Naples woman killed in 'mafia ambush'

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:33
A woman is fatally shot in an area near central Naples known for gangland violence.

South Africa's 'Father of Jazz'

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:08
The legendary musician, who has died age 78, will be remembered as much for his activism as his songs.

Bill Cosby returns to stage ahead of sexual assault retrial

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:01
A surprise comedy show is the US comedian's first since dozens of women accused him of sexual assault.

NZ Maori win first indigenous football internationals

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:26
New Zealand's Maori came face-to-face with indigenous Australians on a football pitch for the first time.

Hawaii governor admits log-in blunder

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:58
Hawaii's governor says a failure to remember his Twitter details delayed a corrective message.

Germany pupil 'killed by classmate' at school near Dortmund

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:44
Reports say a 15-year-old student stabbed a 14-year-old boy at a secondary school near Dortmund.

Lebanon rubbish: Storm dumps piles of waste along coast

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:40
A huge clean-up operation is under way after a storm left beaches near Beirut strewn with rubbish.

The Philippines' most active volcano Mount Mayon erupts

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:23
More than 40,000 local residents have been forced to evacuate the area.

Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:07
A tsunami alert is issued after an 8.0-strength earthquake off the southern Alaska coast.

Zimbabwe family leave Bangkok airport after three months

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:02
Four Zimbabwean adults and four children refused to return home but could not re-enter Thailand.

UN flag no longer offers 'natural protection' to peacekeepers

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:57
The organisation's flag and blue helmets no longer offer "natural protection", a new report says.

Camera captures deadly avalanche's ash cloud in Japan

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:10
A soldier has been killed in the avalanche that appears to have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:07
The musician "passed peacefully" after a "courageous battle with prostate cancer", his family confirms.

US shutdown: Trump hails 'big win' and says Democrats caved in

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:05
The president hails a "big win" for Republicans after the end of a three-day government shutdown.

S Korea bans anonymous cryptocurrency trades

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:30
The move is aimed at preventing cryptocurrencies being used for crimes such as money laundering

Manus refugees: Second group held by Australia leaves for US

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:57
About 40 men who were held by Australia have left Papua New Guinea, refugee advocates say.

Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:26
Singer Neil Diamond stops touring "with great reluctance" after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.

Avalanche and volcano hit Japan ski resort

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:25
One person is missing after an avalanche thought to have been triggered by a volcano in Kusatsu.

US imposes tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 04:09
Extra duties on imported solar panels and washing machines are designed to protect local manufacturers.

Syria offensive: Turkey warns US over Kurdish militia group

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:19
Turkey says the US must end support for the YPG militia, which it is fighting in northern Syria.


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