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Maldives police remove 'anti-Islamic idols' in luxury resort raid

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 8:52pm
Police remove underwater sculptures from the Fairmont hotel in move critics say is aimed at 'courting religious vote'.

Sexual assault survivors tell Trump 'why I didn't report'

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 4:05pm
Survivors share stories online after Trump questions Christine Blasey Ford's sex assault allegations against Kavanaugh.

Can Trump protect Kavanaugh?

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 3:32pm
US president's pick for a seat in the Supreme Court is accused of sexual assault, possibly derailing the nomination.

Nigeria's young daughters are sold as 'money wives'

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 3:18pm
Girls as young as five are being sold to settle their parents' debt as part of a tradition known as 'money marriages'.

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim blames former PM Najib for corruption

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 3:04pm
1MDB corruption scandal was 'atrocious' and stiff action must be taken, prominent politician says.

India cancels talks with Pakistan over 'brutal killings'

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 2:49pm
Cancellation came a day after rival South Asian nations decided to meet in New York City next week at UN summit.

Gaza protests: All the latest updates

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 2:19pm
Since protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed at least 174 Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave.

Indonesia's Joko Widodo woos millennials in re-election bid

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 2:16pm
Incumbent president has a double-digit lead over his closest rival, Prabowo, whom he defeated in 2014.

Russia, Turkey agree on borders of demilitarised zone in Idlib

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 2:12pm
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said 'concrete frontiers' of the demilitarised zone set to help stop attacks.

Saudi accused of impeding UN-backed war crimes probe in Yemen

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 1:11pm
The Saudi-led military coalition has been accused of bombing multiple civilian targets, including hospitals.

Alzheimer's Day: The journey of caring for one with the disease

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 12:25pm
What is Alzheimer's? What are the signs? And how can families cope with a disease that can affect all aspects of life?

Philippines: At least 29 dead in Cebu landslide

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 12:08pm
Quarrying operations suspended in parts of Philippines after a new landslide kills dozens in Mangkhut's wake.

Embattled UK leader defiant after Brexit plan attacked

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 12:00pm
Theresa May faced headlines on Friday detailing her 'humiliation' at an EU summit in Salzburg over her Brexit proposal.

Tanzania: Death toll increases in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 11:55am
Rescue efforts continue as death toll hits 136 after boat suspected of carrying too many people capsized.

Bus-truck crash kills 15 in western Afghanistan

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 11:33am
Another 30 were wounded in the early morning crash in Bakwa district of Farah province.

Alzheimer's disease burden Latino communities in the US

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 11:01am
Latinos in the US with Alzheimer's is projected to increase 832 percent by 2060.

Colombia's coffee workers despair over low wage

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:56am
Coffee producers are calling on leading high-street companies like Starbucks and Nestle to subsidise farmers who are struggling.

'Radioactive mud' dumping alarms activists in Wales and England

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:50am
Environmental campaigners say the mud being dumped into the sea by the nuclear plant may contain dangerous radioactive materials.

Calls in Iraq to protect archaeological treasures

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:28am
For 12 centuries the spiral minaret of the Great Mosque at Samara has survived storms and wars. But perhaps its greatest danger is from neglect.

Thailand military govt partially lifts ban on political activity

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:12am
Since the coup that removed Thailand's largest party from office, political gatherings of five people or more have been outlawed.