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Kenya attack: DusitD2 siege over as attackers killed
The 19-hour siege by gunmen that killed 14 people in Nairobi is over, President Kenyatta says.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:22:11 GMT)

Brexit vote: Donald Tusk hints UK should stay in EU
The European Council president sends a cryptic tweet after Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:02:12 GMT)

Israel police investigate 'sex-for-judgeships' allegations
Police arrest a top lawyer as part of an inquiry into claims appointments were traded for sexual favours.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:59:54 GMT)

Syria war: 'IS suicide bomber' kills US troops in Manbij
Civilians also in the reported suicide bombing in the Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:14:05 GMT)

Spain Totalán search: Hair found in search for boy in well
As rescuers try to reach a missing two-year-old in Spain, DNA tests confirm he fell down a borehole.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:48:06 GMT)

El Chapo 'paid $100m bribe to former Mexican president Peña Nieto'
A witness accuses Enrique Peña Nieto of taking a $100m bribe from drug traffickers in October 2012.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:29:38 GMT)

Malaysia revises 'victim-shaming' school text book
The book for nine-year-olds said girls face rejection and shame if they don't protect their modesty.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:38:19 GMT)

Iran says US illegally detained reporter Marzieh Hashemi
A US-born journalist working for Iranian media was allegedly subjected to "violent and abusive" treatment.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:24:36 GMT)

India women: First female climbs sacred mountain
Dhanya Sanal is the first woman to reach the summit of Agasthyakoodam, previously open only to men.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:42:34 GMT)

United Nations: Survey finds third of workers sexually harassed
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the report is a sign they "still have a long way to go".
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:19 GMT)

Google Maps deterring outback tourists, say small firms
Australian authorities complain that Google Maps wrongly makes remote destinations seem inaccessible.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:56:15 GMT)

Brexit: EU 'wants to know what UK wants'
European leaders say Britain needs to clarify what sort of Brexit it can agree to, after MPs overwhelmingly reject PM Theresa May's withdrawal deal.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:40:35 GMT)

Why thousands of Los Angeles teachers are striking
More than 30,000 teachers have walked out demanding more support staff, smaller class sizes and better pay.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:14:04 GMT)

Nairobi hotel attackers captured on CCTV
People are being evacuated from the Dusit hotel complex after two explosions and gunfire were heard.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:16:49 GMT)

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself
A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:17:30 GMT)

Giant ice disk appears in Presumpscot River, Westbrook
The approximately 91m (298ft) wide frozen slab formed naturally and has been slowly spinning.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:00:33 GMT)

Part of New York's old Tappan Zee Bridge demolished
The Tappan Zee Bridge, which spans the Hudson River, has been replaced by a new one.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:03:43 GMT)

Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen's first public statement in Canada
Rahaf Mohammed makes her first public statement since arriving in Canada after being granted asylum.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:32:33 GMT)

Massive spinning ice disc forms in US river
The natural phenomenon, which is in the Maine city of Westbrook, resembles the moon.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:09:43 GMT)

Kisenosato, Japan's last remaining sumo champion, retires
Kisenosato Yutaka's career has been marred by injuries since he became a grand champion in 2017.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:10:08 GMT)

Russian post offices raise funds with beer
Russian post tempts customers with beer at the counter.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:36:42 GMT)

Russians fly orphan bear to new life
Russian volunteers have raised money to give an orphaned bear a new home.
(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:15:50 GMT)

Taiwan man fined for sending cat in post
A man has been fined for violating animal protection laws, after he sent a cat in the post.
(Fri, 11 Jan 2019 12:27:05 GMT)

Kenya attack: 'Our deaths are displayed for consumption'
Kenyans are outraged at a picture of victims' bodies which is being published in Western media.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:40:42 GMT)

'I want to stand up for every woman experiencing abuse'
Model Judith Heard hopes her story of sexual abuse will prompt other women to tell their stories - and to support one another.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:22:22 GMT)

Why a 1,200-year-old calligraphy piece angered China
News the prized Tang dynasty work is being sent from Taiwan to Japan triggered outrage across China.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:46:49 GMT)

Pawel Adamowicz: Murder on stage stuns a divided Poland
Poles are taking a hard look at their divisive politics after the public murder of a popular mayor.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:26:53 GMT)

Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China
He appeared to lead a typical suburban life - but he was secretly involved in international espionage.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:18:43 GMT)

Smartwatches: Switzerland's friend or foe?
The Swiss watch industry faced a near-death experience from quartz products. Is the smartwatch a similar threat?
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:14:37 GMT)

Bauhaus in pictures: The architects exiled by Nazis
The Bauhaus's radical approach to building design can be seen around the world.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:36:49 GMT)

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