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International - Today’s News

Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer

The test will run from now until September to see if it will have a practical use in everyday diagnostics.

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 48

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat

A man was reported after making threatening comments about security forces.

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From The42 'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest Big Man

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

International media come together to shed light on gruesome killing of Maltese journalist

Outspoken journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia (53) was murdered in October 2016 after a bomb was placed under her car.

World's oldest person dies at 117

Nabi Tajima was born on 4 August 1900.

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer RIP
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'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial

The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

International - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot Finalists

Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot

Ander Herrera scored a brilliant second-half winner as Jose Mourinho’s side defeated Tottenham.

How many people are we working in the not-for-profit sector in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people said they are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment?

Smallville actress charged for alleged sex trafficking role in cult-like group

Women were recruited to the purported self-help group which forced them to have sex with its leader.

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

Three-year-old boy drowns in 'tragic accident' at swimming pool

Police are investigating the incident.

Mick Jagger talks about 'great times' with the Chieftains ahead of Croke Park gig

The Rolling Stones are set to perform in Dublin next month.

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe

Seventeen-year-old blue heeler Max stayed with the child through a rainy night before leading family and rescuers to her.

Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia

But the risk of a social backlash is real in a society steeped in conservatism.

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal Conflict Zone This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal

“I’ve dealt with that issue and I am not saying any more about that issue.”

From The42 'I thought it was fat guys in nappies pushing each other around' - Meet the Roscommon sumo wrestler So Sumo

'I thought it was fat guys in nappies pushing each other around' - Meet the Roscommon sumo wrestler

John Gunning represented Ireland at three Sumo World Championships and is now a leading authority on the sport in Japan.

As scandal engulfs Spain's parliament, the question is, does any Spanish politician actually have a REAL degree?

Politicians from across the spectrum have been outed as suffering from ‘titlitis’ in recent times – that is, an addiction to boosting their CVs with fibs.

International - Friday 20 April, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

London man jailed for 16 years over acid attack that melted victims' skin and clothes

Both victims suffered extensive burns to their faces and bodies and have required plastic surgery.

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years

Kane Gamble was 15 when he started carrying out the attacks from his bedroom in Leicestershire.

'Devastated, heartbroken': Tributes pour in from across music industry for 'beautiful soul' Avicii RIP

'Devastated, heartbroken': Tributes pour in from across music industry for 'beautiful soul' Avicii

The musician was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this afternoon.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Avicii’s death, Bank of Ireland robbery and a lawsuit against the Russian government and Donald Trump – it’s your evening fix.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks alleging conspiracy

The lawsuit asserts that the entities conspired to interfere in the 2016 election and caused serious damage to the Democratic Party.

Man with world's first recorded case of treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea cured

Drugs that are normally effective in treating the disease didn’t initially work for this man.

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

Pictures: Disposal of massive WWII bomb causes mass evacuation in Berlin

The 500 kilo bomb was found on a construction site.

The King of Swaziland has changed the country's name to eSwatini

The King of Swaziland has changed the country's name to eSwatini

The name Swaziland angers some citizens as it is a mix of Swazi and English.

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry

British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

From The42 Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season Wenger Out

Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season

The Frenchman won three Premier Leagues and seven FA Cups during his 22 seasons in charge.

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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