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2018-05-21

US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

Media playback is unsupported on your device Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is imposing the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran. In […]
2018-05-21

German police stop 'truant' families at airport

Police carrying out checks at an airport in southern Germany discovered several school-aged children travelling ahead of the holidays. Reports concerning 10 families have now been […]
2018-05-21

Iran mushroom poisoning: More than 800 sick from deadly fungi

More than 800 people have been poisoned after eating toxic wild mushrooms in around 10 provinces in the west of Iran. At least 11 people have […]
2018-05-21

China launch will prep for Moon landing

China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a lunar rover mission planned for later in the year. The Queqiao spacecraft will establish a communications […]
2018-05-21

Sante Fe school shooting: Suspect 'was rejected' by victim Shana Fisher

The mother of a 16-year-old girl killed in the Santa Fe school shooting has said her daughter had publicly rejected suspected killer Dimitrios Pagourtzis just days […]
2018-05-21

Hawaii volcano: Warning of toxic gas plumes from Kilauea

Media playback is unsupported on your device People in Hawaii are facing fresh warnings over toxic fumes produced when molten rock flows into the ocean, as […]
2018-05-21

Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

A Japanese climber who previously lost all but one of his fingers while climbing Mount Everest has died trying to reach the mountain’s summit. Nobukazu Kuriki, […]
2018-05-21

French Muslim student Maryam Pougetoux hits back over headscarf claims

A French student union leader who has been accused by ministers of using her headscarf for political gain has hit back, calling the claims “pathetic”. France’s […]
2018-05-21

US man squeals to police on persistent pig

Police are used to getting unusual calls, but one man in the US state of Ohio made a particularly memorable one in the early hours of […]
2018-05-21

Maduro wins re-election in Venezuela

Media playback is unsupported on your device Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has won re-election to another six-year term, in a vote marred by an opposition boycott […]
2018-05-20

US and China agree not to impose new tariffs on one another

Is the US trade deficit a bad thing? After weeks of tensions, China and the United States have reached a ceasefire. Both sides this weekend said […]
2018-05-20

Asia Argento warns Cannes predators: 'We know who you are'

Asia Argento, the Italian actress who was one of the first to publicly accuse director Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, gave an impassioned speech at the […]
2018-05-20

Cougar shot dead after killing US cyclist and mauling another

US wildlife officers in Washington state have shot dead a cougar that killed a cyclist and mauled another. The two cyclists were in North Bend, about […]
2018-05-20

Özil and Gündogan meet German president after Erdogan photos row

Two German footballers of Turkish origin have met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier after criticism of photos showing them with Turkey’s president. Turkey’s governing AK Party released the […]
2018-05-20

Four seasons under one roof in Milan

Everyone has a favourite season but if you visited Milan last month, you could have experienced all four in one place. The brainchild of Italian architect […]