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Michel Temer accused of obstruction of justice

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 2:08am
Brazilian presidency denies allegations after prosecutors accuse Temer of attempting to derail 'Car Wash' graft probe.

Mario Borghezio ordered to pay Cecile Kyenge for racism

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 1:15am
Milan court rules Northern League MEP was guilty of racism over comments he made about Italy's first black minister.

Iranians vote in presidential election

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 11:11pm
Voting extended for five hours in key election as President Hassan Rouhani faces challenge by Ebrahim Raisi.

Saudi Arabia blacklists Hezbollah's Hashem Safieddine

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 10:56pm
Riyadh accuses leading figure of Hezbollah of advising armed group to carry out 'terrorist operations'.

Yemen rebel missile shot down 200km from Saudi capital

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 9:20pm
Houthi fighters fire a ballistic missile at the Saudi capital a day before US President Donald Trump arrives.

The Donald Trump trip: 5 things to know

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:18pm
US president embarks on a hectic nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe with controversy likely close behind.

War with North Korea would be tragic: US military chief

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 5:35pm
Military action on the Korean peninsula would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale', Pentagon chief James Mattis says.

Duterte: China's Xi threatened 'war' over sea oil

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 5:29pm
Philippine president says Chinese counterpart warned war would start if oil drilling began in disputed South China Sea.

What's behind Morocco's street protests?

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 4:11pm
Thousands take to the streets in Morocco's northern Rif region to demand jobs and end to injustice.

Has Venezuela reached a tipping point?

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 2:32pm
We challenge OAS chief Luis Almagro on his stance on Venezuela, and debate if Maduro is turning authoritarian.

Roadside bomb kills 11 members of Afghan family

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 2:25pm
No group has so far claimed responsibility but authorities in Logar province blamed the Taliban for the killings.

UN envoy criticises deadly attack in Libya's south

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 1:42pm
Martin Kobler expressed 'outrage' in response to reports of an attack by a militia loyal to the unity government.

Germany approves deportation of asylum seekers law

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 1:42pm
New legislation makes it easier to deport and monitor migrants, but rights groups call it an assault on refugee rights.

Dozens injured by Israeli forces in Palestine protests

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 1:14pm
Thousands rally in occupied West Bank and Gaza in support of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.

Turkey detains journalist over links to Gulen movement

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 12:18pm
Arrest comes after a court in Istanbul issued warrants for four journalists at Sozcu daily newspaper.

WHO: Speed of Yemen cholera outbreak 'unprecedented'

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 11:30am
Yemen could have 3000,000 cholera cases within six months, as death toll rises to 242, World Health Organization says.

Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 9:56am
Macron and his Malian counterpart discussed the fight against armed groups in the West African country.

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 9:14am
UK police say Assange will still be arrested for 'minor offence' if he left Ecuadorian embassy where he is holed up.

Five things to know about Julian Assange

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 9:11am
The founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012.

UN: South Sudan forces have committed capital crimes

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 9:07am
UN human rights investigators say pro-government SPLA fighters killed, raped and tortured civilians in the town of Yei.