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02/19/2018 - 16:40

Norway attack film shifts focus from Breivik to young victims

A wrenching drama recounting Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 massacre in Norway in real time screened at the Berlin film festival Monday, seeking to restore the focus on the young victims and away from the neo-Nazi mass murderer.

Norway attack film shifts focus from Breivik to young victims

A wrenching drama recounting Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 massacre in Norway in real time screened at the Berlin film festival Monday, seeking to restore the focus on the young victims and away from the neo-Nazi mass murderer.


02/19/2018 - 15:58

Russian dope case rocks Olympics, Shiffrin trims schedule

A doping case involving a medal-winning Russian curler rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Monday, as Mikaela Shiffrin's turbulent Games took another twist when she pulled out of the downhill skiing.

Russian dope case rocks Olympics, Shiffrin trims schedule

A doping case involving a medal-winning Russian curler rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Monday, as Mikaela Shiffrin's turbulent Games took another twist when she pulled out of the downhill skiing.


02/19/2018 - 15:50

Syria bombardment kills 44 in rebel enclave as ground assault looms

Heavy Syrian bombardment killed 44 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Monday, as regime forces appeared to prepare for an imminent ground assault.

Syria bombardment kills 44 in rebel enclave as ground assault looms

Heavy Syrian bombardment killed 44 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Monday, as regime forces appeared to prepare for an imminent ground assault.


02/19/2018 - 14:28

Oxfam staff bullied witness in prostitution case: inquiry

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday described the behaviour of some Oxfam staff in Haiti as "horrific" after the charity released an internal report revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff threatened a witness.

Oxfam staff bullied witness in prostitution case: inquiry

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday described the behaviour of some Oxfam staff in Haiti as "horrific" after the charity released an internal report revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff threatened a witness.


02/19/2018 - 13:28

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia's government on Monday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters.

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia's government on Monday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters.


02/19/2018 - 12:39

Russian curling chief calls Olympic doping case a 'provocation'

Russia's curling federation chief said Monday the doping case involving a Russian curler at the Winter Olympics was a "provocation" and a "subversive act".

Russian curling chief calls Olympic doping case a 'provocation'

Russia's curling federation chief said Monday the doping case involving a Russian curler at the Winter Olympics was a "provocation" and a "subversive act".


02/19/2018 - 12:36

Bad weather hampers search for missing Iranian plane

Iranian rescue teams battled severe weather Monday as they searched for the wreckage of a passenger plane that disappeared high in the Zagros mountains the previous day with 66 people on board.

Bad weather hampers search for missing Iranian plane

Iranian rescue teams battled severe weather Monday as they searched for the wreckage of a passenger plane that disappeared high in the Zagros mountains the previous day with 66 people on board.


02/19/2018 - 11:28

Olympics reels as 'clean' Russian curler hit by doping case

A Russian curler who passed rigorous vetting to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics was hit by a drug case on Monday, raising questions over the testing programme and the move to let Russians compete despite systemic doping.

Olympics reels as 'clean' Russian curler hit by doping case

A Russian curler who passed rigorous vetting to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics was hit by a drug case on Monday, raising questions over the testing programme and the move to let Russians compete despite systemic doping.

02/19/2018 - 17:02

'Flying moustache' leads Norway to Olympic ski jump gold

Robert Johansson and his magnificent moustache anchored Norway to a stunning Olympic ski jumping gold in the men's team event Monday to deny Poland's Kamil Stoch a Pyeongchang double.

'Flying moustache' leads Norway to Olympic ski jump gold

Robert Johansson and his magnificent moustache anchored Norway to a stunning Olympic ski jumping gold in the men's team event Monday to deny Poland's Kamil Stoch a Pyeongchang double.


02/19/2018 - 16:59

Strong Bayern give Heynckes selection headache

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes admits he has some tough decisions to make with his side at near full-strength for their Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Besiktas on Tuesday.

Strong Bayern give Heynckes selection headache

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes admits he has some tough decisions to make with his side at near full-strength for their Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Besiktas on Tuesday.


02/19/2018 - 16:56

'Evil' UK paedophile football coach jailed for 30 years

Former British football trainer Barry Bennell was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday for abusing 12 boys he coached between 1979 and 1991, with the judge branding him "sheer evil".

'Evil' UK paedophile football coach jailed for 30 years

Former British football trainer Barry Bennell was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday for abusing 12 boys he coached between 1979 and 1991, with the judge branding him "sheer evil".


02/19/2018 - 16:55

Five-star Canada, USA set up Olympic hockey showdown

Four-time defending champion Canada and reigning world champion United States advanced to the Pyeongchang Olympic women's hockey final with clinical shutout triumphs on Monday, setting up another showdown for gold between the arch-rivals.

Five-star Canada, USA set up Olympic hockey showdown

Four-time defending champion Canada and reigning world champion United States advanced to the Pyeongchang Olympic women's hockey final with clinical shutout triumphs on Monday, setting up another showdown for gold between the arch-rivals.


02/19/2018 - 16:37

Liverpool squad 'best I've coached', says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action after a warm-weather training camp in Spain.

Liverpool squad 'best I've coached', says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action after a warm-weather training camp in Spain.


