Monday November 20th 2017

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BBC News – World

Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls out

Attempts to form a coalition government fail, plunging Germany into uncertainty.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 2:12 am

MP Bob Katter’s abrupt crocodile line amuses Australia

Bob Katter was discussing same-sex marriage when he switched topics, in footage that has gone viral.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:40 am

As good as free

India’s latest politically linked canteens are named after a former PM, and offer delicious food.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:31 am

Chile election: Conservative Pinera to face Socialist Guillier in run-off

Ex-president Sebastián Piñera wins the first round, but fails to avoid a run-off in December.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:25 am

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite party pressure

Robert Mugabe defies his own party in a TV speech by clinging on to Zimbabwe’s presidency.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:53 am

Why do so many US women die giving birth?

While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:25 am

The Beijing connection

The news that the head of Zimbabwe’s military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:22 am

Birth of the cool

The “cold chain” profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:16 am

Young bucks

How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:09 am

‘We need him to resign’ – Zimbabweans react to Mugabe statement

The 93-year-old president fails to resign, and has vowed to stay in power for several weeks.

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 10:47 pm

World – Google News

Behind Mugabe’s Rapid Fall: A Firing, a Feud and a First Lady

  1. Behind Mugabe’s Rapid Fall: A Firing, a Feud and a First Lady  New York Times
  2. AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EST  Washington Post
  3. What is the extent of China’s influence in Zimbabwe?  BBC News
  4. LIVE: Zim war veterans’ leader calls for protests after Mugabe defies resignation  News24
  5. How it feels to be a Zimbabwean today  CNN
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 3:14 am

German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure

  1. German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure  Washington Post
  2. German Government Talks Collapse; Next Move Is Unclear  New York Times
  3. Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail  Reuters
  4. Germany’s withering stability is just a local issue  CNBC
  5. Germany’s Green Energy Meltdown  Wall Street Journal
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:57 am

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

  1. Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake  Reuters
  2. Tsunami warning issued after 7.0 earthquake hits off New Caledonia  The Australian
  3. 7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert  News24
  4. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:11 am

Queen Elizabeth and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

  1. Queen Elizabeth and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly  Reuters
  2. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip to celebrate platinum wedding anniversary  CBS News
  3. Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip release anniversary portraits to celebrate 70 years  Today.com
  4. A queen’s life  Bangkok Post
  5. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:18 am

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is Teaching Children How to Kill Americans

  1. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is Teaching Children How to Kill Americans  Newsweek
  2. China Optimistic Diplomacy Will Solve North Korea Nuclear Issue  Bloomberg
  3. Hong Kong keeps North Korea ties despite pressure  Financial Times
  4. North Korea Slowly Goes Online  Voice of America
  5. Nuclear War Doesn’t Seem So Funny After All  New York Times
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 6:34 pm

Morocco Food Stampede Leaves 15 Dead and a Country Shaken

  1. Morocco Food Stampede Leaves 15 Dead and a Country Shaken  New York Times
  2. 15 trampled to death in stampede for flour in drought-stricken Morocco  Washington Post
  3. 15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco  ABC News
  4. 2 Moroccan Porters Die in Stampede at Ceuta Border  Morocco World News
  5. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 10:23 pm

Argentina may have received signals from missing submarine

  1. Argentina may have received signals from missing submarine  New York Daily News
  2. US Navy Intensifies Hunt For Missing Submarine—After Satellite Calls Raise Hope for Crew  Newsweek
  3. Rescuers battle storm, giant waves in search for missing Argentine sub  Channel NewsAsia
  4. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 12:10 pm

Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources

  1. Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources  Reuters
  2. Mexico Said to See US Nafta Cars Idea as Completely Unworkable  Bloomberg
  3. NAFTA looms over farming community  AG Week
  4. Trump administration updates demands as NAFTA talks continue  Los Angeles Times
  5. Say Donald Trump kills NAFTA. Here’s what experts say will happen to Canada: Analysis  Toronto Star
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 2:01 am

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

  1. Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority  Washington Post
  2. Top general says he’d push back against ‘illegal’ nuclear strike order  CNN
  3. No one can prevent Trump from using nuclear weapons, experts say  USA TODAY
  4. Top general says he would resist “illegal” nuke order from Trump  CBS News
  5. Overkill — brought to you by the nuclear-industrial complex  Asia Times
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 3:47 am

World Toilet Day

  1. World Toilet Day  Yahoo News
  2. Japanese man seeks to offer sanitary toilets to those in need  Asahi Shimbun
  3. 100 Women: How the ‘urinary leash’ keeps women at home  BBC News
  4. Urine for a treat. It’s World Toilet Day today  Irish Times
  5. Hurtubise: Imagine your life without a proper bathroom  Ottawa Citizen
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 12:31 pm