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Turkey: Foreign tourists evacuated as wildfires threaten resorts

Coastguard vessels and private boats have brought holidaymakers to safety, as the death toll rises.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:37 am


Anti-eviction lawmaker camps overnight on US Capitol steps

Cori Bush fears millions of US tenants could be at risk as a Covid-related eviction freeze expires.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:34 am


Tokyo Olympics: Charlotte Worthington wins BMX freestyle gold for Great Britain

Great Britain's Charlotte Worthington wins a thrilling gold in the women's BMX park freestyle Olympic final.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:10 am


Simone Biles withdraws from floor final at Tokyo Olympics

American Simone Biles withdraws from the floor final but is yet to make a decision on whether to compete on beam.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:39 am


Nairobi - the centre of East Africa's thriving arts scene

Artists from across East Africa have converged on Kenya's capital, creating a vibrant scene.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:11 pm


The women fighting infertility stigma in Nigeria

Three Nigerian women confront the prejudice they have faced on their fertility journeys.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:01 pm


Afghanistan: Fighting rages as Taliban besiege three key cities

Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:10 pm


Kris Wu: K-Pop star arrested on suspicion of rape

The Chinese-Canadian star denies allegations made online by several women in China.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:45 pm


Simone Biles criticism baffles Callum Skinner: Mental health 'not death of sport'

Criticism of Simone Biles for withdrawing from some events at Tokyo 2020 is "baffling", says Olympic gold medallist Callum Skinner.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 5:43 pm


SolarWinds: Top US prosecutors hit by suspected Russian hack

It is feared hackers may have accessed sensitive legal files during last year's SolarWinds breach.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:45 pm


Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah successfully defends 100m title

Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to retain her Olympic 100m title.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:03 pm


Tokyo Olympics: Georgia athletes removed from Games after sightseeing trip

Two Georgian silver medallists are told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:47 pm


ICYMI: Decoding feline feelings and a breathtaking bungee jump

A round-up of the week's news you might have missed.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:10 pm


Billie Eilish opens up on internet trolls

Eilish tells Amfo of her frustration with internet criticism in a new documentary to be broadcast on Saturday.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:57 am


Israel accuses Iran over deadly oil tanker attack

The country's foreign minister blames "Iranian terrorism" for an attack that left two people dead.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:05 am


Tokyo Olympics: The medal winners' flowers that pay tribute to 2011 disaster

More than 5,000 bouquets are being handed to athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games - and have a special significance, with flowers from areas devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 9:42 am


Australia Covid: Brisbane lockdown after Delta variant cases

Millions of Australians in parts of Queensland enter a snap lockdown from Saturday afternoon.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:55 am


Tokyo Olympics: Armand Duplantis glad to have avoided coffee with Sam Kendricks

Armand Duplantis is glad that a phone call from his girlfriend meant he missed a coffee with Sam Kendricks before the American's positive Covid test.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:07 am


Dressel sets world record to win third Tokyo gold

American Caeleb Dressel gains his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a 100m butterfly world record, while Katie Ledecky and Kaylee McKeown also win golds.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:34 am


Elon Musk: 'I don't want to be CEO of anything'

Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn't want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What's going on?

Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:39 am


India reptile park struggles to survive amid Covid

The future is uncertain for the thousands of snakes, lizards and crocodiles at the Guindy Snake Park.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:18 pm


Nigeria's kidnap crisis: 'I saw my two-year-old carried by a man with a gun'

Parents of schoolchildren abducted in Nigeria describe their trauma, and dilemma over the ransom demands.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:17 pm


Mitholz - the tranquil Swiss village facing a time bomb

More than 60 years after a deadly explosion ruined Mitholz, the village remains under threat.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:14 pm


The man who 'killed' Pluto

How Mike Brown’s discovery of a larger object threatened Pluto’s 75-year status as a planet

Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:11 pm


Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta criticises 'vaccine nationalism'

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says vaccine nationalism is why he wants his country to move towards vaccine production.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 4:28 pm


Tokyo Olympics: Who are the contenders for Usain Bolt's 100m crown?

For the first time since 2004 an athlete other than Usain Bolt will win the men's Olympic 100m - but who are the contenders for gold?

Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:54 am


Olympics: The hidden sight of Tokyo's homeless

For many among Tokyo's homeless community the Olympics are far from a cause for celebration.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 3:25 am


The separated refugees brought back together by judo

Sanda Aldass and Muna Dahouk have trained together since childhood but the war in Syria separated them.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 11:08 pm


China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches

A fleet of British ships is currently sailing through the South China Sea en route to Japan.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 11:06 pm


Tokyo Olympics: Medal table - which country has won most golds?

Which country is leading the medal table? How are Great Britain getting on? Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 4:30 pm