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"23.02.2017 11:34:53" Mumbai's traditional Koli community, who depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fear the decision to build the world's tallest statue just off the coast could threaten their centuries-old existence.
"23.02.2017 10:26:48" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy opens up the most promising hunting ground to date for life beyond our Solar System, researchers say.
The Trappist-1 system, 39 light years from our own, has the
"23.02.2017 07:56:14" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A new museum showcases famous Manneken Pis statue outfits, worn by the little bronze boy taking a very public leak in central Brussels for the past 400 years
"23.02.2017 06:39:00" Timeline Photos Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has a message for US President Donald Trump and those who would shut their national borders to migrants and refugees.
"A refugee could be anybody. It could be you or me," he said. "The so-called refugee crisis is a human
"23.02.2017 04:55:19" yahoo.com Baby orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet Villagers on the Indonesian part of jungle-clad Borneo island often keep critically endangered orangutans as pets even though the practice is illegal. It's also bad for the animals as they will later struggle to survive in the wild http://u.afp.com/4NaU
"23.02.2017 00:00:01" yahoo.com China selfie-app leader seeks to 'beautify the world' With more than 450 million active users in China, selfie-editing app Meitu is now also gaining traction abroad.
Do you digitally "beautify" your face before you share a selfie on social media?
"22.02.2017 22:00:00" yahoo.com Seven Earth-like planets discovered around single star Researchers announce the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System
"22.02.2017 20:30:00" Stolen 'Work will set you free' gate returned to Dachau An iron gate with the infamous slogan "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work will set you free"), stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany two years ago, is returned to the site. Read more: http://u.afp.com/DachauGate
"22.02.2017 18:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Glittering gowns, elegant suits and bold mini-dresses worn by the late Princess Diana are featured in a new exhibit at Kensington Palace, in London.
"Diana: Her Fashion Story", charts how the Princess of Wales not only rewrote the rules of royal
"22.02.2017 16:55:16" Timeline Photos A volcanologist and his guide miraculously survive a 450m fall into an active volcano in Nicaragua.
Full story: http://u.afp.com/4NLf
"22.02.2017 16:38:25" Timeline Photos Simba the lion and Lula the bear are finally rescued from Mosul zoo.
Full story: http://u.afp.com/4NLJ
"22.02.2017 13:31:01" Timeline Photos Afghanistan lays out stringent penalties for "Bacha bazi': the ancient practice of child sex slavery
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4N2x
"22.02.2017 11:11:32" A riot of colour as the French city of Nice celebrates the 133rd edition of its world-famous carnival.
"22.02.2017 10:19:16" Estonian robots make food deliveries
"22.02.2017 09:52:04" Timeline Photos A Chinese military officer inspects a guard of honour ahead of a welcoming ceremony for French premier Bernard Cazeneuve, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
"22.02.2017 09:40:47" Timeline Photos What are the secrets behind South Korea's high life expectancy?
Full story: http://u.afp.com/4NBH
"22.02.2017 06:38:15" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Not a single car remains in the town of Dikwa in northeast Nigeria and there's no way to communicate to the outside world, as all the telephone lines have been blown up.
But it is here that humanitarian groups are trying to bring aid to some 57,000 people
"22.02.2017 05:04:18" sg.news.yahoo.com Women, minorities fare (a little) better in Hollywood: report Women and minorities are faring better in Hollywood and feature prominently at this year's upcoming Oscars, but they are still woefully underrepresented overall in the entertainment industry, according to a report. The "2017 Hollywood Diversity Report" -- Women and minorities are faring better in Hollywood and feature prominently at this year's Oscars, but they are still woefully underrepresented overall in the entertainment industry
"21.02.2017 23:50:00" Mosul civilians divided over Iraqi army advice to 'stay at home' The first four months of the Iraqi offensive on Mosul were marked by relatively low displacement but the civilians who remain in the city's west face more dangers than ever
"21.02.2017 21:15:00" Timeline Photos Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life based on criteria including social and living conditions, infrastructure, governance and environment. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4NhY
"21.02.2017 19:45:00" yahoo.com Japan zoo culls 57 monkeys carrying 'invasive' genes A Japanese zoo culls 57 native snow monkeys by lethal injection after finding that they carried genes of an "invasive alien species
"21.02.2017 18:15:00" Tribal headhunters' tattoos make a comeback in India Tattoos were once the ultimate status symbol for the headhunting tribes of India's remote northeast, but as the new generation turns its back on such traditions, one of the country's top young tattoo artists has embarked on a campaign to preserve the art
"21.02.2017 15:52:05" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "Every person involved in the process of making the Oscars' statuettes -- from the 3-D computer image to the carefully polished, stamped, cocooned pieces ready for shipping to Brooklyn to be plated in gold -- everyone took extreme care in what they were
"21.02.2017 14:07:00" Timeline Photos Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is one of Africa's longest-serving presidents. Celebrating his 93rd birthday, he vowed to remain in power. u.afp.com/4Nmu
"21.02.2017 11:55:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "Ever since I was a little girl I had dreamed of going to Myanmar's famed ruby mines of Mogok," writes correspondent Hla Hla Htay.
"My father was a gems dealer and I would spend hours watching him cut and polish the raw stones until they sparkled. Yet
"21.02.2017 09:46:42" AFP Africa #TheWeddingParty It's an eccentric, glamorous comedy about a Nigerian wedding -- and it's Nollywood's highest grossing film to date:
"21.02.2017 08:41:33" In a country which has lost its mojo, many wealthy Japanese women spend eye-watering sums on male hosts in return for an evening of sweet talk, flirting, and often sex u.afp.com/4NP3
"21.02.2017 07:33:27" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "The thing that struck me the most was just how proud everyone was of their work," writes New York City bureau chief photographer Don Emmert. "Every person involved in the process of making the Oscars' statuettes -- from the 3-D computer image to the
"21.02.2017 04:52:38" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Free as a bird: 2 species of orange parakeet chicks are raised at El Tronador, a rescue centre for trafficked animals in El Salvador @marvinrecinos
"21.02.2017 00:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Henry Moore sculptures inspire new Burberry collection at London Fashion Week. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4NAr
"20.02.2017 21:15:00" yahoo.com Russia's UN envoy dies 'unexpectedly' Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and skillfully defended Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, died in New York. He was 64.
"20.02.2017 20:01:20" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A popular host for films like "Star Wars" and "Game of Thrones", Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik is now being transformed into medieval Nottingham for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.
It will be the country's most expensive
"20.02.2017 18:45:01" Timeline Photos Tiny Maryam smiled as she was picked up by her mother for the first time since her premature birth on August 1, 2016. Palestinian woman Jumana Daoud and rights groups said she submitted an application several months ago to reenter Israel to retrieve her
"20.02.2017 16:53:04" In Rio, even the dogs celebrate carnival
For 14 years the "Blacão", a play on the words bloco, or street party, and cão, meaning dog, has invited the city's canines and their owners to celebrate together on Copacabana beach
"20.02.2017 15:43:00" With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual Naked Man Festival
"20.02.2017 14:31:00" Timeline Photos In Lebanon, an avant-garde mosque to preach coexistence http://u.afp.com/4NY7
"20.02.2017 13:05:00" Timeline Photos "The results are encouraging. The eagles are making good progress."
Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop or carry out attacks on French soil, a quartet of golden eagles is being trained to take out unmanned aircraft in mid-flight.
In about 20
"20.02.2017 10:38:52" AFP Africa An African-born tram driver with a doctorate is the star of a new Hungarian film about immigration, integration and xenophobia.
"A stranger ran up to me one day after I finished my shift and asked if I wanted to be in a movie about refugees," Marcelo
"20.02.2017 08:36:26" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Modern-day Pakistani transgender people claim to be cultural heirs of the eunuchs who thrived at the courts of the Mughal emperors that ruled the Indian subcontinent for two centuries u.afp.com/4NxT
"20.02.2017 06:04:26" Timeline Photos Born killers: French army grooms eagles to down drones http://u.afp.com/4Nx3
"20.02.2017 05:37:40" Bare cheek as Japan men strip off for naked festival http://u.afp.com/4Nxk
"20.02.2017 00:45:00" yahoo.com What crisis? For Trump's base, it's full speed ahead With Donald Trump struggling to keep his presidency on an even keel in a cacophonous first month, die-hard supporters have a message for their champion: stay on offense, never modulate, never change.
"19.02.2017 22:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A sample of the toys on display during the American International Toy Fair in New York City
"19.02.2017 20:45:00" Timeline Photos Iraqi forces seize 15 villages from the Islamic State group launching a daunting operation to retake west Mosul despite concerns about civilian safety. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4NGs
"19.02.2017 18:38:07" Angelina Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia Angelina Jolie unveils her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox http://u.afp.com/4NG4
"19.02.2017 16:00:40" yahoo.com 'Flight of the angel' rings in Venice Carnival Tens of thousands of revellers in masks and period costume packed St Mark's Square on Sunday for the "flight of the angel", the traditional opening of the Venice Carnival. On the 12th chime of midday from St Mark's Campanile, Claudia Marchiori descended
"19.02.2017 15:05:35" yahoo.com Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul
"19.02.2017 12:17:09" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Claudia Marchiori -- the winner of the 2016 edition of the "Festa delle Marie" -- performs as the Angel of the new Venice Carnival.
The "Flight of the Angel" is a traditional event that goes back to the Serenissima period where an unknown guest flew
"19.02.2017 12:04:32" Timeline Photos Competitors take part in the White Turf event in St. Moritz, where the horse races are held on a frozen lake at the Swiss mountain
"19.02.2017 07:46:00" Timeline Photos For director Maysaloun Hamoud, the real shock of her film "Bar Bahar", which opened last month in Israel, has been the controversy it whipped up, even death threats on social media.
Hamoud, herself an Arab, always hoped her first feature film would hit
"19.02.2017 05:20:00" President Donald Trump turned back the clock with a bold and aggressive Florida speech straight out of his 2016 campaign playbook, enthralling fans at a rally while insisting all is well in the White House despite weeks of turbulence.
"19.02.2017 03:53:54" Timeline Photos More US schools are obliging students to take economics or personal finance classes before they go out into the real world full of credit cards and unemployment lines and mortgages.
And with President Donald Trump disputing the accuracy of the widely
"18.02.2017 23:46:29" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Anti-Trump demonstrators in New York's Washington Square Park stage a New Orleans-style funeral procession to protest what they see as the passing of the US presidency
"18.02.2017 22:56:46" yahoo.com Vatican 'House of Cards' as pro and anti-pope factions clash A real-life version of the hit political drama "House of Cards" is unfolding at the Vatican, from cardinals openly defying the pope to anonymous posters sullying his name. In the latest episode, a group of powerful Princes of the Church released a It's a real-life House of Cards set at the Vatican as pro and anti-pope factions clash in political drama.
In the latest episode, a group of powerful Princes of the Church released a statement defending Pope Francis - but religious watchers warn the
"18.02.2017 20:43:23" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Donald Trump's sons celebrate the first foreign launch of a venue bearing the family's name since the US president's inauguration in January.
"We have brought Beverly Hills right to your doorstep," boasts a promotional video at the grand opening of The
"18.02.2017 15:37:10" yahoo.com SpaceX postpones rocket launch due to engine glitch Miami (AFP) - SpaceX scrubbed its planned Dragon cargo launch to the International Space Station just seconds before liftoff on Saturday due to a technical issue with the Falcon 9 rocket engine.
"18.02.2017 14:09:52" yahoo.com Iraq's Bashiqa brings back the booze to clear IS hangover Surrounded by the ruins of pastel-coloured buildings still bearing slogans glorifying the Islamic State's "caliphate", Wissam Ghanem is having a slow day selling beer, vodka and whisky. Iraqi forces expelled the jihadists from his town of Bashiqa, about
"18.02.2017 11:23:01" yahoo.com Man taking selfie among seven dead in Iran storms A man taking a selfie after an Iranian dam burst was among at least seven people killed as floods, avalanches and dust storms gripped the country, state media reported Saturday. The 40-year-old was swept away while taking the photograph beside a river
"18.02.2017 08:34:00" Timeline Photos Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. He remains an enduring cultural presence even for many young people -- but what would he be doing if he were alive?
The 27-year-old shot
"18.02.2017 07:50:00" Timeline Photos The Troisgros restaurant, a veritable shrine to France's haute cuisine, is pulling out of the town it put on the map thanks to the three Michelin stars it has boasted since 1968.
The move out of the central town of Roanne to a rural village just eight
"18.02.2017 06:23:00" A European refugee comedy and a transgender love story are tipped to clinch prizes at the Berlin film festival, which has been dominated by criticism of rising intolerance and US President Donald Trump.
