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Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 00:27:53 GMT
A TV comedian is bidding to dislodge the sitting president in a dramatic run-off election.

Agent Orange: US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 21:35:28 GMT
The operation, unveiled more than four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, will cost $183m.

Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:13:21 GMT
The UN-backed government says it launched a counter-offensive against Gen Khalifa Haftar's forces.

US arrests 'member of border militia' in New Mexico
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:47:17 GMT
The arrest comes days after a video emerged of armed men detaining migrants in the desert.

Ku Klux Klan killing: Wife admits murder of Missouri leader
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:48:24 GMT
Malissa Ancona is sentenced to life in jail for shooting her husband, Frank, in Missouri.

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir's home
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 18:45:55 GMT
Prosecutors launch an inquiry after cash in several currencies is found at Omar al-Bashir's residence

Syria war: Kosovo brings back 110 citizens including jihadists
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 18:14:02 GMT
More than 100 Kosovans, including mothers, children and several suspected IS fighters, are flown home.

Kabul attack: Seven killed at Afghan ministry of information
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:02:15 GMT
Four civilians and three police officers were killed in the attack, which officials say is now over.

N Korea embassy raid in Madrid: 'US Marine arrested'
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:13:34 GMT
Christopher Ahn is the first person to be arrested over the incident, reports say.

Syria war: IS 'kills 35' government troops in desert attacks
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:12:35 GMT
Reports say dozens of troops loyal to the government have been killed by militants since Thursday.

Nxivm: Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in 'sex cult' case
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 06:54:42 GMT
Clare Bronfman, heiress to the Seagram alcohol fortune, was "truly remorseful" for her role in Nxivm.

India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:43:56 GMT
An ex-employee, 35, alleges two cases of sexual misconduct, which Ranjan Gogoi "totally denies".

Yellow vest protests: Paris police fire tear gas at demonstrators
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:42:49 GMT
Police in the French capital fire tear gas as a number of motorbikes are set on fire by protesters.

'People think we're hillbillies - we're not'
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:23:19 GMT
What do Americans think of people in other states? We asked people in West Virginia what's said about them.

From a poo museum to new year celebrations
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:32:43 GMT
Here are some of the stories you may have missed this week.

Ukraine: Candidates clash ahead of presidential poll
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 21:02:31 GMT
Ukraine's rival presidential candidates hold a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate.

'I'm the father to 110 huskies'
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:10:05 GMT
Audun lived a normal city life. But fed up with being annoyed all the time, he moved to the Arctic with his wife and bought some dogs.

Notre-Dame fire: How gamers are getting 'inside' the cathedral
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:26:14 GMT
Players return to a 2014 video game to visit a digital version of the cathedral, untouched by fire.

Inside Sudan's post-Bashir protests
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:02:32 GMT
Released Sudan activists describe being arrested and detained as protests continue in Khartoum.

Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific voyage
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:44:03 GMT
Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, 52, is said to be the first visually impaired person to make the 8,700-mile trip.

Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:39:44 GMT
The French cathedral's beekeeper says they would only have got "drunk" on smoke.

Hellboy film in Russia replaces Stalin with Hitler
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:40:41 GMT
A reference to the Soviet dictator in a line of dialogue was changed to Adolf Hitler.

Chinese school's car project prompts class bias debate
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:54:12 GMT
A Chinese school's family cars exhibition has triggered a fierce debate online about class discrimination in the education system.

Russian priest posted to remote village over wife's 'sin'
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:46:03 GMT
A Russian Orthodox priest has been posted to a remote village as punishment for his wife's participation in a beauty pageant.

ENA: The elite French school that trains presidents
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:30:59 GMT
ENA is a finishing school for French leaders - but its days of elitism may be numbered.

"I'm either too black or not black enough": One teenager's experience
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:26:53 GMT
This is what it means to be black: one African-American teenager's experience, in her own words.

The special flavour of rock'n'roll Beijing
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:25:07 GMT
The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.

How much of Europe does China own?
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:31:24 GMT
The EU wants to screen foreign investment as concerns grow about China's role.

Bosnia in spat with Croatia over 'arms in mosques'
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:49:50 GMT
A murky dispute between Balkan neighbours resembles the plot of a TV spy thriller.

India election 2019: The man who has lost 24 times but won't give up
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:57:46 GMT
Vijayprakash Kondekar, 73, is still hoping that he will one day be elected to India's parliament.

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