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Media battleground

November 17, 2017 - 7:24pm
A new dispute about Russian "fake news" centres on the Catalonia crisis, Ellis Palmer writes.
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Bitter rivalry

November 17, 2017 - 7:19pm
The two Middle Eastern powers have long been rivals but recently it all got a lot more tense.
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Mexico migrant killings: Suspect dies after arrest

November 17, 2017 - 7:14pm
A Mexican arrested in hospital by police over the killing of 72 migrants has since died.
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Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe

November 17, 2017 - 7:02pm
Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body.
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'Evil' legacy of Mafia boss Toto Riina

November 17, 2017 - 6:53pm
Notorious Sicilian Mafia "boss of all bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina has died from cancer in jail, aged 87.
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Murdoch's next move

November 17, 2017 - 6:43pm
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?
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Ohio Supreme Court Judge Bill O'Neill brags of sex conquests

November 17, 2017 - 5:51pm
The jurist, who proclaimed to speak for "all heterosexual males", provokes a firestorm of ridicule.
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Zimbabwe latest: Ruling Zanu-PF urges Mugabe to step down

November 17, 2017 - 4:40pm
Pressure builds on the embattled president to stand aside, with a big protest planned for Saturday.
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Man and wife accidentally shot during church gun safety talk

November 17, 2017 - 4:07pm
Forgetting the gun was loaded, the parishioner shot himself in the hand and his wife in the abdomen.
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Fire rips through Cameroon parliament

November 17, 2017 - 2:10pm
An investigation is under way into the blaze which began in the capital, Yaoundé, in the early hours of this morning.
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Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'

November 17, 2017 - 2:07pm
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.
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Turkey abandons Nato drill over portrayal as the enemy

November 17, 2017 - 1:40pm
Reports say Turkey's president and founder were used to illustrate the enemy in the Nato exercise.
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Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's

November 17, 2017 - 12:58pm
Civil rights activist says he began to notice symptoms three years ago but was only recently tested.
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US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'

November 17, 2017 - 12:55pm
The phallic outline over an airbase in Washington State provoked mirth, but not everyone was amused.
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Kenya election: Five dead as Raila Odinga returns home

November 17, 2017 - 12:25pm
Police say violent mob stoned victims to death, but reports say at least two bodies were riddled with bullet holes.
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Zimbabwe latest: Embattled Mugabe in first public appearance

November 17, 2017 - 12:15pm
The Zimbabwean president leaves house arrest to attend a university graduation ceremony.
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Power cut

November 17, 2017 - 11:09am
Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?
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Elder statesman

November 17, 2017 - 11:08am
Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents.
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North Korean defector found to have 'enormous parasites'

November 17, 2017 - 10:57am
Doctors say they have "never seen anything like this" - with the longest worm 27cm (11in) long.
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Separatist allies

November 17, 2017 - 9:24am
Dutch-speaking nationalists in Belgium show solidarity with the exiled Catalan leaders.
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