Audiences lavished applause on the cult Finnish
"18.02.2017 03:00:26" Photos from AFP News Agency's post After a rollercoaster first month in the White House President Donald Trump jaunted south, holding a campaign-style event with Boeing to cast himself as a defender of US jobs and relaunching attacks on the press, criticizing several media outlets on
"18.02.2017 00:29:41" yahoo.com Hitler's 'destructive' wartime phone up for auction Adolf Hitler's personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his deadly World War II commands, will hit the auction block this weekend, the US house selling it announced. Originally a black Bakelite phone that was later painted crimson and Originally a black Bakelite phone that was later painted crimson and engraved with Hitler's name, the relic was found in the Nazi leader's Berlin bunker in 1945 following the regime's defeat.
"17.02.2017 22:01:58" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "Daddy, pick me up!" cried nine-year-old Abdel Basset as he struggled to get to his feet after a barrel bomb attack near his home in Syria.
The harrowing footage of the young boy screaming for his father, his legs turned to bloody stumps, quickly spread
"17.02.2017 19:10:01" Timeline Photos Model Jack Eyers made the decision to amputate his leg at 16. Today, he made his debut in Teatum Jones' show at London Fashion Week. "When I lost my leg I became very unconfident," he said. "Fashion gives you that sense of confidence." Read more:
"17.02.2017 16:24:10" As Bangladesh's only known woman rickshaw wallah Mosammat Jasmine may be a feminist icon, but to the passengers she cycles around the streets of Chittagong she's known as "Crazy Auntie"
"17.02.2017 14:33:21" Playing with fire: Exorcising demons in Vietnam
"17.02.2017 12:09:30" It's a far cry from the 'Jungle'... since November, 80 refugees from the Calais migrant camp have been taking classes at Lille university
"17.02.2017 10:51:01" Timeline Photos The United States has three branches of government: the legislative, the executive and the judicial
"17.02.2017 08:45:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post New York fashion week wrapped with designers unable to agree on the season, the future of the runway in jeopardy and anti-Donald Trump political outrage palpable.
As the global fashion circus now flits to Europe with fashion week beginning in London,
"17.02.2017 07:40:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Vietnam fire dances are now out in the open as the Pa Then ethnic minority are now free to perform rites that exorcise demons and pray for a healthy harvest http://u.afp.com/4Gvb
"17.02.2017 06:33:18" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In the fishing ports of the Shetland Islands off northern Scotland, hopes are high that Brexit could boost their once-thriving industry http://u.afp.com/4Gvn
"17.02.2017 03:06:35" Photos from AFP News Agency's post President Donald Trump stunned the political world with an impromptu White House news conference at which he vented at his critics and virulently defended the record of his tumultuous first weeks in power saying there is "zero chaos" in his
"17.02.2017 00:40:01" Timeline Photos An Olive Ridley Turtle comes ashore from the Bay of Bengal to lay her eggs on the beach
"16.02.2017 22:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Saudi Arabia hosts first ever Comic-Con event in coastal city of Jeddah.
The three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events is part of a government initiative to bring more entertainment to Saudi Arabia. http://u.afp.com/4GtN
"16.02.2017 21:00:05" DC restaurants to close in immigrant solidarity show From burger joints to fine eateries, dozens of Washington DC restaurants shut down to protest President Donald Trump's treatment of immigrants.
They did so out of solidarity with the largely low-earning people who staff them or because not enough workers
"16.02.2017 18:42:31" Timeline Photos Timeline of links or reports related to US President Donald Trump and Russia
"16.02.2017 15:57:50" Children are paraded through a village in eastern China to commemorate the end of barbaric child sacrifices hundreds of years ago
"16.02.2017 13:59:33" Olive Ridley sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on Rushikulya Beach in the Bay of Bengal
"16.02.2017 11:07:39" Timeline Photos The killing of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, at a Malaysian airport has revived fascination in the poisoner's methods http://u.afp.com/4GVB
"16.02.2017 07:46:57" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In China, a colourful parade of Hakka children dressed as living dolls commemorates the end of child sacrifice 700 years ago
"16.02.2017 06:25:00" Timeline Photos Of all the ramifications of the Brexit vote, the fate of the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic and their oil fields and fisheries may not top the list for negotiators in London and Brussels.
But the prospect of a new bid for Scottish independence as
"16.02.2017 05:08:00" Timeline Photos People with ADHD have slightly smaller brains than those without the condition, according to a study released which insisted it is a physical disorder and not just bad behaviour.
The largest analysis to date of the brains of people with attention deficit
"16.02.2017 03:41:16" Photos from AFP News Agency's post US President Donald Trump hosts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, drops his predecessors' longtime attachment to a two-state solution in any Middle East peace settlement and spends time defending his former national security adviser, Michael
"16.02.2017 00:24:30" yahoo.com Giant French flag going on display at British castle A French flag the size of a tennis court, captured by the British in 1800, will be unfurled at a British castle this year in its first public showing in more than a century. The ensign, captured from the French warship Le Genereux on February 18, 1800, A French flag the size of a tennis court, captured by the British in 1800, will be unfurled at a British castle this year in its first public showing in more than a century
"15.02.2017 22:12:33" Michael Kors presents Fall-Winter 2017 collection in New York Michael Kors shows off his Fall-Winter 2017 collection at New York Fashion Week at an event attended by Vogue Editor Anna Wintour and featuring models Ashley Graham and Kendall Jenner
"15.02.2017 20:39:00" Timeline Photos Poison has a long history as a weapon of murder, favoured by assassins for its stealthy delivery of the fatal blow http://u.afp.com/4Gzc
"15.02.2017 18:34:21" Timeline Photos A rainbow appears over Gaza City
"15.02.2017 15:08:45" Families living in China's 'last cave-dwelling' village divided over new cable car u.afp.com/4GEm
"15.02.2017 12:44:00" yahoo.com 'There was a lot of blood': Myanmar sisters scarred by abuse Khin Khin Tun's back is a patchwork of burns, searing memories she says from when her former employer poured two flasks of boiling water over her flesh -- one for each orange she was accused of stealing. The 14-year-old and her sister spent years working Child servants hidden in wealthy Myanmar homes are highly vulnerable to exploitation and abuse
"15.02.2017 11:00:37" California Sheriff lifts evacuation order after threat of catastrophic failure at tallest dam in US #OrovilleDam u.afp.com/4GuY
"15.02.2017 06:55:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Almost six years into a war that has devastated their country, Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon say they expect nothing of peace talks this month but still dream of going home. http://u.afp.com/4GuK
"15.02.2017 06:40:43" Every dog has its day: German shepherd Rumor beats off the pack to win "Best in Show" at Westminster Kennel Club annual event in New York
"15.02.2017 05:40:00" ca.news.yahoo.com Five-star prices, without the service: Cuba's hotel problem A record four million tourists visited Cuba last year, to find the communist island's four and five star hotels charge luxury prices for sometimes basic amenities
"15.02.2017 04:46:45" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Hole is where the heart is for Chinese cave dwellers http://u.afp.com/4GuL
"15.02.2017 03:34:28" Enter the dragon: mythical creature paraded through villages and pastures in Fujian to scare off bad luck and ensure good crops in centuries-old Chinese folk tradition http://u.afp.com/4Gus
"15.02.2017 00:59:04" yahoo.com US tribe asks court to reverse Trump administration on pipeline The Native American tribe at the center of protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in the northern United States, on Tuesday asked a federal court to reverse the Trump administration's decision to let the project proceed. Federal authorities reversed Native American tribe at center of protests against Dakota Access pipeline asks federal court to reverse Trump administration's decision to let project proceed
"14.02.2017 22:25:02" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Happy Valentine's Day from around the world !
"14.02.2017 20:01:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "There is no shame in wanting to recover your femininity," says beautician Chnoor Khezri. Twice a month she brings her equipment to a camp near Mosul and gives displaced Iraqi women who have lost everything what she can...free beauty treatments.
"14.02.2017 16:58:01" Timeline Photos Tender moment. A Neapolitan Mastiff pictured during day two of competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.
"14.02.2017 16:22:43" yahoo.com Japan's 'Battleship island' haunted by ghosts of its past The haunting silhouette of "Battleship Island" rises up from the sea, an abandoned testament to what was once the most densely populated city on earth. Thousands of men, women and children lived and worked on the island, harvesting undersea coal mines
"14.02.2017 14:06:45" Timeline Photos Chocs away as Japan cashes in on Valentine's Day. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4G7K
"14.02.2017 10:43:22" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "It's amazing how much fun people can have after paying to basically be put through torture." AFP photographer Oli Scarff reports from the last-ever Tough Guy challenge in the English mud.
"14.02.2017 08:51:46" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Philippine ex-first lady Imelda Marcos loses long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted http://u.afp.com/4Ge2
"14.02.2017 08:26:46" sg.news.yahoo.com Chocs away as Japan cashes in on Valentine's Day On Valentine's Day, Japanese women are expected to buy 'obligation chocolates' expressing gratitude rather than love for boyfriends, husbands, colleagues and bosses. This year a survey says they will fork out $1.22 billion on confectionery
"14.02.2017 07:24:00" Tropical Indonesia's plucky ice hockey team hopes to defy the odds at the Asian Winter Games http://u.afp.com/4Ge4
"14.02.2017 06:56:08" Timeline Photos Unconditional love: office workers are introduced to an adopted stray dog at a Valentine's Day outreach event by a volunteer-run dog shelter in Singapore
"14.02.2017 06:21:03" With new rains forecast, 188,000 remain under evacuation orders as workers race to repair an emergency spillway at California's Oroville Dam http://u.afp.com/4Gmz
"14.02.2017 05:45:21" Photos from AFP News Agency's post To some the former mining town on "Battleship Island" in Japan is a source of nostalgia, to others a reminder of a brutal colonial past and the use of forced labour
"14.02.2017 05:07:25" Timeline Photos Fears of exploding whales as New Zealand clears hundreds of carcasses http://u.afp.com/4GsW
"14.02.2017 01:43:37" Timeline Photos A building at Riverbend Park is submerged in water released from California's Oroville Dam - 188,000 people evacuated http://u.afp.com/4Gmz
"14.02.2017 00:00:04" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Beyonce led the Grammy nominations with nine for "Lemonade," her most daring album to date, which she crafted as a celebration of the resilience of African American women. But Beyonce took only two awards, again losing in the leading categories of Album
"13.02.2017 21:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Views from Gaza City's Al-Shatee refugee camp after the rain
"13.02.2017 20:00:05" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Dogs of all breeds, sizes and colors get ready to strut their tails down the runway at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York
"13.02.2017 17:55:56" yahoo.com Dubai aims to launch hover-taxi by July Dubai tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority says, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July.
"13.02.2017 15:14:49" Hollywood musical "La La Land" picked up five British Bafta awards on Sunday, at a glitzy London ceremony charged with filmmakers' political messages.
Damien Chazelle won the award for best director while Emma Stone was leading actress.
"13.02.2017 12:54:27" In 2008, Yang Dezhi in southwest China's Guizhou province was designated a "Red Army primary school" -- funded by the "red nobility" of revolution-era Communist commanders and their families -- one of many such institutions that have been established
"13.02.2017 12:38:04" yahoo.com Japan killjoys wage war on Valentine's 'conspiracy' As Japan prepares to celebrate Valentine's Day, a cranky group of Marxist protesters have called for an end to public displays of love, claiming it hurts their feelings. Members of 'Kakuhido', or the Revolutionary Alliance of Men that Women find 'Our aim is to crush this love capitalism"
As Japan prepares to celebrate Valentine's Day, a cranky group of Marxist protesters have called for an end to public displays of love, claiming it hurts their feelings.