02/19/2018 - 15:58

Russian dope case rocks Olympics, Shiffrin trims schedule

A doping case involving a medal-winning Russian curler rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Monday, as Mikaela Shiffrin's turbulent Games took another twist when she pulled out of the downhill skiing.

Russian dope case rocks Olympics, Shiffrin trims schedule

A doping case involving a medal-winning Russian curler rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Monday, as Mikaela Shiffrin's turbulent Games took another twist when she pulled out of the downhill skiing.


02/19/2018 - 15:51

Spain midfielder Jonathan Viera heads to China

La Liga strugglers Las Palmas on Monday confirmed that Spanish international attacking midfielder Jonathan Viera is leaving the club to join Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League.

Spain midfielder Jonathan Viera heads to China

La Liga strugglers Las Palmas on Monday confirmed that Spanish international attacking midfielder Jonathan Viera is leaving the club to join Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League.


02/19/2018 - 15:34

Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates

Arsenal announced the club's biggest-ever sponsorship deal worth a reported £200 million on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline Emirates by five years.

Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates

Arsenal announced the club's biggest-ever sponsorship deal worth a reported £200 million on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline Emirates by five years.

02/19/2018 - 16:40

Norway attack film shifts focus from Breivik to young victims

A wrenching drama recounting Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 massacre in Norway in real time screened at the Berlin film festival Monday, seeking to restore the focus on the young victims and away from the neo-Nazi mass murderer.

Norway attack film shifts focus from Breivik to young victims

A wrenching drama recounting Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 massacre in Norway in real time screened at the Berlin film festival Monday, seeking to restore the focus on the young victims and away from the neo-Nazi mass murderer.


02/19/2018 - 09:15

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62

Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, has died of a heart attack in Paris, his agent said.

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62

Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, has died of a heart attack in Paris, his agent said.


02/19/2018 - 07:08

Malaysian rapper probed over Lunar New Year dog video

A rapper in Muslim-majority Malaysia is under police investigation for allegedly insulting Islam with a Lunar New Year video that features dancers wearing dog masks and performing suggestive moves, reports said Monday.

Malaysian rapper probed over Lunar New Year dog video

A rapper in Muslim-majority Malaysia is under police investigation for allegedly insulting Islam with a Lunar New Year video that features dancers wearing dog masks and performing suggestive moves, reports said Monday.


02/19/2018 - 07:08

'Three Billboards' tops Baftas as 'Time's Up' shares stage

Crime drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" captured five British Bafta film awards on Sunday, including best film, topping an emotionally charged ceremony that featured fashion and rhetoric in support of the fight against sexual harassment sweeping Hollywood.

'Three Billboards' tops Baftas as 'Time's Up' shares stage

Crime drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" captured five British Bafta film awards on Sunday, including best film, topping an emotionally charged ceremony that featured fashion and rhetoric in support of the fight against sexual harassment sweeping Hollywood.


02/19/2018 - 04:39

Hail a partner: Vienna 'taxi dancers' waltz in for ball season

It's her third Vienna ball of the season and Renate Drabek plans to dance until the small hours. Tango, waltz, rumba, boogie: her dance partner can't say 'no' as she's hired him for the evening.

Hail a partner: Vienna 'taxi dancers' waltz in for ball season

It's her third Vienna ball of the season and Renate Drabek plans to dance until the small hours. Tango, waltz, rumba, boogie: her dance partner can't say 'no' as she's hired him for the evening.


02/19/2018 - 02:08

'Black Panther' pounces to box office glory over holiday weekend

As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.

'Black Panther' pounces to box office glory over holiday weekend

As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.


02/18/2018 - 22:18

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday's French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday's French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.


02/18/2018 - 21:56

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.

02/19/2018 - 16:39

France to grow wolf packs despite farmers' anger

The French government announced Monday that it will allow the wolf population to grow 40 percent over the next five years, resisting pressure from farmers concerned about their flocks.

France to grow wolf packs despite farmers' anger

The French government announced Monday that it will allow the wolf population to grow 40 percent over the next five years, resisting pressure from farmers concerned about their flocks.


02/19/2018 - 11:45

In Kenya, anti-poaching dogs are wildlife's best friends

Five-month-old bloodhound Shakaria gambols through the long savannah grasses of Kenya's Maasai Mara reserve, her playful mood swiftly turning to keen determination as she is ordered to track a human scent.

In Kenya, anti-poaching dogs are wildlife's best friends

Five-month-old bloodhound Shakaria gambols through the long savannah grasses of Kenya's Maasai Mara reserve, her playful mood swiftly turning to keen determination as she is ordered to track a human scent.


02/19/2018 - 10:56

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.


02/18/2018 - 08:53

Thai officials smell clue with faeces find in tycoon poaching case

Thai officials will test human faeces found at a campsite in a wildlife sanctuary to try to prove their case against a tycoon accused of poaching a leopard.

Thai officials smell clue with faeces find in tycoon poaching case

Thai officials will test human faeces found at a campsite in a wildlife sanctuary to try to prove their case against a tycoon accused of poaching a leopard.


02/18/2018 - 04:23

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.


02/18/2018 - 03:19

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body.

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body.


02/17/2018 - 23:38

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.


02/17/2018 - 02:37

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.

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