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20:01 World
Venom director Ruben Fleischer confirms the villain and Spider-Man will go head-to-head in a future film

The filmmaker, 44, informed Fandom on Monday that making the 2018 blockbuster was always 'going to lead' to the pair clashing, to reflect its comic book origins.

19:24 World
Abu Dhabi's Etihad sets up low-cost airline with Air Arabia

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will be an independent joint venture based at Abu Dhabi International, the hub of Abu Dhabi state-owned Etihad, the two carriers said in a statement.

19:00 World
Germany will not bar Huawei from its 5G networks

The US has banned Huawei from selling 5G equipment to its telecoms companies, saying it contained back doors that would enable Chinese surveillance.

17:45 World
'Over 10,000' devil rays filmed swimming in formation in amazing video

The images were taken by ocean photographer Nadia Aly, SWNS reports. Aly, 35, had been swimming for four hours near the group in Baja California, Mexico, when she snapped the pics.

17:24 World
Exquisite gold jewelry recovered from Lord Elgin’s shipwreck off Greece’s Kythera Island

The Mentor sank while transporting a portion of the priceless antiquities Lord Elgin’s team had plundered from the Parthenon and from other areas around the Acropolis as well as other Athens monuments.

17:00 World
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Rotten tomatoes score is out

Now, there's not enough of them at the moment to finalize a consensus on Rotten Tomatoes, but the sequel does already have a starting score, and it's not very pretty. So far there are 24 reviews total, with 9 being Fresh and 15 being Rotten. 

16:38 World
Billionaire money manager Ken Fisher is facing more pressure from clients following offensive remarks he made at an industry conference

Fidelity Investments and the state of Florida pension fund said Tuesday they’re examining their relationship with Fisher Investments. The Philadelphia Board of Pensions said it plans to divest the $54 million in assets held with the firm.

16:16 World
Robot hand solves Rubik’s cube, but not the grand challenge

OpenAI’s system used a computer simulation to teach the robot hand to solve the cube, running through routines that would take a single human some 10,000 years to complete.

15:45 World
Deadly parasite 'jumped' from gorilla to humans

Hundreds of thousands of people die from malaria every year and Plasmodium falciparum - the type the researchers studied - accounts for most cases.

15:27 World
Erdogan rejects US ceasefire call

Turkey launched an offensive designed to drive away Kurdish troops after their main ally, the US, pulled out.

15:01 World
US attorney working as a prosecutor in Micronesia killed outside her home

Rachelle Bergeron was shot around 7 p.m. as she returned from her daily jog to her home on the island of Yap, according to Henry Falan, the island's governor.

14:26 World
Kenya opens Chinese-built railway linking Rift Valley town to Nairobi

The extension links to the $3.2 billion line between the port of Mombasa and Nairobi that opened in 2017, also suffering from underutilization of its cargo services. Both sections were Chinese-funded and Chinese-built.

13:00 World
Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners showcase stunning scenes from nature

The dramatic image, captured with perfect timing by Chinese photographer Yongqing Bao, has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, given out annually by London's Natural History Museum.

12:43 World
Lebanon battles worst wildfires in decades

The blazes started in Lebanon's western mountains, but have spread to other areas. The initial cause is not known.

11:16 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan partook in Yerevan at a festive event organized within the framework of 'Reforming the World' film festival.

President Sahakyan expressed gratitude to the festival organizers for awarding him with the humanitarian award for activity aimed at the protection of human rights and the right to self-determination, noting that the Artsakh Movement and the Artsakh Republic state building process are exemplary manifestations of human rights protection and self-determination.
Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

10:45 World
Hong Kong leader aims to ease the housing crunch inflaming protests

The Beijing-backed Lam later gave her speech over a video feed, saying her government would drastically increase the number of housing projects and accelerate the sale of public housing schemes.

10:04 World
Canada suspends new arms sales to Turkey

The suspended export permits cover "controlled property," essentially military equipment, according to a list provided by the ministry.

19:47 World
Ancient earthen vessel piece with drawing of possible female shaman found in Nara

The drawing is on a pottery fragment measuring 12 centimeters by 16.3 centimeters, which apparently dates back to the middle of the Yayoi period in 100 B.C. Two eyes, a nose, a mouth and five fingers are visible. The person appears to be dressed in a bird costume.

