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Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled over Libra currency plan

Mark Zuckerberg tries to reassure lawmakers about the safety of its new digital currency, Libra.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:50 pm


Argentina election: Voters dream of breaking cycle of crisis

The country's troubled economy is at the centre of a highly polarised election. But who can fix it?

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:27 pm


Inside Bosnia’s 'nightmare' camp for migrants trying to enter the EU

Aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian disaster in Bosnia, with people facing a winter without proper accommodation.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:20 pm


Indian 'tiger poacher who ate sloth bear penises' arrested

Indian police hail the arrest of a man wanted for tiger and bear poaching after a years-long chase.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:17 pm


Treating breast cancer when you can't say 'breast'

Pakistan has rising breast cancer rates but early detection is hampered by taboos over sexuality.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:16 pm


The 'peasant' binge drinker who went viral - and what it says about modern China

Liu Shichao is famous for his online stunts - but what does his dangerous drinking tell us about China?

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:14 pm


From the Olympics to a climate change activist

Rok Rozman competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Now he has kayaked across six countries to help defend rivers against dams.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:13 pm


Raja Meziane: Algerian unsigned singer becomes sound of revolution

In an emotional interview, Raja Meziane recounts how exile from Algeria led to unexpected success.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:11 pm


Leonardo da Vinci five centuries on: Louvre in Paris opens long-awaited exhibition

An exhibition at the Louvre museum in Paris promises to expose more than meets the naked eye.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:11 pm


Lebanon protests: 'I feel proud to be Lebanese'

Lebanon is witnessing its biggest protests for 15 years, with huge crowds marching in anger at corruption and living costs.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 11:05 pm


Turkey Syria offensive: Trump lifts Turkey sanctions after deal

He says Turkey assured him it would no longer attack the Kurds, and an agreed ceasefire would last.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 9:40 pm


Essex lorry deaths: What we know

A murder investigation is launched after 39 people are found dead in a lorry container in the UK.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 8:45 pm


Canada election: PM Trudeau rules out coalition after election

The prime minister's Liberal Party retained power in Monday's election but fell short of a majority.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 7:34 pm


Floods in Southern Europe: Dead and missing in Spain and Italy

Torrential rain in Spain, Italy and France leaves people dead or missing.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 6:32 pm


Republican Congress members storm impeachment hearing

They demanded to see the closed door impeachment deposition of a Department of Defense official.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 6:16 pm


Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb?

Tourists are scrambling to climb Australia's rock before it is closed to respect Aboriginal wishes.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 5:05 pm


Heavy flooding in Spain following torrential rain

Parts of north-east Spain without power as huge rescue operations continue.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 4:16 pm


Ethiopia protesters burn Nobel winner Abiy Ahmed's book

Demonstrators are angry with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the alleged treatment of an activist.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 4:05 pm


Thai king fires officials for 'extremely evil' conduct

The removals come just days after his royal consort was stripped of her rank and titles.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 4:02 pm


Marieke Vervoort: 'Why it's important to not just see the medals'

Paralympian Ollie Hynd speaks about wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort's decision to end her life.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 2:59 pm


Iran parades jailed Instagram star on TV

Iranian TV airs an interview with a "zombie" Instagram star arrested for blasphemy in October.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 2:48 pm


Violence and detentions in Chile amidst austerity protests

The protests were sparked by a rise in metro prices but grew into a wider movement.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 1:03 pm


The murder behind the Hong Kong protests: A case where no-one wants the killer

Chan Tong-kai's alleged crime and attempted extradition sparked months of protests in Hong Kong.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 10:09 am


Chile crisis: Fearlessness and anger drive protesters

President Sebastián Piñera has done an about-turn but will it be enough to sway demonstrators?

Published on 23 October 2019 | 9:25 am


Trapped in Tripoli: The people stuck in Libya’s civil war

Survivors of a deadly air strike on a migrant detention centre in July tell the BBC they feel abandoned by the United Nations, and are desperate to escape Libya.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 5:01 am






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