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IOC urges India isolation after Pakistani athletes denied visas

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 21:41
International Olympic Committee says refusal of visas for competitors went against principles of the Olympic charter.

Nicaragua's Ortega calls for negotiations to end crisis

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 21:02
Opposition wants electoral reform and justice for those who died during a brutal government crackdown last year.

North Korea warns of food crisis before Kim-Trump summit

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 18:38
Memo says Pyongyang forced almost halve rations, blaming high temperatures, drought, floods and UN sanctions.

Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 16:36
Constitutional Court to meet next week as Thai Raksa Chart faces ban over Princess Ubolratana nomination.

Wallace's giant bee, world's largest, refound by scientists

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 15:36
Team of international researchers finds the first specimens of the giant insect in Indonesia's North Moluccas islands.

Japan probe Hayabusa2 touches down on Ryugu asteroid

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 14:59
Spacecraft is on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of life and the solar system.

US says 200 troops to remain in Syria after forces' withdrawal

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 14:09
White House announcement comes after Trump discussed situation in Syria in phone call with Turkey's Erdogan.

US: New election ordered in disputed North Carolina House race

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:43
State's board of elections backs new House race after Republican candidate reverses course and calls for new vote.

Venezuelans hopeful, but wary as aid standoff intensifies

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:23
Venezuelans express hope, fear and disillusionment as opposition-set deadline for aid to be allowed into Venezuela nears

China's shadow looms large over second Trump-Kim summit

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:18
As North Korea's main ally, Beijing is keen on concrete results in upcoming Vietnam meeting, including denuclearisation.

Brazil indigenous group mobilises against planned soy railway

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 12:59
The Kayapo say they're worried that the project would bring farmers who use pesticides that would pollute local rivers.

Immigration agents 'used excessive force' during Tennessee raid

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 10:55
Workers arrested during 2018 raid on meatpacking plant sue US authorities over alleged constitutional rights violations.

As murdered Slovak remembered, journalists call for protection

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 10:20
One year on, questions persist over killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

Johnson & Johnson subpoenaed about baby powder cancer claims

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:58
J&J says it received subpoenas over litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination of its Baby Powder.

Shoe blowout, injury raises fears for NBA's likely #1 pick

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:57
Zion Williamson's Nike shoe exploded during Duke's showdown with arch rivals the University of North Carolina.

India reiterates plan to stop sharing of water with Pakistan

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:34
New Delhi's move to halt water flows to Pakistan is to pressure its neighbour after a militant attack in Kashmir.

Is democracy the answer to Nigeria's woes?

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:28
Nigeria is about to choose a new leader as voters finally go to the polls on Saturday.

Pakistan's Imran Khan approves military response if India attacks

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:12
Islamabad authorises 'decisive and comprehensive' reply to any Indian aggression as tensions over Kashmir attack soar.

New Cuban Missile Crisis? Bring it on says Russia's Putin

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:05
Russian leader continues to issue warnings saying he doesn't want a missile crisis but ready to act if provoked by US.

Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 08:43
Maduro calls opposition leader Guaido's aid caravan a 'provocation', says he may close border with Colombia as well.