Sticks and axes

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 02:04
Witnesses tell the BBC how men with sticks and axes started one of the world's longest conflicts.

WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 02:02
The proposal to appoint the Zimbabwean president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry.

Wonder down under

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:37
The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century.

The extra miles

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:37
Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America?

Night of slaughter

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:36
On just one night a year Faroese men can hunt gannet chicks, considered a delicacy. It involves a dangerous climb down steep cliffs.

Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:33
Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans.

Coming into fashion

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:32
How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion.

Japan goes to the polls in snap election

BBC - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 00:02
Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.

Catalonia 'will not accept' Spain plan

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:10
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb region's powers

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:05
The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination.

Czech election: Billionaire Babis secures big early lead

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:46
With about a third of votes counted, Andrej Babis' party has secured a significant lead.

Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:54
It brings the death toll from attacks in Afghanistan to around 200 in this week alone.

Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:49
The Evening Standard says they made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle.

Under fire in Iraq: A camera crew's view of a warzone

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 14:38
Gunfire, danger - a few of the hazards facing a BBC team covering the news from Iraq.

Paul Ryan roasts Trump at charity dinner

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:16
Senior Republican Paul Ryan had a few presidential jokes up his sleeve at a charity dinner.

Several injured in Munich knife attack

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:48
The suspect fled the scene after the attack, with no motive apparent, police say.

Pakistan’s only sign language cafe

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:06
The family-run cafe like no other where you have to sign to get served.

Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:20
The Spanish cabinet is meeting shortly to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 02:27
Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.

Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot out

BBC - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 02:21
The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants' hideout when they came under attack.


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