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4GxZ
"13.02.2017 11:26:04" yahoo.com Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of a Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award. Judges praised the courage and bravery of Burhan Ozbilici, a Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of a Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4GMH
"13.02.2017 07:20:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Min Bahadur Sherchan wants to regain his title of the oldest person to climb Mount Everest. Being a grandfather of 85 and slightly hard of hearing are no obstacles for the former Gurkha http://u.afp.com/4GYs
"13.02.2017 06:22:02" Timeline Photos Adele triumphs once again at the Grammys with five awards for her latest blockbuster album http://u.afp.com/4GYo
"13.02.2017 05:48:16" China's 'Red Army' schools are an extreme example of the patriotic education which the ruling Communist party promotes to boost its legitimacy u.afp.com/4GYY
"13.02.2017 00:31:20" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Guests didn't disappoint with their wild styles on the red carpet at the #GRAMMYs
"13.02.2017 00:24:44" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Tens of thousands of Mexicans protest against US President Donald Trump, hitting back at his anti-Mexican rhetoric http://u.afp.com/4Gf4
"12.02.2017 23:00:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post British filmmaker Ken Loach took home the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film for "I, Daniel Blake," while Casey Affleck and Emma Stone won best actor and actress, respectively. Read more: u.afp.com/4Gf3 #EEBAFTAs
"12.02.2017 22:00:05" Tourists flock to Venice's colourful carnival The 'parade of the rat' is the star attraction of the Venice Carnival, as thousands of revellers dressed in Venetian masks throng the Italian city
"12.02.2017 20:23:44" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Victoria Beckham unveils a beautifully tailored collection of clothes designed to empower women in troubled times at New York Fashion Week
"12.02.2017 18:17:59" yahoo.com 'Islamophobia' fuelling terrorism: UN chief "One of the things that fuel terrorism is the expression in some parts of the world of Islamophobic feelings and Islamophobic policies and Islamophobic hate speeches," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
"12.02.2017 15:20:59" Timeline Photos N. Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul defence ministry
"12.02.2017 13:06:50" Timeline Photos An Israeli soldier fires a rubber bullet towards Palestinian protestors during clashes following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on
"12.02.2017 11:37:02" Timeline Photos In this timed-exposure night photo taken early on February 12, 2017, Mount Sinabung volcano spews reddish smoke and ash, as seen from the Karo district in North Sumatra province.
"12.02.2017 10:03:35" Timeline Photos A volunteer digs out the blow hole of a stranded Pilot whale to stop it from suffocating during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit, New Zealand on February11, 2017.
"12.02.2017 06:03:20" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Taoray Wang's fall/winter 2017 collection at New York fashion week, starred her modern take on classic suiting, with a unique twist of East meets West, and an empowering masculine look made feminine when paired with delicate lace negligees.
She sent down
"12.02.2017 04:30:42" Police fired tear gas after clashes erupted in the suburbs of Paris as demonstrators protested over the assault of a young black man who was allegedly anally raped with a truncheon while being arrested.
Surrounded by a heavy police contingent, about 2,000
"12.02.2017 03:02:10" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The music world gathers for the Grammys with the top awards a choice between a new, edgier Beyonce and the time-tested heartache ballads of Adele.
The show which will also feature tributes to two pop icons who died in the past year -- Prince and George
"12.02.2017 00:15:27" yahoo.com US agents conduct first Trump-era raids targeting undocumented migrants US authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented migrants this week in the first large-scale raids under President Donald Trump, triggering panic in immigrant communities nationwide. The federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency rounded up US agents conduct first Trump-era raids targeting undocumented migrants
"11.02.2017 21:57:18" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The Carnival of Venice, which each year draws thousands of revellers dressed in masks and period costume, got under way in the iconic Italian city on Saturday with a stunning show staged on its famous canals
"11.02.2017 18:53:58" Timeline Photos Automatic programmes, or "bots," account for just over half of online traffic
"11.02.2017 16:09:11" Timeline Photos The salmon season has started on the River Spey in Aberlour, northeast Scotland.
"11.02.2017 12:18:36" Photos from AFP News Agency's post On Borneo island, Indonesia, hundreds of men and women known as "tatungs" have metal skewers pierced through their cheeks and wear necklaces adorned with monkey skulls, parade the streets to mark the end of the Chinese New Year festival.
"11.02.2017 10:52:53" Timeline Photos Cyprus, the divided island since 1974, has started a new round of talks in hope of finding a resolution. Read on: http://u.afp.com/4Gqu
"11.02.2017 10:24:53" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Villagers in China's eastern Fujian province have a unique way of worshipping Buddha: they beat a rock statue to wish for a good new year and an abundant harvest. Their mock struggle lasts for hours until defenders finally relent and welcome the rock
"11.02.2017 08:39:13" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Another 200 whales are stranded on a New Zealand coastline, frustrating rescuers who had battled through the day and even defied a shark threat to try and keep them at sea http://u.afp.com/4Gqf
"11.02.2017 07:13:17" Timeline Photos Algorithms are a crucial cog in the mechanics of our digital world, but also a nosy minder of our personal lives and a subtle, even insidious influence on our behaviour.
They have also come to symbolise the risks of a computerised world conditioned by
"11.02.2017 06:01:13" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The war between Kiev and Moscow-backed rebels has killed more than 10,000 people, rattled eastern Europe and plunged relations between the West and Russia to post-Cold War lows.
Here are five key facts about the 33-month conflict in Ukraine's mainly
"11.02.2017 00:09:31" 'Maroon 5's Adam Levine gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Maroon 5's Adam Levine celebrates the unveiling of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
"10.02.2017 22:15:35" Timeline Photos Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump live stream project has been shut down after the Museum of the Moving Image said it became "a flashpoint for violence." Read more: http://u.afp.com/4GTG
"10.02.2017 19:22:15" 'Fitting room of the future' on show ahead of NY Fashion Week An interactive mirror is bringing technology into the fitting room ahead of New York Fashion Week 2017
"10.02.2017 15:28:35" yahoo.com Rumbling Indonesian volcano in fresh eruption A rumbling volcano on Indonesia's Sumatra island spewed clouds of smoke and ash high into the air Friday, the latest in a series of violent eruptions. Activity levels have increased in the past week, with Sinabung shooting hot ash clouds into the sky
"10.02.2017 13:04:45" yahoo.com Anti-Muslim poster clouds Swiss citizenship vote "That is exactly what they are trying to (do)", said Pius Walker, who heads the Zurich-based advertising agency Walker AG. The issue in Sunday's vote, the latest in Switzerland's direct democracy system, is whether the grandchildren of immigrants should
"10.02.2017 08:46:17" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Graphic factfile on pilot whales, one of the species most involved in mass strandings, and notable other beachings, such as of over 150 melon-headed whales in Japan in 2015 http://u.afp.com/4GJM
"10.02.2017 08:10:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The catwalk throbbed with politics in New York as designers threw their weight behind a campaign to promote tolerance and La Perla gave women's freedom a boost with a ready-to-wear debut http://u.afp.com/4GoV
"10.02.2017 07:10:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The lava may have cooled 2,000 years ago but Pompeii is a hot destination this Valentine's day with a special opening of the exceptionally preserved House of the Chaste Lovers.
This rich baker's dwelling, complete with garden, stables, mill and a
"10.02.2017 06:15:00" Timeline Photos 'Our food, our stories': bringing west African cuisine to the world http://u.afp.com/4Gog
"10.02.2017 05:56:07" Timeline Photos Activists burn a US flag during a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in front of the American embassy in Manila, Philippines
"10.02.2017 05:18:29" Timeline Photos Over 400 pilot whales have stranded on a New Zealand beach, most of them dying quickly as volunteers race to save survivors http://u.afp.com/4Gop
"10.02.2017 04:53:55" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Iraqi artist Marina Jaber 's project became a social media meme and then a movement to allow women to exercise their right to cycle in a conservative society
"10.02.2017 00:40:01" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Juan Daniel Otoya is a 28-year-old artist who has dedicated himself to painting giant pictures of the violence perpetrated by the ELN http://u.afp.com/4GZK
"09.02.2017 22:20:00" Timeline Photos 2016 was a big year for French wine and spirits with close to 12 million euros worth of exports. More than 23 percent of those exports ended up in the United States
"09.02.2017 20:25:00" A celebration of Parisian diversity in suburban fashion show Every year, the Parisian suburb of Montfermeil organises a fashion show celebrating the diversity of its inhabitants. Now in its 12th year, more than 40 nationalities take part.
"09.02.2017 18:46:03" Timeline Photos The world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab will remain open after Kenya's High Court ruled that plans to shut down the camp were unconstitutional.
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4pvk
"09.02.2017 16:39:33" yahoo.com Archaeologists discover new Dead Sea Scrolls cave Archaeologists have uncovered a new cave that once housed Dead Sea Scrolls, in a discovery described as one of the "most important" in 60 years. The Hebrew University in Jerusalem said the scrolls were missing from the cave, though, but hopes to find
"09.02.2017 16:36:43" yahoo.com Eiffel Tower to get 2.5-metre glass security wall A glass wall 2.5 metres (eight feet) high will be erected around the Eiffel Tower in Paris this autumn, part of a multi-million euro plan to prevent attacks on the iconic monument, the city said Thursday. The wall will replace the metal fences thrown up
"09.02.2017 16:14:14" yahoo.com Journalist convicted for bringing Syrian boy to Sweden In the spring of 2014, Fredrik Onnevall was filming a documentary about the response of European nationalist parties to the migration crisis when he met the 15-year-old boy in Greece. Along with two colleagues, Onnevall helped "Abed", which is not his
"09.02.2017 13:21:00" yahoo.com Pope reveals anti-stress secrets - and it's not prozac Pope Francis has shrugged off recent in-fighting in the Vatican and other stresses of his job by joking: "I am not on tranquilisers". "There is corruption in the Vatican. In it, the erstwhile Jorge Bergoglio reveals how feelings of anxiety he sometimes
"09.02.2017 13:09:08" Timeline Photos Sprinting ahead: Rihanna-designed shoes helped boost Puma's results in 2016.
"09.02.2017 12:30:22" yahoo.com Five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospital At least five patients at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in China were accidentally infected with HIV, officials said Thursday, as authorities moved to censor online discussion over the incident. A technician at the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital
"09.02.2017 11:06:50" yahoo.com Porn brokers preying on young Japanese modelling hopefuls: survey Porn producers in Japan are preying on young modelling hopefuls, with a quarter of women who sign contracts with street touts asked to perform in sex videos, a new government survey has found. Chilling stories of young women duped into signing modelling
"09.02.2017 10:11:50" yahoo.com Indian doctor pulls live cockroach from woman's head It's the stuff of nightmares -- a cockroach crawls up your nose in the middle of the night, burrows in and drives you mad with scratching behind your eyes. "I saw some tiny legs moving inside," M.N. Shankar, an ear, nose and throat specialist at Chennai's
"09.02.2017 08:21:35" As part of the spring festival, villagers carry a golden statue of an ancient Chinese general who, like Robin Hood, is celebrated for stealing from the rich to give to the poor, through a muddy field in the village of Juhe in China's Fujian province.
"09.02.2017 07:00:02" Timeline Photos The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks wrote to former president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's 18-page letter was
"09.02.2017 05:16:43" The stuff of nightmares: Indian doctor pulls live cockroach from woman's head after it crawled up her nose while she slept
"09.02.2017 00:40:04" Gray whales in Mexico endangered by rising water temperatures Rising water temperatures threaten gray whales that come to give birth every winter in Mexico's Baja California lagoon
"08.02.2017 23:00:00" yahoo.com Miracle crop: Can quinoa help feed the world? Scientists say quinoa could help feed a hungry world after revealing the near-complete genome of ancient grain
"08.02.2017 20:45:00" Planned Parenthood fighting to stay alive in Trump era While Planned Parenthood faces risk of defunding under the US new presidential administration, officials and patients at the organization say it is vital to providing health care to women across the country
"08.02.2017 19:00:07" Timeline Photos Artefacts revealing 8,000 years of human history in London are going on show after being unearthed during the city's giant underground railway project http://u.afp.com/4pad
"08.02.2017 16:30:26" Fire engulfs Philippine slum, leaving as many as 15,000 people homeless.
"08.02.2017 16:07:14" Barack Obama enjoys downtime with Virgin chief Richard Branson on luxury island.
"08.02.2017 15:00:31" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Skiers compete in the men's super-G at the World Ski Championships in St Moritz.
"08.02.2017 14:24:43" Park rangers in India use cuddly toy tiger to help three traumatised cubs after the death of their mother.
"08.02.2017 14:08:00" Timeline Photos
"08.02.2017 13:56:31" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The last days in Aleppo. AFP correspondent Karam al-Masri tells of his harrowing final days in the ravaged Syrian city. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4pu7
"08.02.2017 13:21:25" yahoo.com Pig bristles in brush with Malaysian law Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have seized some 2,000 paintbrushes labelled as "halal" but suspected to have been made with pig bristles, an official said Wednesday. Officials from the domestic trade ministry conducted raids on shops throughout
"08.02.2017 12:24:27" yahoo.com Try suffocating kittens, Indian textbook tells kids An Indian publisher has caused a furore with a school textbook that encourages children to suffocate kittens as part of a scientific experiment. The book, which is used in hundreds of private schools in India, includes an experiment in which two kittens
"08.02.2017 11:13:34" yahoo.com Madonna felt 'compelled' to adopt twins: court papers US pop superstar Madonna felt "compelled" to adopt four-year-old twin girls from an orphanage in Malawi after hearing of their plight through her charity work, court papers revealed Wednesday. The High Court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Tuesday
"08.02.2017 10:44:36" Timeline Photos Huge blaze engulfs overcrowded slum in Manila, leaving as many as 15,000 people homeless.
