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Eye-witness says French hostage-taker ran after him

5 hours 49 min ago
Armed police have killed a suspect, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in a series of attacks in southern France.

France hostage crisis: Moment police closed in on attacker

7 hours 32 min ago
Helicopters flew overhead as an elite police team moved in on Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in France.

Fighting for Marielle at Rio protests

23 hours 16 min ago
Black women in Brazil say the councillor's murder was a big blow for their community.

Cate Blanchett meets Rohingya child refugees

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:44
Actor Cate Blanchett has been to visit Rohingya child refugees in camps at risk of mudslides.

Meet the disabled Syrian boy who is always smiling

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:40
Seven-year-old Mustafa lives in Jordan with his grandmother and his sister.

How DNA can be used to store computer data

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:28
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem - where to store all our data.

Trump's cabinet: Who's next in the firing line?

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:03
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster is the latest victim of the President's line-up changes.

Why this mass shooting is different - the evidence

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:13
The paradigm of the US gun control debate gradually fizzling out after mass shootings has changed.

Skating Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:07
Skaters describe taking to the ice on Lake Baikal in Siberia.

Meet SoFi - the soft robot fish developed by MIT

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 05:18
Scientists hope a robotic fish will guide aquatic life and help clean up pollution in the ocean.

Viral teacher's inspirational chalkboard PC

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 20:23
Meet the Ghanaian teacher who went viral thanks to his chalkboard version of Microsoft Word.

The woman helping Ukraine's traumatised children

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 20:05
Thousands live in villages on the frontline between Ukrainian forces and Russian backed separatists.

The sisters rebuilding Mosul University's library

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 19:52
Farah and Rafal are restoring Mosul University's library after the Islamic State group destroyed it.

Eddie Woo: The maths teacher who became an unlikely star

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:38
Eddie Woo's high-energy lessons on YouTube are inspiring students around the globe.

Texas bombings: 'The suspect is deceased'

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:23
A suspect linked to several recent explosions in Texas has died in a blast as police tried to arrest him.

Cambridge Analytica: What we know so far

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:28
How the row over Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data unfolded.

How a Sarajevo’s choir bridged the ethnic divide

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:45
Rebuilding Sarajevo after the Bosnian war through a multi-faith choir.

Cynthia Nixon holds rally in Brooklyn

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:34
The Sex and the City star kicked off her gubernatorial bid in one of New York's most deprived areas.

Could ACFTA free trade deal be a new dawn for Africa?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:18
As African heads of state sign the first continent wide free trade deal, what will it mean for the people that live there?

Eastern Ghouta: A mother's diary of life under siege

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 19:43
As Syrian government forces bombard rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a mother of eight shares her experiences.