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Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

Sat, 2015-11-28 04:32
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice.

Police die in Egypt drive-by shooting

Sat, 2015-11-28 04:30
Four policemen have been killed in a drive-by shooting at a security checkpoint south of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

VIDEO: Half a million lights set Christmas tree record

Sat, 2015-11-28 04:00
An Australian man has set a new world record for the most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.

The Soviet spy who grew up in England

Sat, 2015-11-28 03:44
The English-born KGB agent whose story inspired a movie

VIDEO: Pope says Mass at 'symbolic' Uganda shrine

Sat, 2015-11-28 03:32
Pope Francis has been celebrating Mass in front of an audience of hundreds of thousands of Ugandan Catholics.

Pacific Islanders remember Jonah Lomu

Sat, 2015-11-28 03:23
New Zealand's Pacific Islander community remembers rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at the age of 40.

Pope remembers martyrs in Uganda

Sat, 2015-11-28 03:12
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at a shrine where dozens of Ugandan Christians were martyred for their faith on the latest stage of his African trip.

Horrible history: 76ers set US sporting record

Sat, 2015-11-28 02:29
Basketball's Philadelphia 76ers break the longest losing streak in United States major professional sports history.

Brazil to sue mining firm for $5.2bn

Sat, 2015-11-28 00:17
The Brazilian government says it will sue mining company Samarco $5.2bn for the environmental damage caused when a waste water dam collapsed.

Official sacked for 'kicking' woman

Fri, 2015-11-27 21:57
The president of Paraguay fires the head of the country's indigenous affairs office after he kicks an indigenous woman.

Week in pictures

Fri, 2015-11-27 21:42
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?

Fri, 2015-11-27 21:35
Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?

Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'

Fri, 2015-11-27 21:20
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.

Ukraine's police say 'goodbye' to Russian social networks

Fri, 2015-11-27 21:05
Ukraine's police warned off the Russian internet

Russia beefs up defences in Syria

Fri, 2015-11-27 20:31
Russia strengthens its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving a cruiser closer to the coast and deploying new missiles at an air base.

Syria war: Attacks fuel search for solution

Fri, 2015-11-27 19:56
How rash of attacks fuel search for solution in Syria

Why Cyprus backs Cameron's push for UK air strikes in Syria

Fri, 2015-11-27 19:52
Why Cyprus backs UK airstrikes against Islamic State

Amina: Return of a topless rebel

Fri, 2015-11-27 19:48
The return of a topless rebel to Muslim Tunisia

Catholic call to join climate marches

Fri, 2015-11-27 19:19
The Pope's senior adviser on global warming has urged Catholics all over the world to join global climate marches planned for Sunday.

Tarantulas 'turned blue eight times'

Fri, 2015-11-27 19:17
A study finds that tarantulas evolved almost exactly the same shade of vibrant blue at least eight separate times.