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| December 15, 2017
Catholics-detained-singing-Xmas-carols-in-Indian-state

Mascarenhas said 32 Catholics, including two priests, were detained while "conducting a routine Christmas carol singing programme". More ››

| December 15, 2017
Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markle

"His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle will marry on 19th May, 2018," the couple's... More ››

| December 15, 2017
Zimbabwe's-Mnangagwa-party

Mnangagwa took office last month after Mugabe was forced to quit when the military took power and ZANU-PF lawmakers... More ››

| December 15, 2017
Brazilian-football-chief-Del-Nero-given-90-day-FIFA-ban

Del Nero was indicted on corruption charges in the United States in December 2015 and has faced numerous calls,... More ››

| December 15, 2017
h-n-m-malaysia

The group did not specify exactly how many stores would be closed and where. More ››

| December 15, 2017
imran-khan

Shortly after the judgement Khan held a press conference in Karachi where he told reporters "Pakistan's highest court has... More ››

| December 15, 2017
thailand-cadet-abuse

After questioning doctors, teachers and cadets from the army training school where died in late October, the army stuck... More ››

| December 15, 2017
japan-rugby

The recent improvement of the Japanese national rugby team bodes well for fan support, as Japan prepares to host... More ››

| December 15, 2017
Vladimir-Putin

Alexei Ulyukaev is accused of accepting the bribe from Rosneft head Igor Sechin. More ››

| December 15, 2017
facebook-c4

The leading social network will next year test showing short ads before videos on a new 'Watch' section devoted... More ››

| December 15, 2017
cannabis_cosmetics

Cannabidiol appears to have positive effects on individuals suffering from psychosis. More ››

| December 15, 2017
taiwan-3D

After a life-threatening tumour left him partially deaf and blind in one eye in 2002, Charlie Chu moved away... More ››

| December 15, 2017
bitcoin

GMO Internet, which operates a range of web-related businesses including finance, online advertising and internet infrastructure, will start paying... More ››

| December 15, 2017
BARCA-TRIO

With Real Madrid sitting out the upcoming round of La Liga fixtures, Barcelona, Valencia, and Atlético Madrid are seeking... More ››

| December 15, 2017
australia-child-abuse

The commission was contacted by more than 15,000 survivors who detailed claims of child abuse involving churches, orphanages, sporting... More ››

| December 15, 2017
colgate-lasagna

The inventions may trigger facepalms, but the show at the Museum of Failure aims to prove that failure is... More ››

| December 15, 2017
red-phone-box

Several hundred phone boxes now house cash machines, while others are being turned into free and ultrafast wifi booths... More ››

| December 15, 2017
pangolin-1

International trade in all species of the shy creature was banned at a global wildlife meeting in South Africa... More ››

| December 15, 2017
Retirement

The move comes as a response to the average life expectancy in Sweden rising to over 82 years. More ››

| December 15, 2017
Lewandowsk12a

The Bayern Munich superstar has now amassed 166 goals in 243 games. More ››

| December 15, 2017
iran2

Haley told a news conference in Washington that a missile fired on November 4 by the Huthi rebels that... More ››

| December 15, 2017
paul-ryan

A spokeswoman for Ryan's office, AshLee Strong, called the report "pure speculation." More ››

| December 15, 2017
syria-3

Here is a summary of some of key initiatives. More ››

| December 15, 2017
hang

They were all Iraqis but one also had Swedish citizenship, a prison source said. More ››

| December 15, 2017
france

Twenty four people were caught up in the accident, including 20 children aged from 13 to 17. More ››

| December 14, 2017
theresa-may

May took over after the 2016 Brexit referendum and called a general election in June, hoping to strengthen her... More ››

| December 14, 2017
bollywood

India's Ministry of Women and Child Development said in a series of tweets late Wednesday that Gandhi had written... More ››

| December 14, 2017
australia

There’s still plenty of room for more, given the giant continent still only has 24.6 million people, putting it... More ››

| December 14, 2017
ed_sheeran

Australian's Paul Cosgrove, was sentenced after admitting that he abetted Briton Martin Keane in a scheme to sneak fans... More ››

| December 14, 2017
rohingya2

The group's findings come from six surveys of more than 2,434 households in Rohingya refugee camps and cover a... More ››

| December 14, 2017
PSG-swoop

Wendel is set to become the fifth Brazilian player on PSG's current roster. More ››

| December 14, 2017
US-led-air1

The civilian deaths add to the almost 6,000 civilian fatalities caused by US bombings. More ››

| December 14, 2017
fentanyl

Fentanyl, which also acts as an anesthetic, is 50 times more powerful than heroin and up to 100 times... More ››

| December 14, 2017
german_game

The bonus exceeds what the victorious 2014 squad received by 50,000 euros. More ››

| December 14, 2017
beluga-whales

North Atlantic right whales and beluga whales, which have now been protected by the Canadian government, are both highly... More ››

| December 14, 2017
hong-kong-bridge

Dogged by delays, budget overruns, accusations of corruption and the deaths of construction workers, there is little prospect it... More ››

| December 14, 2017
tresor-berlin2

Local politicians in Berlin have come forward in support of its booming techno scene. More ››

| December 14, 2017
asbestos-indonesia

Banned in more than 60 countries, including all members of the EU, the carcinogenic material is still widely used... More ››

| December 14, 2017
Russell-Simmons

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations -- which date back to 1988 -- and voiced support for... More ››

| December 14, 2017
britain

The move is the latest in a series of initiatives by the security services to open their doors to... More ››

| December 14, 2017
dollar

The greenback sank after the much-anticipated central bank meeting, which provided little to excite buyers, despite tentative hopes US... More ››

| December 14, 2017
black-albuma

Most of the copies had been destroyed at Prince's request 30 years ago. More ››

| December 14, 2017
zuma

He will stand down as ANC party chief at a conference starting Saturday but remain as national president ahead... More ››

| December 14, 2017
commonwealth-bank

AUSTRAC alleged the bank engaged in "serious and systemic non-compliance" of anti-money laundering laws involving thousands of transactions. More ››

| December 14, 2017
Prosecutors-urge-conviction-in-FIFA-trial

While the defense admits widespread corruption at FIFA, it insists there is no evidence that their clients were paid... More ››

| December 14, 2017
Mourinho-reveals-Bailly-could-be-out-for-season

In Bailly's absence, England pair Chris Smalling and Phil Jones had established themselves as Mourinho's centre-back pairing of choice... More ››

| December 14, 2017
Klopp-defends-rotation-after-Liverpool-held-again

Klopp claimed Liverpool were unlucky as they were denied victory when Dominic Solanke had a goal ruled out for... More ››

| December 14, 2017
Guardiola-tells-City-history-men-to-keep-at-it

Their win in South Wales eclipsed Arsenal's record of 14 consecutive wins in the top division, set across two... More ››

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