BBC world news
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:29:50 GMT
Germany's domestic intelligence chief is moved to another post amid a row over far-right violence.
Russian aircrew deaths: Putin and Netanyahu defuse tension
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:55:29 GMT
Fifteen personnel died when an aircraft was downed by Syrian fire after Israel launched an air raid.
Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov 'likely poisoned', doctors say
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:06:48 GMT
German doctors say the activist is out of danger but that it is "highly plausible" he was poisoned.
Saad Lamjarred: France detains Moroccan star over rape charge
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:18:38 GMT
Prosecutors appealed against the bail set for popular singer Saad Lamjarred, who is charged with rape.
McDonald's workers strike over sexual harassment policy
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:08:13 GMT
American employees call on the fast food giant to do more to tackle workplace sexual harassment.
China hits back at Trump with tariffs on $60bn of US goods
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:55:09 GMT
The measures come after the US imposed tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports.
Walmart to stop selling clothing with Soviet symbols, Lithuania says
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:29:03 GMT
The US retail giant had received complaints about the clothing from Lithuania.
Celia BarquÃn: European golf champion murdered in Iowa
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:26:15 GMT
A man is charged with murder after Spanish golfer Celia BarquÃn is found dead on an Iowa golf course.
Nicolás Maduro: Fury over Venezuela leader's Salt Bae 'feast'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:35:25 GMT
Video of Nicolás Maduro eating in an Istanbul steak restaurant causes anger in crisis-hit Venezuela.
Madrid Ritz: One dead and 11 hurt in scaffolding collapse
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:21:47 GMT
Authorities say part of the hotel's sixth floor fell down during the building's renovation.
Zambia aid: UK suspends funding over corruption fears
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:58:20 GMT
The UK, Ireland, Finland and Sweden freeze aid funding to Zambia over corruption concerns.
The heartbreaking photo that raised $43,000 in one day
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:02:10 GMT
Indians were moved by the photo of the son of a sewer worker grieving next to his father's body.
Khan al-Ahmar: The West Bank village facing demolition
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:23:35 GMT
After ten years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court has authorised the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar.
CCTV footage of 85-year-old tackling armed raiders goes viral
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:14:02 GMT
When three would-be robbers stormed into a County Cork bookmakers, they did not bet on facing a formidable 85-year-old.
Tariq Ramadan: #MeToo in the Muslim world
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:35:09 GMT
Several women have come forward to accuse Tariq Ramadan, one of the Muslim world's most famous thinkers, of sexual assault.
'North Korea took everything from us'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:24:31 GMT
Ham Eun-hyeock survived the alleged attack on a South Korean navy ship which killed 46 sailors.
Florence: Hundreds rescued as flooding swells in Carolinas
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:23:13 GMT
Emergency crews have rescued more than 900 people in North Carolina as floodwaters continue to rise.
Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:30:24 GMT
Young girls are sold to men as old as 90 in the custom still practised in Nigeria's Becheve community.
Why does this town in Brazil have so many twins?
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:08:15 GMT
CÃĒndido Godói is a village of 7,000 inhabitants in the south of Brazil that has a phenomenal number of twin births.
Belgian chips set to shrink due to drought
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:59:51 GMT
Potato crop yields have been reduced by 25% in Belgium, threatening the country's signature dish.
Emmy Awards 2018: Sandra Oh's mother rocks hanbok on red carpet
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:45:42 GMT
Young-nam Oh delights social media by wearing a traditional Korean dress to support her daughter.
Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:33:18 GMT
Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.
Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:49 GMT
Ever felt the frustration of waiting for a bus that never comes? Beijing's got an answer to that.
Uzbek row over 'short skirts' in school
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:50:55 GMT
Uzbek education minister defends teachers after TV accuses them of wearing short skirts in class.
Yusaku Maezawa: The Japanese billionaire who wants to fly to the Moon
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:09:48 GMT
Yusaku Maezawa wants to take a group of artists along with him on a voyage into space. So who is he?
Emmy Awards 2018 red carpet fashion - in pictures
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:49:51 GMT
Take a look at the stars - and, just as importantly, what they're wearing.
Why do billionaires want to own the news?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:31:28 GMT
Salesforce founder's purchase of Time magazine is the latest example of moguls buying news outlets.
Zimbabwe's cholera emergency: 'Stench of sewage' in Harare
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:30:55 GMT
Amidst a collapse in public services, water supplies have become contaminated with untreated sewage.
South Africa crime: Can the country be compared to a 'war zone'?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:31:37 GMT
Recent data shows that the national murder rate in South Africa is going up.
Using a cheap smartphone to catch fish
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:20:25 GMT
Indian fishermen are using cheap smartphones to map the coastline and stop encroachment.
Wilmington: A community cut off after 'terrifying' storm
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:48:26 GMT
The city of Wilmington for a while became an island encircled by deluge of Florence.
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