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Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of...

Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of...

Europe

Fri, Jan 17 2020

He spent years compiling and editing his father's material before publishing many of his works, including...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 17 2020

In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police,...

Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes...

Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes...

World

Fri, Jan 17 2020

The rains gave exhausted firefighters a boost in battling some of the blazes, with more relief expected...

Ukraine PM offers resignation after...

Ukraine PM offers resignation after...

Europe

Fri, Jan 17 2020

Zelensky's office said it had received the letter of resignation and would consider it

Death toll rises to 100 after Pakistan...

Death toll rises to 100 after Pakistan...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

The death toll from days of bad weather now stands at 76 in Kashmir, and at least 100 across the...

Trump impeachment articles heading for...

Trump impeachment articles heading for...

North America

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Trump was impeached in December by the Democrat-controlled House on charges of abuse of power and obstruction...

Russian government resigns after Putin...

Russian government resigns after Putin...

World

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Putin asked Medvedev, his longtime ally, to continue as head of government until a new government has...

Turkey threatens to 'teach lesson' to...

Turkey threatens to 'teach lesson' to...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Haftar left Moscow on Tuesday without signing a peace deal aimed at ending a nine-month offensive against...

HRW: China conducting 'intense' global...

HRW: China conducting 'intense' global...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Roth was challenged by an official at China's mission to the UN as he wrapped up his news...

US slaps sanctions over N Korea workers...

US slaps sanctions over N Korea workers...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

The North Koreans are most frequently seen on construction sites, performing labor for long hours and...

Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer...

Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

The first segment of the proposed $8.9 billion high-speed rail link from China's landlocked Yunnan...

Henderson voted England player of...

Henderson voted England player of...

Sports

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Henderson made seven England appearances last year, passing the 50-cap mark during a 5-1 win in...

Leach heading home from South...

Leach heading home

Sports

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Because of illness, Leach has not played in a match since arriving in South Africa last month

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six...

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Several people disappeared into the sinkhole as it spread, including what appeared to be a child

Nasa hosts first public astronaut graduation...

Nasa hosts first public astronaut graduation...

North America

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The group included two candidates from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), which has participated in a joint...

Pelosi challenges Republicans to 'fair'...

Pelosi challenges Republicans to 'fair'...

North America

Mon, Jan 13 2020

Trump, for his part, has said he expects rapid exoneration and wants to move past the trial as quickly...

Pakistan court annuls Musharaff's death...

Pakistan court annuls Musharaff's death...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The prosecution now has the option to file a new case against Musharraf with the approval of the federal...

Australian 'megablaze' brought under...

Australian 'megablaze' brought under...

Oceania

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The fire seared an area of national park three times the size of Greater London and lit several connected...

Iran agrees de-escalation 'only solution'...

Iran agrees de-escalation 'only solution'...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 13 2020

US President Donald Trump warned Iran against harming demonstrators and against a repeat of a deadly...

Malinga ready to quit after T20 debacle...

Malinga ready to quit after T20 debacle...

Cricket

Sun, Jan 12 2020

Returning from the series, the 36-year-old told reporters that Sri Lanka was just not good enough to...

Trump warns Iran against massacre as...

Trump warns Iran against massacre as...

World

Sun, Jan 12 2020

Iran said earlier it unintentionally downed a Ukrainian jetliner outside Tehran, killing all 176 people...