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Blast injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids in Egypt (May 19, 2019 15:01)
At least 16 people are hurt near the Grand Egyptian Museum, with most said to be foreig...

India election 2019: Exit polls suggest Narendra Modi back as PM (May 19, 2019 14:45)
Exit polls suggest a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as voting ends in the maratho...

Swiss gun control: Projections suggest voters approve EU rules (May 19, 2019 14:41)
Sunday's referendum backed new gun restrictions to conform with EU rules, projections s...

Dutee Chand becomes first openly gay Indian athlete (May 19, 2019 13:31)
Dutee Chand says she was encouraged to speak out after India decriminalised gay sex in ...

Australian betting company pays out for wrong result (May 19, 2019 13:22)
Australia's Sportsbet handed out A$1m to those betting on a Labor win, two days before ...

Sudan crisis: Arrests over protesters' killings (May 19, 2019 13:14)
The suspects have confessed to shooting at least five pro-democracy activists, the mili...

Austria chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal (May 19, 2019 12:45)
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz calls a snap poll after his far-right deputy quits over a maj...

2019 Australia election: Morrison's coalition seeking shock majority (May 19, 2019 12:31)
Conservative Scott Morrison revels in his "miracle" re-election as he nears a majority ...

Mali violence: Nigerian peacekeeper killed in Timbuktu (May 19, 2019 11:27)
The UN says unknown assailants carried out an attack in an area where Islamist militant...

Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row (May 19, 2019 10:54)
He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws pass...