101147718 hi046099468 - Chinese Nobel widow Liu Xia ready to 'die at home' in protest
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Chinese Nobel widow Liu Xia ready to 'die at home' in protest

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Chinese authorities insist that Liu Xia is a free citizen The widow of China’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has said she is ready to die in protest at being held under house arrest by Chinese authorities. Liu Xia, 57, has been under house arrest since 2010, after her […]

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Police storm Las Vegas gunman's room in bodycam video

Footage has been released of the moment police entered Stephen Paddock’s suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel on 1 October 2017. The 64-year-old opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival crowd, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500 others before turning the gun on himself. Source link

101149065 mediaitem101149064 - German Red Cross nurse kidnapped in Somalia
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German Red Cross nurse kidnapped in Somalia

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kidnappers snatched the nurse from an ICRC compound in Mogadishu A German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was kidnapped in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the aid group said. She was seized by unknown armed men from inside the ICRC compound at 20:00 local time (17:00 […]

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Deadly dust storms kill dozens in India

Fierce dust storms and thundershowers kill at least 70 people in the north of India, injuring many more This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. […]

101147450 hi046492551 - Trump repaid lawyer's $130,000 Stormy Daniels hush money, says Giuliani
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Trump repaid lawyer's $130,000 Stormy Daniels hush money, says Giuliani

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has previously said he knew nothing of the payment to Ms Daniels A member of Donald Trump’s legal team has appeared to contradict him over a $130,000 so-called “hush payment” to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Mr Trump had reimbursed his […]

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UN leader tells US not to end Iran nuclear deal

Antonio Guterres has called on President Trump not to withdraw from the international deal to curb development of Iran’s nuclear weapons. In an interview with Nick Robinson on the Today programme, the United Nations secretary general said the Middle East was in a dangerous position and there was a risk of war if the deal […]

101147444 hi046364008 - Iran nuclear deal: UN urges Trump not to walk away
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Iran nuclear deal: UN urges Trump not to walk away

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Guterres warned the Iran deal cannot be scrapped without a viable alternative UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged Donald Trump not to walk away from an international deal designed to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. Speaking to the BBC, Mr Guterres said there was a real risk […]

101143589 mediaitem101143588 - North Korea-US talks: Who are North Korea's American detainees?
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North Korea-US talks: Who are North Korea's American detainees?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption One of the three men who have been reportedly relocated, Kim Dong-chul, was sentenced to 10 years’ hard labour after appearing before the media to confess in March 2016 There are reports that three Americans detained in North Korea have been relocated to a Pyongyang hotel and are receiving good […]

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Xiongxiong the loyal dog charms Chinese social media

Image copyright PEAR VIDEO Image caption ‘Little Bear’ has won the hearts of online users China’s online community has fallen hard for a loyal elderly dog, who waits patiently outside a station every day for his owner to come home from work. The popular Pear Video website shared a video of Xiongxiong – Little Bear […]

101141610 mediaitem101141609 - Nobel literature prize could be postponed
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Nobel literature prize could be postponed

Image copyright Nobel Foundation Image caption The Nobel Prize was established by Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel One of the oldest and most prestigious cultural awards – the Nobel Prize for Literature – could be cancelled this year with the organisation responsible admitting it faces a crisis. The Swedish Academy is under fire for how it […]

101139189 32c711f6 4364 4234 9000 d20f7b81a171 - Where does Trump's 'America First' leave Canada?
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Where does Trump's 'America First' leave Canada?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump has given Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau much to think about Donald Trump has been keeping Canada on its toes since he became US president at the start of last year. When it comes to matters of trade, Mr Trump has been resolutely hawkish, vowing repeatedly to […]