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Trump to sweep away Obama climate change policies

2 hours 7 min ago
Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad.

Pakistan TV's Aamir Liaquat Hussain must apologise for 'hate speech'

2 hours 11 min ago
Officials order a televangelist to say sorry to liberals he accused of blasphemy or go off-air.

Georgia joins EU's visa-free policy

2 hours 19 min ago
Citizens of the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia can now travel to most European countries visa-free.

Iranian centenarian stands in local elections

2 hours 39 min ago
An Iranian centenarian is standing in local elections to highlight village problems.

Name calling

2 hours 39 min ago
A case in Georgia has sparked a debate on what you can and can't give as baby's surname.

Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria

3 hours 32 min ago
The disease has infected more than 1,000 people in one of the worst outbreaks for years.

Turkey 'spied on pro-Gulen opponents' in Germany

3 hours 37 min ago
Hundreds of people suspected of backing a US-based cleric are being watched, reports say.

Attacks on Nigerian students shock India

3 hours 55 min ago
Angry crowds near Delhi blamed the students for the death of a teenager from a suspected overdose.

Police investigating 'human waste in Coca Cola cans'

4 hours 10 min ago
Police are investigating after what appeared to be human waste was found in cans at a Coca Cola factory.

South Korea Sewol ferry disaster: Human remains found

4 hours 15 min ago
Officials say bones have been found, as the relatives of nine missing victims hold a memorial service.

Paris: Violent protests after French police kill Chinese man

4 hours 21 min ago
Police say they were attacked by the Chinese national, but his family says he did not injure anyone.

UN experts call for release of UAE activist Ahmed Mansoor

5 hours 14 min ago
The experts consider Ahmed Mansour's detention a "direct attack" on the work human rights defenders.

Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 87

8 hours 56 min ago
Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for his activism, was a close associate of Nelson Mandela.

Cyclone Debbie: Footage shows 'monster' storm hit Queensland

9 hours 7 min ago
A powerful cyclone carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has reached the coast of Queensland, Australia.

Woman saved by 'wonder dog' in South Australia

9 hours 16 min ago
A woman who fell down a cliff in South Australia is rescued after the family dog runs for help.

Street art events promote Yemen peace

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:44pm
Murad Subay from Yemen and British artist Lisa-Marie Gibbs held simultaneous street art events in Yemen and the UK.

New York's Fearless Girl statue to stay on till March 2018

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:27pm
The popular work, which aims to draw attention to gender inequality, will now stay in New York till 2018.

Cyclone Debbie: Town of Ayr in Queensland 'in lock-down'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:59pm
The BBC's Hywel Griffith is in the town of Ayr, which is in lock-down as Cyclone Debbie nears.

Exhausted runner helped to finish line in US race

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:37pm
Other participants in the Philadelphia Love Run gave her a helping hand - or two.

Mexico governor says Chihuahua too weak to fight cartels

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 8:19pm
A Mexico governor says his police need federal help, days after a journalist was shot dead in her car.


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