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Kashmir: The controversial deaths causing tension

Conflicting narratives around controversial deaths have raised tensions further in the region.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:06 pm


Saudi oil attacks: Iran condemns US 'deceit' after accusation

The US had said that Tehran was behind drone attacks on two Saudi oil sites, not Yemeni rebels.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:05 pm


Dozens feared dead in DR Congo boat accident

The boat was carrying at least 110 passengers, 76 of whom were rescued.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:44 pm


Jojo Rabbit: Nazi satire wins top Toronto film award

Jojo Rabbit tells the story of a young boy in 1940s Germany whose mother is hiding a Jewish girl.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 7:10 pm


Brett Kavanaugh: Trump defends judge amid new misconduct claims

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:21 pm


New Zealand: Man brings clown to redundancy meeting

Josh Thompson took a clown to a work meeting as a "support person" when he was about to lose his job.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 2:22 pm


Virginia removes requirement to declare race on marriage forms

The US state's attorney-general says couples no longer have to declare their race to get married.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 2:07 pm


Hong Kong protests: Petrol bombs and water cannon used in clashes

Violence breaks out after thousands defy a police ban to march as unrest continues unabated.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:45 am


Robert Mugabe's death: What next for Grace Mugabe?

The grieving widow's fortunes have always revealed much about how power really works in Zimbabwe.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:22 am


Ocean Viking: Rescued migrants disembark in Italy

It signals a change of approach to migration from the new coalition which took office on Tuesday.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:51 am


Spanish floods: Family trapped in attic

"The flood has entered my house, and it's all I can see."

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:27 am


Dr Ulrich Klopfer: Thousands of foetal remains found in home

Dr Ulrich Klopfer, who died on 3 September, had his licence suspended four years ago.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 4:46 am


Why thousands are flocking to corgi cafes

Corgi cafes are all the rage, with these dog-themed businesses popping up across Asia.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:50 pm


Battling for survival on the frontier of climate change

How farmers in Jamaica are using smart technology to cope with more unpredictable weather patterns.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:23 pm


Which countries have banned pesticides used in suicide?

Pesticide self-poisoning is one of the leading causes of suicide in Asia.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:19 pm


Shinjiro Koizumi: A rising star in Japanese politics

Shinjiro Koizumi, 38, keeps grabbing the headlines. Does he have his eyes on the country's top job?

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:10 pm


Obituary: Joan Johnson, black hair care pioneer

Joan Johnson created a business empire that used hair to champion African American identity.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 11:05 pm


'I fled Boko Haram and had to leave my son behind'

Nigerian mother Asibi faced an impossible choice when she was forced to flee Boko Haram.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:40 pm


Glory to Hong Kong: Singing a new protest anthem

Protesters are staging singalongs of a new protest song - and some say it should be the city's anthem.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:30 pm


Indian granny's one rupee breakfast wins hearts

The 80-year-old chef hasn't increased her prices in 30 years - and customers love her for it.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:25 pm


Syrian rapper battles on all fronts in war-torn Idlib

Angered by the suffering of civilians, a young student is protesting in his own way - by rapping.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:16 pm


How Paris got a taste for second-hand style from Africa

Clothes dealer Amah Ayivi finds vintage gems in Togo and sells them on to fashion lovers in Paris.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:09 pm


China is rolling back tariffs on US pork and soybeans.

China today announced an easing on some food tariffs but the ongoing dispute is being felt in the US.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 9:05 pm


Oldest US WW2 veteran celebrates 110th birthday

Lawrence Brooks from New Orleans is believed to be the oldest surviving US veteran from the war.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 8:32 pm


Storm Area 51: The joke that became a ‘possible humanitarian disaster’

A hoax rallying cry to storm a US Air Force base in Nevada has left two towns fearing catastrophe.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 11:21 pm


Myanmar's deadly 'jade rush'

Thousands of people risk their lives scavenging for small pieces of jade in Myanmar's mines.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 11:01 pm


Sexual violence in South Africa: 'I was raped, now I fear for my daughters'

South Africans have been outraged by a spate of rapes and murders, prompting demands for a return of the death penalty.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 11:08 pm


Can solar power shake up the energy market?

The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 11:38 pm


The Tokyo rugby club keeping elderly players healthy

Tokyo's Fuwaku rugby club has three players over the age of 90.

Published on 9 September 2019 | 11:13 pm








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