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Italian driver hijacks and torches school bus full of children

March 20, 2019 - 12:23pm
Police helped children escape through smashed windows as the suspect set the bus alight.

Christchurch shooting: Australia's moment of hate speech reckoning

March 20, 2019 - 12:15pm
Australians question whether the tone of racial rhetoric spurred the man accused of the Christchurch attacks.

Native American inmates in Texas win right to grow hair long

March 20, 2019 - 11:31am
Three Texas prisoners win a nearly seven-year lawsuit to grow their hair long for religious beliefs.

Korea spycam porn: 1,600 fall victim and four men arrested

March 20, 2019 - 10:48am
Four men allegedly filmed 1,600 guests in 30 South Korean hotels and sold the footage online.

Nursultan: Kazakhstan renames capital Astana after ex-president

March 20, 2019 - 10:11am
Astana becomes Nursultan just one day after Nursultan Nazarbayev's surprise resignation.

Tayla Harris: Australian rules football player's online trolling compared to sexual abuse

March 20, 2019 - 9:12am
Online abuse of Australian rules footballer Tayla Harris has been described as "abhorrent and disgusting".

Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising

March 20, 2019 - 8:46am
The search engine has been fined for blocking rival online search advertisers.

US air strikes killed Somali civilians - Amnesty

March 20, 2019 - 8:44am
Amnesty International says it recorded 14 recent deaths - the US says its targets are "terrorists".

Holi: Hindus across India and Nepal celebrate festival of colours

March 20, 2019 - 8:04am
Mainly celebrated in India and Nepal, Holi marks the beginning of spring.

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique survivors desperate for help

March 20, 2019 - 7:53am
Eyewitness accounts emerge from Beira in Mozambique, which was devastated by Cyclone Idai.

Alaa Al Aswany: Egypt 'sues novelist for insulting state'

March 20, 2019 - 7:30am
Bestselling author Alaa Al Aswany is alleged to have insulted the president, army and judiciary.

Why Turkish leader is showing Christchurch attack video

March 20, 2019 - 7:26am
The Turkish leader's use of footage from the New Zealand shootings is vintage Erdogan, says Mark Lowen.

Argentina rescue: Huge search finds boy lost for day in desert

March 20, 2019 - 6:34am
A massive search found the boy 21km from where his parents lost him in western Argentina.

San Francisco moves to ban e-cigarettes until health effects known

March 20, 2019 - 5:37am
The law would halt sales until vaping's health effects are fully evaluated by US regulators.

Tokyo 2020: Robots to feature at Olympic and Paralympic Games

March 20, 2019 - 5:27am
The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games are set to revolutionise the way spectators experience sporting events - by introducing robots

Mayawati: India Dalit icon will not contest election

March 20, 2019 - 3:53am
One of India's most popular politicians, she was expected to play kingmaker in case of a coalition.

Brazil gunmen shoot at convoy carrying nuclear fuel in Angra dos Reis

March 20, 2019 - 3:51am
Gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying uranium to a nuclear power plant near Rio, police say.

Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight

March 20, 2019 - 2:48am
New Zealand's PM tells the BBC that right-wing ideology must be confronted after the mosque attacks.

Christchurch shooting: NZ PM: 'We need global action on extremism'

March 20, 2019 - 2:33am
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has called for global action on extremism in an exclusive BBC interview.

Radovan Karadzic: Former Bosnian Serb leader faces final war crimes verdict

March 20, 2019 - 1:51am
A UN tribunal is to rule on the appeal of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was found guilty of genocide.

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