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SeaWorld hits back in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:48am
The US theme park defends its record after Virgin Holidays stops selling tickets to its attractions.

Rohingya crisis: US imposes sanctions on top Myanmar generals

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:47am
Rohingya Muslims are still being targeted by the military, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son's travel

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:06am
The request follows pleas by an ethnically Uighur Australian to be reunited with his wife and son.

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:44am
He led the court's liberal wing and wrote more dissenting opinions than any justice in US history.

Andrea Camilleri: Inspector Montalbano author dies aged 93

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:41am
Andrea Camilleri's books won international acclaim and changed perceptions of Sicily.

Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:21am
Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders sign power-sharing accord after all-night talks to end crisis.

Bad Bunny stops tour to protest in Puerto Rico

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:10am
The Puerto Rican megastar has praised the "bravery" of protesters in the country.

'The Squad' condemn Trump's 'racist' tweets in CBS interview

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:36pm
A group of four Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump's tweets have condemned them in an interview with CBS.

Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:04pm
Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.

Talking about sex no longer so taboo in the Arab world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:02pm
Discussing sex has long been socially awkward in the Arab world, but there are signs that attitudes are changing.

What Americans make of Trump 'go back' tweets

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:57pm
Some in the US state of Virginia are appalled by the president’s tweets about lawmakers - but others stand by him.

Merkel: The steady woman whose shaking has touched a nation

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:55pm
After three bouts of trembling in public, Germany's Angela Merkel health has come under scrutiny.

Chimps bond after watching movies together

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:51pm
Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say scientists.

El Chapo: How Mexico's drug kingpin fell victim to his own legend

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:46pm
The world’s most powerful drug kingpin was enamoured by his own legend and it cost him his freedom.

Syrian conflict: Helping children through the horror of bomb blasts

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:45pm
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.

US House votes to condemn Trump's attacks on congresswomen

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:17pm
The symbolic resolution "strongly condemns" Mr Trump's comments which have been branded as racist.

The surprising thing about America's migrant past

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
What are the roots of the women Trump told to "go back" - and how many Americans are from somewhere else?

The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
Timothy Mwangi has cared for chimpanzees for nearly two decades at this rescue centre in Kenya.

Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?

Norway's spy Town: 'They took him and they have broken him'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
The wife of a Norwegian pensioner convicted of espionage in Russia has spoken to the BBC about her anger at the intelligence service.

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