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Suicide bombing | Australia's most wanted: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-19 07:23

Suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul kills more than 60 people | Fugitive Jonathan Dick caught in Melbourne; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia

2019-08-19 05:29

Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said.

'Happiness to sorrow' - horror as ISIS bomber kills 63 people at Kabul wedding

2019-08-18 13:55

Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when an ISIS suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months, officials and witnesses have said.

Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir

2019-08-17 13:31

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting.

The Iron Curtain: 5 things to know

2019-08-17 10:03

The Iron Curtain was at first an ideological and then a physical separation of communist Eastern Europe from the West from the 1940s after World War II.

 
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Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

2019-08-18 13:32

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

2019-08-17 14:29

A waiter at restaurant near Paris was shot dead by a customer angry at having to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the case says.

How a red dot symbolised Kashmiri resistance against India's move

2019-08-17 08:03

The famous red dot that marks the story of Indian-administered Kashmir on social media came much before India scrapped the Muslim-majority region of its special status.

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Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws

2019-08-16 11:48

More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws.

WATCH | Trump: 'Love me or hate me, you got to vote for me'

2019-08-16 07:55

US President Donald Trump has sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the US economy despite stock market volatility. WATCH NOW.

Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry

2019-08-15 22:36

Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings.

UK’s Corbyn plans caretaker government to block no-deal Brexit

2019-08-15 18:44

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK’s opposition Labour Party, asked rival parties to support him as prime minister in a coalition to block Boris Johnson’s government from pursuing a no-deal Brexit.

China signals US tariff delay not enough to stop retaliation

2019-08-15 13:31

China called planned US tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese goods a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, signaling an American move earlier this week to delay some of those levies was not enough to stave off retaliation.

WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation

2019-08-14 12:04

Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice.

More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods

2019-08-14 10:41

India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the death toll from the annual monsoon deluge across the country rose to at least 209.

March against Bolsonaro | Epstein death: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-14 05:51

Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' | Epstein death shifts focus to conspirators, will; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos

2019-08-13 22:40

Chaos has gripped Hong Kong's airport for a second day as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw police fire pepper spray, and a mainland journalist beaten.

Greenland cold-shoulders Trump's buyer's interest

2019-08-16 22:16

Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is looking into whether it might be possible for the United States to buy the mineral-rich Arctic island.

WATCH | Epstein autopsy shows broken neck bones: US media

2019-08-16 18:33

An autopsy of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein found broken bones in his neck, US media reports, as New York's medical examiner said the cause of death required further study.

North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles' - Seoul

2019-08-16 14:15

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.

WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner'

2019-08-16 10:19

Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest.

Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-16 06:15

Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

US 'piracy' attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release

2019-08-16 05:21

Iran's top diplomat said a US attempt at "piracy" had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian oil despite a US detention request.

WATCH | El Paso shooting victims remembered at vigil

2019-08-15 16:39

The grieving US community of El Paso came together, standing up to the hatred that took the lives of 22 people, many of them Hispanic, in a mass shooting.

WATCH | Reporters given tour of Texas immigration facility

2019-08-15 13:34

Reporters have been given a tour of an immigration facility in Texas that's still housing more than 1 000 migrants despite a decrease in arrests in recent months. WATCH NOW.

500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest

2019-08-15 12:03

More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said.

WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis

2019-08-15 09:20

Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini.

WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest

2019-08-15 05:16

A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster".

The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing

2019-08-14 21:40

It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role.

Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned

2019-08-14 19:16

The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said.

China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like'

2019-08-14 16:14

China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent.

Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day

2019-08-14 13:14

An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant Farmer Boys, is on the up and up.

UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis

2019-08-14 09:24

One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be cancelled for two days straight.

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