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China tells US it will 'never compromise' on Taiwan

January 10, 2024 - 14:21
The US and China have held their first talks since 2021, days before a crucial election in Taiwan.
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Melania Trump's mother Amalija Knavs dies at 78

January 10, 2024 - 11:51
"Amalija Knavs was a strong woman who always carried herself with grace, warmth, and dignity," said the ex-first lady.
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Jeffrey Epstein: Fifth and final batch of documents released

January 10, 2024 - 09:14
This files show Epstein refusing hundreds of times to answer questions, including about alleged blackmail.
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All India Pregnant Job service: The Indian men who fell for the scam

January 10, 2024 - 09:00
The conmen in Bihar state promised to pay huge sums of money to men to get childless women pregnant.
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TB Joshua’s daughter: Tortured after standing up to ‘Daddy’

January 10, 2024 - 09:00
The first person to blow the whistle on the abuse at the megapastor's church was his young daughter.
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Boeing admits mistake over plane door blow-out

January 10, 2024 - 08:44
Boeing's boss Dave Calhoun vows to find the cause of the incident on the Alaska Airlines flight.
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Lloyd Austin: Pentagon reveals US defence secretary had prostate cancer surgery

January 10, 2024 - 07:00
Lloyd Austin is under fire after it emerged even the White House did not learn of his hospital visit until three days later.
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Polish police arrest MPs in presidential palace

January 10, 2024 - 06:41
Mariusz Kaminski and Maciej Wasik were sentenced to two years in prison for abuse of power.
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Watch: Ecuador gunmen threaten presenter on live TV

January 10, 2024 - 06:35
After storming a live studio in Guayaquil, armed men are seen threatening staff with guns.
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Powerful storms across the US deliver tornadoes, snow and flooding

January 10, 2024 - 06:08
More than 340,000 people across the US are without power as severe weather sweeps through the east.
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Israel-Gaza war: Blinken says cost of conflict on children far too high

January 10, 2024 - 05:46
The US Secretary of State says the creation of a Palestinian state is vital for long-term peace in the region.
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Gunmen storm Ecuador television studio live on air

January 10, 2024 - 05:23
Footage shows armed men wearing masks surrounding journalists in the Guayaquil-based newsroom.
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Nigeria ivory: Elephant tusks worth $11m destroyed

January 10, 2024 - 04:12
Nigeria has become a hub for illegal ivory sales, with tusks smuggled in from all over the continent.
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US Moon mission has no chance of soft lunar landing

January 10, 2024 - 03:04
US company Astrobotic had hoped to land its Peregrine spacecraft on the Moon next month.
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Italian fascist salute images spark political uproar

January 10, 2024 - 01:26
The crowd was taking part in an annual event marking the killing of far-right activists in the 1970s.
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New material found by AI could reduce lithium use in batteries

January 10, 2024 - 01:00
Microsoft said AI and supercomputing were used to synthesise an entirely new material.
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Austrian ski gondola crashes in Hochoetz injuring four

January 9, 2024 - 23:59
The gondola is said to have fallen 7m (23ft) at the Hochoetz ski resort in Tyrol.
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Global economy set for weakest growth since pandemic, warns World Bank

January 9, 2024 - 23:53
Concerns over interest rates and Middle East mean the World Bank expects growth of just 2.4% in 2024.
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Spain pollution: Millions of plastic pellets wash up on coast

January 9, 2024 - 23:23
Thousands of sacks of pellets, known as nurdles, are believed to have fallen from a ship on 8 December.
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South Korea's generational divide over dog meat ban

January 9, 2024 - 23:21
The slaughter and sale of dogs for their meat is set to become illegal in the country.
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