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N Korean defector having kidnap nightmares, says surgeon

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:53
His surgeon talks about his recovery from getting shot while racing across the border to South Korea.

Zimbabweans share hopes under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:49
A pensioner, an activist and a white farmer share their hopes for the future under a new president.

Woman dragged from tracks in narrow escape in Melbourne

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 03:55
A woman in Melbourne, Australia is saved from the tracks moments before the approach of a train.

North Korean defectors answer 'stupid questions'

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:11
Three defectors answer some of the more unusual questions they are asked.

San Juan submarine: Families of crewman criticise navy

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:28
Families of the crewman on the missing Argentine submarine say loved ones aren't being told anything.

Zimbabweans 'need fairness not corruption’

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:06
These young Zimbabweans have lived all their lives with Robert Mugabe as leader.

A brief history of Thanksgiving

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 09:32
Thanksgiving celebrates English colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans sharing a feast in 1621.

Inside Saudi Arabia's gilded prison at Riyadh Ritz-Carlton

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:19
The BBC's Lyse Doucet is the first journalist to visit the hotel where dozens of prominent Saudis are being held.

Bears caught on camera outside shopping area in California

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:24
Police officer films a mother bear and her two cubs outside a shopping area in Lake Tahoe

Africa's first roller skating world champion

BBC World News feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 05:42
Africa's first roller skating world champion says he wants to win 10 titles.

Nudist restaurant opens in Paris

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:12
Food for thought when "a clothed naturist is only thinking one thing: How quickly can I strip off?"

Iraq's bikers on the frontlines

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:37
These bikers travel across Iraq, flying the flag for tolerance and love of bikes.

What goes into a museum for the Bible?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:14
A new museum in the US capitol focuses on the history of the Bible.

Married for a price: India's abandoned 'holiday wives'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:01
The story of a woman who was married off to a rich visitor for a few hundred dollars, aged 13.

How we are losing the night

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 18:05
Satellite images show that artificially-lit areas are expanding around the world.

What happened to Lebanese PM Saad Hariri?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:01
As Saad Hariri "suspends" his shock resignation, we examine what's going on.

US travellers pack roads and airports for Thanksgiving escape

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:11
An estimated 51 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles in the Thanksgiving getaway.

Mnangagwa: We want to grow Zimbabwe economy

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:07
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa tells supporters he wants to to boost the economy and create jobs.

Forty-three migrants rescued off the Libyan coast

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:56
The rescue vessel rescued 43 migrants attempting to cross to Europe.

Tears as wronged man freed 23 years on

BBC World News feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:24
Nevest Coleman left his prison cell near Chicago and was greeted by family members.