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Martin Shkreli fraud trial opens in New York

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:55pm
The former pharmaceutical chief denies operating a Ponzi-like scheme that cheated investors.

Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:26pm
The charges follow a recording in which Mr Temer appears to encourage the payment of hush money.

Colombia's Farc has completed disarmament, UN says

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:17pm
The transfer of the rebels' personal weapons was a key condition in last year's peace agreement.

Crowd catches girl after ride fall

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:25pm
A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:13pm
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

The robot that can pick up virtually any object

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:11pm
Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.

Reality check

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:07pm
The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.

Democracy 'infection'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:41pm
Twenty years on, we review predictions for Hong Kong made when Britain handed the city over to China.

22m Americans to lose cover in Senate healthcare bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:56pm
Millions of Americans could lose insurance in a bill to replace Obamacare, a congressional report says.

US senator to block arms sales to Gulf over Qatar crisis

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:33pm
Influential Republican Bob Corker wants to see a "path forward" to resolving the crisis in the Gulf.

Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:39pm
A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.

Niger migrants: 52 die during desert crossing

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:26pm
Dozens of bodies are buried after a group of 75 people is abandoned by traffickers.

Germany warns Erdogan bodyguards not to attend G20

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:23pm
Germany says it does not want agents involved in a brawl in Washington to attend the Hamburg summit.

Grenfell Tower: Cladding firm ends global sales for tower blocks

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:58pm
The cladding was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 are feared dead after fire engulfed it.

Vatican concerns over bishop detained in China

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:50pm
The Catholic bishop was "forcibly removed" from his diocese and his whereabouts are still unknown.

Jewish group cancels Netanyahu dinner over Western Wall decision

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:43am
Jewish leaders react angrily after Israel's PM freezes plans to upgrade mixed-gender prayer section.

Berlusconi hails Italy poll revival as Renzi loses ground

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:31am
The ex-leader celebrates local election wins in 16 out of 22 cities with two other parties.

Warmbier: Professor fired for saying he 'got what he deserved'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:25am
The University of Delaware sacks a professor who derided Otto Warmbier as a "clueless white male".

Trump travel ban injunction lifted in part

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:53am
US Supreme Court allows part of Trump travel ban to go into effect and will hear full case in October.

Al-Qaeda: Kidnapped Swede Johan Gustafsson freed after six years

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:35am
Hostage Johan Gustafsson, in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says.


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