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02/24/2018 - 20:49

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:35

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:12

DR Congo ruling party supporters storm cathedral

Tensions soared in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday as hundreds of ruling party supporters stormed Kinshasa cathedral after authorities banned a planned Catholic church-backed rally against the rule of President Joseph Kabila.

DR Congo ruling party supporters storm cathedral

Tensions soared in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday as hundreds of ruling party supporters stormed Kinshasa cathedral after authorities banned a planned Catholic church-backed rally against the rule of President Joseph Kabila.


02/24/2018 - 19:20

Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 as UN truce vote stalls

New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday took the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 as the United Nations again struggled to hold a vote on a ceasefire.

Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 as UN truce vote stalls

New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday took the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 as the United Nations again struggled to hold a vote on a ceasefire.


02/24/2018 - 19:02

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom in danger

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom in danger

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 16:59

Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs", an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of 2011 massacre of teenagers in Norway by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites Saturday at the Berlin film festival.

Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs", an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of 2011 massacre of teenagers in Norway by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites Saturday at the Berlin film festival.


02/24/2018 - 16:00

Ex-Trump aide paid Europeans to lobby for pro-Russia Ukraine: papers

Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros ($2.5 million) to lobby for Ukraine's then-leader backed by Russia, US prosecutors have claimed.

Ex-Trump aide paid Europeans to lobby for pro-Russia Ukraine: papers

Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros ($2.5 million) to lobby for Ukraine's then-leader backed by Russia, US prosecutors have claimed.


02/24/2018 - 13:04

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

At least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest assaults on the war-torn country's beleaguered security forces.

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

At least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest assaults on the war-torn country's beleaguered security forces.

02/24/2018 - 20:52

Lewandowski, Heynckes miss records as Bayern held

Robert Lewandowski and Jupp Heynckes both missed out on records as runaway Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich were held to a frustrating goalless draw at home by Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Lewandowski, Heynckes miss records as Bayern held

Robert Lewandowski and Jupp Heynckes both missed out on records as runaway Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich were held to a frustrating goalless draw at home by Hertha Berlin on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:44

Huw beauty as Scotland stun England in Six Nations

Huw Jones scored two tries as Scotland produced a huge upset to beat Six Nations champions England 25-13 at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Huw beauty as Scotland stun England in Six Nations

Huw Jones scored two tries as Scotland produced a huge upset to beat Six Nations champions England 25-13 at Murrayfield on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:35

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:18

Wydad win Super Cup as VAR used in Africa for first time

Amin Tighazoui scored from a free-kick to give Wydad Casablanca a 1-0 CAF Super Cup victory over TP Mazembe Saturday as the video assistant referee (VAR) system was used for the first time in Africa.

Wydad win Super Cup as VAR used in Africa for first time

Amin Tighazoui scored from a free-kick to give Wydad Casablanca a 1-0 CAF Super Cup victory over TP Mazembe Saturday as the video assistant referee (VAR) system was used for the first time in Africa.


02/24/2018 - 20:07

Klopp welcomes break as Salah's hot-streak moves Liverpool into second

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a welcome mid-season break has refreshed his side at the perfect time after a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham on Saturday.

Klopp welcomes break as Salah's hot-streak moves Liverpool into second

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a welcome mid-season break has refreshed his side at the perfect time after a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham on Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 19:31

Zidane hails selfless Ronaldo after Benzema penalty gesture

Real coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Cristiano Ronaldo's selflessness after the forward gave up the chance of a hat-trick by allowing Karim Benzema to take a late penalty in Saturday's 4-0 thrashing of Alaves.

Zidane hails selfless Ronaldo after Benzema penalty gesture

Real coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Cristiano Ronaldo's selflessness after the forward gave up the chance of a hat-trick by allowing Karim Benzema to take a late penalty in Saturday's 4-0 thrashing of Alaves.


