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What's the least popular emoji on Twitter?

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:55pm
The obscure "input symbol for Latin capital letters" is now less popular than "aerial tramway" on Twitter

Zimbabwe election: Can post-Mugabe vote heal divisions?

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:43pm
The most momentous election campaign since the end of colonial rule in 1980 shows deep divisions.

Prostatitis: 'How I meditated away chronic pelvic pain'

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:22pm
The BBC's Henri Astier explains how mindfulness helped him beat the curse of chronic pelvic pain.

World Cup 2022: Qatar bid team accused of secret campaign to sabotage rivals

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:07pm
The Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team ran a secret campaign in 2010 to sabotage competing host bids, according to a report published by the Sunday Times.

Liberian midwife: I have 1,000 babies named after me

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:03pm
Midwife Alice delivered her first baby at gunpoint during Liberia's first civil war.

Cambodia votes in poll without main opposition

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 6:36pm
PM Hun Sen's party is expected to win by a wide margin as its leading rival has been dissolved.

Israeli Arab MP resigns over controversial 'nation state' law

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:50pm
Israeli Arab Zouheir Bahloul quits the Knesset over the law which declares Israel a Jewish state.

Lebanon sinks tanks in Mediterranean to make new reef

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:29pm
The environmental group behind the project hopes it will create a new habitat for wildlife.

Carr fire: California blaze kills children and great-grandmother

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:06pm
Two children and their great-grandmother are among five people killed in the raging Carr fire.

'Incredible': First female skipper to win round-the-world race

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:04pm
Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper round-the-world yacht race.

Egypt court sentences 75 to death over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:00am
The case focused on violence that broke out after President Morsi was removed in 2013.

Cardinal McCarrick: Prominent US Catholic resigns over abuse claims

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 9:55am
Theodore McCarrick says he has "no memory" of an alleged assault on a teenager nearly 50 years ago.

Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega's brother calls on him to end violence

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:39am
Daniel Ortega must curb deadly paramilitaries blamed for months of unrest, brother Humberto says.

Protesters rally over Russian pension age

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:08am
Protesters say that raising the age means many won't even live to see the payment.

First woman wins round-the-world yacht race

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:54am
Thousands of people watched Wendy Tuck's return to Liverpool, nearly a year after she set off.

Midwife training centre attacked in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:47am
Some students and midwives have escaped, but others are still feared to be trapped inside.

California wildfire: 'We're not out of the woods'

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:35am
Two people have died and hundreds of structures have been destroyed in the latest wildfires to hit California.

Typhoon Jongdari: Weather-ravaged Japan braces for powerful storm

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:35am
Flights are cancelled and locals prepare to evacuate as Typhoon Jongdari nears western Japan.

Carr fire: California blaze leaves two dead

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:30am
Strong winds have whipped the flames into "fire whirls" that are overturning trees and cars.

Lunar eclipse: 'Blood moon' delights the world

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:26am
The century's longest 'blood moon', or lunar eclipse, delighted many, if not all, skygazers.


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