BBC world news headlinesCoronavirus: EU to tighten vaccine exports amid row with AstraZeneca
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:50:33 GMT
The EU says it is unacceptable that AstraZeneca is cutting the number of pledged vaccine doses.
Covid: Dutch curfew riots rage for third night
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:57:36 GMT
Police describe it as the worst unrest in the Netherlands for decades, with more than 150 arrests.
Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:16:36 GMT
Before Wuhan was locked down in January 2020 officials said the outbreak was under control - but the virus had spread inside and outside the city.
Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury secretary
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:34:29 GMT
The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary in US history.
Harvey Weinstein: Court agrees $17m payout for accusers
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 02:35:34 GMT
The money comes from the liquidation of a firm co-founded by the disgraced film director.
Italian PM Conte to resign following pandemic criticism
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:44:17 GMT
Mr Conte is hoping to form a new and stronger government after losing a senate majority last week.
Biden overturns Trump transgender military ban
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:40:53 GMT
President Biden has scrapped a ban which stopped transgender people joining the US military.
Black Sea palace not mine, says Putin
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:43:56 GMT
President Putin denies links to a palace featured in a video by his arch-critic Alexei Navalny.
Champ, Major and other White House pets
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 03:10:31 GMT
President Joe Biden's dogs have arrived at the White House, restarting the tradition of pets there.
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani sued by Dominion voting machine firm
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:54:18 GMT
Dominion seeks $1.3bn in damages over a campaign claiming its machines switched US election votes.
Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: Nick Mangwana apologises for 'medical assassins' slur
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:27:45 GMT
Doctors were furious with the government spokesman's comments about politicians' coronavirus deaths.
Biden adds South Africa to Covid travel bans
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 22:58:36 GMT
The restrictions come as Minnesota records the first US case of the Brazil Covid variant.
Shyamala Gopalan: The woman who inspired Kamala Harris
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:01:11 GMT
The tale of her rise is rooted in an audacious journey Shyamala Gopalan made more than 60 years ago.
Covid vaccines - how will poor countries get them?
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:07:55 GMT
A scheme to distribute Covid-19 vaccines is under way. Here's what you need to know.
Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: 'We need vaccines now'
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:45:32 GMT
Zimbabwean doctor Dixon Chibanda explains why it's so vital that Zimbabwe gets vaccines urgently.
Like a good deal? Maybe a hagglebot can help
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:09:23 GMT
Artificial intelligence is getting better at negotiating and research promises systems that could help you.
Randy Rainbow made his name satirising Trump - now what?
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:17:21 GMT
Why the show's not over for Randy Rainbow who used Broadway tunes to make fun of Donald Trump.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders: The Trump defender enters political race
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:03:17 GMT
Known to millions around the world for her staunch defence of Trump, now it's her turn to speak for herself.
Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:22:38 GMT
When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.
Lebanon's Coronavirus lockdown: 'We can't leave our homes day or night'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:04:46 GMT
People in Lebanon describe the impact of being confined to their homes for 24 hours a day.
Covid vaccines: Why some countries will have to wait until 2022
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:21:23 GMT
How are Covid-19 vaccines being distributed across the world? As some countries start vaccinating their populations, others are being left behind.
Hope and fear as Somalia's civil war turns 30
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:21:27 GMT
Thirty years since Somalia plunged into civil war, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.
Giant panda cub Fu Bao clings on to zookeeper's leg in viral video
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:36:05 GMT
Six-month-old Fu Bao, who lives in South Korea, just won't let go of her zookeeper's leg.
Covid-19: Vaccine divides in the Middle East
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:42 GMT
Israel is vaccinating against Covid-19 faster than anywhere else, but most Palestinians are waiting.
Detective Jane Mugo: Meet Kenya's 'spy queen'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:40 GMT
BBC Africa Eye looks at the inside story of Detective Jane Mugo, the woman they call Kenya's "spy queen".
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