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US nuclear chief to resist 'illegal' presidential strike order

19 min 16 sec ago
Gen John Hyten says that instead he would work to agree a legal alternative with a president.
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Jesus in heels?

35 min 51 sec ago
Katy Watson reports on how the growing polarisation in Brazilian society is affecting the arts.
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Family affair

58 min 28 sec ago
With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa?
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War and waste

1 hour 55 sec ago
Yemen is on the brink of famine - so how come when markets there are full of fresh food?
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Satellite spotlight

1 hour 7 min ago
Satellite images appear to show North Korea developing a submarine launched ballistic missile
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History's mirror

1 hour 15 min ago
Arrivals from Syria have awakened old memories about what it means to flee.
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US warship collides with Japanese tug in latest incident

2 hours 6 min ago
A US warship suffers slight damage after being struck by a Japanese tug.
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José Manuel Maza: Spain's attorney general dies aged 66

2 hours 19 min ago
José Manuel Maza led efforts to charge Catalan leaders over the recent independence referendum.
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Palestinians 'could freeze US ties' over Washington office closure

2 hours 53 min ago
The US says the Palestinians can't have an office if they pursue Israelis at an international court.
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Zimbabweans gather for 'death of a dynasty'

3 hours 37 min ago
Thousands in Zimbabwe have gathered to celebrate the army's takeover of the country.
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Azzedine Alaïa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77

4 hours 33 min ago
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
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Zimbabwe crowds rejoice as they demand end to Mugabe rule

7 hours 9 min ago
Pressure grows on President Mugabe to stand aside, with crowds marching on his office and residence.
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Drone footage captures extent of US oil leak

7 hours 24 min ago
Five thousand barrels leaked from the Keystone pipeline.
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AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64

7 hours 27 min ago
The Australian's powerful rhythm guitar riffs helped propel the heavy rock group to stardom.
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Zimbabwe: 'Freedom has finally come to Zimbabwe'

8 hours 44 min ago
There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand down.
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Sri Lanka violence: 19 held amid Buddhist-Muslim street clashes

9 hours 54 min ago
Riot police and troops are deployed in southern Galle province, with 19 people arrested.
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Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, to return to Beirut 'in coming days'

11 hours 35 min ago
Saad Hariri vows to go back home by Wednesday and will then clarify his shock decision to resign.
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Rare Tintin art fetches $500,000 at Paris auction

11 hours 47 min ago
The picture from the album King Ottokar's Sceptre was among items by Belgian artist Hergé
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Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage

12 hours 28 min ago
The African Union voices anger after a CNN report appears to show African men being sold at auction.
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Venezuela crisis: Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma flees country

14 hours 44 min ago
Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest since 2015, escapes to Spain.
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