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Uganda's lesson in how to treat refugees

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:32
Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year - mostly fleeing the conflict in South Sudan - and has been praised for its open-door policy.

When your fidget spinner isn't enough...

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 07:10
A group of Russian motor enthusiasts found the handheld fidget spinner wasn't doing it for them, so they have tried to make a version out of cars.

Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:29
Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri according to Iraqi forces

Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 05:20
The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.

Kenya 'colour run' to boost unity ahead of elections

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:49
A riot of colours as Kenyans run to defy divisions ahead of August polls.

Adults sharing sexual content on teen app

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:47
The video app, Monkey, is designed to help teenagers make new friends

North America prepares for August solar eclipse

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:00
Nasa scientists are very excited about the eclipse happening in the United States later this summer.

Florida car burglar caught with his pants down

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:48
A Florida car burglar is literally caught with his pants down as a wardrobe malfunction sends him crashing to the floor during a hapless getaway.

When handshakes go wrong...

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:17
Politicians may have their hands on the levers of power, but can they control them?

'Otto Warmbier wouldn't have broken law' in North Korea

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:39
A woman who was with Otto Warmbier when he was taken by security says she doesn't think the American was guilty.

Police dashcam footage of Philando Castile shooting

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:05
Philando Castile was killed during a police traffic stop in Minnesota last June.

Baby elephant rescued by family at zoo

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:02
The calf's aunt also joined in when baby Hope fell into a pool at South Korea’s Seoul Grand Park.

The Somalis dying to get married

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:06
Many young Somalis risk everything trying to seek a better life in the Middle East or Europe - often because this is the only way they can afford to get married.

The soft 3D-printed robot that could come to the rescue

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:08
Engineers at the University of California are working on a soft legged robot.

Here's why they call him Mr Condom

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 16:50
Amelia Martyn-Hemphill meets the man behind Thailand's safe sex revolution

A new refugee 'every three seconds'

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:35
Record numbers of people are displaced worldwide, the UN's refugee agency says.

Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís swallows wasp.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:29
Costa Rica's President, Luis Guillermo Solís inadvertently swallowed a wasp when giving a press conference.

Otto Warmbier death: Trump blames 'brutal' North Korea

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:51
President Donald Trump blames North Korea's "brutal regime" for the death of US student Otto Warmbier.

How a South Sudanese refugee became a supermodel

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:41
Mari Malek came to the US as a child refugee. Now she uses her supermodel status to advocate for children affected by war in South Sudan.

Portugal fire eyewitness calls for an inquiry into fire

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:10
People "didn't need to die the way they've died", says Portugal forest fire eyewitness Caleb Cluff.