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Chile's female prisoners pin their hopes on Pope's visit

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:39
Pope Francis will visit the women's prison in Santiago on Tuesday and meet some of the inmates.

Japan's elaborate manhole covers

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:22
The story behind the unique artworks brightening up Japan's streets.

Moshe Holtzberg: The Israeli boy who survived 2008 Mumbai attack

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:09
Moshe Holtzberg, 11, returns to India with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on an official visit.

Sora Aoi: Japan's porn star who taught a Chinese generation about sex

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:05
Sora Aoi announced she was married on social media last week, sparking a frenzy on the Chinese internet.

Referee aims kick at player, then sends him off

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:10
PSG's latest Ligue 1 win ends in controversy as the referee aims a kick at a Nantes player after they collide - then sends him off.

Police use tear gas on protesters in Tunisia, reports say

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:24
A Reuters witness says police in Tunis fired tear gas to disperse an anti-austerity protest.

California mudslide toll rises to 20, as search continues

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:57
Rescue teams continue to search muddy debris for survivors in Santa Barbara County.

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan 'slap of the century'

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:37
The Palestinian president calls Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts the "slap of the century".

Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:40
The US media regulator says the error that produced panic in the state was "absolutely unacceptable".

Qatari royal says he is 'being held against his will' in UAE

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:16
Sheikh Abdullah makes a video statement saying the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi is holding him captive.

How to survive a missile attack: What's the official advice?

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:13
After Hawaii's false missile alert, what's the advice in the event of a real ballistic threat?

Saudi female football fan: 'We wanted to enter the stadiums and we did'

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:02
Sarah Alkashgari, 18, helped arrange the first football match in Saudi Arabia with female spectators.

Sri Lanka leader rejects move to allow women to buy alcohol

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:30
The president overrules a government decision to let women buy alcohol for the first time in decades.

Peru: Earthquake leaves two dead and dozens injured

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:26
A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the south-west coast of Peru on Sunday morning.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Liberia's president expelled from her party

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:24
The outgoing leader is accused of shunning her vice-president to support George Weah in the election.

Turkey plane: Panic as jet skids off runway at Trabzon

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:22
The Pegasus Airlines plane plunges nose first down a cliff but passengers and crew escape unhurt.

Plane skids off runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:48
The plane stopped with its nose nearly in the sea, but Pegasus Airlines said no passengers or crew were hurt.

Mario Testino and Bruce Weber accused of sexual exploitation

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:34
Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have challenged or denied the allegations against them.

Hawaii missile false alarm triggers shock, blame and apologies

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:01
State officials apologise as some criticise President Trump for a lack of public response.

Burning oil tanker 'sinks off China'

BBC - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:31
Burning oil tanker sinks more than a week after collision with cargo ship off China, with 32 lives lost, reports say

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