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20:09 World
Pope nixes French cardinal resignation after cover-up

The Vatican spokesman, Alessandro Gisotti, says Francis instead asked Barbarin during their audience on Monday to do what he thinks is best for the Lyon archdiocese. Barbarin has decided to take time away and has asked his deputy to assume leadership of the archdiocese.

19:47 World
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spews hot rock, ash

The Mexican government disaster agency says ash was expected to fall on towns near the crater following the outburst.

19:24 World
Cyclone survivors clinging to rooftops in Mozambique as they await rescue, aid officials say

Aid workers are also racing against time to save thousands of children from becoming trapped in Buzi, a district in the country's central Sofala province that could become submerged in the next 24 hours, according to an aerial survey, the UK charity said.

19:00 World
Tokyo 2020: Chairman of the Japanese Olympic Committee set to quit

Takeda told reporters at a press conference Tuesday in Tokyo that he would also resign from his position as member of the International Olympic Committee.

18:38 World
Oslo stabbing: Pupil attacks teacher with knife and fork from school canteen in Norway capital

The boy – who studied at the school – was arrested after reports he attacked staff with a knife. The motive was not immediately clear.

18:16 World
Woman in China nearly dies after injecting herself with fruit juice

The 51-year-old suffered liver, kidney, heart and lung damage and was put into intensive care for five days.

17:24 World
Big Norwegian aluminum producer suffers extensive cyber attack

Norsk Hydro ASA, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, suffered production outages after a cyber attack affected operations across Europe and the U.S.

17:00 World
China smartphone maker Xiaomi beats profit view, sees more global expansion

Revenue for the period increased 27 percent to 44.4 billion yuan, lower than the 47.4 billion yuan average estimate of 13 analysts, according to Refinitiv data.

15:27 World
A sunken ship found in the Nile river may have lain undisturbed for over 2,500 years,

but now it is finally ponying up its secrets. Scientists think that this ship has revealed a structure whose existence has been debated for centuries.

15:01 World
Japan's Cabinet OKs stronger laws to prevent child abuse after spate of tragic cases

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to enact most of the revisions on April 1, during the ongoing Diet session.

14:44 World
A new Einstein cross is discovered

In this case, the observed effect is due to the alteration caused by a galaxy that acts like a magnifying glass amplifying and distorting, in four separate images in the form of a cross, the light of another galaxy located 20,000 million light years away.

14:26 World
Japan to make crater on asteroid to get underground samples

Hayabusa2 made history on Feb. 22 when it successfully touched down on the boulder-strewn asteroid and collected some surface fragments.

14:02 World
The Worldwide Cost of Living Survey compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services in cities around the world

This data is used to produce our annual Worldwide Cost of Living Report which provides a ranking of the world’s major cities. Find out this year’s highlights by downloading a copy of the latest free summary report.

13:41 World
Elon Musk never sought approval for a single Tesla tweet, U.S. SEC tells judge

The Securities and Exchange Commission is doubling down on the government’s demand to find the Tesla CEO in contempt of a previous fraud settlement that required him to have the company pre-approve any tweets that could materially impact the automaker.

13:28 World
Porsche SE says it raised voting rights share in VW

He added that Porsche SE would increase its dividend by 26 percent, to 2.21 euros ($2.51) per share and that the company expected a net income of 3.4 to 4.4 billion euros in 2019.

13:00 World
How Borussia Dortmund is leading football's fight against the far right in Germany

Standing on the Südtribüne, amid the raucous black-and-yellow wall of noise, the song began: 'Build a tram from Gelsenkirchen to Auschwitz.' Gelsenkirchen being the city of Dortmund's fierce rivals, Schalke.

12:43 World
World's most expensive cities to live in

Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong are joint leaders on the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey.

11:38 World
Cyclone Idai: more than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique

President describes scale of disaster as huge, as Red Cross says most of Beira damaged or destroyed.

11:16 World
Philippines rejects Go-Jek appeal against ride-hailing license ban

The firm applied for a license to operate in Manila in August through wholly owned subsidiary Velox but was denied in January, after ride-hailing was added to a list of industries where foreign ownership is limited to 40 percent.

10:45 World
Hyundai Motor, Kia to invest $300 million in India's Ola

The move follows the $275 million that the pair invested in Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab last year.

10:27 World
Singapore, Hong Kong, and Paris are the most expensive cities for expatriates to live in

Zurich, Geneva and Japan's Osaka trailed closely, with emerging market cities like Istanbul and Moscow plummeting down the ranking due to high inflation and currency depreciation, said the Economist Intelligence Unit's bi-annual survey of 133 cities.

10:01 World
High turnout in March 24 Thai elections may hit smaller parties hard

The high turnout seen for advance voting last Sunday (March 17) not only posed challenges to the Election Commission (EC), exposing its inadequacies, but is also worrying for small and medium-sized parties, as it signals they will need more votes to get seats from the proportional party list.

20:09 World
Christchurch suspect: Europe investigates possible far-right links

Since Friday, officials in Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece have begun formal investigations into the alleged gunman’s extensive travel through Europe in the years before he moved to New Zealand.

