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Why did a black man hug a neo-Nazi skinhead?

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:16
A white supremacist walked into the middle of an anti-fascist rally - this is what happened next.

Pakistan is building a barrier on its border with Afghanistan, despite objections.

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:25
Pakistan is building a barrier on its border with Afghanistan, despite objections from Kabul.

Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:14
Police say they arrested 140 members of lynch mobs who attacked people suspected of being vampires.

Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:40
The game, which celebrates the Communist Party Congress, lets users "clap" Xi Jinping by tapping their phone screen

Spain plans for Catalan elections, escalating independence row

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:38
Catalan parliament would be dissolved as part of extraordinary measures to impose direct control.

Top Chinese officials 'plotted to overthrow Xi Jinping'

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:23
A top official's claim of a power struggle has contradicted the Communist Party's unified image.

New Zealand to hold cannabis referendum within three years

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:20
Its surprise new prime minister-elect gives some policy clues as she limbers up to rule in coalition.

Christiane Amanpour on getting the story

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:30
CNN's global correspondent recalls a certain helicopter ride in Bosnia with Justin Webb

EU paves way for post-Brexit trade talks

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:14
EU leaders agree to start talking about post-Brexit trade among themselves but not with the UK for now.

World Cup 2018: Sepp Blatter will accept Vladimir Putin's invitation to Russia

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:13
Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he will accept an invitation to the World Cup from Russia leader Vladimir Putin.

A populist billionaire

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:08
The populist anti-immigration candidate who could become Czech Republic's next prime minister.

Vets in Colombia are nursing a tiny spider monkey back to health.

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:01
Vets in Colombia are nursing a tiny spider monkey back to health.

Kirkuk: Iraqi and Kurdish forces in fierce fight

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:56
Fierce fighting erupts in the last part of the disputed province held by the Kurdish Peshmerga.

Why so many Somalis are wearing red bandanas

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:53
A red bandana has become the new symbol of protest in Mogadishu as anger over the city's most destructive bomb attack is boiling over on to the streets.

Czech election: Billionaire Andrej Babis poised to win

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:48
Andrej Babis' party, ANO (Yes), is leading opinion polls but is not expected to secure a majority.

Former presidents rebuke Trump era politics

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:29
The two former US presidents voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.

MH370: Malaysia in deal with US firm to restart plane search

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:09
Texas-based Ocean Infinity signs a deal to search for plane wreckage on a "no find-no fee" basis.

CIA chief: North Korea 'on cusp' of nuclear capability

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:38
CIA chief Mike Pompeo said the US had to think about how to "stop the final step".

Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 06:36
Comments by the two ex-presidents are seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump's leadership.

Brexit talks: Michel Barnier focus on three things

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 05:54
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has consistently called for agreement on these three things before talks go on.

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