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Updated: 17 min 34 sec ago

Sundance Film Festival shines spotlight on climate change

52 min 12 sec ago
Many of the films in this year's lineup, being featured in Park City in Utah, tackle topical issues.

Chinese seek to put brakes on bike-sharing

1 hour 24 min ago
Shared bikes have become ubiquitous across China's major cities, causing safety concerns.

Taliban claims Kabul Intercontinental hotel siege

2 hours 4 min ago
The attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has left at least five people killed and six others injured.

Dakar rally 2018: Toughest race in motor sport ends

2 hours 50 min ago
The Dakar rally covers more than 9,000km through three countries and some of the most challenging terrain in the world.

Trump's first year: Turbulent foreign policy

3 hours 12 min ago
President Donald Trump's first year in the White House has seen big changes in US foreign policy.

Germany's SPD to vote on coalition talks with Merkel's party

3 hours 28 min ago
Germany's Social Democratic Party is meeting later on Sunday to decide whether to start formal talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a coalition government.

Why few Lebanese women make it into parliament?

3 hours 29 min ago
Female politicians have failed to find their way in parliament, now some are calling for a quota for women.

Turkey's troops cross over into Syria's Afrin

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 23:40
Turkey's prime minister says part of the operation is to establish a 30km 'safe zone' in Syrian enclave of Afrin.

Border wall, immigration dominates Trump's first year

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 23:40
While the border wall remains a gleam in the US president's eye, he has taken aggressive action against immigrants legally in the US, seeking to deport those previously protected by DACA and other programmes.

Sudan-Egypt border: Tensions rises over disputed region

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 23:13
Conflict over the region has been exacerbated by Sudan's support for a Somalian hydroelectric dam that will limit the amount of water that reaches Egypt.

Sydney's National Park remains closed after wildfires

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 22:31
Temperature in the Australian city continues to climb with the peak expected on Monday.

Thousands march against corruption in Romania

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 21:46
Tens of thousands brave snow in Bucharest to protest laws that critics say would weaken judicial independence.

Growing concerns over Rohingya repatriation deal

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 20:54
The repatriation plan, similar to a previous plan from the 1990s, will move refugees to joins thousands of already displaced Rohingya in Myanmar.

Romania: Tens of thousands protest against corruption

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 20:32
Demonstrators in Bucharest were undeterred by police and poor weather, protesting against a change in Romanian law that will make it more difficult to prosecute high-level officials.

Why are female athletes still paid less than males?

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 19:21
Some sports are now offering equal prize-money but critics believe majority still have a long way to go.

US government shutdown: Senate fails to reach immigration deal

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 19:00
Democrats are attempting to force an agreement on the DACA immigration programme by refusing to pass a temporary spending bill, but argue the far right is preventing political compromise.

Anti-fascists vow to fight Mussolini-loving 'militants'

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 18:53
Violent supporters of neo-fascist CasaPound accused of beatings and intimidation, as party rises in political sphere.

Who is to blame for the US government shutdown?

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 10:19
Congress cannot agree a funding deal for federal agencies after division over immigration so the government shuts down.

Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 09:57
On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.

Gunmen storm Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 08:21
Group of attackers armed with automatic weapons storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, security sources say.