"08.02.2017 10:20:20" yahoo.com Bangladesh family arrested over fake penis scam A family in Bangladesh has been arrested after using a fake penis to trick villagers into believing a genie had performed a sex change on their teenage daughter, police said Wednesday. Villagers in southern Bangladesh rushed to the family's home seeking
"08.02.2017 09:40:16" yahoo.com Dummy mummy comes to the rescue of tiger cubs in India New Delhi (AFP) - Park rangers in India are using a cuddly toy tigress to help three traumatised cubs spring back to their feet after the death of their mother.
"08.02.2017 07:20:38" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Afghanistan overwhelmed by flood of returning refugees and continuing desperate struggle of over half a million others uprooted by war http://u.afp.com/4p2d
"08.02.2017 06:46:47" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A new Bosnian museum tells stories of life during 1992-1995 civil war, through the eyes of children http://u.afp.com/4p25
"08.02.2017 04:05:05" Timeline Photos Map showing the route of the planned Dakota Access oil pipeline that US authorities say they will now approve despite months of protests by Native Americans and their supporters worried about the impact it will have on their main drinking water source.
"08.02.2017 03:07:42" Raging inferno: firefighters battle a massive blaze that destroyed hundreds of homes in a shantytown in Manila, Philippines
"08.02.2017 00:21:35" Betsy DeVos and the controversial US 'charter school' battle Donald Trump's pick of a charter school backer as US Secretary of Education proved to be one of his most controversial appointments yet. What can Betsy DeVos and the private educational model do for America?
"07.02.2017 19:56:04" Photos from AFP News Agency's post London exhibit displays 500 years of robot history http://u.afp.com/4pXu
"07.02.2017 13:19:49" yahoo.com Hockney at 80: retrospective a 'joyous adventure' in art David Hockney is marking his 80th birthday this year with a major retrospective of his work in London, which attempts to explore what turns an artist into a popular star. More than 200 of the celebrated British painter's works are on show at the Tate
"07.02.2017 12:53:44" yahoo.com Gel alternative to vasectomy works in monkeys: study A gel squirted into the sperm ducts of monkeys has been effective at preventing pregnancy, said a study Tuesday which offered hope of a solution for men reluctant to go under the knife for family planning. Longer term, the sole option is a vasectomy,
"07.02.2017 11:18:18" yahoo.com Afghans dig with 'any tools possible' for avalanche survivors Afghan villagers were digging with shovels and whatever else they could find in a desperate race Tuesday to save survivors days after avalanches buried whole villages in the mountainous north and east. Abdul Rahim, a villager in Barg-e-Matal district in *Correction. An earlier post included photographs unrelated to the current Afghan avalanche story. AFP regrets this error.
"07.02.2017 10:27:53" yahoo.com Syria regime hanged 13,000 in notorious prison: Amnesty Titled "Human Slaughterhouse: Mass hanging and extermination at Saydnaya prison," Amnesty's damning report is based on interviews with 84 witnesses, including guards, detainees, and judges. Most of the victims were civilians believed to be opposed to the
"07.02.2017 07:38:20" Timeline Photos Colombia is set to open peace talks with its last active rebel group, the ELN, seeking to replicate its historic accord with the FARC
"07.02.2017 07:34:07" yahoo.com Peru in fight to save its endangered languages Amadeo Garcia has no one left to talk to in his mother tongue, Taushiro. Neither does Pablo Andrade, the last living speaker of Resigaro. The two indigenous languages are among 17 that are critically endangered in Peru, where modern life's advance into Peru fights to save its 17 endangered languages - UNESCO warns some 2,500 languages worldwide face extinction
"07.02.2017 05:59:18" yahoo.com Gel alternative to vasectomy works in monkeys: study A gel squirted into the sperm ducts of monkeys has been effective at preventing pregnancy, said a study Tuesday which offered hope of a solution for men reluctant to go under the knife for family planning. Longer term, the sole option is a vasectomy, Researchers looking for non-surgical, reversible male contraceptive have success with gel squirted into monkeys
"07.02.2017 03:17:44" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Most venues for the 2018 PyeongChang Games are virtually finished and the organisers are about to launch a domestic and international marketing blitz, touting Korean technology, culture and food http://u.afp.com/4pmY
"07.02.2017 00:40:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Mexico's 'Corruptour' bus takes visitors to see the nation's dark underbelly http://u.afp.com/4pWt
"06.02.2017 22:40:00" Timeline Photos US President Donald Trump is now confronting a venerable system of checks and balances u.afp.com/4pWb
"06.02.2017 21:09:34" Timeline Photos Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip on February 6, 2017
"06.02.2017 19:45:00" Children pay the price of Afghan conflict Kabul's Emergency Hospital where, among curtains and blankets, wounded bodies tell a tale of nearly continuous violence, increasing again in 2016, after nearly four decades of conflict waged against the Afghan population
"06.02.2017 18:25:02" Timeline Photos Dolores Huerta is a key activist in an impressive array of movements: for union, feminist, ecologist and human rights -- and for nonviolence. But the 86-year-old inspiration for Barack Obama's "Yes We Can" slogan, remains largely unknown to the wider
"06.02.2017 16:41:27" sports.yahoo.com Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham David Beckham's squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn
"06.02.2017 14:21:03" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Skiers take to the slopes in war-torn Iraq. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4pQn
"06.02.2017 13:18:42" yahoo.com China promotes traditional medicine to combat AIDS China will double the number of AIDS patients it treats with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), officials have said, part of a broader push to increase the use of the ancient practice in the country's medical system. The promotion of TCM is part of a
"06.02.2017 11:07:35" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Sapphire jubilee: Queen Elizabeth II becomes first British monarch to reach 65 years on the throne. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4pMn
"06.02.2017 10:48:18" yahoo.com Japan's troubled 'space junk' mission fails An experimental Japanese mission to clear 'space junk' or rubbish from the Earth's orbit has ended in failure, officials said Monday, in an embarassment for Tokyo. Over 100 million pieces of garbage are thought to be whizzing around the planet, including
"06.02.2017 08:53:13" Timeline Photos More than 4,400 alleged paedophilia cases reported to Australian Catholic authorities from 1950 - 2010: commission
"06.02.2017 08:49:12" Timeline Photos According to a UN report, 11,418 non-combatants, one third of them children, were killed or wounded in Afghanistan in 2016
"06.02.2017 08:07:42" Timeline Photos The world's longest commercial flight lands in New Zealand with the arrival of Qatar Airways's 14,535 km Doha-Auckland service
"06.02.2017 07:54:45" yahoo.com One in 14 Catholic priests accused of abuse in Australia Seven percent of Catholic priests were accused of abusing children in Australia between 1950 and 2010 but the allegations were never investigated, "shocking and indefensible" data showed Monday during an inquiry into paedophilia in the church. The Royal 7% of Catholic priests were accused of abusing children in Australia between 1950 and 2010 but the allegations were never investigated: Royal Commission data shows
"06.02.2017 05:44:29" yahoo.com Record cocaine bust in Australia Australia has made its largest cocaine haul ever after seizing a yacht carrying 1.4 tonnes of the drug with an estimated street value of Aus$312 million (US$239 million). The boat was stopped off the New South Wales coast on February 2 and six men were Australian police arrest six men and seize a record 1.4 tonnes of cocaine from a yacht off New South Wales http://u.afp.com/4pYP
"06.02.2017 02:47:21" Lady Gaga dazzles the Super Bowl with a high-tech, tightly choreographed celebration of American diversity and unity as she chooses the power of show business over direct provocation
"05.02.2017 23:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post On one side, a few dozen diehard supporters of Donald Trump. On the other, a dozen or so equally passionate counter-demonstrators. They faced off outside Trump Tower -- proof positive of how entrenched the divide has become. Read more:
"05.02.2017 21:36:17" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Vincent Aboubakar scored the winner as Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. This is the fifth Cup of Nations crown for the Indomitable Lions, a first since 2002, and the first time they have beaten Egypt
"05.02.2017 20:30:01" Timeline Photos Gearing up for your #SuperBowl party? Review some key stats about the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons ahead of the big game
"05.02.2017 19:09:23" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Dozens of clowns gather in London to celebrate Joseph Grimaldi, considered the father of modern clowning.
Read more about the annual celebration: http://u.afp.com/4pfG
"05.02.2017 16:23:05" Timeline Photos AFP Graphics shows the separation of powers in the United States and the different checks and balances between the legislature, the executive and the judiciary.
"05.02.2017 14:02:22" Timeline Photos These are the top countries by number of refugees accepted to the United States, including (in orange) the seven countries on President Trump's proposed travel ban.
"05.02.2017 12:30:14" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Kosovo, a wall coming down... Bulldozers have started tearing down a concrete wall symbolically dividing the city of Mitrovica, after the government reached an agreement with the country's ethnic Serb minority.
"05.02.2017 11:16:25" Timeline Photos US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attend the Annual Red Cross Gala at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach.
"05.02.2017 10:37:12" yahoo.com Pakistan thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunited with mother Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father nearly a year ago was reunited with his Pakistani mother. Ifthikar Ahmed was handed over to Rohina Kiani by border officials in "I'm extremely happy and unable to express my joy. I pardon my husband and hope he will also join us soon to live with us here in Pakistan".
Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a five-year-old boy is reunited with his
"05.02.2017 10:11:44" Timeline Photos The "Penelopegate" scandal engulfing French presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his family may be the last straw for voters, previously willing to ignore the financial shenanigans of their leaders. Read on: http://u.afp.com/4pNS.
"05.02.2017 07:38:47" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The ruins of a landmark industrial building in Rome have become home to a thought-provoking art project that casts an unflattering light on the capital's patchy record on urban regeneration.
Sections of the abandoned shell of the Mira Lanza, once a
"05.02.2017 06:59:49" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The humble bicycle is seeing a revival in China as a new generation of start-ups help tackle urban congestion and pollution http://u.afp.com/4pGe
"05.02.2017 02:42:11" The US Justice Department appealed a temporary block of Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries, as demonstrators around the country joined in rallies both supporting the ban and attacking it.
Among the various rallies and
"05.02.2017 00:37:00" sports.yahoo.com Africa Cup of Nations brings joy back to demoralised Egypt The Africa Cup of Nations has proved a welcome relief to the ordinary and football-mad people of Egypt living through tough times of austerity and economic crisis. Amro Mustafa, another customer, said he has plastered the inside of his home with two giant The Africa Cup of Nations has proved a welcome relief to the ordinary and football-mad people of Egypt living through tough times of austerity and economic crisis. Egypt faces Cameroon in the final on Sunday
"04.02.2017 22:56:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Honduras, students and scientists manage to stall the destructive march of tiny pine tree-munching bugs http://u.afp.com/4ppE
"04.02.2017 21:22:00" Timeline Photos Researchers estimate there are only 30 individuals left of the world's smallest porpoise species--the vaquita marina could be extinct by 2022
"04.02.2017 19:24:24" Thousands march against Trump in London Protesters demonstrating against US President Donald Trump in London say his policies have a global impact
"04.02.2017 12:15:32" Timeline Photos As the globe marks World Cancer Day, here is a list of recommendations for reducing our cancer risk. To read more: http://u.afp.com/4pck.
"04.02.2017 11:37:05" Timeline Photos A demonstrator shows her solidarity with Muslim-Americans and Muslim immigrants at a rally in New York, protesting US President Trump's executive order on immigration .
"04.02.2017 10:58:22" Timeline Photos Two zebras take in their new surroundings in a Palestinian zoo in Qalqilyah in the northern occupied West Bank after being transferred from Israel's Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv.
"04.02.2017 10:23:15" Timeline Photos Austria's Manuel Fettner takes a jump during qualifying at the World Cup flying hill individual competition in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.
"04.02.2017 08:57:05" Timeline Photos Punters in gambling-mad Vietnam cheer the easing of a ban on sports betting, as the communist government moves to bring a booming black market industry above board http://u.afp.com/4pqg
"04.02.2017 03:41:24" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The eyes of the rugby world will turn to Europe when the 2017 Six Nations gets underway.
Edinburgh will be the initial centre of attention, with Scotland opening the tournament against Ireland at Murrayfield before, a few hours later, Grand Slam
"04.02.2017 00:12:27" Slovakian ice church helps bring in the tourists Tourists are flocking to a Slovakian church built entirely of ice that hosts concerts and weddings. What better place to get married?
"03.02.2017 22:53:06" yahoo.com Denmark seeks harsher punishment for 'revenge porn' Denmark presented Friday a series of measures to curb "revenge porn", the sharing of nude pictures or videos of people online without their consent, including raising the penalty from six months to two years in prison. "Nude photos of ex-lovers are being Denmark is seeking a harsher penalty of two years in prison for sharing "revenge porn", in an effort to curb the non-consensual posting of nude pictures and videos online
"03.02.2017 22:05:33" Music drowns out shelling in war-torn Ukrainian town Music helps drown out the sound of artillery fire in the Savkevich family's apartment, where they are hunkered down without electricity in the war-torn Ukrainian town of Avdiivka.
