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19:24 World
Taiwan 'Tank Man' marks Tiananmen crackdown anniversary

The photo of a man standing in front of a tank in Beijing's Tiananmen Square became one of the most famous photos of the 20th Century.

19:00 World
Italian teen released after killing abusive father

Deborah Sciacquatori acted in self-defence in an episode of domestic abuse, the local prosecutor decided.

18:16 World
Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis

UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktank.

17:24 World
BBC Two announces brand new chat show hosted by Vladimir Putin

Everybody’s favourite bear-wrestling global strongman Vladimir Putin has finally achieved his ultimate goal - a chat-show on the BBC.

17:00 World
Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48

Wainaina’s 2005 essay “How to Write About Africa”, was a pointed and hilarious lesson to would-be journalists and historians. Its compilation of the absurd, yet all-too-common, clichés was a call for more nuanced portrayals.

16:38 World
Man Booker International Prize: Jokha Alharthi is first Arabic winner

Her novel Celestial Bodies centres on the lives of three sisters and their families coming to terms with social changes in Oman.

16:16 World
US-China trade war: Shoe giants urge Trump to end tariffs

A letter signed by 173 companies, including Nike and Adidas, says the president's decision to raise import tariffs will affect the working class.

15:45 World
Ancient egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago

Researchers uncovered parts of the mud-brick stronghold - including the northeastern and southeastern towers - at the Tell El-Kedwa site in North Sinai.

15:01 World
Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response

Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workers.

14:26 World
Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting

The “Peace to Prosperity” economic workshop, to be hosted on June 25-26 in cooperation with the United States, has already been rebuffed by Palestinian officials and business leaders who want their political demands to be addressed in any solution to the decades-old conflict.

14:02 World
Commerzbank may tweak strategy after Deutsche Bank talks collapse

Commerzbank, which is still partially owned by the state after a bailout, has been focused on cutting costs and digitizing its workflow.

13:41 World
NASA's Mars helicopter completes flight tests

In late January 2019, all the pieces making up the flight model (actual vehicle going to the Red Planet) of NASA's Mars Helicopter were put to the test.

13:28 World
Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture

The sculpture, which was made to highlight the issue of ocean pollution and the amount of plastic that gets dumped into the sea, is made up of recycled materials such as plastic bottles, re-used toys and milk jugs, among other items.

13:00 World
Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest

Protests on Tuesday by supporters of Widodo’s challenger for the presidency, former general Prabowo Subianto, started peacefully but turned violent in the evening, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd.

12:43 World
In Fed policy review, labor may finally win out over inflation

But that doesn’t mean full employment in North Minneapolis, where job advocate Tony Tolliver said half of adult black men in some neighborhoods don’t have jobs, and could benefit from even tighter labor markets.

12:29 World
Lucky prospector unearths a 'monster' 1.4kg nugget worth up to $100,000

The anonymous prospector couldn't believe their good luck when their metal detector uncovered a whopping 1.4 kilogram nugget while hunting for gold in Kalgoorlie in Western Australia's Goldfields-Esperance region recently.

10:45 World
Muslim lawmakers break Ramadan fast at historic Iftar dinner on Capitol Hill

Representatives Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and André Carson open up about the challenges they face on the basis of their identity.

10:27 World
Former Tesla bull makes $10 worst case call on China worries

Jonas forecast the shares could be worth $10 to $391, with a price target of $230, a wide range that underscores the confusion and risks about Tesla’s future.

10:00 World
UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay

Last week, Labour published plans to renationalize the country’s 60-billion-pound ($77 billion) energy networks, taking companies such as National Grid, Scottish Power and SSE into public ownership.

20:09 World
Jamie Oliver restaurant chains collapse

The group, which includes the Jamie's Italian chain, Barbecoa and Fifteen, has appointed KPMG as administrators.

19:24 World
Hermeus hypersonic jet aims to fly New York to London in 90 minutes

Aerospace company Hermeus Corporation, based in Atlanta, said it has obtained finance from seed funders and private investors to develop a plane that will travel at Mach 5 -- five times faster than Mach 1, the speed of sound.

18:16 World
Grand refurbishment may herald the return of the historic Orient Express

The Orient Express was a long-distance passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CWIL), and it went on to become synonymous with intrigue and luxury travel.

17:45 World
Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

The latest hostilities coincide with rising tensions between Iran and Gulf Arab states allied to the United States and come just as a sensitive, U.N.-sponsored peace deal is being carried out in Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions.

17:45 World
After 6 hours, climber who scaled Eiffel Tower in Paris taken into custody

The man, who has not yet been identified and whose motives remained unclear, clung to the Parisian landmark for more than six hours.

17:24 World
Portugal arrests 17 Hells Angels biker gang members in raids across country

Around 150 officers, including anti-terrorism personnel, took part in raids on homes and commercial establishments across Portugal, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said in a statement.

16:38 World
2 killed in second Taquan Air floatplane crash in a week

Two people were killed when the aircraft went down Monday afternoon in Metlakatla Harbor in the southeastern part of the state.

16:16 World
Unexploded shell discovered at British beach, sparking evacuation, officials say

The device was discovered at Beachy Head in East Sussex, England. The area is known for the high chalk sea cliff that rises to 531 feet above sea level.

15:01 World
Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress

In a legal opinion released on Monday, the justice department said lawmakers on Capitol Hill cannot compel McGahn, who was subpoenaed by the House judiciary committee, to answer their questions under oath.

14:44 World
Fingerprints and finances: next Wells Fargo CEO will be under regulatory microscope

Created during the savings-and-loan crisis, the 1989 law allows regulators to vet and veto candidates for senior roles at banks, but that power is typically reserved for financially troubled firms.

13:00 World
Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president

Jokowi, 57, outperformed his 67-year-old strongman opponent in 21 of the country's 34 provinces, according to CNN Indonesia.

12:43 World
Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

The long-held view has been that the world's seas would rise by a maximum of just under a metre by 2100.

12:02 World
Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project

Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to Congress.

11:16 World
In hometown, Macron battles disillusion and apathy ahead of EU election

Blue-collar workers on its outskirts are tempted by protest votes, while a disillusioned, conservative middle-class in its pretty center is contemplating other right-leaning candidates or not even voting at all, spelling bad news for the president in his battle against the far-right.

10:45 World
Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

The proposed legislation has stoked mass protests in the former British colony, which was promised a high degree of autonomy under a “one country, two systems” formula when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

10:27 World
3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s home

The latest one is dated March 2014 and appears to give the famous singer’s assets to family members. Some writing is extremely hard to decipher, however, and the four pages have words scratched out and phrases in the margins.

10:00 World
Sextuplets born in Poland; mother and newborns doing well

The babies, four of whom are girls, were born through cesarean section at University Hospital in Krakow in southern Poland.

20:30 World
Temple of Nemesis discovered under ancient theater in Mytilene, Greece

The remains of the temple were found in the south entry passage (párodos in Greek) of the theater, under a series of large limestone blocks.

20:09 World
Eiffel Tower evacuated after man spotted climbing up its side

The company that operates the Parisian landmark confirmed that someone was scaling the building, and that it had been evacuated as a result.

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