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Migrants reach Spain's Ceuta enclave in record numbers
Tue, 18 May 2021 14:10:38 GMT
At least 6,000 people arrive in Ceuta from Morocco, many swimming in using rubber rings and rafts.

Cyclone Tauktae: Ninety missing at sea in the wake of storm
Tue, 18 May 2021 07:38:52 GMT
India's navy has dispatched warships to rescue people stranded at sea because of a severe cyclone.

Just 20 firms behind more than half of single-use plastic waste - study
Tue, 18 May 2021 05:00:30 GMT
The study looked at approximately 1,000 factories that make the raw materials for single-use products.

Russia spy chief suggests West behind SolarWinds cyber-attack
Mon, 17 May 2021 23:02:03 GMT
Sergei Naryshkin speaks to the BBC in a rare interview about 2020's SolarWinds cyber-attack in the US.

Migrants determined to enter Spain's Ceuta enclave: 'Either I'll die or I'll cross'
Tue, 18 May 2021 11:36:43 GMT
At least 5,000 migrants have reached Spain's Ceuta enclave from neighbouring Morocco, a record number over a single day, Spanish officials say.

Lost village emerges from Italian lake
Tue, 18 May 2021 10:35:49 GMT
Repair works at a reservoir in Italy have revealed the remains of a village submerged for decades.

Belarus raids top news site in widening crackdown
Tue, 18 May 2021 12:40:49 GMT
Major independent site Tut.by goes offline and its editor's home is raided.

Pfizer vaccine can now be stored in fridge for longer, EU drug regulator says
Tue, 18 May 2021 01:36:36 GMT
The European Medicines Agency ruling could help the EU's Covid vaccine rollout.

Amazon in talks to buy MGM Studios for $9bn - reports
Tue, 18 May 2021 07:02:43 GMT
The deal would give the e-commerce giant's streaming service a vast library of content.

Biden's tax return shows steep fall in income
Tue, 18 May 2021 03:17:24 GMT
The filing shows he and his wife earned $607,336 last year, compared with $985,223 a year earlier.

Galapagos Islands: Erosion fells Darwin's Arch
Tue, 18 May 2021 03:26:35 GMT
The famous rock formation has collapsed due to natural erosion, Ecuador's environment ministry says.

The woman who unseated Samoa's prime minister of 20 years
Tue, 18 May 2021 02:30:45 GMT
For the first time ever, a Samoa election was tightly contested - and it's a woman who came out top.

Should encryption be curbed to combat child abuse?
Mon, 17 May 2021 23:01:20 GMT
Cyber-security experts, tech firms and lawyers weigh in on the end-to-end encryption debate.

Job Maseko: The South African WW2 hero who didn't get a Victoria Cross
Mon, 17 May 2021 23:40:27 GMT
Job Maseko blew up a German ship but his bravery was not properly recognised because he was black, campaigners say.

How US police training compares with the rest of the world
Mon, 17 May 2021 23:39:10 GMT
Amid calls to improve training in the US, we examine how it compares with other developed countries.

Ethiopia election: Fears over new delay
Tue, 18 May 2021 11:44:41 GMT
The prime minister promises the election will be held soon, and will be free and fair.

Covid nurse in Nepal: 'I don't care about my pain'
Mon, 17 May 2021 23:07:27 GMT
Nurse Kamala Nepali has continued to treat Covid patients despite catching the virus more than once.

What art lovers think of the return 'to normality'
Mon, 17 May 2021 22:29:14 GMT
The landmark Smithsonian museums in Washington DC are beginning to reopen to the public.

Israeli air strikes bombard Gaza Strip
Mon, 17 May 2021 12:17:16 GMT
Israeli aircraft carried out dozens more air strikes on Gaza as fighting enters its second week.

Train derails and explodes into flames
Mon, 17 May 2021 11:07:28 GMT
The freight train was carrying highly flammable fertiliser and nearby residents have been evacuated.

The cost of calling out a 'rape joke'
Sun, 16 May 2021 23:04:33 GMT
One Malaysian teenager has braved a backlash for her principled stand.

Lebanon in free-fall: 'For me, the country now is a large jail'
Sun, 16 May 2021 23:04:38 GMT
With the local currency losing 85% of its value, Lebanon's economy is disintegrating.

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