"03.02.2017 13:11:04" yahoo.com Vegetable shortage triggers UK supermarket rationing British supermarket giants Tesco and Morrisons said they were rationing vegetable sales on Friday as shoppers tweeted their frustration over widespread shortages caused by bad weather in southern Europe. Courgettes, broccoli, aubergines and salads were
"03.02.2017 12:49:26" uk.news.yahoo.com 'Third-hand' smoke may harm infants: study The first solid evidence that smoking causes cancer came in the 1950s, followed decades later by revelations that "second-hand" smoke also harms health.
"03.02.2017 12:29:22" Palestinian barber Ramadan Edwan has found an unusual technique to deal with frequent electricity cuts in the Gaza Strip... using fire instead of hairdryers to style and straighten hair.
"03.02.2017 08:33:19" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "Letters to Nour", a book written and adapted for the stage by French-Moroccan writer Rachid Benzine, features an erudite Muslim father and his beloved daughter who has left home to join the Islamic State jihadists, reading the heartrending letters they
"03.02.2017 07:39:51" yahoo.com 'Romiaaaow & Juliet': John Hurt's strangest role in cat film They could have called it "Cats," if someone hadn't got there first, for John Hurt's strangest movie by far is an obscure Shakespeare adaptation placing him opposite 108 feline co-stars. Hurt is the only human in Armondo Acosta's 1990 movie, playing a 'Romiaaaow and Juliet' -- video clips are released of John Hurt playing a Venetian bag lady opposite 108 cats in Armondo Acosta's 1990 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet http://u.afp.com/4pob
"03.02.2017 06:44:14" International Wetland Day: Myanmar's Moe Yun Gyi offers sanctuary to a rich array of birds - bee-eater, heron, egret, openbill and more
"03.02.2017 05:01:40" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Tensions between semi-nomadic pastoralists and settled landowners are nothing new, nor is competition between livestock and wildlife, but in Kenya's central Laikipia highlands they are taking a destructive, sometimes violent turn http://u.afp.com/4poY
"03.02.2017 00:37:00" Timeline Photos A timeline of events surrounding the reportedly contentious phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull
"02.02.2017 22:57:21" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Large waves hit the jetty and pier of the port of A Guarda in northwestern Spain during a storm
"02.02.2017 20:00:15" Photos from AFP News Agency's post An apartment in Alexandria, Virginia is leased and furnished, but the future tenants, a family of refugees, are now stranded in Amman, Jordan.
With a flourish of his pen, US President Donald Trump changed the fate of Faraj Ghazi al-Jamous, his wife
"02.02.2017 16:58:37" yahoo.com Pregnant and abandoned by soldiers in NE Nigeria Ummi Hassan sat on the trunk of a felled tree, her eyes fixed on her bulging belly. "I was in love with a soldier who got me pregnant," she told AFP recently on the outskirts of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, in northeast Nigeria. Ahmed Bolori, the
"02.02.2017 16:41:43" Liger cub Tsar proves a hit for travelling Russian zoo.
"02.02.2017 16:30:49" msn.com Iceland, an unexpected Arctic asylum for Syrian refugees But since 2015, 118 Syrians have found hope for a new and tranquil life in the Nordic nation.
"02.02.2017 16:16:16" yahoo.com Topless women spark beach fury in Argentina A sunny day at the beach took a bizarre twist in Argentina when some 20 police officers arrived to expel three topless women -- now the center of a national protest movement. With summer in full swing in the southern hemisphere, the three Argentines had
"02.02.2017 16:07:54" yahoo.com Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears seeks treatment abroad Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan) (AFP) - An Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears said Thursday she was seeking donations for treatment abroad, as activists condemned the latest gruesome incident to highlight the abuse of women in the conservative
"02.02.2017 14:14:50" yahoo.com British singer Vera Lynn to release new album at 100 Renowned World War II singer Vera Lynn will celebrate her next birthday by becoming the first singer in history to release a new album at age 100, her record label said on Thursday. "It's truly humbling that people still enjoy these songs from so many
"02.02.2017 10:06:36" yahoo.com Drug resistant malaria strain makes Mekong gains An especially drug-resistant type of malaria is becoming dominant in parts of the Mekong region, researchers said Thursday, warning of potentially dire consequences if it makes the leap to India and Africa. For the last decade scientists and health
"02.02.2017 08:23:00" Timeline Photos Naps are for wimps, Donald Trump declared repeatedly as he powered his way to the presidency. But one of his new Washington neighbors begs to differ -- offering drop-in zen one block from the White House. http://u.afp.com/4cCg
"02.02.2017 08:11:51" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Violent protests at University of California at Berkeley over Breitbart editor appearance http://u.afp.com/4cCn
"02.02.2017 07:41:00" uk.news.yahoo.com King of the zoo: liger cub Tsar is Russian hit A Tsar is born -- a rare baby tigress-lion crossbreed liger named for a king is the star of a Russian zoo http://u.afp.com/4cCU
"02.02.2017 06:40:26" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Wushu women of Kabul: not afraid to defy conservative Afghan ways, ex-refugee Sima Azimi trains girls in the martial art http://u.afp.com/4c9V
"02.02.2017 06:21:53" Timeline Photos Free drugs and alcohol join long list of items used by election candidates to win over voters in Punjab, India officials say http://u.afp.com/4c9K
"02.02.2017 04:13:42" Timeline Photos Scientists desperate to save near-extinct vaquita marina – world's smallest porpoise – with only 30 left in the wild http://u.afp.com/4c9s
"02.02.2017 01:48:48" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Thousands of computer techs, gamers and hackers camp out in Sao Paulo, Brazil during the 10th Campus Party - a week-long technology festival
"02.02.2017 00:45:00" California coffee shop employs refugees While the controversy surrounding President Trump's immigration ban rages, a coffee shop in California is hiring refugee baristas. The establishment's name, 1951 Coffee, references the year in which the United Nations established the first regulations
"01.02.2017 22:55:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Four Bengal tigers were born in an El Salvador animal park that runs an endangered-species reproduction program
"01.02.2017 21:07:51" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Clashes break out as hundreds of settlers face off against security forces during an operation that marked the end of months of attempts by government hardliners to legalise the outpost near Ramallah http://u.afp.com/4cVm
"01.02.2017 19:10:22" Timeline Photos A map of the Middle East showing US allies and countries whose citizens are banned from entering the US under Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban
"01.02.2017 16:19:00" Flaming longship is dispatched to Valhalla as Scottish islanders pay tribute to Viking past.
"01.02.2017 15:52:28" Timeline Photos Meet Fritz... the polar bear melting German hearts. http://u.afp.com/4crV
"01.02.2017 15:30:53" yahoo.com Johnny Depp almost ruined by lavish spending: lawsuit Johnny Depp's lavish spending -- including $3 million to blast author Hunter S. Thompson's ashes from a cannon -- led him to the brink of financial ruin, according to an explosive lawsuit filed Tuesday. Over the best part of two decades, the 53-year-old
"01.02.2017 14:24:44" yahoo.com Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach into food, US researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology
"01.02.2017 13:27:30" yahoo.com Tokyo 2020 asks public to donate old phones for medals Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games. In a push to give the Olympics an environmentally friendly hue, Tokyo's organising Eco-minded #Tokyo2020 calls on Japanese public to donate old smartphones to help make Olympic medals.
"01.02.2017 10:44:55" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Scottish island pays fiery tribute to Viking past. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4cDe
"01.02.2017 10:17:09" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "No one does memorials quite like the Germans, accosting you in the streets as you go about your business," writes AFP's Berlin-based correspondent Deborah Cole. "Particularly in Berlin, the past is never the past, even in a city with a knack for
"01.02.2017 08:18:22" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Kazakhstan's capital Astana, a dancer in national dress stands frozen in a dramatic steel flourish at the entrance of the capital's second major ballet theatre to have opened in the last few years, an indication of the country's ambition to stamp its
"01.02.2017 07:10:27" Timeline Photos Demand for 'rent-a-monk' service grows as more Japanese lose their traditional ties to local temples http://u.afp.com/4cRZ
"01.02.2017 06:34:30" Timeline Photos The concept of a "universal basic income", a flat sum paid to all regardless of existing wealth or ability to work, is an idea enjoying a renaissance as politicians and policy wonks grapple with technology-driven changes that could redefine our very
"01.02.2017 02:27:29" Timeline Photos #NEWSGRAPHIC US President Donald Trump nominates conservative-leaning Neil Gorsuch as 9th member of the Supreme Court @AFP
"31.01.2017 20:33:07" Bulgarian stray cat gets bionic legs Pooh, who is thought to have lost his legs in a car or train accident, is back on the prowl thanks to Bulgarian veterinary surgeon Vladislav Zlatinov and new bionic paws, the first such operation in Europe outside Britain.
"31.01.2017 17:51:04" Timeline Photos Pedro Almodovar, Spain's most celebrated living movie director, will lead the jury at this year's Cannes film festival - the first Spaniard to preside over the world's top film event in its 70 year history.
Read more about the flamboyant auteur:
"31.01.2017 16:39:07" yahoo.com Dino rib yields evidence of oldest soft tissue remains The rib of a long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur that lived 195 million years ago has yielded what may be the oldest remains of soft tissue ever recovered, scientists said Tuesday. The find promises a chance to extract rare clues about the biology and
"31.01.2017 16:30:13" Timeline Photos Scottish "Vikings" pose next to a long boat during the annual Up Helly Aa festival in the Shetland Islands.
"31.01.2017 16:22:21" Nearly 2,000 people join hands in a salty lake in Argentina, setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while connected.
"31.01.2017 13:30:25" yahoo.com Smoking costs $1.4 tn in health care, labour loss: study Smoking cost the world economy more than $1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) in 2012, and sucked up a twentieth of health care spending, a study said Tuesday. The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly two percent of global economic output or GDP,
"31.01.2017 13:02:43" "It's like you're a bird." Drone-racing champion Luke Bannister, 16, flies high.
"31.01.2017 11:03:49" Photos from AFP News Agency's post "It's a dark world. You step inside and it takes time for your eyes to adjust. You see people on blankets. They look like corpses. You see shadows moving around. The smell is overpowering. For a moment you think that everyone inside is dead." AFP's
"31.01.2017 07:39:46" yahoo.com So bad, they're good: Madrid celebrates trash films You'd think the prospect of bad acting, a terrible script and rock-bottom directing would put movie buffs off. Lured by such films as the musical "Nudist Colony of the Dead" and Bollywood's "Action Jackson", some 3,500 people turned up at the five-day So bad, they're good: Madrid celebrates trash films http://u.afp.com/4cBZ
"31.01.2017 06:49:22" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Murky Indonesian cults are preying on a widespread belief in superstition to allegedly swindle people out of money
"31.01.2017 03:23:54" yahoo.com US Boy Scouts welcome transgender children The Boy Scouts of America will welcome transgender children, the group announced Monday, in a dramatic departure from its traditional stand. Chief executive Michael Surbaugh said the group will now allow individuals to enroll based on the gender with US Boy Scouts welcome transgender children http://u.afp.com/4cXU
"31.01.2017 01:57:57" Timeline Photos Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire offer flowers in memory of those killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec.
"31.01.2017 01:52:45" Timeline Photos A young boy lights a candle at a mass memorial to victims of a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada
"31.01.2017 01:49:56" Timeline Photos People gather to remember the victims of a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada
"31.01.2017 00:44:49" Volunteer lawyers to stay at JFK 'for the foreseeable future' Lawyers from across the legal spectrum have set up a temporary office at a café in Terminal 4 of New York's JFK airport and are monitoring flights across the airport for those who may not be allowed into the US under new rules
"30.01.2017 23:10:00" yahoo.com High price of shrimp linked to water pollution: study The price of larger shrimp can rise as a direct result of pollution from fertilizers that cause dead zones in coastal waters
"30.01.2017 21:30:00" Timeline Photos Many American businesses are publicly breaking with President Donald Trump over his anti-immigration policies, with company chiefs emphasizing the importance of a diverse workforce in outlining the perils of Trump's approach on immigration. Read more:
"30.01.2017 19:45:55" Iraqi family speaks out after blocked from entering US Fuad Sharef, 51, his wife and three children were forced to board a flight back to Arbil in Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan after they were banned from travelling from Cairo to New York in US President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order to
"30.01.2017 18:20:02" Timeline Photos Humans' earliest known relative was likely an egg-shaped creature that ate and expelled from the same gaping orifice some 540 million years ago, scientists report. Read more about Saccorhytus: http://u.afp.com/4ch4
"30.01.2017 17:04:45" New record set at Scottish haggis hurling championships.
