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- Fort Bragg: Foul play suspected in two soldiers' deathson December 5, 2020 at 5:45 pm
The bodies of William Lavigne and Timothy Duma were discovered at the army base on Wednesday.
- Mali's Malick Diaw to head National Transition Councilon December 5, 2020 at 5:41 pm
Col Malick Diaw becomes head of the interim legislative body, the National Transition Council.
- France police security bill: Protests turn violent againon December 5, 2020 at 5:37 pm
Protesters clash with police and vehicles are set alight for a second weekend over a controversial law.
- 'Buddy the Elf' joke baffles dad in first meeting with sonon December 5, 2020 at 5:22 pm
Doug Henning confused his biological father after dressing as Buddy the Elf when they met last week.
- Meredith Kercher: Rudy Guede to finish term doing community serviceon December 5, 2020 at 3:41 pm
Rudy Guede will complete the rest of his 16-year sentence doing community service, an Italian court rules.
- Australia's Wallabies sing anthem in indigenous languageon December 5, 2020 at 3:19 pm
Australia's rugby team sang in a First Nations language for the first time at an international event.
- Daca: Judge orders Trump to restore undocumented immigrants schemeon December 5, 2020 at 1:51 pm
The Trump administration is told to resume a programme that protects immigrants from deportation.
- Covid: Moscow clinics begins vaccinations for at-risk groupson December 5, 2020 at 1:07 pm
Russia starts the rollout of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for high-risk groups in its capital city.
- Covid: Argentina passes tax on wealthy to pay for virus measureson December 5, 2020 at 10:15 am
Dubbed the "millionaire's tax", the one-off levy will fund relief measures and health supplies.
- Covid: Russia begins vaccinations in Moscowon December 5, 2020 at 10:04 am
The home-grown Sputnik V vaccine, which is still undergoing mass testing, is being used.
- Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Cutting through the information blackouton December 5, 2020 at 2:31 am
"It is really scary. It is really difficult," a resident of the Tigray capital, Mekelle, shouts down the line.
- New Zealand's Stuff news group apologises for anti-Maori biason December 5, 2020 at 12:22 am
After a deep dive into their reporting, Stuff found their coverage of Maori issues had been racist.
- Venezuela election: 'There's no opposition here, just God'on December 5, 2020 at 12:19 am
Venezuelans are to pick a new National Assembly, but there's little in the way of enthusiasm.
- Coronavirus: Defiant ski nations bid to save winter seasonon December 5, 2020 at 12:16 am
Many of Europe's ski slopes will be closed, but the Swiss and Austrians have made their own plans.
- Week in pictures: 28 November - 4 December 2020on December 5, 2020 at 12:13 am
A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.
- World's biggest iceberg captured on cameraon December 5, 2020 at 12:08 am
A reconnaissance flight in the South Atlantic obtains spectacular imagery of the giant iceberg A68a.
- Fighting air pollution: 'Without solidarity the world will be doomed'on December 5, 2020 at 12:07 am
Nineteen-year-old Abhiir Bhalla has campaigned against air pollution in Delhi most of his life.
- Beirut explosion: The abandoned ship in the blast 'war zone'on December 5, 2020 at 12:06 am
This is what happened to Lebanon's only cruise ship, which was docked in the explosion's epicentre.
- Biden: 'I don't think Covid vaccine should be mandatory'on December 4, 2020 at 11:57 pm
The US president-elect says he'll do "everything in my power... to encourage people to do the right thing".
- General Suhaila: Afghanistan's famous female surgeon dies at 72on December 4, 2020 at 4:26 pm
Suhaila Siddiq was a famous surgeon who continued working under the Taliban, and then became a minister.