53
President Rouhani says the field would increase the country's proven reserves by about a third.
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Roger DaSilva's rediscovered archive reveals 1950s Senegal chic

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:33
Celebrities, presidents and partygoers are all part of his rich archive unseen by the public until now.
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Japan's Emperor Naruhito: Festival celebrates enthronement

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 03:12
Tens of thousands gather in Tokyo to celebrate the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito.
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Pakistan pollution: Teens fight to save Lahore from toxic air

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 02:01
Three students launch a bid to tackle Pakistan's government head-on in the fight against pollution.
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Gordon Sondland: Trump’s man in Brussels in eye of the storm

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 01:59
Why EU diplomats are puzzled by US Ambassador Gordon Sondland and his special role in Ukraine.
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Sesame Street at 50: Five defining moments

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 01:41
From puppets in Congress to play-based learning in war zones, here are some of the biggest milestones.
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'I want to help people feel they're worth something'

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 01:03
A training course in Washington DC teaches disabled people to become paid carers for others who are disabled too.
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Brazil ex-President Lula walks free from jail

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:14
He was greeted by supporters outside the prison where he was held on corruption charges.
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North Korea 'facing poor harvest' amid food shortages

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 13:18
A monitoring group says satellite images show reduced crop production in the country's main harvest.
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