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Robo Doc and Iraq's Amputees
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:13:46 GMT
How a world-renowned Australian surgeon returned to his birthplace in Iraq, to help amputees to walk again.

First bitcoin robbery in Taiwan leads to four arrests
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:06:13 GMT

What is Benjamin Netanyahu being charged with?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:05:03 GMT
The main charges against the prime minister, after police recommended indictment for bribery.

Chile: Vatican's sex abuse investigator hospitalised
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:35:50 GMT
Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna's hospitalisation has put more pressure on the Vatican, already facing criticism for not doing enough to deal with allegations of abuse by a Catholic Priest in Chile.

Argentina truckers block streets to protest austerity
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:32:34 GMT
Thousands of truck drivers and their supporters paralysed parts of Buenos Aires to protest President Macri's policies.

Ethiopia reveals details of 6-month state of emergency
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:47:06 GMT
Government releases new details about the state of emergency order issued last Friday, state television reports.

Haley: UN must end 'barbaric' attacks in Eastern Ghouta
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:23:20 GMT
Top UN officials condemn unrelenting bombardment of Syrian enclave as air attacks continue and death toll nears 300.

'Some rescued' after attack on girls' school in Nigeria
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:21:58 GMT
'Some schoolgirls' reportedly rescued but dozens missing following Boko Haram attack on a boarding school in Yobe state.

Pakistan tight-lipped on Saudi Arabia troop mission
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:15:13 GMT
Details sketchy on deployment of more than 1,000 soldiers on 'train and advise' mission in the kingdom.

'They need to listen': US students demand action on gun control
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:14:43 GMT
A week after 17 people were killed at a high school in Florida, the local sheriff announced that he has ordered deputies to start carrying rifles on school grounds.

Democratic Republic of Congo: a country on the brink
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:13:06 GMT
Despite what President Kabila and his supporters may say, everything is not 'fine' in DR Congo.

US gun control: Students urge Trump to 'do the right thing'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:26:10 GMT
Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida have voiced their anger and frustration at President Trump during a listening session on school safety at the White House.

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:10:45 GMT
Here are all the latest updates to the Qatar-Gulf crisis, now in its ninth month.

World leaders abandoning human rights: Amnesty
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:05:51 GMT
Regressive policies and hateful rhetoric by leaders such as Trump, Putin, and Xi undermining rights worldwide: Amnesty.

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:22:33 GMT
Syrian rebels backed by Turkey say they have taken more positions from Kurdish fighters around the city of Afrin.

Venezuelan opposition to boycott 'fraudulent' election
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:23:19 GMT
Democratic Unity movement says conditions lacking for fair elections, and makes demands for it to participate.

Pakistan Supreme Court bans ex-PM Sharif as party head
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:00:03 GMT
Pakistan's Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from heading the country's ruling party amid corruption allegations.

Dozens of Nigerian girls feared abducted by Boko Haram
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:59:22 GMT
More than 110 schoolgirls are missing a day after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked their school, police say.

Hate groups in US grow for third straight year: SPLC
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:33:29 GMT
The number of hate groups has grown by 20 percent since 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center said in a new report.

Is the golden age of water over?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:29:53 GMT
Cape Town is facing 'day zero' when the city's taps will be shut off.

Senator: Rodrigo Duterte's drug war has killed 20,000
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:39:22 GMT
Rights group says report underscores need for a UN-led investigation into Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug policy.

'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:08:45 GMT
Uncertainty surrounds South Africa's latest budget as observers critique an economy in trouble, and wonder whether the finance minister will stay on or leave.

Syria's civil war explained from the beginning
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:03:45 GMT

Tonga cleans up after devastating Cyclone Gita
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:43:55 GMT
Tongans embark on recovery efforts after getting slammed by Category 4 cyclone.

Malcolm X: From Nation of Islam to Black Power Movement
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:38:30 GMT
Civil rights leader Malcolm X was assassinated in New York on February 21, 1965. This is his story.

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