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Letter from Africa: How Nigeria's elite avoid 'bad education'

December 16, 2018 - 7:02pm
Journalist Sola Odunfa reflects on a controversial proposal to ban young Nigerians from completing their education abroad.

Hungarians rally again against 'slave laws'

December 16, 2018 - 6:11pm
About 10,000 people take to the streets in Budapest to protest at a large increase in overtime work.

Brazil 'faith healer' John of God surrenders to police

December 16, 2018 - 5:24pm
"John of God", who is accused of abusing 300 women, said he surrendered to "earthly justice".

Narendra Modi: Is hardline Hindu politics failing India's PM?

December 16, 2018 - 4:45pm
Critics say the recent pursuit of a hardline Hindutva agenda by India's ruling party has backfired.

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: Fifth victim dies

December 16, 2018 - 3:31pm
The 36-year-old Polish-born man had been in a coma for five days after Tuesday's attack.

Clashes in Brussels over UN migration pact

December 16, 2018 - 3:02pm
Thousands of demonstrators in Brussels march against a UN migration pact, signed in Marrakech last week.

Owner who demolished famed San Francisco house must build replica

December 16, 2018 - 2:45pm
The man had illegally demolished a famed San Francisco home built in the 1930s.

Trump 'to review' Mathew Golsteyn Afghan murder case

December 16, 2018 - 2:34pm
The president tweets he will "review" the case of Mathew Golsteyn, a US soldier charged with murder.

HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 35

December 16, 2018 - 1:21pm
New York police officers went to Colin Kroll's Manhattan flat after a request to check on him.

Japan explosion: Fire and collapsed buildings after blast

December 16, 2018 - 12:25pm
A restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo is hit by a huge explosion.

North Korea condemns latest US sanctions

December 16, 2018 - 12:23pm
The measures threaten to "block the path to denuclearisation forever", the North says.

Brussels protest over UN migration pact turns violent

December 16, 2018 - 11:46am
Thousands attend a march called by Flemish right-wing parties over fears of increasing immigration.

Yemen crisis: Hudaydah ceasefire delayed after clashes

December 16, 2018 - 11:45am
An "immediate" truce between Yemen's warring parties will now begin on 18 December, officials say.

Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

December 16, 2018 - 9:59am
More than 40 people are injured in the explosion and fire in the city of Sapporo.

PewDiePie printer hackers strike again

December 16, 2018 - 9:59am
The perpetrators are urging victims to support the YouTube star and protect their systems.

Putin wants government to "take charge" of rap music

December 16, 2018 - 7:45am
President Putin says the government should control rap music and youth culture, rather than ban it.

Pete Davidson 'safe' after suicide concerns

December 16, 2018 - 6:56am
The Saturday Night Live comedian reportedly wrote he didn't "want to be on this earth anymore".

Protesting Ethiopian soldiers given jail terms

December 16, 2018 - 6:48am
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the soldiers had marched to his office in order to kill him.

Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port

December 16, 2018 - 6:29am
The discovery of a container with more than 1,000 tusks is the country's largest ever ivory bust.

John of God: Brazil 'faith healer' considered fugitive

December 16, 2018 - 4:56am
Spiritual healer "John of God", accused of sexually abusing 300 women, failed to turn himself in.

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