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17:00 World
Chelsea’s Antonio Conte: we were close to the perfect game against Barcelona

Willian’s well taken goal had squeezed Chelsea, the more threatening side, a lead only for Andreas Christensen’s rare mistake to present Barça with an equaliser 15 minutes from time.

16:16 World
Syria's Eastern Ghouta suffers 250 civilian deaths, rights group says

SOHR said at least 106 of the civilian deaths took place on Tuesday.

15:27 World
Volkswagen lifts German workers' wages by 4.3 percent: union

As part of the agreement at Europe’s largest automaker unveiled on Wednesday, workers at facilities in western Germany will also receive an additional payment equivalent to 27.5 percent of their monthly wage once a year from next year.

15:01 World
South Africa's parliament to launch inquiry into mines minister Zwane

The committee did not give specific reasons on why it wanted to open an investigation into Zwane, who it had interviewed last October. Zwane has previously denied any wrongdoing.

14:02 World
Indonesian boy claims he laid 20 eggs over two years

Several x-ray images taken at the hospital showed two eggs nestled in the boys lower abdomen. “The latest occurrence happened at about 11 am when he laid another egg,” his father, Rusli told DetikHealth.

13:41 World
Porsche axes all diesel variants from line-up

German manufacturer drops diesel versions of Macan and Panamera, citing a "cultural shift" among customers.

13:28 World
In 1848 a French commune built an interconnected treehouse cabaret based on Swiss family Robinson

What started as open air dancehalls called “guinguettes,” turned into treehouse cabarets after restaurant proprietor Joseph Gueusquin built Le Grand Robinson in 1848.

12:43 World
Britain sold spying gear to Philippines despite Duterte's brutal drugs war

Labour MP says sale of surveillance tools ‘makes UK complicit in deaths of thousands of Filipinos’.

12:02 World
Stanley Majors: Life sentence for Oklahoma man who murdered neighbour

Stanley Majors was sentenced on Tuesday by a judge in Oklahoma for killing 37-year-old Khalid Jabara, whose family came to the US from Lebanon.

11:38 World
FaceTime chat 'saves woman's life'

Opokua Kwapong, who lives alone in New York, was on a call with her sister, Adumea Sapong, in Manchester, when Mrs Sapong noticed that her elder sibling "didn't look right".

10:27 World
Human rights groups say Mexico not investigating spyware claims

Activists, human-rights lawyers and journalists filed a complaint in June with the attorney general’s office, claiming the government had infected their phones to spy on them with software known as Pegasus, which Israeli company NSO Group allegedly sold to Mexico’s government.

10:00 World
India's federal police arrest sixth bank official in $1.8-billion fraud case

The branch is at the center of the alleged fraud involving firms tied to diamond merchants Nirav Modi, whose lawyer has denied any wrongdoing, and his uncle, Mehul Choksi, whose firm, Gitanjali Gems (GTGM.NS), has said it has nothing to do with the case.

20:23 World
Gita: State of emergency as storm hits New Zealand

Dozens of schools have been shut and roads closed in the South Island as the storm made landfall on Tuesday.

18:38 World
2 aid workers killed in eastern Congo, 1 taken hostage

The U.N. humanitarian agency said Monday that they had been working for Hydraulique Sans Frontieres. The attack took place in the village of Mushikiri in Congo's North Kivu province.

18:16 World
Meghan Markle receives royal secretary ahead of wedding to Prince Harry

With exactly three months to go until she ties the knot with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle has been appointed a secretary to handle her increasingly busy royal schedule and duties.

17:24 World
Scientists race to explore Antarctic marine life revealed by giant iceberg

British Antarctic Survey is trying to reach a newly revealed ecosystem that had been hidden for 120,000 years below the Larsen C ice shelf.

17:00 World
Peru's ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again

It comes just over a month after he was released from prison, where he was serving 25 years for human rights abuses and corruption.

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15:45 World
Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

Anna Gabriel, the leader of the anti-establishment Catalan CUP party, has told Swiss newspaper Le Temps that the Spanish Supreme Court probe is politically motivated and that she will be more useful to her party in Geneva than "behind bars."

