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Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism

January 19, 2018 - 1:11pm
The defence secretary points to "growing threats" from Russia and China.
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Philippines stops sending workers to Kuwait over abuse fears

January 19, 2018 - 12:20pm
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.
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Czech PM Andrej Babis stripped of immunity amid fraud claims

January 19, 2018 - 11:56am
Accused of fraud over EU subsidies, Andrej Babis says the case against him is politically motivated.
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Kenya acts on maternity unit rape claims

January 19, 2018 - 11:17am
The facility says claims new mothers were attacked on their way to feed their babies are "untrue".
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Pope Francis 'slander' comment angers Chile abuse victims

January 19, 2018 - 11:14am
Francis said there was no evidence a Chilean bishop had covered up another priest's actions.
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Crocodile found in weapons raid

January 19, 2018 - 9:51am
St Petersburg police found arms stockpiled in a house - along with a crocodile.
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Who is George Weah, Liberia's new president?

January 19, 2018 - 9:11am
How George Weah went from being the world's best footballer to the president of Liberia.
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The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

January 19, 2018 - 9:05am
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.
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Pakistan Zainab murder: DNA suggests suspect in other case was 'innocent'

January 19, 2018 - 8:40am
DNA tests suggest the real killer could be linked to several other killings - and still at large.
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Russian social media defends air cadets dancing in underwear

January 19, 2018 - 8:34am
Would-be pilots saved from expulsion after social media steps in to defend their 'fooling around'.
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Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

January 19, 2018 - 8:22am
Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.
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President Putin takes a dip into icy water

January 19, 2018 - 8:17am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a traditional Orthodox ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
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Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'

January 19, 2018 - 8:09am
Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.
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'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

January 19, 2018 - 7:56am
Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.
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British 'extreme kayaker' sets 128ft waterfall record

January 19, 2018 - 7:26am
Bren Orton plunged down the Big Banana falls in Mexico, setting a British record.
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Michael Douglas: Former employee accuses actor of sexual harassment

January 19, 2018 - 6:23am
Susan Braudy claims she felt "humiliated" by the Hollywood star's behaviour.
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Fake-bomb TV crew held at New Jersey airport

January 19, 2018 - 5:53am
The crew allegedly tried to get the device past security at Newark Liberty and film the response.
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Yu Wensheng: China human rights lawyer arrested on school run

January 19, 2018 - 5:25am
He was reportedly seized by dozens of people, including a Swat team, while walking his child to school.
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Europe storm: Germany in huge clean-up as trains run again

January 19, 2018 - 5:17am
Dutch and German transport resumes but removing all the storm debris is a huge task.
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South Korea to reward 'dogparazzi' informers

January 19, 2018 - 5:09am
Seoul government cracks down on unmuzzled dogs as animal laws are tightened.
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