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Afghanistan elections: 'I want to fulfil my slain father's dreams'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 9:03am
Narinder Singh is the only Sikh candidate in the upcoming Afghan elections.

Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:10am
Changchun Changsheng had blended different batches of vaccine fluid, says state media.

MJ Akbar: India minister quits after #MeToo allegations

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:01am
MJ Akbar is the most high-profile figure to be named in the recent flurry of allegations.

California student 'baked grandma's ashes into cookies'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 7:31am
A student handed the sugar cookies to unaware students at her California high school.

Sabarimala: Protesters block women from entering Hindu shrine

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 7:09am
Protests erupt as India's Sabarimala temple opens its doors to women of all ages for the first time.

Roseanne objects to manner of character's spin-off exit

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:56am
Roseanne Barr calls the reason given for her non-appearance in spin-off show The Conners "morbid".

Head of anti-homophobia group assaulted in Paris

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:50am
"Tonight it's my turn," tweets the president of Urgence Homophobie after the attack.

Yemen air strike: The school that's lost 42 children

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:44am
Families of those killed in the Yemen bus attack have said they want justice, but don't expect to get it.

Chinese woman kills herself and children after husband 'fakes death'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 5:51am
The man is alleged to have faked his death for an insurance payout - but did not tell his wife.

Jamal Khashoggi: Pompeo meets Erdogan over missing writer

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 5:41am
Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate earlier this month.

Hélène Pastor murder: Polish son-in-law admits ordering hit

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:53am
Billionaire Hélène Pastor was shot outside a hospital in 2014 in a crime that stunned France.

YouTube back online after outage

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:09am
The online video streaming service is back online after users complained about it not working.

Is the EU really united over Brexit?

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 1:08am
It's all to do with money and timing, says the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler.

Pakistan Zainab murder: Imran Ali hanged for six-year-old's death

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 1:00am
Imran Ali was sentenced to death for the rape and murder that sparked mass protests in January.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:07pm
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EU

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 9:54pm
The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.

Ian Kiernan: 'Clean Up the World' environmentalist dies

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 8:48pm
Ian Kiernan's iconic anti-litter campaign, begun in Australia in the 1980s, became a global success.

Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban'

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 8:21pm
The UN is allocating $34.6m to help 2.2m people estimated to have been affected by the drought.

Syrian refugee who lives in a historic manor

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:41pm
Tamer fled Syria seven years ago, but now lives in a historic house in south-west London.

Nigeria midwife murders: Brutal IS tactics rekindle new fears

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:34pm
The execution-style killings of two aid workers raised fears that the Islamist insurgency is far from over.

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