George W Bush decries bigotry and conspiracy theories

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:38
In a speech in New York, the former president spoke about his concerns over the current state of politics in the US, including the threats of bigotry and nationalism.

Anger over Mogadishu bomb attack boils over into streets

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:06
A red bandana becomes the symbol of protest in Mogadishu as Somalis protest at Saturday's bombing.

French cinema legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:42
The girl who got her first film role at 14 was still working at the age of 99.

Gitanjali Rao: Girl of 11 takes US young scientist prize

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:34
Inspired by a contamination scandal, the winner invented a device to test water safely and cheaply.

Tom Hanks: The film industry will have to change

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:29
Tom Hanks talks to the BBC about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying there will now be a "sea change" in Hollywood.

Myanmar's Kandawgyi Palace hotel destroyed by fire

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:58
A huge blaze guts an iconic Yangon hotel, as hundreds of firefighters try to contain it.

Love, Barack: Obama's letters to college girlfriend unveiled

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:56
A series of angst-laden letters from the early 1980s paint a portrait of a young Barack Obama.

Dinner dates

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:28
What goes on behind closed doors of unofficial talks between US and North Korea?

Trump sends family $25,000 after claim of broken promise

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:25
A slain soldier's father said the president did not keep his word to send the $25,000.

'No deal' Brexit

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:40
Reporters covering the EU summit in Brussels share how their countries see a "no deal" Brexit.

Venezuela swears in governors amid opposition boycott

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:46
Eighteen socialist governors are sworn in but five opposition governors boycott the event.

Xi Jinping: China's president given own political theory

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:18
The theory is likely to be incorporated into the constitution of the ruling Communist Party later this month.

Court in Iraq orders arrest of Kurdistan VP Kosrat Rasul

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:40
Kosrat Rasul described troops sent to Kirkuk and other Kurdish-held areas as "occupying forces".

The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:54
US agency posts a series of tweets explaining why a four-legged operative was relieved from duty

SA football boss Danny Jordaan 'raped singer Jennifer Ferguson'

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:40
Jennifer Ferguson says the #MeToo campaign convinced her to break her silence after nearly 24 years.

'Stolen Salvador Dali' painting recovered in Lebanon

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:32
The portrait is thought to be a minor work painted by the Spanish artist while living in the US.

Pussycat Dolls deny prostitution claims

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:13
The pop band respond to former member Kaya Jones, who claims the group was a "prostitution ring".

Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian unity government - US

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:56
Hamas denounces the "blatant interference" in a Palestinian reconciliation deal signed last week.

Malta journalist Daphne Galizia's sons reject million euro reward

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:05
Sons of the journalist killed in Malta say they are "not interested in justice without change".

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:33
Spain is to start suspending Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday, after its leader threatened to declare independence


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