19:47 World
Macron woos East Africa but French companies struggle to make inroads

Macron, 41, is trying to recast the style of France’s engagement in Africa, where it was once a colonial power, hoping that building warmer cultural and personal ties will help boost business, trade and investment.

19:24 World
China discovers bamboo slips recording rules of ancient board game

More than 5,200 bamboo slips were excavated from the tomb of the Marquis of Haihun near Nanchang in eastern China's Jiangxi Province. Over 1,000 of them were recently confirmed to be inscribed with the rules of liubo, according to the institute of excavated text research at Peking University, which is in charge of examining the items.

19:00 World
MySpace admits losing 12 years' worth of music uploads

A message on its website says that "any photos, videos and audio files" uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available.

18:16 World
Hurricane kills 166 people, curbs power in Southern Africa

The number of casualties is expected to climb further as rescuers enter areas that have been cut off by flooding.

17:45 World
Lionel Messi applauded by rival fans after 'extraordinary' hattrick

That is what happened Sunday when Real Betis fans stood and clapped Lionel Messi after the Barcelona star completed a brilliant hattrick in a resounding 4-1 win for the Catalans.

17:24 World
Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star charged for 'cojones' celebration

After completing his hat trick, Ronaldo appeared to mimic Atletico manager Diego Simeone, who had celebrated a goal by grabbing his crotch in the first leg of the tie.

17:24 World
Christchurch mosque shootings: Brenton Tarrant to represent himself in court

The duty lawyer who represented Tarrant in court on Saturday confirmed to the Herald today that he was no longer acting for him.

16:38 World
Unique 1,700-year-old Greek inscription unearthed at Incense Route city in Negev

Discovery is first in situ proof of ancient Nabatean trade hub Halutza; found by German-Israeli team using trailblazing technology to virtually plumb the depths.

16:16 World
Stunning images from NASA's first 60 years of space exploration

One thing that ties together these decades of scientific discovery and intrepid missions is the amazing photographs the agency has distributed -- for free and in abundance -- as part of its mission.

15:45 World
Utrecht tram shooting: Multiple people hurt in Dutch incident

Police have not taken any suspects into custody following the shooting in 24 October Square on Monday morning, according to Joost Lanshage, spokesman for the police in central Holland.

15:27 World
Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

Those who consumed more than one sugary beverage per month but fewer than two per day seemed to experience a dose effect: the more they drank, the greater the risk.

14:02 World
New gun laws to make New Zealand safer after mosque shootings, says PM Ardern

In addition to the 50 killed, dozens were wounded at two mosques in the South Island city during Friday prayers.

13:41 World
Stocks climb, dollar dips as traders price accommodative Fed

Britain’s FTSE 100 outperformed its European peers with a 0.3 percent gain at the start of a week that could see parliament voting for a third time on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan after ruling out a near-term no-deal exit.

12:02 World
The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Idai is now at 65 after more bodies were recovered in Chimanimani and Chipinge, Manicaland province

Rescue operations are underway and the ZBC News witnessed uniformed forces, who have been deployed to carry out the rescue mission, busy on the ground.

11:38 World
Republicans resurface Beto O’Rourke DUI mugshot in St Patrick's Day attack

GOP tweeted presidential candidate’s mugshot emblazoned with a green leprechaun’s hat and the words 'please drink responsibly'.

10:27 World
Japan's exports slump again on weak external demand, puts BOJ on notice

Japan is in a similar situation to much of the rest of the world, where factories have slammed on the brakes and business confidence has plummeted in the wake of rising global economic uncertainty.

10:01 World
Ethiopia says crashed jet's black boxes show similarities to Lion Air disaster

Both planes were MAX 8s, and both crashed minutes post take-off after pilots reported flight control problems. Concern over the plane’s safety led aviation authorities to ground the model, wiping billions of dollars off Boeing’s market value.

19:05 World
Violence returns as France's yellow vest protests enter fourth month

A branch of Banque Tarneaud spewed flames before firefighters arrived and two news-stands on the Champs Elysees avenue caught fire as bonfires burned in the streets.

18:38 World
Tokyo 2020 unveils robots to help wheelchair users, workers

The HSR, a small white robot with built-in facial features, will assist wheelchair users at the Olympics, which begin in July 2020.

18:16 World
Argentinian doctors accused of subjecting 11-year-old girl to horrific ordeal in forcing her to have elderly rapist's baby

They had her fasting all day and the only medication she received was for increasing the growth and development of the foetus while Lucia’s mother was told they were vitamins for her,' claims campaigner.

17:45 World
Aaron Wan-Bissaka: DR Congo want to convince Crystal Palace defender to shun England after his rapid rise

After his meteoric rise from a chance Palace training session to the top of Europe's defensive charts, the south Londoner is wanted by DR Congo.

17:24 World
Stephen Hawking didn't believe he'd go to heaven, a place for 'people afraid of the dark'

Hawking, who died at 76, wrote "there is no God" in his final, posthumous book "Brief Answers to the Big Questions." He also wrote that "no one directs the universe." It wasn't the first time Hawking rejected the idea of a higher power. He had disputed the existence of God for years before his death.

17:00 World
A gaming paradise: Inside the world's first professional FIFA house

White curtains drape the windows, pizza boxes spill out from the recycling bin and weeds creep between the gaps in the garden path.

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