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Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial

2019-06-20 20:05

A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Sex cult leader found guilty in New York

2019-06-20 14:28

A federal jury in Brooklyn found a US "self-help" guru guilty of all of charges for his leadership of a cult-like organisation of women he treated as sex slaves.

6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua

2019-06-20 13:43

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

First four suspects named for MH17 murder trial

2019-06-20 13:23

Leaders of a Russian-backed militia have been indicted and will face trial in the Netherlands in March 2020.

WATCH: Van Gogh's rusty gun used to kill himself has a new buyer

2019-06-20 06:28

A rusty gun believed to have been used by painter Vincent Van Gogh to kill himself fetched $182 000 at a Paris auction - nearly three times the estimate.

Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court

2019-06-19 18:22

A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled.

MH17 crash probe set to name suspects

2019-06-19 10:52

International investigators are expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an attack which killed all 298 people on board.

WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine

2019-06-19 10:52

US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.

 

New Zealand launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for banned weapons

2019-06-20 13:24

New Zealand's government has launched a multimillion-dollar, "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of newly banned semi-automatic weapons.

WATCH: Russians, Ukrainian charged over MH17

2019-06-20 09:50

Three Russians and a Ukrainian have been charged over the downing of flight MH17, which killed all 298 people aboard over eastern Ukraine five years ago. WATCH NOW.

MH17 charges | Ex-Trump aide deflects questions: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-20 07:02

Russians, Ukrainian charged over MH17 | Ex-Trump aide Hicks deflects questions on Capitol Hill; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum

2019-06-19 20:11

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit.

WATCH: 'Four more years': Trump fans elated with re-election launch

2019-06-19 13:24

US President Donald Trump's supporters are elated after he launches his 2020 re-election campaign much the same way he rode to power in 2016. WATCH NOW.

France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll

2019-06-19 10:52

France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday.

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