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Meng Wanzhou case: Huawei executive's extradition hearings begin

Meng Wanzhou is fighting an extradition request from the US following her arrest in Canada in 2018.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 1:05 am


How Nigeria's cricket team 'shocked the world'

Nigeria's Under-19 side are world cup debutants but cricket remains a minority sport at home.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:39 am


Trump impeachment trial: Five possible twists ahead

Many believe President Trump will be acquitted in the end. But could it yet diverge from the script?

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:28 am


Windrush: Reunited over 70 years later

The BBC has brought together two men in their nineties who came to Britain from Jamaica in 1948 on the Empire Windrush.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:22 am


Paternity leave: Why taking Japan is talking about Shinjiro Koizumi

This politician is going on leave to take care of his newborn son, and it's pretty controversial.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:22 am


Robot tanks: On patrol but not allowed to shoot

Sophisticated unmanned mini-tanks patrol alongside soldiers, but humans still decide when to shoot.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:00 am


Sri Lanka civil war: Rajapaksa says thousands missing are dead

The president acknowledges the fate of more than 20,000 who disappeared during the civil war.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 11:32 pm


Trump impeachment: President's lawyers demand immediate acquittal

The president's legal team calls his impeachment "a dangerous perversion" of the US constitution.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 9:27 pm


Virginia gun rally: US gun-rights activists rally in their thousands

After new gun laws were proposed in the state of Virginia, protesters had their firearms on open display.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 9:11 pm


Hundreds of US-bound migrants cross river to reach Mexico

The Mexican National Guard tries to block entry to the "caravan" hoping to reach the US.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 9:04 pm


The battle over which flag to fly in America's Chinatowns

Chinatowns across the US are switching to the flag of mainland China, but not without protest.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 8:00 pm


Venezuela crisis: Pompeo pledges more US support for Guaidó

The secretary of state says the US will take additional measures to support the opposition leader.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 7:38 pm


Virginia gun rally: Thousands converge on Richmond

Greater restrictions on gun laws in the US state have angered pro-gun activists.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 6:11 pm


Sri Lanka: 'Too many twins' hinder world record attempt

An event vying to be the world's largest gathering of twins hit problems thanks to a huge turnout.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 5:50 pm


Fake German doctor who coaxed women to electrocute themselves jailed

A German man who convinced young women and girls to shock themselves on camera is given 11 years.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 5:31 pm


New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai

This comes as China confirms that a new strain of coronavirus can pass from person to person.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 5:18 pm


Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari 'floors' Anthony Joshua

Photos of the boxer prostrating before the Nigerian leader have had a mixed response online.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 4:27 pm


Vietnamese firm Viettel's 5G claim raises eyebrows outside

The military-controlled firm's claim to have joined the 5G network equipment-making elite is questioned.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 4:21 pm


People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules

But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea levels.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 3:03 pm


Plankton phenomenon lights up bay

Bioluminescent algae in Jervis Bay, Australia, glows in a captivating night time display.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 1:55 pm


'Earth sandwich' made by two men 20,000km apart

To make an Earth sandwich, you need two people at precise points on opposite sides of the globe.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 1:55 pm


Outrage after Chinese theme park forces pig to bungee jump

After the 75kg pig was pushed off a tower, it was reportedly sent to the slaughterhouse.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 8:10 am


Australia storms: Huge hail causes chaos in two cities

Melbourne and Canberra are pelted by golf-ball sized stones, causing widespread damage.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 4:18 am


Australia fires: Your questions about arson, travel and recovery

Your questions about the Australia bushfires.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 12:30 am


The traditional dance where men perform as women

Rianto is a master of Lengger Lanang, a traditional Indonesia dance where men perform as women.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 12:18 am


China's struggle to move away from coal

China is a country caught in the middle of a global struggle: to develop but also be green.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 12:16 am


Trump impeachment: What's Ukraine got to do with it?

The reason US President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment trial lies thousands of miles away.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 12:04 am






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