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Portugal's Antonio Guterres set to be UN secretary general

Thursday, 06 October 2016 08:46

Portugal's former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary general, UN diplomats say.

Toyota launches 'baby' robot for companionship

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:59

A palm-sized robot that can hold conversations will go on sale in Japan next year, developer Toyota has announced.

Medicine Nobel for cell recycling work

Monday, 03 October 2016 16:10

The 2016 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine goes to Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan for discoveries about autophagy - how the body breaks down and recycles old cellular components.

Colombian voters reject Farc peace deal

Monday, 03 October 2016 14:15

Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it.

India 'launches strikes against militants'

Friday, 30 September 2016 08:18

India's army says it has carried out "surgical strikes" against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir.

Fmr. Israeli president - Shimon Peres dies

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 11:37

The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93.

Trump and Clinton clash on election debate

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:27

The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate.

Historic Colombia peace deal signed

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 14:51

The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of armed conflict.

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