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Violence spreads at US universities over pro-Palestinian protests

US House speaker confronts students, calling the protests anti-Semitic and demanding they stop, while...

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Taiwan and Ukraine on agenda as Blinken visits China

America's top diplomat Anthony Blinken arrives in Shanghai amid Chinese anger over Taiwan aid. Also:...

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Prosecutors ask judge to punish Trump for violating trial gag order

The former US president Donald Trump denies falsifying business records to cover up a payment to a porn...

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UK - Rwanda bill: Will it deter small boat crossings?

Migrants to be sent abroad for asylum processing. Ministers say the legislation will deter small boat...

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Trump accused of 'pure' election fraud in hush money trial

Defence lawyers tell jurors in New York there was no crime and the former US president Donald Trump...

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Israel's military intelligence chief resigns over 7 October attacks

The Israel Defense Forces said Major General Aharon Haliva would retire once his successor was selected....

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Netanyahu vows to reject any US sanctions on Israeli military

Reports say the US is planning to cut military aid to the Netzah Yehuda battalion. Speaking on the eve...

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US House approves crucial $61bn Ukraine aid package

The vote comes as Ukrainian troops face a weapons shortage, with Russia continuing its attacks. We...

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The Happy Pod: Viral ballet boy back in the spotlight

This week, we meet the teenager whose dancing in the rain in Nigeria brought online fame that's inspired...

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Man sets himself ablaze outside Trump trial

Police say he dowsed himself in an accelerant after throwing pamphlets about conspiracy theories into...

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US calls for de-escalation in the Middle East after apparent Israeli strike on Iran

Iranian state media says air defence systems were activated in several cities including Isfahan and...

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Kenya's defence chief killed in helicopter crash

President William Ruto declares 3 days of national mourning. Two survivors have been taken to hospital....

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G7 ministers discuss Ukraine's appeal for weapons

Talks on the Italian island of Capri also include the Middle East crisis. Also: We hear from an Israeli...

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US Ukraine aid vote date agreed

The vote on the 95 billion dollar bill is set for Saturday and includes more military funding for Israel,...

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Russian missile attack on Chernihiv

President Zelensky calls for more air defences after a missile attack kills at least 14. He described...

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UN says Israel still imposing unlawful restrictions on Gaza aid

All aid for Gaza is subject to strict Israeli security checks. The UN is also calling on Israel to do...

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Israel considers response to Iran's attack

As Israel's war cabinet meets to decide how to respond to Iran's drone attack, its allies urge restraint....

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Dozens of jurors ruled out as historic Trump trial begins

The former US President Donald Trump denies trying to disguise a hush money payment to an adult film...

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A year of war in Sudan

Almost nine million people have been displaced and the UN is warning of looming famine. Also: Israel...

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UN warns Middle East is on the brink of full-scale conflict

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, was speaking at a Security Council emergency meeting on...

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Iran-Israel crisis - how to stop escalation?

Israel says it intercepted vast majority of missiles and drones fired by Iran. Iran said the attack...

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Iran launches drones and missiles at Israel

The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military was "ready for any scenario". Sirens...

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The Happy Pod: The Centenarian Stargazer

This week, we meet the 105 year-old man celebrating his thirteenth total solar eclipse. Also: The AI...

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Haiti moves toward a new governing council

A nine-member political body, tasked with filling the leadership vacuum in Haiti, has been created although...

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