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Global services slowly recovering after bug causes IT chaos

The incident has sparked concern over the vulnerability of the world's interconnected technologies.

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Published: 2 hrs ago

Crowdstrike and Microsoft: What we know about global outage

A mass IT outage has caused chaos around the world, with major airlines among the victims.

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Published: 18 hrs ago

Bodies of fallen climbers finally recovered from Everest 'death zone'

A clean-up team removed four bodies from the Himalayas in this year's operation.

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Published: 7 hrs ago

Biden vows to run as more Democrats ask him to drop out

President Joe Biden's campaign reiterated on Friday that the president is staying in the race.

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Published: 8 hrs ago

Cyanide teacups in Room 502: Mystery of the Bangkok hotel deaths

Six people were found dead in a locked hotel room - but what happened remains unclear.

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Published: 7 hrs ago

UN top court says Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal

It also says Israel should end all settlement activity there, in the landmark case.

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Published: 14 hrs ago

If missiles threaten this Ukrainian festival, the music keeps playing

The organisers of the war-hit country's largest music event say they've missed the festival feeling.

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Published: 7 hrs ago

Boat fire off Haiti kills at least 40 migrants, UN says

Forty-one others were rescued by the Haitian Coast Guard, with some now receiving hospital treatment.

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Published: 3 hrs ago

Judge sets Harvey Weinstein retrial date for November

The ex-film mogul will be retried for rape after his conviction was overturned on appeal in April.

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Published: 10 hrs ago

Belarus sentences German medic to death, activists say

Rico Krieger, 30, was convicted of six crimes, including terrorism, in a closed trial in June.

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Published: 10 hrs ago

Anxiety at Aspen over Ukraine and Trump

Concerns surrounded the question of whether America’s support for Ukraine would continue.

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Published: 7 hrs ago

Russia jails US journalist Gershkovich for 16 years

His employer, The Wall Street Journal, has called the allegations "shameful" and a "sham".

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Published: 14 hrs ago

Israeli man killed in drone attack on Tel Aviv

It is the first attack of its kind on the Israeli city, which Yemeni rebels say they carried out.

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Published: 19 hrs ago

Bangladesh imposes curfew as protests continue

Authorities say the army will be deployed to halt unrest, after a prison was attacked on Friday.

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Published: 10 hrs ago

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Cheng Pei-pei dies at 78

The China-born star died in San Francisco after suffering from a neurodegenerative brain disease since 2019.

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Published: 13 hrs ago