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'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:54

Special police raid flats linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies across Germany. BBC News - Middle East

Moshe Holtzberg: Boy who survived 2008 attack returns to Mumbai
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:08

Moshe Holtzberg, 11, has been living in Israel since being saved from gunmen by his Indian nanny. BBC News - Middle East

Indonesia teenager jailed for President Widodo insults
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:55

The teenager broke the country's internet law by posting Facebook messages about the president. BBC News - Asia

US holds back $65m aid to Palestinians
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:54

The money represents more than half of a first instalment due to the UN's Palestinian relief agency. BBC News - Middle East

Pope expresses ‘pain and shame’ over Chile’s abuse scandal
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:57

Pope Francis has expressed his 'pain and shame' over Chile's sexual abuse scandal. It's his first comments in the country on a crisis that has scarred...

Kim K and Kanye welcome baby
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:58

KIM Kardashian and Kanye West have welcomed their third child, a daughter, the reality star announced on her website. World News | — Au...

Jordan urged to end animal mistreatment at Petra site
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:56

Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says. BBC News - Middle East

China rights lawyer Yu Wensheng loses licence
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:54

Yu Wensheng has long been a frequent and vocal critic of the government. BBC News - Asia

Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:54

The Australian man hired a helicopter after suspecting his son had been in a car crash. BBC News - Asia

Children thrown three floors to escape inferno
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:58

TWO firefighters are being lauded as heroes after the pair caught children thrown by their panicked parents from a three-storey apartment block that w...

Bridge collapse kills nine construction workers in Colombia
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:54

At least nine construction workers have been killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia. The bridge, lo...

Japanese city on alert for deadly fugu blowfish
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:59

The fugu fish, which can be more poisonous than cyanide, was sold without the toxic parts removed. BBC News - Asia

Police rescue 13 siblings found chained and starving in a US home
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:57

Police have rescued 13 children who are believed to have been kept chained inside their US home. It's alleged that parents David and Louise Turpin eff...

Wallaby captured after hopping across Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:15

The unusual sight surprises motorists before prompting a brief chase and some fun online. BBC News - Asia

Hisham al-Omeisy: Yemen rebels release activist after five months
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:02

Hisham al-Omeisy, a leading commentator on the civil war, was held for five months without charge. BBC News - Middle East

UK sends medics to halt Rohingya diphtheria outbreak
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:02

There have been 4,000 suspected cases of diphtheria in the overcrowded refugee camps and at least 31 deaths. BBC News - Asia

Singapore recruits swanbots to test water quality
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:56

Swanbots are taking to the waters of Singapore in order to test the quality of its reservoirs' drinking water. BBC News - Asia

Cranberries singer dead at 46
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:54

DOLORES O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died suddenly. World News | — Australia’s #1 news site

Australian Open: Bernard Tomic going home to 'count my millions’ after qualifying defeat
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:54

"I just count my millions," says Bernard Tomic after failing to qualify for the Australian Open for the first time. BBC News - Asia

Bali’s Mt Agung volcano erupts again
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:55

The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has spewed thick plumes of ash 2,500 metres into the sky in the latest eruption, the country'...

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