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People watch a TV screen broadcasting a news report on the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was assassinated on February 13.

Chemical weapon VX nerve agent killed N.Korean leader's half brother

Friday 24 February 2017 14:00

VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Chemical weapon VX nerve agent killed N.Korean leader's half brother

Friday 24 February 2017 14:00

VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Activists condemn Trump’s stance on transgender bathrooms

Friday 24 February 2017 05:27

Activists have denounced a directive from US President Donald Trump that withdraws guidance to public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their gender identity.

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Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four N.Koreans over airport murder

Thursday 23 February 2017 15:51

Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

Thursday 23 February 2017 10:11

President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice.

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Parts of Africa, Middle East on the brink of severe famine: UN

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:51

Conflicts and the frequency of droughts exacerbated by climate change are driving severe food shortages and famine conditions in parts of Africa and the Middle East.

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Young refugees "traded like cattle" by smugglers

Wednesday 22 February 2017 20:49

Young refugees who came to Britain alone as children and were "traded like cattle" by smugglers have urged the government to ensure safe, legal routes to the UK.

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Centrist Bayrou's choice could sway tight French presidential race

Wednesday 22 February 2017 15:17

Francois Bayrou, a centrist candidate in three past French presidential elections, was set to announce on Wednesday if he will run in this year's race for the Elysee.

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'Trump's rhetoric makes world a darker place'

Wednesday 22 February 2017 07:17

Amnesty International believes US President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016.

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Trump delivers first public condemnation of anti-Semitic threats

Tuesday 21 February 2017 20:15

U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States on Tuesday.

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Malaysia says still to establish what killed North Korean

Tuesday 21 February 2017 14:22

Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had still to establish what was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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