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  • US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:15:46 GMT
    The call comes as Iraqi forces take over the city after a controversial Kurdish independence vote....
  • Catalonia: Spain detains two separatists

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:25:08 GMT
    A Spanish judge orders the detention of two Catalan pro-independence leaders accused of sedition....
  • Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack

    Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:23:25 GMT
    Government critic Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in an attack the PM calls "barbaric"....
  • Syria war: US-backed forces 'control' Raqqa

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:28:34 GMT
    The Syrian Democratic Forces says only a few dozen Islamic State militants remain in the city....
  • Portugal fires: Three days of national mourning for wildfire victims

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:59:04 GMT
    At least 36 people died in Portugal and three in Spain in a wave of wildfires Sunday and Monday....
  • Catalan separatists to be kept behind bars

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:14:00 +0100
    A Spanish court has ordered the leaders of two powerful separatist organisations in Catalonia to be detained - a move that could cause tensions to wor...
  • 'I saw my children drown': A Rohingya mum's story

    Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:17:00 +0100
    The body has been wrapped in a clean white shroud. It is lying in an ornate silver cot surrounded by mourners. ...
  • Newborn among 36 dead in Portugal wildfires

    Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:40:00 +0100
    A one-month-old baby is among at least 36 people confirmed dead in Portugal, along with three others in Spain, after parts of both countries were rava...
  • Remains found in crocodile after woman's death

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:12:00 +0100
    Human remains have been found inside a 14ft-long crocodile believed to have killed an elderly woman....
  • Murder charges after mum 'puts sons in oven'

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0100
    A woman in the US put her two young sons in the oven and turned it on, according to an arrest warrant....