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March blast in Mosul killed 105 - US

BBC WORLD NEWS - 31 min 21 sec ago
More than 100 Iraqi civilians were killed by US air strike and blast in Mosul in March, US military confirms

Manchester attack: Trump on 'depths of evil'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 4 min ago
US President Donald Trump pays tribute to the "beautiful lives" lost in Monday's bomb attack.

Brazil protests: Temer revokes decree deploying troops in Brasilia

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 28 min ago
Soldiers had been ordered on to the streets of Brasilia as anti-government protests worsened.

Manchester attack: Top US diplomat condemns media leaks

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 3 sec ago
The most senior US diplomat in the UK says media leaks are "reprehensible" and they will be stopped.

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a 'state of mind'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 28 min ago
The outspoken housing secretary's linking of poverty to a "defeatist attitude" provokes outrage.

Afghan star burns controversial dress

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 19 min ago
Singer burns skin-coloured outfit after criticism from religious figures.

Pigeon 'caught with backpack of drugs'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 4 hours 53 min ago
A pocket holding 178 pills was strapped to the bird which was caught near the Iraq border - report.

Read Bolshevik poet Mayakovsky, Russia advises US

BBC WORLD NEWS - 5 hours 21 min ago
US politicians should learn Russian from communist-era poems, a top Russian official says.

A classic revisited

BBC WORLD NEWS - 5 hours 54 min ago
It's fair to say they did not have the time of their lives watching ABC's reprise of the 1987 film.

Venezuela's violin protester shown outpouring of kindness

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 7 min ago
Musician Wuilly Arteaga receives offers to replace his instrument after it was broken in a protest.

Russian explorers find 'swamp' of Soviet money

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 31 min ago
Group finds a billion roubles in worthless banknotes at abandoned mine near Moscow.

Modern Family star berates body shaming

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 43 min ago
The actress had received comments on social media saying she looked "too skinny" in a recent photo.

Google AI defeats human Go champion

BBC WORLD NEWS - 7 hours 59 min ago
Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.

Indian woman 'forced to marry Pakistani at gunpoint' returns

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 2 min ago
Uzma crossed the border into India after a court in Islamabad granted her request to leave.

Tear gas and rubber bullets in Brazil

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 12 min ago
Troops will guard government buildings in Brazil after violence at protests against President Temer.

Homemade train

BBC WORLD NEWS - 8 hours 58 min ago
The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.

Wedge-tailed eagle captured swooping on drone

BBC WORLD NEWS - 9 hours 43 min ago
The wedge-tailed eagle sent the drone crashing to the ground at a farm in Western Australia.

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter 'body slam'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 10 hours 21 min ago
The Montana candidate faces misdemeanour assault charge over a clash with a Guardian journalist.

Bikram Choudhury: Judge issues arrest warrant against yoga founder

BBC WORLD NEWS - 10 hours 47 min ago
Bikram Choudhury failed to pay $6.5m to his former lawyer in a sexual harassment case.

Rocket Lab: New Zealand space launch is first from a private site

BBC WORLD NEWS - 11 hours 2 min ago
The test launch is a step towards sending small satellites into orbit for cheap on a frequent basis.

Imaginary creatures to light up Sydney Opera House

BBC WORLD NEWS - 11 hours 17 min ago
When the sun sets on Friday, thousands are tipped to line Sydney's harbour for stunning light shows.

South Korean soldier given suspended jail term for gay sex

BBC WORLD NEWS - 11 hours 50 min ago
The captain, who was not identified, collapsed after the ruling and was taken to hospital.

Manchester attack: May to tackle Trump over 'evidence' leaks

BBC WORLD NEWS - 12 hours 41 min ago
Theresa May is to "directly" address Donald Trump over latest intelligence leaks to the US media.

South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed Mischief Reef

BBC WORLD NEWS - 12 hours 42 min ago
It's the first challenge to Beijing's claim to sovereignty over the waters since Trump took office.

Proud papa

BBC WORLD NEWS - 16 hours 15 min ago
Donald Trump is proposing the first, federal paid family leave law. How far does it go?

