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'Hezbollah treasurer' Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

2 hours 23 min ago
The US says Assad Ahmad Barakat has laundered money for the Lebanese militant group in South America.

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?

3 hours 29 min ago
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?

Maniac: The new James Bond director's experimental Netflix drama

3 hours 33 min ago
Cary Fukunaga and stars Emma Stone and Justin Theroux discuss the mind-bending Maniac.

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 September 2018

3 hours 38 min ago
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados

3 hours 54 min ago
The pop icon, designer, actress says she "couldn't be more proud" to take on the government role.

Viewpoint: What India's first newspaper says about democracy

4 hours 11 min ago
Founded in 1780, Hicky's Bengal Gazette notoriously dogged the most powerful men in India.

Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression

4 hours 14 min ago
Raja Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan.

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

4 hours 48 min ago
Quebec's Liberal leader is pilloried for his awry estimate on working families' grocery budgets.

Man killed in electric scooter crash in Washington DC

5 hours 11 min ago
The death is thought to be the second in the nation while using the popular electric scooters.

Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

7 hours 53 min ago
The deputy US attorney general denies a report he suggested secretly recording President Trump.

Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

9 hours 38 min ago
Dozens of people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

Report slams 'high flying' UN environment chief

10 hours 29 min ago
Erik Solheim is criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive air travel.

Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

10 hours 41 min ago
The experiment may give insights into how social species have evolved, US scientists suggest.

Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

11 hours 18 min ago
The president demands "date, time and place" of the sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh is accused of.

Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian film Rafiki ahead of Oscars

11 hours 38 min ago
A judge temporarily allows the screening of a film about a lesbian love affair ahead of the Oscars.

India bishop accused of rape arrested in Kerala

12 hours 31 min ago
Franco Mulakkal is accused of repeatedly raping a Kerala nun, sparking unprecedented angry protests.

Gulper eel caught on camera in Hawaii

13 hours 3 min ago
A rare gulper eel is caught on camera displaying its huge pouch-like mouth in Hawaii.

Peggy Knobloch: Man admits dumping missing German girl's body

13 hours 20 min ago
He left the body of nine-year-old Peggy Knobloch in a forest 17 years ago, prosecutors say.

James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker granted Cambodia royal pardon

14 hours 8 min ago
James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.

CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

14 hours 29 min ago
A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.

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