19:00 World
LeBron James on NBA-China row: Morey tweet was 'misinformed'

In a now-deleted tweet, Houston Rockets' Daryl Morey expressed support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. He later apologised.

18:38 World
African swine fever: Australia expels Vietnamese woman over pork haul

The 45-year-old arrived at Sydney airport on Saturday with raw pork, quail, pate, squid and other food items, officials said.

17:45 World
Typhoon Hagibis: Homeless men denied shelter in middle of typhoon

Typhoon Hagibis brought heavy rain and winds of 225km/h (140mph) to Japan at the weekend, killing 66 people.

17:24 World
Three-day-old baby girl found barely breathing and weighing just 2.4 lbs after ‘parents buried her alive'

The three-day-old was found inside a sealed clay pot, wrapped in cloth and buried just three feet beneath the earth at a village crematorium in Northern India.

16:38 World
A French company is selling gold-flaked Brexit celebration wine

If the country actually leaves the European Union as scheduled on October 31, as many people are likely to be drowning their sorrows as they are to be toasting to this new future.

15:27 World
Humpback whales create nets of bubbles to trap their prey of small fish and krill before feasting on them in fascinating video

Researchers captured the unprecedentedly detailed footage of the unusual surface feeding practice — dubbed bubble-net fishing — in waters off of Southeast Alaska.

15:01 World
Typhoon Hagibis: Homeless men denied shelter in middle of typhoon

Typhoon Hagibis brought heavy rain and winds of 225km/h (140mph) to Japan at the weekend, killing 66 people.

14:44 World
The eclectic collection of Italy's 'Peggy Guggenheim'

The diminutive art collector and patron from Turin has been described as "Italy's Peggy Guggenheim," and Sandretto Re Rebaudengo seems to like the comparison.

14:26 World
Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

England's Football Association tweeted after the match that English players had been "subjected to abhorrent racist chanting" and that it would ask the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to "investigate as a matter of urgency."

13:41 World
Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Last year saw a flurry of sports diplomacy between the two Koreas, who fielded a joint ice hockey team and marched together at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

13:28 World
China says it has already bought 700,000 tonnes of pork, sorghum from U.S. in 2019

The comments came amid heightened attention on China’s purchases of U.S. farm goods, one of President Donald Trump’s key demands to resolve a months-long trade war between the two nations.

13:00 World
When will London's colossal underground Crossrail project finally be completed?

Walk through Central London, and evidence of Crossrail is everywhere: from the new station at Farringdon and the vast building sites at Tottenham Court Road and Bond Street, to the revamped Paddington Station.

12:43 World
Woman busted for marijuana at Moscow airport is at the center of a three-way diplomatic wrangle

An American-Israeli woman arrested at a Moscow airport with nine and a half grams of marijuana has found herself at the center of a diplomatic standoff between Israel, Russia, and the United States.

12:29 World
Booker Prize: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share award

Atwood's The Testaments, the Canadian writer's follow-up to The Handmaid's Tale, was recognised alongside Londoner Evaristo's novel Girl, Woman, Other.

12:02 World
Why Romania is importing waste from abroad

The recycling companies in charge of reprocessing the country's waste are at risk of not producing enough. This has driven those companies to import selected waste from countries like Britain.

11:38 World
Fort Worth officer who killed black woman in her home charged with murder

Dean was arrested on a murder charge and is being held at Tarrant county jail. Hours earlier, the interim Fort Worth police chief, Ed Kraus, said that Dean had resigned and would have been fired had he not done so.

11:16 World
WeWork set to sack 2,000 staff as anger towards founder Adam Neumann grows

Troubled office rental company to lay off 13% of its workforce to try to staunch massive losses – and few believe the cuts will stop there.

10:27 World
Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Last year saw a flurry of sports diplomacy between the two Koreas, who fielded a joint ice hockey team and marched together at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

10:05 World
European Union aims to resume free trade talks with Thailand

Thailand held general elections in March and a pro-army coalition of parties has formed a government, officially ending five years of military rule.

19:47 World
The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm

Working long hours in London in 2012, he longed for a convenient, easy way to cook and eat decent meals at home.

19:00 World
Catalan separatist leaders given lengthy prison sentences

Nine leaders cleared of violent rebellion but found guilty of lesser crimes over roles in 2017 independence referendum.

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