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California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:57:08 GMT
The death toll from one fire stands at 29, equalling the deadliest wildfire on record in the state.

Israel-Gaza violence erupts after covert op killings
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:00:36 GMT
Gaza rocket barrage targets Israel, which responds with air strikes after militants die in covert op.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Amnesty strips Myanmar leader of top prize
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:00:31 GMT
The group says it is profoundly dismayed by the former icon's lack of action on the Rohingya crisis.

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:08:08 GMT
An armed private security guard was killed by police after he detained a gunman, witnesses say.

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Canadian intelligence 'has heard tape'
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:07:44 GMT
Canada's prime minister says it has listened to a purported recording of the Saudi writer's killing.

Spain Catalonia: Separatists ordered to repay ballot costs
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:36:48 GMT
A court orders former Catalan leader Artur Mas to repay the €4.9m costs of an illegal vote in 2014.

Uganda school fire: 'Arson attack' leaves 10 dead
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:14:22 GMT
The dormitory's doors were padlocked and dozens of people were trapped inside, officials say.

Five held over murder of Mexico politician's daughter
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:51:35 GMT
Mexico police detain five people suspected of killing the daughter of Congresswoman Carmen Medel.

Tanzania's Magufuli deploys military amid cashew nut crisis
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:05:22 GMT
President John Magufuli ordered officers to buy the crop from farmers at government-approved prices.

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Senator's 'public hanging' joke criticised
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:07:30 GMT
A Republican senator's quip draws condemnation from her Democratic opponent in a run-off race.

Asia Bibi: Canada in talks with Pakistan over asylum
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:54:59 GMT
Canada is one of several nations that has offered the Pakistani Christian woman potential asylum.

Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:14:44 GMT
The US president was criticised for letting rain stop a memorial visit to honour US soldiers in France.

Cyprus opens first new border crossings in years
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:13:20 GMT
Two new crossings between Greek and Turkish Cyprus open - the first in eight years.

US fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:56:07 GMT
Two crew members were able to eject and have been rescued by helicopter, the US Navy says.

California wildfire: Aerial shots show devastation
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:11:32 GMT
Around 250,000 people have been forced to evacuate so far.

People's Choice Awards: Stars in tribute to wildfire victims
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:27:02 GMT
Kim Kardashian and Scarlett Johanssen were among those who paid tribute to those affected.

Armistice Day: World leaders mark centenary
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:12:21 GMT
They gathered in Paris to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One.

Exploring Bolivia's 'Jurassic Park' dinosaur graveyard
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:09:36 GMT
Torotoro National Park is a remote place in the Andes mountains that used to be home to lots of dinosaurs.

Russian disinformation and the Georgian 'lab of death'
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:31:49 GMT
A BBC investigation has found that Russian media and officials presented false claims about a US-funded laboratory in neighbouring Georgia.

Meet the women trying to break the Vatican glass ceiling
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:25:22 GMT
The Catholic Church has announced a new focus on the role of women — but is it enough?

What do tampons and WWI have in common?
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:06:41 GMT
Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.

Toy Story 4 first trailer reveals new character - meet Forky
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:28:34 GMT
Woody and Buzz are back in the first Toy Story 4 trailer, alongside a spork having an identity crisis.

Workers get €30,000 bonus by mistake at Belgian steelworks
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:06:55 GMT
A steelworks in Belgium paid the sum to some of its employees in error - but now wants it back.

Dutch millers protest at mass tourism
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:33:07 GMT
Dutch windmill owners ask tourists to limit their numbers.

Moscow beavers resist dam destruction
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:09:17 GMT
Beavers fight back after Moscow developers destroy their habitat.

Kazakh pensioner 'back from the dead'
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 17:50:08 GMT
A Kazakh pensioner comes home two months after his funeral.

Four things to know for the week ahead
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:45:05 GMT
Your Monday briefing on some of the most important stories coming up over the next seven days.

Medical cannabis: Death sentence prompts Malaysia to re-think harsh laws
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:20:23 GMT
A death sentence for a young man selling cannabis oil prompts Malaysia to reflect on its drug laws.

US and North Korea suffer communication breakdown
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:15:25 GMT
Both the momentum for talks and the opportunity to engage with Pyongyang may be slipping away.

Egypt cat mummies discovered in ancient tombs
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 22:54:45 GMT
Archaeologists reveal mummified cats and scarab beetles found in recently discovered tombs near Cairo.

World War One: Six extraordinary Indian stories
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:42:24 GMT
Some 1.3 million Indian soldiers served in World War One, and over 74,000 of them lost their lives.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:36:16 GMT
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a pop culture icon as well as the liberal face of the Supreme Court.

South Africa teen pregnancy: Juggling school exams and baby twins
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:32:01 GMT
At Kholofelo Moholola's school, 6% of girls got pregnant in a single year.

Viewpoint: How US can reach new Iran deal - after Trump
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:33:18 GMT
Iran may be open to a new deal, but not with this president, argues US foreign policy expert PJ Crowley.

The forgotten English poet buried in India
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:29:31 GMT
The poems of Violet Nicolson, who published under a man's name, were hugely popular.

Chineke! Europe's first majority black orchestra
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:12:29 GMT
Chineke! is Europe's first orchestra with a majority of black and ethnic minority musicians.

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