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Belgium's Prince Laurent protests over fine

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:35
King Philippe's brother faces a cut to his annual allowance for unauthorised diplomatic activity.

Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:39
Trump's former National Security Advisor is charged with lying to the FBI about dealings with Russia.

Cohoes fire: Amateur US blacksmith burns down buildings

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:59
He was copying the TV series, Forged in Fire, where contestants make bladed weapons, officials say.

UN appeals for record $22.5bn humanitarian aid for 2018

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:41
More than $10bn (£7.41bn) is needed to address the humanitarian crises in Syria and Yemen alone.

Republican holdouts back tax bill despite $1tn deficit alert

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:39
The Republican-controlled Senate plans a vote on Friday despite a $1tn deficit warning on the bill.

Far-right embrace

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:39
Trump's far-right retweets show a president ripping up the idea of the United States, writes James Cook

Flynn charged for 'making false statement'

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:18
Trump's ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn charged with making false statement to FBI in January

Turkey seeks arrest of ex-CIA officer Fuller over coup plot

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:23
Graham Fuller has links to "coup mastermind" Gulen, Turkey's chief prosecutor alleges.

Pope Francis uses term Rohingya in Bangladesh meeting

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:09
Francis refers to the Muslim refugees directly for the first time on his Asian trip.

Wanted Chechen IS jihadist Chatayev killed in Georgia siege

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:58
Akhmed Chatayev, killed last week, was linked to the 2016 bombing of Istanbul airport.

Anger as India doctor mistakenly declares newborn dead

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:52
The mistake was discovered when the baby's parents saw him move en route to the funeral in India.

Bette Nash: US flight attendant celebrates 60 years in the air

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:37
Eighty-one-year-old Bette Nash has been working as cabin crew since 1957.

'Escape' artist rescued after failing to free himself

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:17
A Belgian performance artist is cut free after spending 19 days chained to a marble block.

Walmart pulls 'lynch journalists' T-shirt from sale

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:12
The US retailer said it had been provided by a company allowing users to upload their own designs.

US delays ban on 'unsafe' cluster bombs

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:35
Older munitions with higher rates of failing to explode had been due to be phased out in 2019.

Israeli soldier stabbed to death in 'terror attack'

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:30
The killing in southern Israel comes after a day of violence between Israel and Palestinians.

Dumped New Zealand house 'returned to sender'

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:24
Mystery of a fly-tipped house on development land appears to be solved.

Spain Catalonia: Bail hearing for separatist ministers

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:07
Eight former regional ministers and two activists are on remand over their part in an independence bid.

Okinawa rape and murder: US military base worker Shinzato jailed in Japan

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:07
The Okinawa base contractor raped and killed a local woman in a case that sparked anti-US protests.

'Zero tolerance' plan eyed for plastic pollution

BBC - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:56
A plan for zero tolerance of plastic pollution of the oceans may be agreed by nations at a UN environment summit.

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