"30.01.2017 16:53:26" yahoo.com Nazi propaganda chief Goebbels' secretary dies at 106 The former secretary of Nazi Germany's propaganda boss Joseph Goebbels died aged 106 last week, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the maker of a documentary about her said Monday. Brunhilde Pomsel died on January 27 in a care home in the
"30.01.2017 16:35:49" World's oldest yoga teacher, 98, shares her secrets.
"30.01.2017 12:37:24" Timeline Photos France ends decades-long wait for Miss Universe crown. http://u.afp.com/4csZ
"30.01.2017 11:56:33" yahoo.com Rare lion-tiger hybrid born in Russian zoo Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) - An extremely rare cross between a tiger and a lion has been born in a travelling zoo in southern Russia, one of only a few dozen of the animals believed to exist. Named Tsar, the two-month-old liger cub, is the offspring of
"30.01.2017 10:08:32" Timeline Photos Roger Federer's 18 Grand Slam wins.
"30.01.2017 09:40:56" yahoo.com Starbucks to hire 10,000 refugees worldwide after Trump ban Starbucks plans to hire 10,000 refugees worldwide over the next five years in response to President Donald Trump's travel ban, the head of the US coffee-chain company said Sunday. "I write to you today with deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute
"30.01.2017 08:49:26" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Tao Porchon-Lynch, the 'World's Oldest Yoga Teacher', is a poster child for health and positivity in a world obsessed by wellness and longevity http://u.afp.com/4cPN
"30.01.2017 06:52:22" Timeline Photos The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte calls the country's police "corrupt to the core" but extends the deadly war on drugs until 2020. More than 6,000 have been killed since Duterte came to power
"30.01.2017 06:52:08" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Six people have been killed and eight injured in an attack on a Quebec City mosque, a shooting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as a "terrorist attack". u.afp.com/4cP5
"30.01.2017 06:15:08" Timeline Photos Indian fashion week set for first transgender model http://u.afp.com/4cPp
"30.01.2017 00:45:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Mud, mud, and more mud at the Tough Guy Challenge in England
"29.01.2017 22:58:25" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Thousands of protesters demonstrate in the United States for a second day against Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries as judges issue temporary stays in at least four states. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4cdP
"29.01.2017 21:30:02" Timeline Photos Results from a Socialist primary runoff vote show Benoit Hamon beating his centrist rival Manuel Valls with 58.65 percent of the vote in a clear victory for the traditional left-wing of the French party. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4cdG
"29.01.2017 20:15:45" yahoo.com Iran's Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi to skip awards over Trump visa ban Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi says he will not attend the Academy Awards, comparing US President Donald Trump's visa ban on seven Muslim countries to the actions of hardliners in his own country
"29.01.2017 18:50:48" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A year's supply of haggis was on offer for the farthest throw at the World Haggis Hurling Championship in Scotland. Do you think you could beat the record of 217 feet?
"29.01.2017 16:14:17" Timeline Photos Donald Trump's executive order, signed Friday, suspends the arrival of refugees for at least 120 days and bars visas for travelers from seven Muslim majority countries for the next three months.
"29.01.2017 12:59:35" Timeline Photos "Keep playing please, Rafa. Tennis needs you."
-- Roger Federer, after beating Rafael Nadal in five sets to win the Australian Open.
"29.01.2017 12:39:52" Timeline Photos Roger Federer wins a record-extending 18th Grand Slam title, beating long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller at the Australian Open.
"29.01.2017 08:20:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Donald Trump hurtled through his first week in power, punching out at critics, dishing up "alternative facts," polarizing public opinion and making good on an electoral promise to shake up Washington.
One week into the Trump era and there is a serious
"29.01.2017 07:12:05" asianage.com New wave of robots set to deliver the goods The delivery worker of the future will be knee-high and have six wheels, hope Starship Technologies. Their bots start a US trial delivering pizza, eggs, milk and toothpaste in February
"29.01.2017 05:37:42" sg.news.yahoo.com Oscar buzz dead, China clips 'Hooligan Sparrow' wings Ye Haiyan, one of China's most prominent women's rights activists, huddled in her unheated apartment on the outskirts of Beijing, waiting to learn if the documentary that propelled her to international fame would receive an Oscar nod. When she learned the Last month, "Hooligan Sparrow", a documentary following Ye Haiyan's activism on behalf of sexually abused children, made a short list for the Academy Awards. Last week, local authorities killed her gas, water, electricity and Internet. u.afp.com/4cgt
"29.01.2017 05:18:13" Photos from AFP News Agency's post A federal judge blocked part of President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, ordering authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travelers stuck at US airports.
The decision accompanied growing resistance to Trump's crackdown on Muslim
"29.01.2017 00:28:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Burkina Faso football fans wear costumes and face paint to support their team during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between Burkina Faso and Tunisia in Libreville, Gabon
"28.01.2017 23:13:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Children play and walk in the snow at a makeshift refugee camp near the village of Burayqah on the outskirts of southeastern Syrian border town of Quneitra
"28.01.2017 21:16:47" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Cheers of Syrian football fans rang out in an Aleppo stadium for the first time since 2012 as Ittihad beat Hurriya 2-1 on their home turf. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4cgP
"28.01.2017 19:32:21" Sudanese react to US control on travelers from Muslim countries One Sudanese man says US President Donald Trump's order to limit people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US is "hostile towards Islam"
"28.01.2017 15:47:31" Timeline Photos US President Donald Trump attends the ceremonial swearing-in of James Mattis as secretary of defense on January 27, 2017, at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
"28.01.2017 14:16:56" Timeline Photos Russia's Anna Pogorilaya competes during the ladies free skating competition of the European Figure Skating Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic on January 27, 2017.
"28.01.2017 11:30:36" Timeline Photos A fire breather blows flames as a troupe performs a traditional dragon dance during the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year in Yangon's Chinatown district on January 28, 2017.
"28.01.2017 10:36:00" Timeline Photos Ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Thean Hou temple decorated with red lanterns in Kuala Lumpur on January 27, 2017 on the eve of the Lunar New Year.
"28.01.2017 08:15:02" Photos from AFP News Agency's post It's been almost a decade since the last detainee landed at Guantanamo Bay. Most of the jail's camps are now mothballed and the inmate population is down to just 41.
But after years of shrinking operations at the notorious military prison, commanders are
"28.01.2017 04:44:15" Photos from AFP News Agency's post British actor John Hurt, known for his roles in "Elephant Man" and "Harry Potter", has died aged 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
The actor, who played Mr Ollivander in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", also starred in the film
"28.01.2017 03:11:28" Timeline Photos A campaign for California to secede from the rest of the country over Donald Trump's election is gaining momentum, with supporters allowed to start collecting signatures for the measure to be put to a vote. http://u.afp.com/4cxH
"27.01.2017 23:47:02" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Less than a week after millions rallied in progressive women-led protests in cities across the world, thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered for the 44th annual March For Life in Washington, DC.
The day kicked off with a musical set by Transform
"27.01.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Corn is turning wild hamsters in France into deranged cannibals that devour their offspring. We're not making this up, scientists said it. #TodayILearned Read more: http://u.afp.com/4cNr
"27.01.2017 20:00:01" yahoo.com Miami's Little Havana named a 'national treasure' Little Havana, the neighborhood that is the heart and soul of Miami's Cuban diaspora, was named a US "national treasure" on Friday. Little Havana is home to the Versailles, a historic cafe that pulses with Cuban music and sometimes offers free Cuban Miami's Little Havana, the heart and soul of the Cuban diaspora, is named a US "national treasure" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation
"27.01.2017 18:37:56" yahoo.com Nip, tuck, lift and shape: Cosmetic surgery thrives Demand for cosmetic surgery is showing no sign of abating, with a boom in Asia as the procedures become more affordable and less of a taboo, experts said. The global market grew by 8.3 percent in 2016 to an estimated value of 8.5 billion euros ($8.9 Demand for cosmetic surgery in Asia is exploding, practitioners say, driven by a rapidly growing middle class and a quest for more Caucasian features
"27.01.2017 16:48:01" Aleppo traders have returned for the first time to clear the debris from the war-scarred souk
"27.01.2017 14:50:33" Timeline Photos A child during celebrations for Chinese New Year in Lisbon, Portugal, preparing for the #YearofTheRooster
"27.01.2017 12:20:20" AFP Pictures of the week (21- 26 January) u.afp.com/4cq2
"27.01.2017 07:31:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post When Rome-based journalist Ella Ide learned of an earthquake hitting the Abruzzo region, memories of covering the aftermath of deadly tremors in the same area just months before flooded in.
"In August survivors camped in blossoming gardens or green fields
"27.01.2017 05:35:31" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Syria's Aleppo shopkeepers have returned for the first time to clear the debris in the Old City, once famous for its bustling souks and old citadel, now made almost unrecognisable by some of the worst violence in the nearly six-year conflict.
"27.01.2017 00:13:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Raging forest fires in central Chile have killed 10 people, displaced thousands and destroyed entire villages http://u.afp.com/4cSk
"26.01.2017 22:28:00" Francis Joyon sets 40 day round-the-world sailing record Frenchman Francis Joyon and his crew set a new round-the-world sailing record, becoming the first team to circumnavigate the globe in 40 days without any assistance http://u.afp.com/4c5B
"26.01.2017 20:15:01" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Just 14 months after being fired as the director of the studio at Balenciaga, Danish designer Christine Hyun Mi Nielsen reaches the pinnacle of the fashion tree with her own label and a show on the haute couture catwalk in Paris. Read more
"26.01.2017 18:42:00" Timeline Photos The symbolic Doomsday Clock, which serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet, is now at its closest to midnight since the H-bomb tests of 1953 http://u.afp.com/4cwv
"26.01.2017 16:01:00" Timeline Photos Iran actress to boycott Oscars over 'racist' Trump visa ban http://u.afp.com/4cJa
"26.01.2017 14:28:00" Syria's rubble-strewn east Aleppo comes back to life
"26.01.2017 11:10:14" Timeline Photos New Zealand PM denies passports for sale to rich http://u.afp.com/4coD
"26.01.2017 08:53:20" Timeline Photos On parade: A Indian Border Security Force camel contingent marches during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi
"26.01.2017 08:07:32" Timeline Photos Feeling the heat: a man warms himself in the steam rising from a manhole in Paris, as France suffers unusually low temperatures
"26.01.2017 06:51:10" Timeline Photos How restricting the use of an antibiotic brought down a superbug caseload in British hospitals http://u.afp.com/4q94
"26.01.2017 05:40:56" Timeline Photos Sex, love, libido: Afghan youth find a non-judgmental friend in a government helpline that offers advice on taboo subjects such as sex and homosexuality http://u.afp.com/4c4A
"26.01.2017 04:50:57" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Children of Iraq's east Mosul are flocking to enrol in their reopened schools, eager not to waste another day, as life is starting to return to the city's east bank, which Iraqi forces have now completely retaken from the Islamic State jihadist group
"26.01.2017 02:40:50" Timeline Photos Kyugetsu dolls of US President Donald Trump and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike are put on display in Tokyo ahead of Japan's annual Hina Matsuri (Girls' Day)
"26.01.2017 00:13:00" Timeline Photos Here is a look at the feasibility of erecting Donald Trump's wall on the US border with Mexico http://u.afp.com/4cky
"25.01.2017 22:45:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Hundreds of Syrians take a train through battle-scarred east Aleppo as services resume for the first time after four years of fighting http://u.afp.com/4qvG
"25.01.2017 21:15:01" Timeline Photos Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore, who delighted a generation of Americans with her energetic comic performances and broke barriers with her iconic portrayal of a single career woman, died after years of ill health. http://u.afp.com/MaryTylerMoore
"25.01.2017 20:15:31" Greenpeace protesters climb crane near White House Seven Greenpeace activists clambered up a construction crane blocks from the White House and draped a 70 x 35 foot banner with the word "Resist" painted in black against a yellow and orange background.
"The sun has risen this morning on a new America,
"25.01.2017 18:20:05" Timeline Photos "La La Land" leads the pack with fourteen Academy Awards nominations. Who will take home the most Oscars on February 26th?
"25.01.2017 16:52:00" Timeline Photos A woman in Bangalore creates a Rangoli pattern on the eve of Indian Republic Day celebrations.
"25.01.2017 16:16:02" Timeline Photos Greenpeace protesters unfold a banner reading "Resist" from a crane behind the White House.
"25.01.2017 14:41:58" Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un lookalikes surprise Hong Kongers on walkabout.
