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Indonesia volcano: Villages buried under hot ash

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 21:46
Rescuers are searching for survivors after Mt Semeru erupted in eastern Java on Saturday.

Military truck rams into group of Myanmar protesters in Yangon

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 20:08
Several people have been injured during a demonstration against the country's military rulers.

Veteran Republican leader Bob Dole dies

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 18:18
Long-serving senator, who recovered from terrible injuries to run for president, dies at 98

Pope condemns treatment of migrants in Europe

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 18:14
Visiting a camp in Greece, Francis calls the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".

Trump social media firm says it has raised $1bn

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 18:05
The former US president is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year.

India Nagaland: Security forces kill 13 civilians amid ambush blunder

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 15:27
Home Minister Amit Shah expresses "anguish" after troops fire on miners in the country's north-east.

Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 13:08
US and allies "deeply concerned" about human rights abuses against former Afghan security forces.

French climber handed Mont Blanc gems after 2013 find

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 11:48
The stones are believed to be from an Air India plane which crashed into the mountain in 1966.

Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 01:56
Researchers discover coastal species living on debris miles from their natural surroundings.

Why France faces so much anger in West Africa

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 01:50
Despite engaging better with the African continent recently, the ex-colonial power faces a backlash.

Mandatory vaccinations: Three reasons for and against

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 01:48
Blanket vaccination mandates are on the agenda but do they work and what are their costs?

Chris Cuomo: CNN fires presenter over help he gave politician brother

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 01:26
The star TV host is sacked over efforts to help his brother defend himself against sexual harassment claims.

South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 01:11
Rape survivor Sgt Catherine Tladi has secured several convictions for rape in South Africa's courts.

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Key moments from the first week

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 18:36
Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of grooming girls for abuse by late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Bus carrying choir members plunges into Kenya river

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 18:05
At least 23 die as a bus taking a church choir group to a wedding plunges into a flooded river.

Rare turtle washes up 4,000 miles from home

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 18:04
Tally the Turtle is recovering in a UK zoo awaiting a flight back to the warm waters of Mexico.

Indonesia volcano: Dozens injured as residents flee huge ash cloud from Mt Semeru

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 17:34
Residents sprinted for cover from a giant ash cloud as Mt Semeru erupted on Indonesia's Java island.

Michigan school shooting: Suspect's parents deny involuntary manslaughter

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 16:57
Bail is set at $1m for the couple arrested in Detroit after failing to attend court on Friday.

Belgian zoo hippos test positive for Covid

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 16:53
Officials at Antwerp zoo do not know how the pair - now in quarantine - caught the virus.

Afghanistan: Macron reveals plans for joint European mission

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 14:50
The French president says a number of European nations are working on a joint diplomatic mission.