02/24/2018 - 19:19

Schmidt a mix of emotions after thrilling Irish win

Joe Schmidt endured mixed emotions after Ireland's pulsating 37-27 victory over Wales kept their hopes of the Six Nations Grand Slam alive on Saturday at Lansdowne Road.

Schmidt a mix of emotions after thrilling Irish win

Joe Schmidt endured mixed emotions after Ireland's pulsating 37-27 victory over Wales kept their hopes of the Six Nations Grand Slam alive on Saturday at Lansdowne Road.


02/24/2018 - 19:08

Barrett reaches milestone, but Mitchell's Bulls triumph

World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett became only the fourth player to score 1,000 Super Rugby points, but could not prevent Wellington Hurricanes losing to resurgent Northern Bulls Saturday.

Barrett reaches milestone, but Mitchell's Bulls triumph

World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett became only the fourth player to score 1,000 Super Rugby points, but could not prevent Wellington Hurricanes losing to resurgent Northern Bulls Saturday.

02/24/2018 - 20:49

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.


02/24/2018 - 20:16

New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.

New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.


02/24/2018 - 18:55

Armani sets his classical style against theatrical excess

Giorgio Armani launched his new collection "Atmosphere" in Milan on Saturday, proclaiming his deep-rooted classicism against extravagant theatrical trends.

Armani sets his classical style against theatrical excess

Giorgio Armani launched his new collection "Atmosphere" in Milan on Saturday, proclaiming his deep-rooted classicism against extravagant theatrical trends.


02/24/2018 - 16:59

Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs", an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of 2011 massacre of teenagers in Norway by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites Saturday at the Berlin film festival.

Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs", an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of 2011 massacre of teenagers in Norway by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites Saturday at the Berlin film festival.


02/24/2018 - 11:42

Hunting for the woman in the 'African Mona Lisa'

She's been described as "the African Mona Lisa", the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered the father of Nigerian modernism.

Hunting for the woman in the 'African Mona Lisa'

She's been described as "the African Mona Lisa", the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered the father of Nigerian modernism.


02/24/2018 - 07:10

'Unsolved' re-examines Biggie and Tupac murder cases

The murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls not only robbed hip-hop of two defining artists but also uncovered allegations of conspiracy, bloody rivalries and police corruption -- shining a light on rap's criminal underworld.

'Unsolved' re-examines Biggie and Tupac murder cases

The murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls not only robbed hip-hop of two defining artists but also uncovered allegations of conspiracy, bloody rivalries and police corruption -- shining a light on rap's criminal underworld.


02/24/2018 - 04:12

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.


02/23/2018 - 23:56

Berlin filmfest brings rebellion drama to local prison

The Berlin film festival on Friday brought a movie about a little-known act of rebellion in communist East Germany to a local prison, in an outreach to inmates in the German capital.

Berlin filmfest brings rebellion drama to local prison

The Berlin film festival on Friday brought a movie about a little-known act of rebellion in communist East Germany to a local prison, in an outreach to inmates in the German capital.

02/24/2018 - 09:30

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.


02/24/2018 - 04:12

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.


02/23/2018 - 19:31

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.


02/23/2018 - 18:44

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.


02/23/2018 - 17:35

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.


02/23/2018 - 14:38

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.


02/23/2018 - 11:53

BMW plans electric Mini production in China

German auto giant BMW said Friday it plans to build an electric version of its compact Mini in China, in a possible joint venture with local partner Great Wall.

BMW plans electric Mini production in China

German auto giant BMW said Friday it plans to build an electric version of its compact Mini in China, in a possible joint venture with local partner Great Wall.


02/23/2018 - 10:03

Japan confirms oil from wrecked tanker hitting its beaches

Oil that has washed ashore on several southern Japanese islands is likely from an Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea last month, Japan's coastguard said Friday.

Japan confirms oil from wrecked tanker hitting its beaches

Oil that has washed ashore on several southern Japanese islands is likely from an Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea last month, Japan's coastguard said Friday.

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