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Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 6:40pm
The government cites a growing conflict between humans and the animals, which at times destroy crops.

John Walker Lindh: What happens when you release a 'traitor'?

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 6:09pm
The 'American Taliban' will leave prison after 17 years - some are concerned about what he will do now.

Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:31pm
Atmospheric observations pinpoint eastern China as the source of rise in ozone-destroying chemicals.

India elections 2019: Voters to find out if Modi returns as PM

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 4:14pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has campaigned hard to retain the commanding majority he won in 2014.

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels ex-lawyer, charged with defrauding her

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 3:58pm
Michael Avenatti is accused of misappropriating funds from the porn star, prosecutors say.

Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 2:28pm
In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius.

Trump to Pelosi: 'I don't do cover-ups'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 1:58pm
Mr Trump called the accusations a "takedown attempt of the president of the United States".

Russian city of Yekaterinburg rejects plan to build church in park

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 1:15pm
Residents of a city in the Urals vote against a proposal to build a cathedral in a beloved park.

Trump hits back at Democratic claims of 'cover-up'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:56pm
Mr Trump rules out any bipartisan co-operation until the Democrats call off "phoney investigations".

Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:48pm
Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

Israeli researchers brew 'ancient beer' with antique yeast

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:33pm
Researchers in Israel hope to make a beer brewed with ancient yeast available in shops.

India’s six-week election in two minutes

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:16pm
If you haven’t been paying much attention, here’s what you've missed.

Philippines' Duterte orders rubbish sent back to Canada

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:41am
A spokesman for the president says the Philippines is ready to dump the rubbish off Canada's shores.

US lawmaker 'punched wife for not undressing quickly enough'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:22am
A Mississippi lawmaker allegedly left his wife with a bloody nose in an argument over sex.

Prada to stop using fur from next year

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:49am
The Italian fashion house will no longer use fur from next year, joining the list of fur-free brands.

Iranian singer gets summons over solo performance

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:38am
A popular Iranian female singer faces a court summons after performing solo in public.

North Korea's Joe Biden 'imbecile' insult and what it tells us

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 9:16am
Calling the former vice-president a "fool of low IQ" is part of North Korea's propaganda strategy.

Farishta: Outrage over Pakistan child murder

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 9:08am
The father of a girl in Islamabad who was abducted and killed says police did little to find her.

Tesla 'hires' witty museum sheep tweeter

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:26am
Social media expert who propelled The Museum of English Rural Life to global fame is snapped up by Tesla.

Gabon timber scandal: How 300 containers of kevazingo went missing

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:16am
Gabon's president sacks his vice-president and forestry minister amid a timber-smuggling scandal.


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