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Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

2019-12-11 22:03

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims.

Three patients die as lawyers clash with doctors in Pakistan hospital

2019-12-11 19:35

At least three heart patients have died after a group of lawyers attacked doctors at a cardiac hospital in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, officials and ministers said.

 
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PURRFECT CRIME:  Pet detective Sun Jinrong holding a phone with the picture of a missing cat in a residential compound in Beijing. (NOEL CELIS / AFP)

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Trump trial 'first' priority in January, says Senate leader

2019-12-11 19:35

The trial of Donald Trump will be the Senate's first priority in January if the US president is impeached as expected next week, the top Republican in Congress says.

Polls tighten on eve of Britain's Brexit election

2019-12-11 18:18

Britain's political party leaders have criss-crossed the country in a frantic last-minute push for votes, after polls predicted a tight finish to a highly-charged general election aimed at settling the long-running Brexit crisis.

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A Facebook worker reportedly accepted thousands of dollars in bribes to restore banned accounts

2019-12-11 10:35

Marketing firm Ads Inc. reportedly paid a Facebook contractor as much as $8,000 to restore Facebook accounts that had been banned.

Barr questions FBI probe into US election meddling | US shooting leaves several dead: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-12-11 06:24

Barr: FBI may have acted in 'bad faith' on Russia probe | Multiple dead, including policeman in NJ shooting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy drops out of university

2019-12-10 22:02

A nine-year-old Belgian boy who was due to graduate in electrical engineering has dropped out of his Dutch university due to a dispute over the end date of his degree, his father said Tuesday.

World's youngest PM takes office in Finland

2019-12-10 20:35

Finland's Sanna Marin, 34, has been officially appointed as the country's prime minister, becoming the world's youngest sitting head of government.

Trump on trial: Impeachment looms

2019-12-10 19:35

Democrats have unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, setting the stage for him becoming only the third US leader to be impeached and put on trial in the Senate.

WATCH: Boris Johnson pockets reporter's phone in hospital row

2019-12-09 22:51

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused on Monday of grabbing a journalist's phone and putting it into his pocket to avoid looking at an image of a boy sleeping on a hospital floor.

Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts urge Vietnam girls to stay in school

2019-12-09 20:02

Former US first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts have toured a high school in rural Vietnam, urging a classroom of teenage girls to stay focused on their education to transform their lives.

One of UK's 'most dangerous' criminals jailed for life

2019-12-09 18:31

A multiple rapist described as one of Britain's "most dangerous" criminals has been jailed for life for carrying out dozens of sex attacks in just a two-week period.

Brexit? New referendum? What's at stake in UK vote

2019-12-09 16:50

Britain is voting in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.

China prison camps: Govt. says it will continue 'training' Xinjiang people

2019-12-09 15:23

China on Monday defended its vast network of re-education camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue "training" residents, following explosive government document leaks detailing surveillance and control of the region's Uighur population.

Trump warns North Korea's Kim has 'everything' to lose through hostility

2019-12-09 13:50

US President Donald Trump has warned that North Korea's Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards the United States, after Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

UPDATE: Five dead, many injured after New Zealand volcano eruption

2019-12-09 09:11

New Zealand police said at least one person was killed and more fatalities were likely, after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted leaving dozens stranded.

New Zealand volcano still too dangerous to remove bodies

2019-12-11 09:33

The smouldering New Zealand volcano that killed at least six people is still too dangerous for emergency teams to recover bodies from, police said Wednesday, warning that many tourists who escaped the island were so badly burned they were not yet out

The numbers that matter ahead of Britain's general election on Thursday

2019-12-09 12:35

Voters head to the polls across Britain on Thursday for the third general election in four and-a-half years. Here are some of the key numbers:

Spain court sentences man over gang rape website

2019-12-10 22:02

A Spanish court sentenced Tuesday a man to 18 months in jail for setting up a website showing where a notorious gang rape took place during the running of the bulls festival in the city of Pamplona three years ago.

At least two dead after Cyclone Belna hits Madagascar

2019-12-10 20:35

Two people were killed in Madagascar after Cyclone Belna landed in the northwest of the country, causing heavy flooding and displacing hundreds, local authorities said Tuesday.

UK's Labour launches last-gasp attempt to boost election hopes

2019-12-10 18:33

Britain's opposition Labour party sought to heap pressure on the ruling Conservatives on Tuesday over healthcare, in a bid to exploit government weaknesses and divert attention from its own mixed message on Brexit two days before Britons head to the

Meet Ali, 25. Boris Johnson's biggest challenger

2019-12-10 15:13

Ali Milani didn't speak English when he came to Britain from Iran at the age of five. Twenty years later, he's the biggest individual threat to Boris Johnson at this week's election.

New Zealand volcano: Heroism, devastation after deadly eruption

2019-12-10 13:34

Tales of heroism, devastation and horrifying injuries emerged Tuesday after New Zealand's smouldering White Island volcano exploded, killing an estimated 13 people.

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard - Air Force

2019-12-10 11:43

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard "lost radio communication" Monday after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile's Air Force said.

'Old man' Trump is 'bluffing' says North Korea: KCNA

2019-12-09 21:21

North Korea has accused US President Trump of "bluffing" and called him "an old man bereft of patience" as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks.

House Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

2019-12-09 17:41

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes on Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings.

Crucial week for Trump as impeachment drive heats up in divided Congress

2019-12-09 15:26

The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in a sharply divided US Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against the Republican leader.

Firemen hailed as heroes in Delhi horror blaze

2019-12-09 12:08

Two fireman who rescued 27 people were hailed as heroes Monday after Delhi's deadliest fire in decades killed 43, prompting outrage that safety regulations were yet again ignored.

Florida governor blasts foreign national screening | Hong Kong stages massive protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-12-09 05:56

Governor Ron DeSantis blasts screening of foreign soldiers who train in US | Thousands march in Hong Kong as government urges calm; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

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