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'Mass graves' detected in Burundi

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:45
A rights group says it has found possible mass graves in Burundi's capital, where security forces are accused of killing scores of people in December.

Singapore firm fined over N Korea arms

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:25
A court in Singapore has fined a local company 180,000 Singapore dollars ($125,700; £87,900) for facilitating a shipment of arms from Cuba to North Korea.

Babylonians 'first to use geometry'

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:18
Sophisticated geometry - the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes - was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.

Europe's summers 'warmest in 2,000 years'

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:18
The past 30 years in Europe have been the warmest in more than two millennia, according to new research.

Hingis and Mirza win doubles title

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:17
Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza add the Australian Open to their list of women's doubles titles after beating Czech pair.

Japan surprises with negative rate

Fri, 2016-01-29 03:06
In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan introduces a negative interest rate to counter the ongoing economic slump in the world's third-largest economy.

VIDEO: FBI releases Oregon shooting video

Fri, 2016-01-29 02:56
Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, the Oregon militiaman killed by police on Tuesday, reached for a handgun before he was shot, according to the FBI.

Winners and losers of Republican debate

Fri, 2016-01-29 02:32
Which Republicans emerged from Trump’s shadow in the last debate before the Iowa caucuses?

Royalties for Billie Jean violinist

Fri, 2016-01-29 01:49
The widow of a British violinist is to receive UK royalty payments for his part on Michael Jackson's Billie Jean for the first time since it was released more than three decades ago.

VIDEO: 'The elephant NOT in the room'

Fri, 2016-01-29 01:44
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has boycotted a major televised debate for Republican contenders.

Octopus colour change 'is social tool'

Fri, 2016-01-29 00:53
Octopuses that stand tall, darken and spread their web in a "Nosferatu pose" are likely displaying complex social interactions, according to new research.

In Vietnam, where politics and daily life rarely mix

Thu, 2016-01-28 23:55
A brutal power struggle that left a dynamic city untouched

FBI releases footage of Oregon shooting

Thu, 2016-01-28 23:45
Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, the Oregon militiaman killed by police on Tuesday, reached for a handgun before he was shot, the FBI says.