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Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackouts

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 8:49am
No explanation has been given for the shut downs but they coincide with nationwide exams.

Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara admits misusing public funds

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 6:55am
Sara Netanyahu will have to reimburse $12,490 (£9,917).

Hong Kong protests: Thousands march against extradition bill

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 4:44am
Thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill.

Guatemala election: Uncertainty reigns as top candidates barred

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 11:48pm
With two of the main candidates barred from running, Guatemala's presidential election is in disarray.

Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 9:17pm
Ginger Spice says she regrets leaving the band at the height of their fame, as their reunion tour ends.

Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.6m at auction

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 8:56pm
The baseball legend's jersey becomes the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

Nigerian weddings: Glitz, glamour but mind the cost

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:55pm
Why are some couples are having multiple weddings? Leah and Echina explain why they did.

Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters vow to push ahead

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:32pm
Protesters vow to gather on Sunday, despite the government's decision to suspend the extradition bill.

Jan Broberg: Abuser used alien conspiracy to control me

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:27pm
Jan Broberg from Abducted in Plain Sight tells BBC Radio 5 Live how abuser lied to control her.

China’s history of extraordinary rendition

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:26pm
Protests in Hong Kong over proposed changes to the extradition law follow reports of China illegally removing its opponents.

The day Trump ran for president (and what people predicted)

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:24pm
On this day in 2015, Trump said he was running for president. How did people react - and what did they get wrong?

Ebola crosses a porous border

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:18pm
The Ebola virus may be easier to contain in Uganda than in DR Congo, reports Olivia Acland.

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 5:13pm
The new duties come days before countries' leaders are expected to meet at a G20 summit in Japan.

Priests wear hard hats at Notre-Dame

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 5:07pm
The first Mass has been held at Notre-Dame cathedral since the devastating fire in April.

Roadside bomb kills several police officers in east Kenya

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 2:09pm
No-one has admitted planting the explosives in east Wajir county, but suspicion falls on al-Shabab militants.

Hong Kong suspension: Residents and lawmakers react

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 2:05pm
Residents and lawmakers have reacted to the recent suspension of the extradition law proposal.

Seven die while cleaning hotel sewer in India's Gujarat

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 11:43am
They died of asphyxiation after inhaling toxic fumes from the sewer in Fartikui, in western India.

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges 'decisive' response

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:07am
The call follows Thursday's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which the US blames on Iran.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins new hunger strike

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 9:54am
Her husband is also joining her in refusing food, as they demand her unconditional release in Iran.

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 8:54am
He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas.


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