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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

38 min 43 sec ago
The US would "never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society," he added.
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Catalonia: Spain ultimatum looms over independence push

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm
Madrid is set to impose direct rule unless Catalonia's leader abandons an independence bid.
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Suspect caught after shootings in Maryland and Delaware

October 18, 2017 - 9:47pm
Three people died and three were injured in shootings in the US states of Maryland and Delaware.
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Dare Not Linger: Mandela's book sequel launched in South Africa

October 18, 2017 - 9:00pm
The follow-up to the late South African president's celebrated memoir is launched in Johannesburg.
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Australia citizenship overhaul hits Senate hurdle

October 18, 2017 - 8:26pm
A bill making citizenship harder to obtain will be revised after it failed to pass a Senate hurdle.
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Algeria's Said Chitour - spy or journalist?

October 18, 2017 - 8:09pm
The family of an Algerian journalist arrested on espionage charges is desperately trying to secure his release.
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Fresh mandate?

October 18, 2017 - 7:49pm
Shinzo Abe is banking on his rebounding popularity and his opposition in disarray.
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'Death Island'

October 18, 2017 - 7:46pm
British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".
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Fleeing home

October 18, 2017 - 7:31pm
Who are they, why are they fleeing from Myanmar and what is the international community doing?
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What does China's Congress think of Kim Jong-un?

October 18, 2017 - 7:16pm
Getting an answer from delegates proved quite a challenge for our correspondent.
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Santiago Maldonado: Body found in search for Argentine activist

October 18, 2017 - 6:25pm
Argentina's political parties suspend election campaigning as experts work to identify the body.
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Somalia: Mogadishu bomb victim killed day before graduation

October 18, 2017 - 5:48pm
Maryam Abdullah's father was flying out for her graduation, but ended up attending her funeral.
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Russia socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

October 18, 2017 - 5:39pm
The Kremlin welcomes her candidacy while commentators say it may split the opposition.
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Rohingya crisis: Refugees tell of 'house by house' killings

October 18, 2017 - 5:32pm
Refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh, adding to the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis.
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National icon

October 18, 2017 - 5:20pm
When the Tragically Hip lead singer said he was suffering from terminal brain cancer, Canada grieved, because the band mined the nation's cultural mythology.
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McKayla Maroney: Olympic gymnast 'abused' by Larry Nassar

October 18, 2017 - 5:09pm
London 2012 gold medallist McKayla Maroney says she was sexually abused by a former USA gymnastics doctor.
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Awkward moments as Sessions questioned by Senate

October 18, 2017 - 5:07pm
The US attorney general appears lost for words as he fields questions connected to the Russia probe.
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Trump NFL row: NFL won't make players stand for anthem

October 18, 2017 - 4:58pm
The league commissioner says players should stand, but stopped short of imposing a rule.
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Trump was insensitive in call to widow - soldier's mother

October 18, 2017 - 4:50pm
The mother of a US soldier who was killed in action says the president showed "disrespect".
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Tearful Trudeau mourns Canada rock icon

October 18, 2017 - 3:44pm
The Canadian prime minister pays tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman as "one of the best of us".
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