Carlos Ghosn: court decides against extending detention

Carlos Ghosn: court decides against extending detention

In an unexpected move on Thursday, a Tokyo court has decided not to extend the detention of ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn, meaning he may soon be released from jail where he has been since his arrest for alleged financial misconduct.
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Former Interpol chief jailed over graft in China

Former Interpol chief jailed over graft in China

A court in China on Tuesday jailed former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for 13 and a half years and fined him $290,000 for receiving bribes and abuse of official positions.
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Iran seeks help reading black boxes, facing pressure

Iran seeks help reading black boxes, facing pressure

Iran has requested equipment it says it needs from U.S. and French authorities to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian passenger plane.
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China virus fears grow, human transmission confirmed

China virus fears grow, human transmission confirmed

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China climbed on Tuesday, as authorities reported a surge in new cases, with fears that hundreds of millions of people traveling for the Lunar New Year holiday will accelerate the infection rate.
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Rare bee species survive Australian bushfires

Rare bee species survive Australian bushfires

The delicate operation to save Kangaroo Island’s Ligurian bees, the last genetically pure population of the species, begins after bushfires tore through the island. Beekeepers are working hard to feed the starving bee population.
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McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial

McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell put forward rules that could lead to a quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, with no guarantee that witnesses or new evidence would be allowed.
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Huawei's Meng Wanzhou faces extradition hearing

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou faces extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, arrived in a Vancouver courtroom wearing a dark top with polka dots, for the first phase of a trial that will last at least four days, as China repeated its call for Canada to release her.
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A dying craft by China's 'mermaid descendants'

A dying craft by China's 'mermaid descendants'

A small minority along China’s ‘Black Dragon’ river have a long history with the water. According to legend, the Hezhen people descend from mermaids, but now some of their unique traits, such as their signature fish skin suits, are at risk of vanishing.
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Central American migrants cross river into Mexico

Central American migrants cross river into Mexico

Hundreds of Central Americans waded across a river into Mexico on Monday, some clashing with waiting security forces, in a new challenge for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's efforts to contain migration at the bidding of the United States.
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Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal

Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal

On the day before his Senate trial, President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday blasted the impeachment charges against him, calling the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress an affront to the U.S. Constitution and that the
Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia

Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia

Thousands of armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia’s capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way through the newly Democratic-controlled state legislature.
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'I stayed alive to tell': Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount the horror

'I stayed alive to tell': Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount the horror

Ahead of the 75 anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, survivors have been talking about their memories three quarters of a century on.
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Another resignation follows Malta journo's murder

Another resignation follows Malta journo's murder

Another Maltese minister has quit after a paper reported links between her husband, the former assistant police commissioner, and the man suspected ordering the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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Fresh avalanches halt Nepal trekker rescue

Fresh avalanches halt Nepal trekker rescue

Fresh avalanches have forced Nepal rescuers temporarily call off search for South Korean hikers. Adam Reed reports
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Explainer: What will Harry and Meghan's new life look like?

Explainer: What will Harry and Meghan's new life look like?

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have stepped back from the royal family in search of a "more peaceful life". But what does that mean in terms of their titles, their responsibilities and their finances? Francesca Lynagh reports.
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EU considering ceasefire options to support Libya truce

EU considering ceasefire options to support Libya truce

The European Union's top diplomat says they must consider all ways to support the fragile truce in Libya.
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Iran still open to nuclear negotiations - official

Iran still open to nuclear negotiations - official

Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the "door to negotiations" in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear agreement with world powers.
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'Sad' Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal role

'Sad' Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal role

Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.
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Australia's platypus fights for survival

Australia's platypus fights for survival

The peculiar duck-billed mammal, Australia's platypus, is facing worsening conditions of a three-year drought, bushfires, land clearing, dam construction and climate change. Conservation groups recently released footage of dead platypus that had died in drying river beds.
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Two killed in Hawaii shooting

Two killed in Hawaii shooting

In Honolulu, two police officers were killed on Sunday after a man shot them before setting his house on fire.
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Richest richer than over half of humanity: report

Richest richer than over half of humanity: report

The richest 2,000 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while pointing out care work by women adds more than the technology industry. Olivia Chan reports
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China confirms spread of coronavirus

China confirms spread of coronavirus

A deadly new virus related to SARS is spreading outside the Chinese city where it first broke out. Officials over the weekend announced that the number of patients has tripled and a third person died.
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Pompeo looking forward to meeting Venezuela's Guaido

Pompeo looking forward to meeting Venezuela's Guaido

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he looks forward to meeting with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday in Bogota at a regional counter-terrorism conference.
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Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial

Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial

Both Republicans and Democratic senators get ready to make their case for or against U.S. president Donald Trump's impeachment in a trial beginning this week.
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Around 200 trapped climbers rescued in Nepal avalanche

Around 200 trapped climbers rescued in Nepal avalanche

Around 200 people, including tourists, guides, helpers, and others who were trapped after an avalanche hit Nepal's Annapurna region were rescued and brought to a safer place, officials said on Sunday.
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