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Gore: US will meet targets despite Trump

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 07:01
The former US vice president says the US will meet its targets "in spite of Donald Trump."

Police make 17 arrests after drug syndicate bust

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:57
An Australian-led police operation is said to have smashed an international drugs syndicate

Boat full of migrants lands on southern Spanish beach

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:29
Beachgoers in southern Spain look on as the boat's passengers scramble to reach the shore.

Step documentary charts struggles and hopes of dance team

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 03:07
Set in the US city of Baltimore the film focuses on three young women taking part in the dance team.

Filipino boxer aiming for UFC glory

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:35
The story of a Filipino fighter's quest to become a mixed martial arts champion.

Dutch egg scandal: How safe are they to eat?

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:12
As the Dutch egg contamination scandal rumbles on, we ask how safe are the country's 10 billion eggs?

Heatwave in Italy closes summer ski resort

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:06
The hot weather conditions in southern Europe aren't just affecting low-lying areas.

Texas shopkeepers fight armed robbers with bare hands

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:08
The mobile phone shopkeepers thought the guns were fake, but police confirmed they were real and loaded.

Kenya Elections 2017: Odinga hacking claims spark protests

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:55
Protests erupted in Kisumu, western Kenya, after opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged that the electoral commission's IT system has been hacked to manipulate results.

Nigeria's Maiduguri University digs trench to keep out Boko Haram

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 02:10
The university in north-eastern Nigeria has had to take drastic measures after a spate of attacks.

Ugandan gold rush stopped by authorities

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 19:16
The gold mines of Mubende provide jobs for many Ugandans, but they were shut down without warning.

The sad decline of the Indian typewriter

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:36
The art of using a typewriter - and why the profession is dying in India.

Could 'solar roads' help generate electricity?

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:15
A stretch of road has been paved with solar PV (photovoltaic) panels in France.

Trump: North Korea threats 'will be met with fire and fury'

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:57
Kim Jong-un was told - twice - that the US would respond with power 'like the world has never seen.'

Spy plane pilot in South Korea prepares for flight

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:33
It's a dangerous job with lots of physical challenges.

Georgians protest in human chain against Russian forces

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:34
Hundreds of Georgians form a human chain near the Russian-occupied breakaway region of South Ossetia.

Jerusalem's 'cat lady' crossing boundaries

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:40
The Holy City has hundreds of stray cats, and one very dedicated volunteer to help care for them.

Delcy Rodriguez: Venezuela's most powerful person?

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:38
Delcy Rodriguez's new powers could make her more influential than President Maduro.

Kris Maharaj: Jailed for 31 years in Miami

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:12
A British man has told BBC 5 live that he's been in state prison in Florida for more than 31 years for a double Miami murder 'he didn't commit'.

Gay man on returning to Uzbekistan: 'I'd rather kill myself'

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:21
A journalist facing deportation to Uzbekistan has told the BBC he faces a ‘long, slow death,’ if he’s returned forcibly from Russia.