"25.01.2017 14:19:48" sports.yahoo.com Japan ends painful wait for local 'yokozuna', sumo grand champion Japan's excruciating wait for a homegrown yokozuna, or sumo grand champion, ended on Wednesday when 30-year-old Kisenosato was promoted to the ancient sport's highest rank. A first Emperor's Cup triumph at the weekend was deemed good enough for him to
"25.01.2017 13:56:58" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The Saudi Hawks aerobatic team paint the sky in Riyadh.
"25.01.2017 13:33:19" Lunar New Year rush: millions of Chinese travel home in world's biggest annual human migration.
"25.01.2017 13:14:31" Timeline Photos Fog shrouds the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
"25.01.2017 12:47:01" Timeline Photos Chinese head home for the Lunar New Year from Beijing West Railway Station.
"25.01.2017 12:04:30" Timeline Photos Best buddies? Trump and Kim Jong-Un impersonators hit the streets of Hong Kong. http://u.afp.com/4qCP
"25.01.2017 08:30:00" Timeline Photos Rise of populist politicians around the world risks undermining fight against corruption, anti-graft watchdog says http://u.afp.com/4q9J
"25.01.2017 07:36:13" Timeline Photos 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac: The Lunar New Year holiday is the most important on China's calendar and falls on January 28 this year
"25.01.2017 06:55:24" President Michelle Bachelet orders extra funds to be spent on fighting the worst forest fires in Chile's history
"25.01.2017 06:41:20" Timeline Photos Hundreds of millions of migrant workers are on the move in China as they return home for the Lunar New Year http://u.afp.com/4qjb
"25.01.2017 04:20:48" Photos from AFP News Agency's post The Sakka family abandoned their bakery in Homs when they left war-torn Syria. Now they are re-creating the taste of home in a Berlin pastry shop
"25.01.2017 01:26:32" Timeline Photos Hills burn in Vichuquen, Chile, which is battling devastating forest fires - frantic locals beg for help to save homes, animals, farms. Flames have destroyed 155,000 hectares (600 square miles) of land in the center of the country and at least 4,000
"24.01.2017 20:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post US President Donald Trump issues an executive order to revive two controversial pipeline projects.
Here are key facts about the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects: http://u.afp.com/4qHz
"24.01.2017 19:09:56" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Can "La La Land" dance away with 14 statuettes? Full report on nominations for Oscars 2017: u.afp.com/4qrQ
"24.01.2017 16:08:30" For the first time since the declaration of an autonomous Kurdish region in Syria, the final of an all-women's football tournament took place in Qamishli, aimed at encouraging women's sports in the northern region.
"24.01.2017 13:44:00" The Colima Volcano, or “Volcano of Fire”, spews ashes in Mexico, following days of increased activity
"24.01.2017 10:28:09" Timeline Photos The estimated 750,000 people living in jihadist-controlled west Mosul are in grave danger, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, 100 days into a massive Iraqi operation to retake the city. u.afp.com/4qRZ
"24.01.2017 08:20:19" "When I proposed to my girlfriend, fireworks lit up the sky. Literally. Luckily none of them hit us," writes Ye Aung Thu, describing his favorite moment during an assignment in Myanmar covering the Taunggyi fire balloon festival http://u.afp.com/4qaS
"24.01.2017 07:27:34" Timeline Photos White House warns China that Washington will defend "international interests" in the South China Sea http://u.afp.com/4qEv
"24.01.2017 05:51:28" sg.news.yahoo.com Trump to thrive in Year of the Cock Feng shui masters say the year of the rooster will be characterized by arguments and aggression. However, 2017 will be a good year for US President Donald Trump, born on the year of the dog
"24.01.2017 05:48:22" Timeline Photos Driverless bus trial starts in Paris u.afp.com/4qEm
"24.01.2017 00:25:45" Anti-bullfighting protests erupt in Colombia Hundreds of people and human rights defenders protest in Bogota against the return of bullfighting.
"23.01.2017 21:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Cinderella is taking to the catwalk at the haute couture fashion week in Paris. Would you say yes to these dresses?
"23.01.2017 20:15:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Two box-shaped electric vehicles capable of carrying around 10 people have been deployed -- within the safety of a special lane in Paris's first experiment with driverless buses
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qL6
"23.01.2017 18:23:26" Timeline Photos Looking at key events from the #YearOfTheRooster in the last 100 years, do you forsee luck in this lunar year?
"23.01.2017 16:47:48" AFP Africa You can't get much more creative than this: Football fans turn out in amazing costumes to support their teams at the 2017 African Cup of Nations
"23.01.2017 16:21:17" Dozens of rebel Turkish soldiers went on trial Monday over their alleged role in last year's failed coup, in the first case to be heard of dissident troops in Istanbul
"23.01.2017 13:42:01" Timeline Photos Exiled strongman Jammeh 'plundered' Gambia coffers http://u.afp.com/4qXc
"23.01.2017 11:49:14" Latvian engineers have developed a giant drone able to tow snowboarders and lift people, hailing a revolution in the areas of extreme sports and rescue missions
"23.01.2017 08:18:45" yahoo.com 2016 baby bump after China relaxes one-child rule China has a 17.86-million strong baby boom in 2016, the lucky year of the monkey. The surge also comes after a relaxation of the one-child policy
"23.01.2017 07:15:00" Act of devotion: Sikh volunteers prepare and serve a free communal meal at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in New Delhi, India
"23.01.2017 06:42:03" Droneboarding Latvian engineers have developed a giant drone able to tow snowboarders and lift people, hailing a revolution in the areas of extreme sports and rescue missions
"22.01.2017 23:00:09" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Models take to the catwalk in Paris for "Lingerie, Mon Amour," a show organised to promote French underwear expertise
"22.01.2017 21:45:43" Timeline Photos From Gorillaz to Fiona Apple, Trump is making political music great again. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qhX
"22.01.2017 16:48:00" Timeline Photos An Indian Sadhu (Hindu holy man) looks on after bathing in the River Ganges and smearing his body with ash, during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 22, 2017.
"22.01.2017 16:13:51" Timeline Photos A Palestinian boy sets fire to a line of flames leading to an Israeli flag during a graduation ceremony for Hamas security forces in Gaza City on January 22, 2017.
"22.01.2017 13:48:27" More than two million people flooded US cities as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president that was echoed in sister protests around the world.
"22.01.2017 12:24:23" Timeline Photos Firefighters work to put out a fire in Pumanque, 140 km south of Santiago, Chile on January 21, 2017
"22.01.2017 10:38:32" Timeline Photos A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other.
"22.01.2017 08:34:00" Across American over two million people flooded the streets in Washington, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and other cities as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke to the new US president
"22.01.2017 07:28:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Iraqi forces used to facing explosives-rigged streets and booby-trapped buildings are discovering fewer bombs planted by jihadists in Mosul than in earlier battles because, they say, the Islamic State group needed civilians in Mosul to maintain at least
"22.01.2017 05:41:20" Timeline Photos A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a “smart jacket” that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other
"22.01.2017 03:10:41" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Women poured into Washington to express concern, anger and outrage over Donald Trump taking over as US president, in the "Women's March on Washington," which inspired many more marches nationwide, with more than two million people flooding the streets of
"22.01.2017 00:48:24" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Organizers estimate about a million people turned out for the Women's March on Washington, the flagship protest of demonstrations held worldwide the day after the inauguration of new US President Donald Trump
"21.01.2017 23:50:27" youtube.com (Video 360) Women's march on Washington Protesters march in Washington, DC, during the Women's March on January 21, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of people flooded US cities Saturday in a day of wome... Scenes from the Women's March on Washington in 360 video
"21.01.2017 22:41:00" Life returns to Eastern Mosul after 'hell' under IS Things are starting to get back to normal for eastern Mosul after its liberation from the Islamic State group, which some residents say made life "hell"
"21.01.2017 21:15:01" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Brazil's Chapocoense football team honors the survivors and relatives of the players who died in the November 2016 LaMia airplane crash before their first match since the tragedy. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qsf
"21.01.2017 20:09:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Protesters in France, Spain, the UK and Bulgaria demonstrate in solidarity with the #WomensMarch in Washington, DC u.afp.com/4qsk
"21.01.2017 17:39:15" Timeline Photos Wayne Rooney becomes Manchester United's top scorer when he nets his 250th goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time against Stoke City to break fellow England great Bobby Charlton's record. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qma
"21.01.2017 15:26:02" Timeline Photos The far-right parties hoping to make major breakthroughs in the Dutch, French and German elections this year.
"21.01.2017 14:05:24" yahoo.com The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants "Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema," one shop owner, who requested anonymity, told AFP next to a counter brimming with porcupine quills and snake skins. Another young man touting his wares nearby promised a paste made from ground up "Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema... You burn pieces of skin by putting them in a clay pot. Then you get the ash and mix it with coconut oil to apply on it."
Read on about the skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants:
"21.01.2017 12:37:40" Photos from AFP News Agency's post In Koblenz, Germany, the French presidential hopeful and National Front leader Marine Le Pen joins other populist and far-right leaders from the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, while protesters erect cardboard cut-outs of Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin and
"21.01.2017 11:51:06" Timeline Photos The team of advisors and appointees Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the USA, has assembled around him as he begins his term in office.
"21.01.2017 11:20:47" Timeline Photos Can Rafael Nadal win another Grand Slam?
In magnificent form at the third round Australian Open against teenager Alexander Zverev, he stages an epic five set comeback.
"21.01.2017 08:23:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post From Lily-Rose Depp and Will Smith's daughter Willow -- the faces of Chanel -- to the Beckham boys and Sylvester Stallone's two daughters modelling for Dolce & Gabbana, celebrity offspring are luxury labels' new not-so-secret weapon http://u.afp.com/4qWg
"21.01.2017 06:56:00" Timeline Photos First Lady Melania Trump stunned fashion watchers by donning a sleek, off-the-shoulder cream dress with a daring thigh-high slit for the inaugural balls and won praise for being fresh, modern, elegant and yet understated
"21.01.2017 05:34:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Throngs of President Donald Trump's opponents converged on Washington for inauguration day and while most of protests -- by an array of anti-racist, anti-war, feminist, LGBT, and pro-immigration groups -- were peaceful, sporadic violence marred the day
"21.01.2017 03:56:10" Photos from AFP News Agency's post As the inauguration day's ceremonial rituals drew to a close, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump stepped out to lead the dance at one of a string of glitzy inaugural balls before being joined by Vice-President Mike Pence, his wife Karen,
"21.01.2017 02:44:12" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Donald Trump awoke as your everyday American billionaire, but by noon he was sworn in as the nation's 45th president, on a whirlwind day that saw him thrust into the spotlight like never before http://u.afp.com/4qWU
"20.01.2017 23:02:59" Trumps walk down Pennsylvania Avenue during inaugural parade US President Donald Trump met with cheers -- and some boos -- as he stepped out of his limousine to walk briefly along the inaugural parade route in Washington. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qP7
"20.01.2017 22:30:00" roundme.com 360° photos of the swearing-in ceremony of Donald Trump AFP photographers bring you interactive images of #InaugurationDay2017
"20.01.2017 21:21:52" Marijuana activists hand out free joints for #Trump420 in DC Activists distributed thousands of free joints in Washington, DC during the inauguration of Donald Trump in the hope the new administration will keep its hands off the city's legalization of cannabis. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qP4
"20.01.2017 19:22:11" yahoo.com Full text of Donald Trump's inaugural address As Inauguration Day festivities continue, read Donald Trump's first speech as president for yourself
"20.01.2017 18:40:06" Photos from AFP News Agency's post America's new First Lady Melania Trump wins rave reviews for donning an elegant Ralph Lauren powder blue suit to her husband's inauguration in a look channeling Jacqueline Kennedy. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qdq
"20.01.2017 15:39:41" Timeline Photos US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama with President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania at the White House #Inauguration
"20.01.2017 15:29:31" Timeline Photos Gambia's veteran leader Yahya Jammeh stares down deadline to quit u.afp.com/4qNy #Gambia
"20.01.2017 14:20:36" Timeline Photos 'It all begins today!' Trump readies to be sworn in as 45th US president http://u.afp.com/4qg6
"20.01.2017 10:30:17" Organizing coverage for a US inauguration is always a bit hectic, especially with a new administration coming in," writes AFP's photo coordinator for North America Eva Hambach. "But this one has been by far the most difficult." Read more:
"20.01.2017 08:59:51" Timeline Photos Key comparisons related to inequality in the global economy, as presented in the Oxfam report this week
"20.01.2017 08:44:07" Timeline Photos Horse, bull and man collide during training for a bullfight in Colombia – where the Constitutional court has allowed bullfighting to return after a 4-year ban
"20.01.2017 08:19:53" Timeline Photos All fired up: lava pours down the sides of Mexico's Volcano of Fire in Colima state, following days of intensified activity
"20.01.2017 07:32:51" Timeline Photos Rescuers vow to keep searching for survivors of devastating avalanche that buried Italian mountain hotel http://u.afp.com/4qNj
"20.01.2017 05:41:18" yahoo.com Nordic noir turns dark reality in Iceland as girl vanishes A young woman vanishes in the Arctic night, elite police chase down a trawler at sea, and three sailors are jailed: Iceland, with one of the world's lowest crime rates, is fearing a tragic outcome to a rare crime. The crime rate is low," says Tomas A girl's disappearance captivates Iceland where violent crime is extremely rare
"20.01.2017 04:55:00" Timeline Photos Protestors rally outside National Press Club where the Deplorable Ball is being held in Washington DC, on eve of Donald Trump's inauguration
"20.01.2017 04:16:23" Timeline Photos Mexico hands over one of the world's most notorious criminals - drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman - to United States
"20.01.2017 00:25:00" Timeline Photos Illegal pet trade, hunting and loss of habitat to humans who continue to cut trees, build roads, mine and cultivate the land in primate habitats have helped push 60 percent of the species close to extinction.
