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Three Takeaways From the Barcelona Attack
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:54

The world was shaken yet again by a terrorist attack, this time in Barcelona, Spain, where a van plowed into a crowd of people. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib g...

Hyundai vows to produce longer-range electric car
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:54

The Korean carmaker is promising an electric car that can go 500 kilometres for each charge. BBC News - Asia

Underwhelming response
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:00

Israeli politicians and press decry Donald Trump's remarks on Charlottesville's violent protests. BBC News - Middle East

Opinion Journal: ‘Antifa’ and the Angry Left
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:56

Business World Columnist Holman Jenkins Jr. on political violence the media would rather ignore. Photo Credit: Getty Images. World News |

Yazidi boy reunited with family after being rescued from IS
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:55

Emad Mishko Tamo, 12, was separated from his family after being captured by IS in 2014. BBC News - Middle East

Mehdi Karroubi: Iran opposition leader taken to hospital after hunger strike
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:01

Mehdi Karroubi stopped eating on Wednesday to press the authorities to give him a public trial. BBC News - Middle East

A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:55

The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner will study philosophy, politics and economics. BBC News - Asia

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for six months
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:55

Convicted for his role in the 2014 protests, he was sentenced to jail after a government appeal. BBC News - Asia

Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:54

The rape victim, who was not allowed to have an abortion by the Supreme Court, delivers a baby girl. BBC News - Asia

Saudi border to open for Qatari pilgrims attending Hajj
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:55

The move comes after the first high-level meeting between the two neighbours since ties were cut. BBC News - Middle East

Bali jail escapee ‘would have been freed’
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:06

BALI jail escapee Shaun Edward Davidson would have been eligible for release today had he not tunnelled his way out of Kerobokan prison and Bali Nine ...

Bunnings facing UK ‘disaster’
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:56

BUNNINGS has hit a snag. World News | — Australia’s #1 news site

Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:54

Michael Keenan says he renounced his dual status in 2004, as an Australian political row drags on. BBC News - Asia

Dark prophecy driving Trump whisperer
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:04

HE’s Trump’s top adviser. He believes prophecy destines America to a ‘trial by fire’. But now a blow-torch is being applied to alt-right banne...

Lebanon rape law: Parliament abolishes marriage loophole
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:55

MPs repeal a provision that had allowed a rapist to be exonerated if he married his victim. BBC News - Middle East

Indian woman 'boycotted' over support for Dalit farmer
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:53

A south Indian woman says her community association has imposed a fine on anyone who talks to her. BBC News - Asia

Woman finds lost engagement ring on a carrot
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:58

Canadian woman Mary Grams finds her engagement ring on a carrot, 13 years after she lost it while gardening. Courtesy: Today Extra World News | news....

Bahrain state TV accuses Qatar of fomenting unrest
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:05

Bahrain's state TV says Qatar plotted with opposition group to stoke anti-government unrest in 2011. BBC News - Middle East

‘Pathetic’: Trump backlash grows
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:04

THE backlash against Donald Trump is growing after he said both sides were to blame for the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottes...

A look at America’s latest report on religious persecution
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:54

LOBBYING for human rights, in a universalist spirit that holds all countries to the same standards and avoids singling out any particular group or cou...

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