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Harry and Meghan to miss Christmas with the queen

2019-11-14 22:00

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, who recently complained about the pressures of life in the media spotlight, have announced they will not spend Christmas with the rest of the royal family.

Stand-in president 'brings back Bible' to Bolivian politics

2019-11-14 21:09

Mounting the steps of the presidential palace as acting head of state, Jeanine Anez raised in both hands an old leather-bound volume of the holy Gospels. The gesture made it clear what side of the country's political and social divide she was on.

WATCH: California school shooting injures four, suspect in custody

2019-11-14 20:20

At least four people were injured in a shooting at a high school north of Los Angeles Thursday, triggering a police hunt for the suspect who was later taken into custody.

China's Xi says HK violence threatens 'one country, two systems': state media

2019-11-14 18:08

Recent "violent illegal activities" in Hong Kong have "severely trampled on rule of law and social order" in the semi-autonomous city, China's President Xi Jinping says.

 
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'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

2019-11-14 21:09

French hospital workers have gone on strike over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country with a health system once the envy of the world.

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WATCH | Hong Kongers take to the streets during lunch time in business district

2019-11-14 14:06

Hong Kongers spend their lunch break outside their skyscrapers and on the streets to show solidarity with students and pro-democracy protesters. WATCH NOW.

Aung San Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

2019-11-13 22:00

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis.

Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

2019-11-13 21:11

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security concerns, according to reports.

Video shows New Zealand man accused of murdering 21-year-old backpacker on a Tinder date moving a suitcase said to contain her body

2019-11-13 14:00

Grace Millane's body was found in woodland outside Auckland around a week after the December 2018 date. The suspect denies murdering her.

Hong Kong office workers protest | Bolivia police clash with Morales supporters: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-13 07:27

Office workers in Hong Kong's business district show solidarity to protest movement | Police and Morales supporters clash in La Paz as new leader endorsed; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Dutch man arrested for 'Black Pete' suicide bomb threat

2019-11-12 20:33

Dutch police have arrested a man who threatened in a social media post to blow himself up over plans to sideline "Black Pete", a Christmas-time character provoking accusations of racist stereotyping.

'No complications' from Carter surgery for brain pressure

2019-11-12 18:10

Former US president Jimmy Carter is recovering in a Georgia hospital following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered multiple falls, an aide says.

Police shoot protester, man set on fire in day of Hong Kong fury

2019-11-12 14:35

A police officer has shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook and a man was set on fire during one of the most violent days of clashes in Hong Kong.

WATCH | 'The city is on its knees' - Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation

2019-11-14 10:14

Much of Venice was under water after the highest tide in 50 years ripped through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending tourists fleeing through rapidly rising waters.

Sexting scandal MP quits election as wife stands against him

2019-11-13 22:00

A former British government minister who resigned after sending lewd messages to two women has withdrawn from next month's election after his estranged wife was chosen to replace him.

Impeachment probe hears Trump 'cared more' about Biden probe than Ukraine

2019-11-13 20:28

President Donald Trump told a US diplomat he "cared more" about Ukraine investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden than about the country itself, a key witness has told the Trump impeachment hearing.

Guaido, Maduro supporters face off inside Venezuela embassy in Brazil: officials

2019-11-13 19:21

Military police surrounded Venezuela's embassy in Brazil as rival supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro faced off inside in a struggle for control of the diplomatic compound.

WATCH | Trump impeachment hearings open before live television audience

2019-11-13 18:05

The US House of Representatives has launched momentous televised impeachment hearings as Democrats seek to make the case to the American public that President Donald Trump abused the powers of his office.

WATCH | Witness claims Turkey troops fired on Syria protesters

2019-11-13 13:35

Turkish forces are said to have fired live ammunition at protesters during a joint patrol with Russian troops on the Syrian border. WATCH NOW.

16 killed in train collision in Bangladesh

2019-11-13 13:35

Two packed trains have rammed into each other in Bangladesh, killing at least 16 people and injuring nearly 60 others, according to police.

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

2019-11-13 06:41

More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.

Singapore court to hear cases seeking to decriminalise gay sex

2019-11-12 22:02

As a Singapore court prepares to hear a series of legal challenges to a law that bans gay sex, LGBT+ activists have called for the "right" verdict to be delivered so similar reforms can be triggered across other parts of Asia.

Hong Kong clashes rage on university campus and business district

2019-11-12 19:15

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have fought intense battles with riot police on a university campus and paralysed the city's upmarket business district, extending one of the most violent stretches of unrest seen in more than five months of political chaos.

WATCH | Former US President Jimmy Carter in hospital for surgery

2019-11-12 09:11

Former United States president Jimmy Carter has been admitted to an Atlanta hospital for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls. WATCH NOW.

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