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19:00 World
Death threats, despair and deportations: Three years on the front lines of Europe's migration crisis

Countries around the world, not least the United States, are grappling with what is becoming the norm: an increasing number of people fleeing their homes because of conflict, persecution, poverty or climate change.

18:38 World
EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium earlier this month.

17:45 World
Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks

This is the first such delegation since 1998, when a border war erupted between the countries and they cut off diplomatic relations.

16:38 World
Germany presses U.S. on potential Eurofighter nuclear role

Germany’s defense ministry sent a letter to the U.S. Defense Department in April asking whether certification of the European jets was possible, how much it would cost, and how long it would take, the sources told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

16:16 World
Tornadoes, hail damage reported as severe weather strikes Colorado

A confirmed twister was spotted north of the Denver International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. A possible tornado was reported near the town of Keenesburg, 51 miles north of Denver. 

15:27 World
Protesters confront Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen at Mexican restaurant

Members of the D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America entered MXDC Cocina Mexicana, a glitzy restaurant near the White House, to confront Nielsen as her department faces scrutiny over a policy that has resulted in some children being separated from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

15:01 World
'The entire habitat is gone': Hawaii's natural wonders claimed by lava

The Kilauea eruption has wiped out rare sites and whole ecosystems. As the island mourns a tragedy, it also accepts the brutal cycle of nature.

14:44 World
XXXTentacion: Fans gather at murder site

Hundreds of mourners laid candles, flowers and teddy bears at the site of his murder, and raised their arms in an "x" symbol at the makeshift memorial.

14:26 World
Lake Toba ferry: Search goes on with 190 reported missing

The number, revised up from 130, is three times the number of passengers the ferry was licensed to carry.

14:02 World
Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

In making the perfect start to their campaign, Japan became the first Asian country to defeat a South American team at a World Cup and ended the day leading one of the most intriguing groups in the tournament.

12:29 World
1MDB: Mahathir claims he has 'an almost perfect case' against former PM Najib

New prime minister alleges his former protege is ‘totally responsible’ for the embezzlement of billions of dollars of government money.

12:02 World
Prehistoric platypus-like fish reconstructed by Australian scientists

Fossils that date back 400m years have allowed scientists to piece together a revealing picture of the strange fish, which had nostrils coming from its eye sockets and a long bill or snout with jaws.

11:38 World
Latecomer Sanofi looks to catch next wave of cancer therapies

Dmitri Wiederschain, head of Sanofi’s immuno-oncology research, acknowledged the company had failed to capitalize on the takeoff of immunotherapy - drugs that activate the body’s immune system to attack tumor cells - in the early 2010s.

11:16 World
Fox to craft script for M&A summer blockbuster

While Fox’s board has yet to make a decision, analysts and industry dealmakers widely expect Fox to say that Comcast’s bid could potentially lead to a better deal for its shareholders.

10:45 World
Mice chew up cash worth Rs 12 lakh in Assam ATM

Currency totalling Rs 29.48 lakh was deposited inside the ATM by a private security company on May 19, after which the machine had gone out of service on May 20, as quoted by a local newspaper.

10:27 World
Families await answers over hospital painkiller deaths

Retired doctor Jane Barton is at the centre of the investigation, accused of overseeing the administering of deadly doses of painkillers which contributed to the deaths of a number of patients.

10:00 World
Culture secretary Matt Hancock says schools should ban mobile phones

Not content with barring them from the classroom, Matt Hancock suggests they be confiscated from children at the start of the day.

18:38 World
Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over immigrant children

He will travel to Capitol Hill as Democrats hurl charges of “barbaric” treatment of children and his fellow Republicans move tentatively toward legislation that would curb, if not entirely halt, the practice of separating families.

18:16 World
'A man of sublime taste': Pierre Bergé's treasured belongings up for auction

A household name across his native France, Bergé, who died in September 2017, will now posthumously reveal the dynamic contents of his very own households, when his estate comes to auction this autumn as part of a three-day sale at Sotheby's Paris, from October 29-31.

17:45 World
IBM’s machine argues, pretty convincingly, with humans

Its performance was not without slip-ups, but those in attendance made clear their thoughts when voting on who did best.

17:24 World
India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance

The BJP said the three-year alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) had become "untenable" in the wake of increasing violence.

16:16 World
Trade war worries slam China and emerging markets

Asian stocks wilted to a four-month low and Australia's dollar AUD=D4 and South Africa's rand ZAR= were among a diverse group of currencies caught in the crossfire.

15:01 World
Roman Abramovich makes World Cup dreams come true for seriously ill children

For 30 children who live with serious illnesses or conditions, that dream has come true courtesy of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and a group of other donors.

14:44 World
Life span of an airplane: From birth to death

These striking images form the basis of his latest photo series, "Life Cycles."

14:26 World
Record 68.5 million people fleeing war or persecution worldwide

As data shows one in every 110 people is displaced, UN special envoy Angelina Jolie warns of ‘terrible human consequences’ of Syria’s aid shortfall.

13:28 World
Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo killed in hill district shooting

Pittsburgh Police say two people were rushed to the hospital following the shooting, and later said one of the victims died.

13:00 World
Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

She had been at the zoo since 1968, and was officially recognised by Guinness World Records as the oldest of her species in 2016.

12:43 World
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit China, Xinhua reports

It's Kim's first trip outside the country since his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12.

12:02 World
Spain to exhume Franco's remains and turn site into place of 'reconciliation'

New Socialist government wants to convert mausoleum in Valley of the Fallen to place ‘of memory for all Spaniards’.

11:38 World
Tattoo health warning for people with weakened immune systems

A woman with cystic fibrosis and lung transplants suffered chronic pain for three years after she had a tattoo on her thigh.

11:16 World
Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida, police say

The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving a motorsports store shortly before 4 p.m. when two men in a dark colored SUV shot and killed him in an apparent robbery, said Keyla Concepción, Broward County sheriff department public information officer.

10:45 World
Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba

Nugroho added that search and rescue efforts had involved two other ferries and one wooden boat had been hampered by weather conditions in the area on Monday night.

10:27 World
Roche to pay $2.4 billion to buy rest of Foundation Medicine

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, FMI is a molecular information company specialized in cancer care. It offers comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) assays to identify molecular alterations in a patient’s cancer and match them with targeted therapies, immunotherapies and clinical trials.

10:03 World
Thailand executes first prisoner by lethal injection since 2009

Theerasak Longji, 26, was executed by lethal injection at Bang Kwang Central Prison north of Bangkok on Monday. He was found guilty of murdering a 17-year-old boy in 2012, the department said.

19:24 World
Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

The South Korean military dispatched six warships, including the 3,200-ton destroyer Yangmanchun, and aircraft including F-15K fighter jets and Black Hawk helicopters to practice the defense of what South Korea calls the Dokdo Islands in waters east of the Korean Peninsula.

18:38 World
Terry Gilliam has lost the rights to the man who killed Don Quixote

For decades, famed genre director (and former Monty Python, uh, snake) Terry Gilliam struggled to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, his own surreal take on the classic Spanish novel.

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