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Jan 21, 2020
Sri Lankan president says war missing are deadJanuary 21, 2020
Gotabaya Rajapaksa announces the deaths of thousands who disappeared in the civil war. Also: the stand-off between Central American migrants and Mexican border forces, and the two men on opposite sides of the world who tried to make an Earth Sandwich.
Jan 20, 2020
Progress reported at Libya summit in BerlinJanuary 20, 2020
World powers agree to uphold weapons embargo as part of efforts to end Libya conflict; General support for deal allowing Duke and Duchess of Sussex to step back from their royal duties - but Meghan's estranged father is critical; SpaceX has conducted a successful test of the emergency systems of its new spacecraft.
Jan 19, 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titlesJanuary 19, 2020
The couple also intend to repay more than $3m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of their UK home. The Queen and Buckingham Palace have issued statements following recent talks to discuss new roles for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Also: Violent clashes in Beirut between anti-government protesters and the Lebanese security forces have left 160 people injured, and why The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he will no longer voice the character Apu.
Jan 18, 2020
Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr to defend TrumpJanuary 18, 2020
President Donald Trump brings in high-powered legal firepower for his impeachment trial. The team include a prosecutor who helped to impeach President Bill Clinton more than twenty years ago - and a celebrity defence lawyer. Also: The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, demands Iran pay compensation for the shooting down of a plane with many Canadians on board, and why Apple's Lightning cable could soon be outlawed in the European Union.
Jan 17, 2020
Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trialJanuary 17, 2020
The articles of impeachment were read aloud on the Senate floor. Also: "alarming" one in five deaths worldwide due to sepsis, and an English bookshop has been inundated with orders after tweeting it hadn't sold a single book last Tuesday.
Jan 16, 2020
Trump impeachment case heads to SenateJanuary 16, 2020
Donald Trump will become only the third US president to face trial in the US upper chamber. Also: last decade confirmed as warmest on record, and Neanderthals 'dived in the ocean' for shellfish.
Jan 15, 2020
Army clashes with mutineers in Sudanese capitalJanuary 15, 2020
Sudan's army has overrun the HQ of mutinous forces from an intelligence agency once loyal to ex-leader Omar al-Bashir. Also: Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen says China needs to show Taipei respect, and scientists claim the first 'living robots' have been developed.
Jan 14, 2020
Sahel summit partners step up jihadist fightJanuary 14, 2020
France and nations from Africa's Sahel region have agreed to step up military co-operation. Also: Queen Elizabeth agrees prince Harry and Meghan 'transition period' and the trees grown from seeds that spent months in space.
Jan 13, 2020
Iran: Anti-government protests continue after plane crashJanuary 13, 2020
Many Iranians remain angry that Tehran took days to admit the military shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane. Also: Australia’s prime minister concedes he could have responded better to the bush fires still raging across the country. And Buckingham Palace prepares for a meeting on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their plans to step back from royal duties.
Jan 11, 2020
Ukraine says Iran is cooperating in plane crash inquiryJanuary 11, 2020
Kyiv is considering if the jet was shot down but warns against drawing hasty conclusions. Also: Mexican boy kills teacher, and the teenager whose life was saved by a friend thousands of kilometres away.