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Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:55:21 GMT
Thousands fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis are blocked as they try to cross from Colombia.

Lombok earthquake: Strong tremor shakes Indonesian island
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:47:56 GMT
The 6.3 magnitude tremor is the latest in weeks of earthquakes that have killed more than 460 people.

Sixteen nurses get pregnant at Arizona hospital ICU
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:36:35 GMT
The intensive care specialists joke that they have taken drastic measures to get Christmas off work.

Egypt internet: Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 22:44:51 GMT
New laws mean websites can be blocked if deemed a security threat, but critics say they crush dissent.

Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:39:41 GMT
A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas confirm they are engaged
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:29:31 GMT
The Bollywood superstar and the US singer hold a private traditional engagement ceremony in Mumbai.

Latter Day Saints church leader rejects 'Mormon' label
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:49:00 GMT
The leader of the Utah-based church says God told him people should stick to its official name.

Kofi Annan death: World leaders honour former UN chief
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:35:55 GMT
Leaders honour Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general, who died aged 80.

Vladimir Putin attends Austrian foreign minister's wedding
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:01:20 GMT
Russia's president dances with his host during a controversial stopover on his way to Germany.

Italy bridge collapse: State funeral held in Genoa
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:15:21 GMT
A state funeral was held for 18 of those who died in a bridge collapse that killed 42 people.

Pair escape as Uber plunges into sea in Cannes
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:41:47 GMT
Nick Christoforou and Sophia Toon managed to swim to safety after the cab went off the end of a jetty.

Kerala floods: Eyewitness accounts from BBC reporters
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:10:16 GMT
As southern India braces for more rain, BBC reporters in Kerala see the devastating impact of floods.

Yemen war: Boys dig friends' graves after air strike
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:47:45 GMT
A school trip ended in disaster when the bus was hit by a Saudi-led coalition missile.

Newborn rescued from drain in India
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:16:37 GMT
Geetha who rescued the baby, has named the boy 'Sudhandhiram' meaning freedom.

The man who keeps suing Hong Kong
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:09:44 GMT
Pensioner Kwok Cheuk-kin has taken the Hong Kong government to court more than 30 times over the last decade and has won just one case.

Islam and the Olympics with fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:06:29 GMT
Ibtihaj Muhammad won bronze for Team Sabre at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

The political influence of Pakistan's powerful army
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:07:11 GMT
BBC Reality Check looks at the political and economic influence of Pakistan's powerful army.

ICYMI: Oui oui! Paris's new and very public toilets
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:07:05 GMT
The French capital's new outdoor urinals cause a stir, plus other stories you may have missed.

Ancient Egypt: Cheese discovered in 3,200-year-old tomb
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:46:40 GMT
A new study says a substance found in broken jars by archaeologists is 3,200-year-old cheese.

Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:18:17 GMT
The adult film actress was meant to appear on the show on Thursday, but pulled out just before is was meant to start.

Wonder horse sets record for straight wins
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:53:02 GMT
Winx secures her 26th win in a row to set a new record for the most consecutive victories in Australian racing.

South Korean capital gets 'first deaf taxi drivers'
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:31:30 GMT
A local start-up is hoping to break the stigma of having hearing-impaired drivers on the roads.

Hong Kong 'cardboard granny' has case overturned
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:03:32 GMT
A woman was fined in July for temporarily placing a bag of cardboard on the ground.

Waiting list for avocado trees amid NZ crime wave
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:49:28 GMT
Nurseries struggle to keep up with demand as organised crime blamed for flourishing black market in the fruit.

French connection: How Catalonia got its ballot papers
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:14:22 GMT
Tracking down those who helped Catalonia hold an independence vote ruled illegal by Spain last year.

Obituary: Bui Tin, the reporter who changed his country's fate
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:29:46 GMT
Bui Tin had a front-row seat as Vietnam changed. But his name went on to be erased from history.

'We are real': Saudi feminists launch online radio
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:26:14 GMT
Female activists turn to internet broadcasts to seek more rights for women in Saudi Arabia.

US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 01:14:01 GMT
The diplomatic row over detained US pastor Andrew Brunson has split two Nato allies, Tara McKelvey writes.

Nigeria's favourite leader won't become president - yet
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:38:19 GMT
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being praised for his leadership skills but he is unlikely to be president any time soon.

How quinoa is changing farmers' lives in Peru
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:40:36 GMT
Farmers have grown quinoa for millennia, but can they withstand growing international competition?

End of Greek bailouts offers little hope to young
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:20:15 GMT
Politicians hail the end of Greece's emergency credit, but ordinary Greeks see little change.

Kofi Annan: Remembering the world's top diplomat
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:48:53 GMT
The BBC's Imogen Foulkes shares her memories of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:14:30 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.



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