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  • UN chief and rights groups raise concerns over Rohingya deal
    First group of refugees to be sent back to Myanmar next week but critics say details are unclearConcerns are growing among United Nations agencies and humanitarian groups over an agreement between the Bangladesh and Myanmar governments to repatriate…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:30am -
  • European parliament votes to end electric pulse fishing
    Campaigners hail movement towards prohibiting the controversial practice but warn other measures will leave European waters in a worse state The European Union’s parliament has voted to prohibit the controversial practice of electrical pulse fishin…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:29am -
  • Take the Trump test: are you fit to be US president?
    Trump apparently scored a perfect 30/30 score on the Montreal Cognitive AssessmentThe results of the annual presidential physical exam are in and Donald Trump has been declared “fit for duty” by the presidential physician, Ronny Jackson. The navy…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:14am -
  • Poppi Worthington: prosecutors consider coroner's ruling
    Senior coroner passes copy of his judgment that father sexually abused toddler to CPSProsecutors are considering a coroner’s finding that Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted in her father’s bed before her death.David Roberts, senior coroner…
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • David Miliband: UN security council 'out of the picture' on Syria
    Former foreign secretary says civilians are being ‘bombed to hell’ and UK must pay attentionDavid Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary, has urged Theresa May and other world leaders not to forget about civilians being bombed in Syria at a ti…
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 8:54am -
  • North Korea to send cheerleaders to Winter Olympics 'peace games'
    Delegation may walk across demilitarised zone in what would be a highly symbolic moveNorth Korea will send a large contingent of cheerleaders to next month’s Winter Olympics, South Korea has announced, as the two sides prepare to present their plan…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:31am -
  • Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actor dies after Boxing Day car crash
    Australian actor’s parents and sister, who were also in the crash, were farewelled at a funeral a week agoHome and Away actor Jessica Falkholt has died in hospital a week after a funeral was held in Sydney for her sister and parents, who were in th…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:17am -
  • The deadly African gold rush fuelled by people smugglers' promises
    Sudanese refugees in northern Chad are risking their lives to mine the precious ore in a desperate bid to secure a new life in EuropeRefugees from the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, who are living in camps in neighbouring Chad, are being drawn i…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:13am -

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  • Spanish village 'purifies' horses with fire in age-old ritual
    Thick smoke fills the cobbled streets of San Bartolome de Pinares as the clip-clop of galloping hooves edges ever closer to a bonfire crackling nearby.
    - 2 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:40am -
  • Catalan parliament meets as sacked leader seeks comeback
    Catalonia's parliament met Wednesday for the first time since it was dissolved following a failed bid to break from Spain in a session that will see separatists start the process to get sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont back into power.
    - 12 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:30am -
  • S. Korea ex-president Lee denounces graft probe as 'revenge'
    Former South Korean president Lee Myung-Bak on Wednesday denounced as "political revenge" a corruption probe into allegations his office accepted bribes from the country's spy agency.
    - 22 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:20am -
  • Rakhine clash exposes Myanmar's combustible ethnic mix
    The deaths of seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in Myanmar's north has cast fresh light on the complex swirl of religious and ethnic tensions in one of the country's poorest and most troubled regions.
    - 22 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:20am -
  • Seven ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police fire on riot
    Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials said Wednesday, in fresh violence in a febrile state already scarred by ethnic and religious hatred.
    - 22 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:20am -
  • France says Bayeux Tapestry loan to Britain 'not before 2020'
    The French presidency said Wednesday that it was in talks to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to Britain, but that the 11th-century embroidery would not be transferred before 2020.
    - 32 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:10am -
  • Sudan holds communist leader after bread price demo: party
    Sudanese security agents arrested the leader of the opposition Communist Party on Wednesday after it organised a protest in the capital Khartoum against rising bread prices, its spokesman told AFP.
    - 32 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:10am -
  • Economists call for overhaul of eurozone fiscal rules
    Leading economists from France and Germany on Wednesday called for new fiscal rules for the eurozone and the creation of an independent watchdog to help to make the single currency more resilient against crises in the future.
    - 32 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:10am -
  • Juncker says would like Britain to rejoin EU after Brexit
    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday he would welcome any British attempt to rejoin the EU after Brexit, as Brussels jumped on speculation about a second referendum.
    - 42 mins ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:00am -

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The Atlantic: International

  • Gorgeous Images of the Planet Jupiter

    Gorgeous Images of the Planet JupiterIn its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth. 15 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 7:54pm

  • Not Your Average Brazilian Model

    Not Your Average Brazilian ModelFor rising models in one of the largest favelas of Rio de Janeiro, fashion is an opportunity for self-actualization. 17 hours ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:57pm

  • Hawaii and the Horror of Human Error

    Hawaii and the Horror of Human Error“There are fail safes built into the system, but there aren’t enough fail safes” 2 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 3:42pm

  • Pandemonium and Rage in Hawaii

    Pandemonium and Rage in HawaiiA false alert of an impending missile attack highlights just how unprepared the country is for nuclear disaster. 3 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 7:06pm

  • Can France's Far-Right Reinvent Itself?

    Can France's Far-Right Reinvent Itself?Eight months after the presidential election, the National Front still hasn’t figured out how to become the party of the people. 3 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 9:50am

  • False Alarms of the Apocalypse

    False Alarms of the ApocalypseAt a time when state and non-state actors alike are resorting to disinformation operations, reliable official information is critical. 4 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 9:58pm

  • A New American Leader Rises in ISIS

    A New American Leader Rises in ISISA two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization. 4 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 9:07pm

  • Overhauling Japan's High-Stakes University-Admission System

    Overhauling Japan's High-Stakes University-Admission SystemThe Ministry of Education is on a mission to save the country's economy—and the effort could be a boon for kids’ mental health, too. 4 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 12:00pm