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Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:02:29 GMT
The French president says nationalism and isolationism can only threaten global prosperity.

Kim Wall murder: Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:15:14 GMT
The Danish inventor is given life in prison for killing the Swedish journalist on his submarine.

Iran's Reza Shah: Mummified remains 'likely' belong to ex-leader
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:21:00 GMT
The family of Reza Shah Pahlavi believe his remains have been found at a shrine south of Tehran.

Golden State Killer: Police 'arrest suspect' in California
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:56:07 GMT
Police reportedly arrest a suspect over the notorious Golden State murders from the 1970s-80s.

Madrid leader Cifuentes resigns over supermarket 'theft video'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:00:24 GMT
First accused of faking a master's degree, Cristina Cifuentes has now been hit by shoplifting claims.

Asaram Bapu: Indian guru sentenced to life for raping girl
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:28:58 GMT
The self-styled holy man with a global following of millions is jailed for life for attacking a girl.

India teacher arrested over wedding bomb murder
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:46:53 GMT
Punjilal Meher allegedly plotted the killing after the victim's mother was promoted over him at work.

Hank Azaria 'willing to step aside' from Simpsons Apu role
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:29:36 GMT
The actor told Stephen Colbert it felt "the right thing do" amid racial stereotyping claims.

Auschwitz rap: German Echo music prize scrapped in anti-Semitism row
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:14:42 GMT
Germany's music industry abolishes its Echo prize after an outcry over its award to a rap duo.

Serzh Sargsyan: Protesters return after talks fail in Armenia
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:58:08 GMT
The resignation of long-standing leader Serzh Sargsyan is not enough to stop mass demonstrations.

Rwanda 'genocide-era' mass graves found
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:09:23 GMT
The graves are believed to date from the 1994 genocide, which left about 800,000 people dead.

Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani says West has no right to make changes
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:47:05 GMT
President Rouhani speaks out after the US and France announce plans to broaden the deal's terms.

Macron to US Congress: 'There is no Planet B'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:03:31 GMT
The French president received more than one standing ovation in his remarks to Congress on climate change.

Mexican 'cowboy' stops armed robbery in Monterrey, Mexico
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:41:57 GMT
After a man walked in carrying a gun, it fell to one cowboy-hat wearing man to stop him.

Melania steps into spotlight for Macron visit
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:01:58 GMT
The first lady threw her first state dinner under the Trump administration by hosting the French president and his wife.

Trump and Macron's most touching moments
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:18:18 GMT
From air kisses to Oval Office grooming, the best bits from an unusually affectionate state visit.

'Trucker wall' helps prevent man from jumping to his death
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:20:45 GMT
Thirteen truckers parked under an overpass after a man threatened to jump to his death from above.

Toronto van attack: 'Love for all, hatred for none'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:34:51 GMT
A vigil has been held in Toronto following the van attack that left 10 people dead.

Pimpin' rides, African style
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:35:11 GMT
The Ugandan entrepreneur finding success using African fabric to style car interiors.

US college says outdoors too risky for outdoors club
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04:46 GMT
Pennsylvania State University's caving and scuba clubs have also been deemed unsafe.

Singapore mourns Inuka, the world's only 'tropical polar bear'
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:13:29 GMT
The much-loved bear, Inuka, died in Singapore Zoo after battling a series of age-related ailments.

Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:19:44 GMT
Tehran wants 50m users of the Telegram messaging service to switch to its own version.

Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:37:01 GMT
A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:28 GMT
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.

Is the Iran nuclear deal about to collapse?
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:16:49 GMT
US President Donald Trump says it is the "worst deal ever" and threatened to abandon it in May.

#MeToo Japan: What happened when women broke their silence
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:14:28 GMT
Women have come forward to tell their story but Japan remains slow to embrace the #MeToo movement.

Anzac Day marked in Australia and New Zealand
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:35:45 GMT
The day marking the countries' participation in World War One is a time of remembrance and national pride.

Letter from Africa: The country that took 50 years to change its name
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:14:13 GMT
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene supports the name eSwatini, but suggests "land of many wives".

North and South Korea: The petty side of diplomacy
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:08:46 GMT
Both North and South Korea have been fighting their own "small-time" battles over the years.

How accurate is the murder rate in Miss Fisher's Melbourne?
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:56:11 GMT
The BBC examines how the popular detective show, set in the 1920s, compares with real life.

The country where a blogging permit costs $900
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:02:09 GMT
The country where a blogging permit costs $900. Some accuse Tanzania of muzzling critics.

Toronto van attack: Calm actions of police stun US
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:40 GMT
The calm actions of a police officer who did not open fire have prompted praise and astonishment.



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