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Sirens and panic as tsunami warning jolts Alaskans awake

6 hours 54 min ago
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake rattled Alaska's coast, triggering tsunami alerts and prompting residents to evacuate.

Syrian regime routinely bombs civilians in Eastern Ghouta

8 hours 14 min ago
The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus.

Hugh Masekela: The story of a jazz legend

11 hours 37 min ago
Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and "the father of South African jazz", has died aged 78.

Minnie Mouse honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

12 hours 47 sec ago
Forty years after Mickey, she's been honoured in LA.

The Philippines' most active volcano Mount Mayon erupts

14 hours 54 min ago
More than 40,000 local residents have been forced to evacuate the area.

Camera captures deadly avalanche's ash cloud in Japan

16 hours 7 min ago
A soldier has been killed in the avalanche that appears to have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.

Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares #MeToo story

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 19:55
At the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, a US Supreme Court judge shares her #MeToo experience.

Tokyo amusement park evacuated in missile drill

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 06:32
Tokyo carries out an evacuation drill amidst fears of a missile attack from North Korea.

'Our powerful voices are no longer silenced'

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 05:19
Speeches about gender in Hollywood and female empowerment dominate the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Las Vegas rally marks anniversary of Women's March against Trump

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:20
Las Vegas rally marks first anniversary of Women's March against Trump.

The slime crafter with 850,000 fans on Instagram

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 19:34
Alyssa Jagan has built a massive Instagram following on the power of slime.

IS and how it continues to plague Iraq

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 19:07
A month after war was declared over, Iraqi soldiers are still being killed by Islamic State militants.

The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 19:02
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.

President Macron on Trump, Brexit and Frexit

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:37
What we learnt when French President Emmanuel Macron talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr.

Poland's competition for skiing priests

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:46
Priests and clergymen compete in Poland's annual Pope John Paul II skiing competition.

Pope Francis in Peru: Violence against women 'a plague'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 05:40
Pope Francis speaks out as he holds Mass in Trujillo, Peru.

French President says Donald Trump is not a 'classical politician'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 04:59
France's president criticises Donald Trump's crude comment about African countries, in a BBC interview.

Would you keep a cockroach as a pet?

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 20:08
In Russia, keeping exotic animals getting is more and more popular each year.

Deported from Belgium, tortured in Sudan?

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:18
Has Belgium failed in its duty to protect asylum seekers?

Women's marches across the US

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:35
Women stage marches across the US on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.