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Missing climber found dead on Everest  👤84

2017-05-23 15:02:24

An Indian mountaineer declared missing on Mount Everest this weekend has been found dead, Nepali officials have confirmed.

S Korea trial of ex-President Park begins  👤445

2017-05-23 11:34:45

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has gone on trial for corruption, the latest stage in her dramatic fall from grace.

22 dead and scores hurt in Manchester blast  👤1220

2017-05-23 08:02:41

Twenty two people have been killed and about 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at about 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande.

Trump visits Israel amid tight security  👤1168

2017-05-22 10:07:36

US President Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories, as he continues his Middle East trip. He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit.

North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test  👤1247

2017-05-22 09:19:54

North Korea has confirmed it "successfully" launched another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday. The state-run KCNA news agency said the weapon was now ready to be deployed for military action.

Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount  👤1270

2017-05-20 15:26:57

Multi-billion dollar deals between the US and Saudi Arabia will be signed on Saturday as US President Donald Trump's first foreign trip begins in Riyadh.

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation  👤895

2017-05-19 14:58:51

Swedish prosecutors drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - BBC

Several missing after Goa bridge collapse  👤1302

2017-05-19 10:33:11

At least two people have died and several others are feared missing after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in the western state of Goa.

Cardinal George Pell: Australia police to consider advice on abuse allegations  👤1126

2017-05-17 15:39:24

Police have received legal advice about sexual assault allegations involving Australia's most senior Catholic figure, Cardinal George Pell.

Syria war: Turkey will never accept US alliance with Kurds - Erdogan  👤1269

2017-05-17 12:28:28

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indicated after talks in Washington that he will never accept a US alliance with Kurdish forces fighting in Syria.

"There is no place for terrorist organisations in the future of our region," he said at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump.

Trump 'asked FBI to halt Flynn inquiry'  👤1193

2017-05-17 11:04:33

President Donald Trump asked FBI chief James Comey to end an inquiry into links between his ex-national security adviser and Russia, US media report.

Award-winning Mexican reporter Javier Valdez killed  👤953

2017-05-16 12:48:34

Award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Valdez has been shot dead in the north-western state of Sinaloa.

He was killed when unidentified attackers opened fire on his car in the city of Culiacan where Valdez was working, the RioDoce website reports.

Trump 'shared secret info with Russia'  👤1187

2017-05-16 10:39:44

President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about so-called Islamic State (IS) to Russia's foreign minister, sources have told US media.

North Korea missile test was 'new type of ballistic rocket'  👤1414

2017-05-15 07:41:50

North Korea has claimed that the missile it tested on Sunday was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead.

Sushma to chair meeting on Indian fishers’ issues  👤1955

2017-05-09 10:07:05

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will chair a special meeting in New Delhi today (9) to discuss the problems faced by the Indian fishermen in the Northern waters of Sri Lanka.

Obamacare is 'dead', says Trump  👤1649

2017-05-05 11:39:48

President Donald Trump has declared Obamacare "dead" after the Republican healthcare bill was narrowly passed by the lower chamber of Congress.

Prince Philip to step down from carrying out royal engagements  👤2090

2017-05-05 08:32:19

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, is giving up his public duties from the autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Dust storm chokes Beijing and northern China  👤1645

2017-05-04 13:31:27

A dust storm is choking a large swathe of northern China including the capital, Beijing, in yet another air quality crisis to affect the country.

IS kills many in attack on Syrian camp  👤1518

2017-05-03 14:43:26

More than 30 civilians and Kurdish-led fighters have been killed in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants near Syria's north-eastern border with Iraq.

They targeted a makeshift camp for displaced Syrians and Iraqi refugees at Rajm al-Salibi, near the town of Shaddadi in Hassakeh province.

'No charges' for US police over killing  👤1708

2017-05-03 11:49:25

The US Department of Justice has reportedly decided not to charge two white officers who shot and killed a black man in Louisiana last summer.

Video footage appearing to show the officers holding down Alton Sterling as they fired their weapons sparked days of protests in Baton Rouge.

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