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US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise  👤1777

2017-04-25 11:14:52

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test.

Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia  👤1346

2017-04-24 13:28:40

A 12-year-old boy who was apparently trying to drive across Australia has been stopped by police 1,300km (800 miles) into his journey.

Indian farmers Delhi protest suspended  👤1546

2017-04-24 11:21:16

Drought-hit farmers in India have suspended a protest, after an assurance that their demands would be met.
More than 100 farmers from southern Tamil Nadu state had mounted an eye-catching protest in the capital, Delhi, more than a month ago.

Iran accused of 'alarming provocations'  👤2040

2017-04-20 13:58:14

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" aimed at destabilising the Middle East and undermining America's interests in the region.

Three killed at anti-government protests  👤2214

2017-04-20 11:58:12

At least three people have been killed in Venezuela in protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Indian business tycoon arrested Mallya accused of cheating  👤2159

2017-04-19 08:11:15

Indian Business tycoon Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans worth crores, had been arrested in London and was due be produced in a Metropolitan Court.

North Korea threatens new missile tests  👤1330

2017-04-18 12:34:09

North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US.

Turkey opposition cries foul over vote expanding Erdogan powers  👤1129

2017-04-17 15:09:33

Turkey's main opposition party has said it will challenge the country's referendum result after the president won a vote to expand his powers.

United Airlines CEO sorry for 'horrific' passenger removal  👤1334

2017-04-12 15:49:11

The CEO of United Airlines has apologised for the "truly horrific" incident in which a passenger was forcibly dragged, screaming, from a flight.

Malala Yousafzai Has Just Been Named the Youngest Ever U.N. Messenger of Peace  👤1274

2017-04-12 12:49:16

Pakistani human-rights and education advocate Malala Yousafzai has just become the youngest person ever to be named a U.N. Messenger of Peace, an honorary title conferred by the body's Secretary General António Guterres.

Blasts hit German football team bus  👤1483

2017-04-12 10:29:05

Three explosions have hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to their home Champions League quarter-final match against Monaco.

Russia to blame for Syria deaths  👤1025

2017-04-09 14:44:25

Russia is to blame for "every civilian death" in the chemical weapons attack last week in Syria, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has claimed.

US deploys warships to Korean peninsula  👤1124

2017-04-09 12:44:28

The US military has ordered a navy strike group to move towards the Korean peninsula, amid growing concerns about North Korea's missile programme.

IS in Afghanistan: US special forces soldier is killed  👤1049

2017-04-09 09:40:42

An American special forces soldier has been killed while carrying out operations against the group known as Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, the US military has said.

Eta militants 'begin arms handover'  👤1167

2017-04-08 15:18:56

Basque militant group Eta has begun the process of handing over arms in southern France, ahead of full disarmament announced for Saturday.

New PM Tshibala appointed in DR Congo  👤1244

2017-04-08 13:15:16

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has appointed Bruno Tshibala as the new prime minister of the power-sharing government.

Two held after Stockholm lorry attack  👤1335

2017-04-08 11:13:06

Police in Sweden have arrested two men after a lorry crashed into a Stockholm department store on Friday, killing at least four people.

Turkish airstrike kills 8 Kurdish militants  👤1286

2017-04-06 16:35:56

Turkish F-16 warplanes launched air strikes on Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey on Wednesday, killing eight of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, a provincial governor's office said.

Colombia orders inquiry into landslide  👤1243

2017-04-06 14:35:25

The Colombian authorities have ordered an investigation into a deadly landslide that swept through the south-western town of Mocoa.

Australian city flooded as river peaks  👤1554

2017-04-06 12:34:00

More than 200 houses in the Australian city of Rockhampton have been flooded after a river reached its flood peak, authorities say.

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