15:27 World
EU advocate says Poland broke law by logging in forest

The opinion published Tuesday by Advocate General Yves Bot could bring a ruling from the EU's Court of Justice against Poland's actions in the Bialowieza Forest a step nearer.

14:48 World
German Social Democrats begin vote on Merkel deal, result due March 4

A fleet of destroyers and at least one frigate, a 30,000-tone amphibious transport dock and three support tankers entered the Indian Ocean, news portal said, without linking the deployment to the crisis in the Maldives or giving a reason.

14:29 World
Actor Steven Seagal endorses questionable 'Bitcoiin' ICO

An accompanying press release notably highlights Seagal's film and martial-arts career, stating: "Hollywood actor Steven Seagal has become a believer of Bitcoiin2Gen, the Hollywood action star will be representing the leading cryptocurrency organization, Bitcoiin2Gen, as brand ambassador."

14:02 World
Jennifer Lawrence is not taking a year off from acting

According to IMDB, Lawrence currently has seven projects in development, including an untitled film with Amy Schumer, Ron Howard’s Zelda Fitzgerald biopic Zelda, Adam McKay’s Bad Blood, Luca Guadagnino’s Burial Rites, and more.

13:41 World
Chinese scientists develop new flu vaccine

The intranasal nano-vaccine can target broad-spectrum flu viruses and induces robust immune responses, said Cui Zongqiang, leader of the research group.

13:28 World
India test-fires medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the launch complex-4 of the integrated test range (ITR) at around 8.38am, the sources said.

13:00 World
Ex-Cyclone Gita: Christchurch declares state of emergency

Dozens of schools have been shut and roads closed on the South Island as the storm made landfall on Tuesday.

12:43 World
KFC is running out of chicken across the U.K.

About 800 of the company's roughly 900 locations in Britain were closed as of midday on Monday. Some had opened for business by the afternoon, according to the company's website.

12:29 World
School shooter's past includes buying guns, cutting, slurs and mental illness

In Tallahassee, they hope to talk to legislators about school safety and gun control on Wednesday, determined to ensure that the deaths of their 17 classmates and teachers last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland bring about change.

10:45 World
Police officer accused of taking the biscuits

The constable faces a tribunal after allegedly taking a colleague's biscuit tin from a cupboard and showing a "lack of integrity".

10:27 World
Australia's deputy PM loses support of state branch over affair

As the National Party leader, Joyce is automatically deputy prime minister under the conventions of a century-old coalition between his rural party and the conservative Liberals.

10:02 World
South Korea to announce joint military drill plan with U.S. before April

After the decision to delay the joint exercise, North Korea agreed to hold the first official talks with South Korea in more than two years and send athletes to the Winter Games, easing a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes.

20:09 World
British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 38 years

Geophysicist Matthew Falder admitted 137 offenses, including blackmail and encouraging the rape of a child.

19:47 World
Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules

Even free-market Republican conservatives, normally wary of government red tape, said regulation could be needed if cryptocurrencies threaten the U.S. economy.

19:00 World
Dollar steadies after hitting three-year low

That trend of dollar weakness came to an end when a sudden stock-market sell-off in February sent investors fleeing into the relative safety of the greenback.

18:38 World
Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Court frees 475 suspects

The car, it turned out, belonged to a Boko Haram fighter, and the job was enough to get the twins arrested.

17:45 World
Winter Olympics day 10: Results and live updates

He narrowly eclipses South Korea’s Min Kyu Cha, who took silver in 34.42s. Bronze went to China’s Gao Tingyu in a time of 34.65s.

17:24 World
Russian Olympic curler suspected of failing drugs test

Krushelnitckii, who won bronze in the mixed doubles event at this year's Olympics, is awaiting the results of a so-called "B sample," which could be known as early as this evening local time in South Korea.

17:00 World
Pope backs down, OKs resignation of divisive Nigerian bishop

The announcement Monday came after Francis in June issued a harsh ultimatum to Ahiaran priests that they would lose their jobs if they didn't obey him and accept Bishop Peter Okpaleke as their bishop.

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