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The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:07pm
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.

Iran rejects suggestion its missile programme is negotiable

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:45pm
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mooted possible talks on the weapons in a US interview.

Huge fire sweeps through Peru neighbourhood

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:32pm
Eighty families have been affected by the fire, according to local media.

Johnny Clegg, South African musician and activist, dies aged 66

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:30pm
One of South Africa's best-known musicians and anti-apartheid activist dies at the age of 66.

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist's murder suspects to stand trial

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:27pm
Prosecutors issue a bill of indictment against three men held in 2017 over Daphne Caruana Galizia's death.

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:10pm
German Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November after a close vote.

Inside Iran: Are Tehran's poorest paying the price?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:57pm
US imposed sanctions are crippling the economy, making food and medicines unaffordable.

Apollo 11: 'They'd never had a woman engineer'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:17pm
JoAnn Morgan tells the BBC about her role at the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:10pm
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

No federal charges in 2014 US chokehold death

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:14pm
Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a rallying cry for police brutality protesters.

Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:47pm
They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:35pm
It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

Trump: I don't have a racist bone in my body

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:11pm
The US president hits back after his controversial attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen.

François de Rugy, French environment minister, quits over spending allegations

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:57am
The environment minister is accused of spending public money on luxury dinners, but denies any wrongdoing.

Mona Lisa is moving - what does it take to keep her safe?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:53am
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece - believed by many to be the world's most iconic painting - is being moved.

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:49am
More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base.

Trump's asylum crackdown: Will the 'safe third country' plan work?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:48am
The US president is bringing in new rules for asylum seekers but critics deem it illegal and dangerous.

Zuma inquiry: South Africa's ex-leader claims he received death threats

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:09am
Jacob Zuma says threats were also made against his children and lawyer.

Netanyahu: 'Europe might ignore Iran threat until nuclear missiles hit'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:29am
Israel's PM likens the EU's approach to breaches of the nuclear deal to the appeasement of the Nazis.

Brazil cocaine haul: Shoppers find drug stash in their soap powder box

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:25am
Brazilian police suspect 80kg of the drug had been placed on a supermarket's shelves by mistake.


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