BBC world news headlinesSaudi oil attacks: Nato chief 'extremely concerned' about escalation
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:47:22 GMT
There are fears of escalating tensions in the region as Iran is blamed for strikes on oil facilities.
Common cold stopped by experimental approach
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:03:32 GMT
It may be possible to make our bodies inhospitable for the cold virus after promising early research.
Turkey says three million could return to safe zone in Syria
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:45:31 GMT
Turkey's president suggests refugees could return to Syria and stay in a safe zone along the border.
Shane Gillis: Saturday Night Live's new hire fired for slurs
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:29:06 GMT
Gillis apologised for the remarks saying he was a comedian "who pushes boundaries".
Missouri woman fights to keep 'emotional support' monkey
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:14:46 GMT
Missouri resident, Texanne McBride-Teahan is being taken to court by her city for keeping monkeys.
Thailand Tiger Temple: More than half have died since rescue
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:34:41 GMT
Thai authorities said the big cats died of a virus, or from genetic problems linked to inbreeding.
Boy poisoned by E. coli-infected beef in 2011 dies in France
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:10:38 GMT
The 10-year-old was paralysed by contaminated supermarket beef in northern France.
Zimbabwe doctors protest at 'abduction' of union leader
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:48:28 GMT
Hundreds of doctors stage a walkout to condemn the alleged abduction of union chief Peter Magombeyi.
Hugo Carvajal: Spain denies US extradition request
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:33:21 GMT
The former Venezuelan intelligence chief is accused by the US of drug trafficking offences.
China gripped after sighting of its own 'Loch Ness Monster'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:37:55 GMT
Is the creature in the Yangtze a monster, a snake - or something less animated altogether?
Rome stall owner refuses reward for €2,000 cash find
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:38:33 GMT
The Bangladeshi stall owner finds a wallet in a Rome street and makes it his mission to return it.
Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:05:08 GMT
A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late.
Saudi oil attacks: Why does the US hide oil underground?
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:24:30 GMT
More than 640 million barrels of oil are currently sitting in caves under Texas and Louisiana. Why?
Meet Me in the Bathroom: New York was 'a safe space for debauchery'
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:06:35 GMT
A new art show brings the influential noughties New York post-punk scene to life in all its filthy glory.
Israel's election: The most important things to know
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:11:42 GMT
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
Israel election a referendum on Netanyahu
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:55:44 GMT
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen looks at the election campaign of Israel's longest-serving prime minister.
Robert Mugabe's death: What next for Grace Mugabe?
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 09:22:41 GMT
The grieving widow's fortunes have always revealed much about how power really works in Zimbabwe.
Shinjiro Koizumi: A rising star in Japanese politics
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 04:01:28 GMT
Shinjiro Koizumi, 38, keeps grabbing the headlines. Does he have his eyes on the country's top job?
Sex workers in Malawi deal with HIV, contraception and violence
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:12:25 GMT
Malawian sex workers share the stories of their struggles to access healthcare.
Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning?
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:55:53 GMT
A smoky haze has blanketed the region, an annual phenomenon that affects millions of people.
Kashmir: The controversial deaths causing tension
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 22:06:57 GMT
Conflicting narratives around controversial deaths have raised tensions further in the region.
Looking back at 100 days of protests in Hong Kong
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 03:02:06 GMT
How a controversial extradition bill with China sparked months of violent protest.
Edward Snowden expresses wish to return home to the US
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:07:13 GMT
US whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he won't get a fair trial if he returns home to the US.
Fire breaks out on pitch moments before NFL game
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:01:37 GMT
A pyrotechnic mishap caused the fire before a Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts game.
Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:09:57 GMT
Seida Guadu performs an emergency Caesarean to try to save the lives of a baby and his mother.
Is Jordan running out of water?
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:06:22 GMT
Jordan is one of the countries most affected by rising temperatures — and it's predicted to get worse.
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