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Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:35:54 GMT
PM Jacinda Ardern says gun owners must hand in affected weapons, in a bid to prevent mass shootings.
Brexit: Theresa May at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:34:05 GMT
The PM heads to an EU summit, hours after a speech telling the nation she was "on their side".
Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:52:55 GMT
The full devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in the hardest hit nation, Mozambique, is becoming clear.
Cyclone Idai: Flying over flooded Mozambique
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:40:23 GMT
The BBC's Fergal Keane assesses the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
Russia's IS families: 'Why are the children being punished?'
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:08:54 GMT
The collapse of the IS group leaves many countries facing a dilemma over fighters' wives and children.
Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:50:31 GMT
The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.
Dutch populist vote surge costs PM Rutte senate majority
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:44:09 GMT
The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy will be the biggest single party in the upper house.
Trump: I didn't get a thank you for McCain funeral
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:13:15 GMT
"Not my kind of guy," the president says of the late Republican senator in his latest attack on him.
Nicaragua agrees to free all opposition prisoners
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:48:13 GMT
The move is aimed at restarting stalled peace talks after months of anti-government protests.
R. Kelly asks judge for permission to play Dubai concerts
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 08:58:09 GMT
The embattled singer surrendered his passport last month and faces 10 charges of sexual abuse.
Italian driver hijacks and torches school bus full of children
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:49:01 GMT
Police helped children escape through smashed windows as the suspect set the bus alight.
Giant sunfish washes up on beach in South Australia
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:50:39 GMT
Fishermen initially mistook the flat fish's unusual appearance for a piece of driftwood.
AFL star's online abusers 'cowardly grubs'
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:20:50 GMT
Tayla Harris hopes her support will make abusers think twice, with Australia's prime minister calling the trolls "cowardly grubs".
Thailand election: Young voters could be key to victory
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:01:10 GMT
It's the first election since the coup of 2014 and seven million young people are voting for the first time.