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Syria conflict: Aid convoy attack was air strike, UN expert says
Analysis of satellite imagery taken after a deadly attack on an aid convoy in northern Syria last month shows it was an air strike, a UN expert says.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:05:22 GMT
Hurricane Matthew: Thousands displaced in Haiti
The most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade leaves thousands of people displaced in Haiti, with rescuers trying to reach the worst-hit areas.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:13:31 GMT
Tiny machines win chemistry Nobel prize
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for developing the world s smallest machines.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:49:46 GMT
Nato jets scrambled as Russian bombers fly south
Two Russian bombers were intercepted by fighter jets from four European countries as they flew from Norway to Spain and back, it has emerged.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:09:25 GMT
US election: Trump fool and Clinton weak , say VPs
Donald Trump is likened to a “fool or maniac” while Hillary Clinton is dismissed as “weak and feckless” in a punchy vice-presidential debate.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 06:36:19 GMT
German mystery over man, 43, who never left home
German police are investigating a couple in Bayreuth who reportedly kept their son at home for 30 years.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:45:02 GMT
Afghanistan aid: Donors to pledge billions in Brussels
International donors are meeting in Brussels to raise billions more dollars in aid for Afghanistan.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:48:03 GMT
Singapore Underwater World diver killed by stingray
A professional diver is killed by a stingray while removing fish from the closed Underwater World oceanarium in Singapore.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:02:36 GMT
Migrant crisis: 28 dead in day of rescues off Libya
A photographer describes how migrants suffocated aboard stricken, overloaded boat in another day of frantic rescues off the Libyan coast
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:29:48 GMT
Nigeria to sell two presidential jets to cut waste
Nigeria is selling two of its presidential jets in bid to “cut down on waste”, as the country suffers from its worst economic crisis in years.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:25:32 GMT
Gaye Lyons: Australian deaf woman loses legal battle to be juror
A Queensland woman loses her legal battle to be allowed to do jury service, as the High Court says she cannot use a translator in the jury room.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:19:58 GMT
UN court throws out Marshall Islands nuclear weapons case
The International Court of Justice says it does not have jurisdiction to rule in court cases brought by the Marshall Islands against the UK, India and Pakistan.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:23:19 GMT
Hurricane Matthew continues deadly passage
Hurricane Matthew left at least four people dead after hitting the Dominican Republic.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 06:20:00 GMT
The bombing of Aleppo s children
Nearly 100 children in rebel-held Aleppo have been killed in the past week by Russian and Syrian airstrikes.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 23:18:33 GMT
Tennis made example of me – Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is “starting to think” the International Tennis Federation tried to make an example of her with its two-year doping ban.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:14:38 GMT
Ibiza s iconic Space nightclub shuts
After 27 years and millions of dancers Space Ibiza is closing.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:25:41 GMT
Lagerfeld reacts to Kardashian robbery
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has questioned the lack of security around Kim Kardashian West in Paris.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:16:29 GMT
South African police clash with Wits students over fees
Footage shows police using stun grenades and rubber bullets at South Africa s Wits University student protest.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:59:21 GMT
New Jersey house exploded after gas leak, says fire chief
Two houses collapsed minutes after local firefighters attended a property in Paterson, New Jersey, over complaints of a strong gas odour.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 22:09:14 GMT
#ThatMexicanThing: Twitter anger at Mike Pence over debate comments
Republican Governor Mike Pence upsets the Latin American community with his “you ve whipped out that Mexican thing again” comment during a TV debate.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:34:15 GMT
Porn billboard hack arrest in Indonesia
A 24-year-old IT analyst is arrested for allegedly hacking into a public billboard to stream a pornographic film during rush hour in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:53:43 GMT
Russian scientists say Crimea moving toward Russia
Disputed region is heading toward mainland at millimetres per year, according to Russian research.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:17:12 GMT
Estonia imports rubbish to keep power plant running
Baltic country takes refuse from as far afield as Ireland to generate power round-the-clock.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:18:41 GMT
Japanese vet calls for pet-friendly disaster shelters
Japan earthquake victims sleep in their cars rather than be separated from their pets.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 10:35:47 GMT
There is widespread controversy over a requirement for participants in next year s Women s World Chess Championship in Iran to wear a headscarf.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:02:17 GMT
Russia and the US are seemingly on a collision course over Syria and a host of other issues, writes Steve Rosenberg.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 01:24:52 GMT
Ask the dust
If the 24 August earthquake pulverised their villages, then some young Italians are determined not to let it atomise their heritage, Patrick Jackson reports.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 23:43:03 GMT
What made a liberal social media star Cassandra Fairbanks switch allegiance to Donald Trump?
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 23:31:48 GMT
Death on campus
Heavily armed Thai forces stormed Thammasat University campus, killing dozens of students to end protests and usher in another period of military rule.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 23:33:17 GMT