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Syria war: Thousands flee twin offensives in Afrin and Ghouta

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:13am
Up to 50,000 people are said to have fled parallel advances by Turkish and Syrian government forces.

Malaysian 'snake-handling celebrity' dies of cobra bite

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 3:31am
He shot to fame after his picture appeared on a fake story alleging he had married a snake.

Madrid protests: Street vendor's death sparks violent clashes

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 3:30am
Protesters clash with police after the death of a Senegalese man who they say was chased by officers.

Nerve agent attacks: How Malaysia responded compared to the UK

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:23am
Both the UK and Malaysia faced nerve agent attacks on their soil, but they responded very differently.

North Korean foreign minister in surprise trip to Sweden

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:25pm
There is speculation the visit is part of preparations for a recently announced US-North Korea summit.

US aircraft crashes in western Iraq

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:49pm
Rescuers are now at the scene, the US army says, amid reports that seven US soldiers were on board.

Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 March 2018

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:30pm
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Vanessa Trump files for divorce from Donald Trump Jr - US media

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:33pm
Vanessa Trump is reportedly seeking an uncontested divorce from Donald Trump Jr in New York's court.

Keeping faith in Putin despite poverty

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:09pm
The town of Karabash used to be at the heart of the Russian copper industry but has fallen on hard times.

Rome's rubbish: The people trying to solve the problem

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:09pm
Meet the people who are taking matters into their own hands.

'You never get used to living like this'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:08pm
Seven-year-old Rouaa has lived most of her life in a refugee camp and dreams of a better life.

How I saw Stephen Hawking's death as a disabled person

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:05pm
Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.

Zimbabwe's ousted Robert Mugabe: 'We must undo this disgrace'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 7:30pm
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe calls on his country to "undo" his fall from power.

Israel court suspends plan to deport African migrants

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:40pm
The government wanted migrants to accept money and a plane ticket to leave voluntarily or face jail.

US opioid crisis: Seattle's battle over safe injection plan

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:06pm
A plan to open the nation's first safe consumption sites for drug use has split Seattle residents - here's what both sides have to say.

Slovakia or Slovenia? A handy guide

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 4:30pm
Do you know your Nad Tatrou sa blýska from your Zdravljica, your slovenčina from your slovenščina?

Florida university bridge collapses leaving 'several fatalities'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 3:10pm
A witness says she heard "terrifying" screams from cars crushed beneath the fallen structure.

Trump 'admitted making up figures to Justin Trudeau'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:34pm
The president reportedly told donors: "I said, 'Wrong, Justin... I didn't even know. I had no idea."

How likely is it Russia poisoned ex-spy?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:07pm
The BBC's Gordon Corera considers the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

Quiz: The Finns are happy, but who is not?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:07pm
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?


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