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qGT
"19.01.2017 21:46:54" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Gambians briefly forgot the Senegalese troops flowing over the border and the lack of resolution of the country's political crisis, cheering the inauguration of President Adama Barrow
Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qpi
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"19.01.2017 20:35:32" Timeline Photos Some of the big names in show business that will be missing from the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump and some who will be taking part
"19.01.2017 19:30:30" Spanish village chases away evil in new year tradition The Spanish village of Piornal welcomes in the new year on Saint Sebastian Day, with a novel tradition, pelting a man dressed up as a devil with turnips, to chase away evil spirits. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4qcJ
"19.01.2017 17:45:01" Timeline Photos It's a plain, bulging leather satchel, but inside it has the ominous power to unleash a nuclear armageddon.
When he is sworn in as president, Donald Trump inherits control of the "football," the briefcase that carries the procedures and communications
"19.01.2017 16:21:52" Timeline Photos Several children were among the missing Thursday after a devastating avalanche buried an Italian mountain hotel with more than 25 people believed to be trapped inside
"19.01.2017 15:15:32" Many firefighters were feared to be trapped under the rubble after Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran, collapsed on Thursday following a fire.
"19.01.2017 11:37:05" Planes from Gambia arrive in UK as tensions mount
"19.01.2017 09:54:40" yahoo.com Yappy New Year for Japan's worshipping pets Some might describe the idea as barking mad but a shrine in Tokyo is offering blessings to pets to protect the fluffy creatures from a 'ruff' year ahead. Pet owners have been flocking to the Ichigaya Kamegaoka Hachimangu shrine since it introduced New
"19.01.2017 05:09:00" Timeline Photos As Donald Trump prepares to take the helm of a divided nation, Americans across the political spectrum are looking to the inauguration of their 45th president with wildly different expectations -- ranging from excitement and elation to despondency and
"19.01.2017 03:06:50" Timeline Photos President-elect Donald Trump could enact sweeping changes to environmental policy in the beginning days of his administration, with far-reaching effects both in the United States and around the world, experts say http://u.afp.com/4q3N
"19.01.2017 00:29:00" Souvenir sellers eyeing inauguration profits in DC As the US presidential inauguration approaches, souvenir sellers in Washington, DC gear up for a hectic but profitable few days
"18.01.2017 22:17:00" Quake-hit Italian village struggling in snow "This morning I saw all this snow, with people blocked in their houses, and I thought the only thing to make it worse would be an earthquake. And here we are," a local farmer in Montereale, Italy said. http://u.afp.com/4qot
"18.01.2017 19:30:00" Women knitting 'pussy hats' for Trump inauguration protest Women on New York's Upper West Side are among those inspired by a grassroots movement to knit so-called "pussy hats" to be worn at the Women's March on Washington and other cities the day after Donald Trump's inauguration
"18.01.2017 17:30:00" Timeline Photos Last year, the Earth sweltered under the hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row, US scientists say, raising new concerns about the quickening pace of climate change. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4q4M
"18.01.2017 16:10:23" The Catholic church, one of the Philippines' oldest and most powerful institutions, speaks out against the killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war against drugs, which has claimed about 6,000 thousand lives
"18.01.2017 14:01:17" "Working on a long-term photo project is a privilege," writes New Delhi-based photographer and photo editor Rebecca Conway.
"You meet some incredible people and develop a level of intimacy with them that's just not possible on a news assignment or even a
"18.01.2017 12:21:42" Gambians say they will be staying at home in the coming days in case of violence, as defeated President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency
"18.01.2017 09:30:00" sg.finance.yahoo.com Afghanistan's first female orchestra set to take Davos In the face of death threats and accusations they are dishonouring their families by daring to perform, the women of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra are charting a new destiny for themselves through music. The group is set to be catapulted onto Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra will defy death threats and discrimination to play at the World Economic Forum in Davos http://u.afp.com/4TF7
"18.01.2017 09:00:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Unnatural habitat: a dehydrated baby elephant rescued from a palm oil estate receives treatment at a conservation centre in Aceh, Indonesia
"18.01.2017 08:35:00" Timeline Photos Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency just days before he was due to step down, with British and Dutch travel agencies scrambling to evacuate thousands of tourists
"18.01.2017 08:00:01" yahoo.com Italy toasts its real-life Sherlock Holmes Giuseppe Dosi was Italy's real-life Sherlock Holmes, a master of disguise who went undercover to crack his cases. A new biography and documentary have spurred renewed interest in his life
"18.01.2017 07:19:43" Timeline Photos US President Barack Obama slashed the sentence of transgender army private Chelsea Manning, who had been sentenced to 35 years behind bars for handing classified US documents to WikiLeaks
"18.01.2017 06:48:39" yahoo.com Study forecasts balmier England, even hotter Mumbai Northern Europe, Canada and Russia will enjoy balmier winters by century's end even as the average number of mild days per year declines worldwide. That means more hot days for Lima and Mumbai
"18.01.2017 05:32:38" Timeline Photos Philippines Catholic Church says it will be at the forefront in protesting against extrajudicial killings http://u.afp.com/4Tyq
"18.01.2017 05:30:00" Timeline Photos Elderly Syrians left behind by families fleeing the war are flocking to Dar al-Saada retirement home seeking refuge and a place to sleep http://u.afp.com/4Ty3
"18.01.2017 03:37:39" Timeline Photos From the role of the First Lady to presidential getaways, Donald Trump's White House is going to look very different from that of his predecessors, even without a bling ballroom makeover http://u.afp.com/4Ty4
"17.01.2017 23:41:26" Ocean garbage The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a swirling mass of marine debris, a plastic soup of discarded bags and bottles in the north-east of the Pacific Ocean, estimated to be six times the area of France
"17.01.2017 23:11:06" yahoo.com In US, abortion rate falls to historic low The abortion rate in the United States fell to its lowest point on record in 2014, and increasing restrictions on abortion access could be to blame, researchers said Tuesday. The report led by the nonpartisan Guttmacher Institute was published in the The abortion rate in the United States fell to its lowest point on record in 2014, and increasing restrictions on abortion access could be to blame, researchers say
"17.01.2017 21:31:56" Timeline Photos Temperatures across Europe are expected to fall as low as -5 degrees Celsius this week
"17.01.2017 18:49:01" yahoo.com Michelle Obama: uber-mom, style icon, political force In 2008, Michelle Obama was tentative on the campaign trail, wary of saying anything to jeopardize her husband's historic bid to be America's first black president. Eight years later, the self-assured first lady -- back on the campaign trail -- Once a reluctant 'mom-in-chief,' First Lady Michelle Obama has evolved into a global role model, a style icon and a political dynamo
"17.01.2017 16:36:00" Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction
"17.01.2017 13:38:57" Timeline Photos Almost three years after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people aboard, the most expensive underwater search in history has been called off, with the whereabouts of the plane still a mystery.
Here are some key questions:
"17.01.2017 11:28:00" Taiwan simulates China attacks as tension rises
"17.01.2017 08:44:17" Timeline Photos A wildfire ravages Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa - a number of blazes have destroyed homes and farms across the region in recent weeks
"17.01.2017 08:19:54" Timeline Photos The nearly three-year hunt for missing Flight MH370 -- the most expensive search in history -- has now been suspended. The fate of the plane carrying 239 people has become one of aviation's biggest mysteries
"17.01.2017 05:59:14" Timeline Photos A woman prays during the Martin Luther King parade in Denver, which hosts the largest annual celebration of the civil rights icon in the US
"17.01.2017 05:24:49" yahoo.com Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar. Loved for generations for corralling the catch Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins are being killed in record numbers by rogue gangs who use car batteries to stun aquatic life
"17.01.2017 01:26:03" Timeline Photos A horseman jumps over a bonfire in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, during the traditional religious festival "Luminarias" in honour of San Antonio Abad (Saint Anthony), patron saint of animals
"16.01.2017 23:30:00" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Just four days before he hands power to Donald Trump, President Obama welcomes the members of World Series Champion team, the Chicago Cubs to a light-hearted White House ceremony http://u.afp.com/4TRS
"16.01.2017 22:00:00" yahoo.com Multinationals act on ocean-clogging plastics Forty of the world's biggest companies assembled in Davos agree to come up with cleaner ways to make and consume plastic as waste threatens the global eco-system
"16.01.2017 20:30:00" yahoo.com Meet the Trumps: America's new first family The new first family is a tight-knit celebrity clan, wealthy beyond the wildest dreams of most Americans and well used to the public eye. Here is a breakdown on the 45th US president's nearest and dearest
"16.01.2017 18:20:01" Timeline Photos The wealth of the world's poorest 3.6 billion people is the equivalent to the combined net worth of six American businessmen, one from Spain and another from Mexico. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4Tai
"16.01.2017 16:02:29" Nothing to eat but cactus in Madagascar's hunger capital
"16.01.2017 14:28:01" Timeline Photos First lady Melania and the political fashion police http://u.afp.com/4TuB
"16.01.2017 10:03:00" The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 26 inmates, most of whom were beheaded.
"16.01.2017 06:49:59" yahoo.com Made to order at N. Korea's blacklisted art factory AFP takes a behind-the-scenes look at Pyongyang's sprawling Mansudae Arts Studio complex. Its output, including large-scale statuary, used to be a source of hard currency but is now the target of UN sanctions
"16.01.2017 06:01:57" uk.news.yahoo.com The global chain that produces your fish That smoked salmon you bought for the New Year's festivities has a story to tell. Globalisation has changed the world in many ways, but fish farming is one of the starkest examples of its benefits and hidden costs
"16.01.2017 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, a UN study argues. Read more: http://u.afp.com/4TBi
"15.01.2017 21:00:32" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Prada's vision for fall/winter on the catwalk in Milan
"15.01.2017 18:30:45" Photos from AFP News Agency's post Bullfighting in Nepal requires no matadors as the bulls -- usually buffalo -- fight each other. AFP takes you to the annual Maghesangranti Festival in Taraka http://u.afp.com/4TBG
"15.01.2017 16:35:59" yahoo.com 'Robber pulled gun on me', Kardashian told French police A French newspaper Sunday published Kim Kardashian's testimony to police of how a robber threatened her at gunpoint when she refused to hand over a ring worth millions of dollars. In the account of the Paris robbery she described how she was bound and
"15.01.2017 13:32:32" Timeline Photos Afghan youths make a snowman in a Kabul cemetery.
"15.01.2017 12:22:47" Timeline Photos US surfer Balaram Stack wipes out during the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout at Pipeline in Hawaii.
"15.01.2017 11:56:38" Timeline Photos Filipinos carry icons of the infant Jesus through the streets of Manila during the Santo Nino festival.
"15.01.2017 09:51:09" yahoo.com Sea Shepherd finds Japanese ship 'with slaughtered whale' A Japanese ship has been caught with a slaughtered whale in the Antarctic in defiance of an international court decision against Tokyo's hunts, activist group Sea Shepherd said Sunday. The conservationist organisation -- whose two vessels departed
"15.01.2017 09:34:56" yahoo.com New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks. While Uber has already jumped into several African markets from South Africa to Egypt, Africab seeks to
"15.01.2017 08:50:00" yahoo.com No country for old men: Japan's elderly inmates prefer jail The situation has become so dire the government approved a plan to deploy nursing care staff to about half of Japan's 70 prisons from April, allocating a budget of 58 million yen ($495,000). In 2015, almost 20 percent of those who were either arrested or Japan is in the midst of a geriatric crime wave such that its prisons increasingly look like nursing homes
"15.01.2017 08:10:00" Timeline Photos Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced it will host its final show in May, ending "The Greatest Show on Earth" after 146 years