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Pulwama attack: India government must protect Kashmiris - top court

Kashmiris have been attacked after a bombing killed Indian forces in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:44 pm


Jussie Smollett suspended from Empire TV show

The actor has been suspended from US TV series Empire after charges of faking assault, producers say.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:33 pm


India Catholic Church defends Cardinal Gracias over 'failed abuse victims'

The Indian Catholic Church has defended itself over how it handled allegations of sexual abuse.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:38 pm


Brexit: Irish government hopes no-deal plan 'sits on shelf'

The Irish government hopes its legislation for managing a no-deal Brexit will "sit on the shelf".

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:23 pm


How is the end of the Islamic State group's caliphate being reported?

BBC Monitoring looks at how the demise of the Islamic State group is reported by opposing factions in the region.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:00 pm


Venezuela crisis: Maduro closes border with Brazil

President Maduro acts as opposition supporters defy attempts to stop them bringing in foreign aid.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:39 pm


Nigerian elections: Voters taken through Boko Haram danger zone

Witnesses tell the BBC they were taken home from refugee camps despite the threat from Boko Haram.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:25 pm


Russian cemetery gang leaves widow with body out in cold

Told to pay a huge funeral fee, a widow in Samara protested with a coffin outside parliament.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:13 pm


Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal

The announcement follows fierce criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:46 am


Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban

A government report recommends lifting a four-year ban on hunting elephants.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:22 am


Japan's Yoshitaka Sakurada apologises for being three minutes late

Japan's Yoshitaka Sakurada, who was late for a parliamentary meeting, makes his latest apology.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:15 am


Estonians rescue wild wolf from ice thinking it was a dog

One man described taking the large dog to the vet in his car - before realising the mistake.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:03 am


The other 'Oscars' – in Oscar week

Melissa McCarthy and Glenn Close were just two of the stars being honoured at the Oscar Wilde Awards.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 10:54 am


World's biggest bee found alive

A giant bee, thought lost to science decades ago, has been re-discovered on an Indonesian island.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:41 am


Is Africa going backwards on democracy?

More and more elections are being held in Africa however analysts dismiss many as being "lawful but illegitimate".

Published on 22 February 2019 | 7:44 am


Israel's Beresheet Moon mission gets under way

The privately backed Beresheet robot leaves Earth on a mission to land on the lunar surface in April.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 6:04 am


Jussie Smollett: Judge calls alleged hate hoax 'despicable'

A judge says the "most vile" part of the allegedly staged hate crime was the use of a noose.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:56 am


Insects decline: What do insects actually do?

Reports show many insect populations are declining. How will that affect us?

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:31 am


Singapore HIV data leak shakes a vulnerable community

When the HIV status of 14,000 in Singapore was leaked, an entire community was left insecure and exposed.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:26 am


Trump-Kim summit: The sorry fate of North Korea's diplomat defectors

As North Korea inches out of diplomatic isolation, what will happen to the diplomats who go renegade?

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:24 am


Nigeria elections 2019: Is the country prepared?

Election officials prepare for the poll this Saturday after a one-week delay.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:24 am


24 photographers document 24 hours

The latest set of 24 images from a group of photographers who document the first 24 hours of each year.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:22 am


'Firefall' in Yosemite National Park stuns visitors

The rare phenomenon happens when light hits a waterfall tumbling down El Capitan.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:13 pm


Why nations face dilemma over IS fighters' children

The children, whose parents were Islamic State members, are at the centre of an international battle.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:37 pm


Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Dozens have been killed by a blaze which spread through an ancient district of the capital.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 4:07 am


Come From Away: Beverley Bass inspires new musical set on 9/11

Beverley Bass was ordered to divert a trans-Atlantic flight during the events of 9/11.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:18 am


First Vatican summit on child sex abuse

Catholic bishops are meeting to discuss the church's response to the sexual abuse of children by clerics.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:15 am


Turkmen police stop women drivers

Turkmen police are taking away women's driving licences in the capital Ashgabat.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:04 pm


Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear

A Russian aerodrome is raising money online for the upkeep of its resident bear.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 3:22 pm


Fijians fume at India land swap

Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:48 pm








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