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Man burying daughter finds newborn alive in grave

2019-10-14 21:16

A man digging a grave in northern India has found a newborn girl buried alive, police say, in the latest case to shine a spotlight on female infanticide in the country.

Turkish forces have displaced 160 000 civilians in Syria

2019-10-14 21:16

The Turkish military offensive in Syria has displaced at least 160 000 civilians, the UN secretary general said in a statement urging an "immediate de-escalation".

US troops in northern Syria ordered to leave country

2019-10-14 17:19

All US troops in northern Syria have been ordered to leave the country in the face of Turkey's attacks on Kurds in the region, a US official says.

WATCH | US cop kills woman in her Texas home after welfare call

2019-10-14 14:17

A black woman has been fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home, authorities have said. WATCH NOW.

WATCH | Myanmar Buddhists celebrate festival of lights

2019-10-14 10:12

Thousands of people in Myanmar gather to pay their respects to Buddha at Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda for the Thadingyut festival of lights.

France 'worried' after nearly 800 ISIS relatives escape Syrian camp

2019-10-14 05:29

France says it is "worried" after Kurdish authorities reported that hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists had escaped from a displacement camp in northern Syria, under Turkish assault.

Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf

2019-10-13 13:38

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

WATCH | Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito - reports

2019-10-13 10:07

Protesters in Ecuador have attacked a television station and newspaper, the outlets said, as violence in the capital city Quito prompted President Lenin Moreno to impose a curfew and military control. WATCH NOW.

Several hurt in US church shooting

2019-10-12 21:45

A gunman has opened fire at a church holding a funeral in a small town in New Hampshire, injuring several people before being taken into custody.

 

WATCH | Ecuadrians celebrate deal to end deadly unrest

2019-10-14 19:34

Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders have reached an agreement to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures put in place to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.

WATCH | US Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

2019-10-14 14:06

A trio of American economists won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including novel initiatives in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says.

New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism

2019-10-14 12:32

New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Democrat promises whistleblower safety | Ecuador withdraws fuel subsidy: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-14 06:09

Democrat Adam Schiff says he's committed to protecting whistleblower in impeachment probes | Ecuador govt withdraws order on fuel subsidies after violent protests; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Hong Kong police make arrests as flashmob protests and clashes erupt

2019-10-13 20:27

Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations - although crowds were smaller and less violent than recent weekends.

Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor

2019-10-13 09:08

Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said.

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