Nato and Trump

BBC WORLD NEWS - 16 hours 20 min ago
Nato leaders are playing down President Trump's first visit to the Brussels HQ

Waiting for take-off

BBC WORLD NEWS - 16 hours 23 min ago
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.

Islamabad to London

BBC WORLD NEWS - 16 hours 27 min ago
Pakistani officials investigate two incidents in which the drug was found on London-bound planes.

Sexual slavery

BBC WORLD NEWS - 16 hours 52 min ago
Last year Salama Ali uncovered a secret - that the al-Shabab militant group was seizing Kenyan woman and turning them into sex slaves.

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

BBC WORLD NEWS - 17 hours 21 min ago
Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.

Manchester attack: 'Fury' at US 'evidence' photos leak

BBC WORLD NEWS - 17 hours 57 min ago
The New York Times publishes photos it says show the scene of the bomb attack.

Venezuela student 'killed by National Guard'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 18 hours 2 min ago
Venezuela's top prosecutor says Juan Pablo Pernalete was hit in the chest by a tear gas canister.

Trump in Brussels for 'tough' Nato talks amid protests

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 23:34
The US president has previously criticised Nato members for not meeting spending targets.

Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:46
House Republicans were excoriated for passing the bill before the Congressional Budget Office score.

Brazil protests: Ministerial building set on fire during clashes

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:03
Around 35,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the capital Brasilia angry at alleged corruption.

UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 21:34
Reports say Mr Trump hopes to cut up to $1bn in US contributions to the $7.9bn global peacekeeping fund.

White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:46
A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.

Endangered turtle set free in Florida

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:33
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.

Police officer dies in Jakarta suicide bombing

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:12
The suspected suicide attack took place near a bus station in the Kampung Melayu area, police say.

Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:55
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.

Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:48
People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.

Golf star Billy Horschel's wife reveals her alcoholism

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:31
Billy Horschel's wife Brittany said her husband had been her rock during her battle with the disease.

Iraq investigates alleged abuses by Mosul troops

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:29
A Der Spiegel journalist says he documented interior ministry troops abusing and killing detainees.

Macron ally Richard Ferrand under fire over property deal

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:11
Richard Ferrand faces allegations in the press as the new government prepares an anti-corruption bill.

New Saltire emoji arrives on Twitter

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:01
It joins new flags for Wales and England created after a campaign by Emojipedia and BBC Wales.

Serena Williams takes on new challenge in Silicon Valley

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:52
The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.

Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:14
"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.

'Cultural bias'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:53
Unlike other Commonwealth countries, the nation has never had a treaty with its indigenous peoples.

Landslide buries California's Pacific Coast Highway

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:41
A million tonnes of rock and dirt cover State Route 1, and officials do not know when it will reopen.

Zambian democracy on trial

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:53
The BBC's Karen Allen asks whether the treason charges faced by Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema are a sign that Zambia's reputation as a bastion of democracy is under threat.

Women in black

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:05
Mrs Trump wore a veil to the Vatican - but what are the rules for a meeting with a pope?

California quadriplegic student's mother gets honorary degree

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:24
"I always believed in him," said Judy O'Connor as she and her son celebrated their joint graduation.

Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:19
A Spanish court confirms a 21-month sentence, but the Barcelona footballer is unlikely to go to prison.

Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 20 drown

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:52
A mission is under way to rescue about 200 people who fell from an overcrowded boat off Libya.

French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:24
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.

Family contests 101-year-old's wedding to former maid

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:59
The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.

Manchester attack: Bataclan survivor's message for Manchester

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:58
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.

Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:40
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.

Mount Everest: Bodies of four climbers found in tent

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:45
A total of 10 climbers have died on the mountain so far this season.

Manchester united in grief but stronger in defiance

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:38
People of Manchester talk of their shock and determination to unite together through their grief.

Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:34
The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.

Kyrgyz president shows off his musical skills

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:32
Singer-songwriter president Almazbek Atambayev releases guitar ballads to local acclaim.

Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:28
The decision makes Taiwan the first place in Asia to recognise same-sex marriages.

Craig and Brosnan tribute to Moore

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:56
Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan honour Sir Roger Moore after the actor's death at the age of 89.

Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer 'chosen' by president

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:55
Marc Kasowitz will represent the US president in a justice department inquiry, US media report.

No place to hide for LGBT people in Indonesia's Aceh province

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:41
Authorities in Indonesia's Aceh province are enforcing an ever stricter version of Sharia law.

Moody's downgrades China's credit rating

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:55
The agency cites erosion of financial strength over the coming years for its re-assessment.

Mindanao martial law could last a year, warns Philippine president

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:52
President Duterte's warning comes after soldiers clashed with militants in the southern Philippines.

India bus plunge leaves 21 pilgrims dead

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:11
The accident took place in Uttarakhand state as the victims were returning from a shrine.

Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 04:20
This is the third leg of US President Donald Trump's first oversees trip since his inauguration.

Flamingo balancing act saves energy

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:28
Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists confirm.

Cowardly to cancel?

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:27
Concertgoers return to venues as Simple Minds say cancelling their show would have felt "cowardly".

Sydney siege: Coroner to reveal inquest findings

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 02:32
A long-awaited report into the city's deadly cafe siege in 2014 will be handed down on Wednesday.

Grounded

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:26
As the political crisis in Venezuela deepens, more parents choose not to send their children to school.

Australian indigenous leaders meet for historic summit

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:25
Hundreds of delegates gather at Uluru to discuss formally recognising Australia's first inhabitants.

Man of the moment

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:21
A charismatic young lawyer on the run from police is leading the charge against caste oppression.

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:10
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

'Nothing we could do'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:00
Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

Fox retracts Seth Rich 'murder conspiracy' story

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:44
The victim's family said those pushing the report have "a transparent political agenda or are a sociopath".

Manchester attack: Young Ariana Grande fans describe scene inside

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:26
Young Ariana Grande fans describe the panic inside the Manchester Arena when a bomb went off on Monday night.

Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:45
President Duterte declares the measure on Mindanao island after a deadly clash with militants there.

Melania 'slap'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:15
There have been plenty of talking points from Donald Trump's first foreign trip: here are a few.

Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid to sign 16-year-old forward from Flamengo

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 20:02
Real Madrid agree to pay a reported £38m for 16-year-old Flamengo forward Vinicius Junior, who joins them in 2019.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 19:34
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 19:04
Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling".

A European muddle

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:42
President Trump will visit Europe this week, highlighting his own history of varied and contradictory views.

Will Trump envy Pope's Vatican wall?

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:11
Pope Francis and President Trump hold their first meeting later today.

Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry 'well-founded'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:51
John Brennan says the Russians "brazenly interfered" in the US presidential election.

Romania criticised over domestic violence 'failures'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:36
Officials accused a victim of provoking beatings by her husband, who attacked her on eight occasions.

Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a 'loser'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:12
The US president and other world leaders react to the Manchester Arena bomb.

Puzzled Russians hail a bus, board a hearse

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 16:37
Passengers in Omsk are wondering why a bus company is using hearses to transport passengers.

Chinese student sorry after uproar at US 'fresh air' speech

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:23
Yang Shuping's US university graduation address praising democracy had caused uproar in China.

India 'bombs Pakistan army posts' in Kashmir

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 14:43
India says the strikes are to stop Pakistan's army from helping militants cross the Kashmir border.

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 14:04
Turkey vetoes Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries.

Gay couple publicly caned under Indonesian region's Sharia law

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:38
A gay couple have been publicly caned 83 times in the conservative Indonesian province of Aceh.

Donald Trump on Manchester attack: Bombers are 'evil losers'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:21
US President Donald Trump says the Manchester bombing is the work of "evil losers".

South Korea fires at North 'object'

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:51
The object has not been identified but North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past.

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:43
Police say the gang used young women and could be behind a fifth of burglaries in Germany.

Myanmar army rejects UN Rohingya abuse claims

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:35
UN allegations that troops raped and killed Rohingya Muslims are all false, the military says.

Bahrain police 'open fire on sit-in' around Shia cleric's home

BBC WORLD NEWS - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:22
Activists say one protester has been killed in Diraz, home of the Gulf state's leading Shia cleric.

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