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Cruelty must be whitewashed by a moral excuse, and pretense of reluctance.
George Bernard Shaw
BBC world news
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:30:49 GMT
Alek Minassian appears in court emotionless as he is charged with 10 counts of murder.
Trump threatens 'big problems' for Iran
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:33:05 GMT
Tehran warns that it will probably abandon the nuclear accord if the US pulls out.
Germany's Jews urged not to wear kippahs after attacks
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:51:19 GMT
A prominent community leader says Jews should exercise caution in big cities after recent attacks.
'Bin Laden bodyguard' on German welfare
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:07:01 GMT
Concern about torture stops Germany deporting the suspect to his home country of Tunisia.
George H W Bush in intensive care after wife's funeral
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:07:39 GMT
The 93-year-old former president fell ill the day after his wife Barbara's funeral in Houston, Texas.
Spain's Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents' complaints
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:11:26 GMT
The city is to become the first in Spain to ban private holiday lets after residents' complaints.
Kidnapped Mexico students dissolved in acid
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:05:20 GMT
The three students were killed by a drug cartel who confused them with a rival gang, officials say.
Anti-Semitic Wagner letter sells in Jerusalem for $34,000
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:49:28 GMT
In the 1869 letter, the anti-Semitic composer warns of "corrosive" Jewish influence on culture.
Kenya dams 'a flood risk' after heavy rains
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:17:22 GMT
Some 200,000 people have already been displaced because of flooding, staying in schools or open areas.
Supreme court upholds teenager's 241-year prison term
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:20:25 GMT
The judge who sentenced the prisoner when he was 18 has since told the BBC she regrets it.
Oil hits $75 as Iran sanction fears mount
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:15:43 GMT
Brent crude hits its highest level in more than three years as production cuts reduce stockpiles.
Israel scraps plan to forcibly deport African migrants
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:03:57 GMT
The government writes to the Supreme Court that forced migrant removal "is no longer on the agenda".
Toronto van attack: Moment suspect arrested
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:30:44 GMT
Alek Minassia pleaded "kill me" and claimed to have a gun but the police officer put his own gun away.
Toronto van: Witnesses describe driver hitting pedestrians
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:45:34 GMT
Ten people have been killed and 15 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto.
Trump brushes dandruff off 'perfect' Macron
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:07:07 GMT
The US president lavishes his French counterpart with praise - but there are disagreements too.
Former DEA agent: 'The moment I caught drug lord El Chapo'
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:46:04 GMT
A former undercover DEA agent describes the moment he brought down the notorious Mexican drug lord.
South Korean youths: 'We're too busy for reunification'
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:52:46 GMT
Young South Koreans aren't sure the two Koreas will become one again someday.
Fancy a French farm for free?
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:47:54 GMT
This Brittany farm could be available to someone who will preserve its traditional methods.
US teachers are angry — and they're running for office
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:45:24 GMT
Massive teacher protests have shut down schools across the US - and prompted some to run for office.
Australian boy flies solo to Bali 'after row over holiday'
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:09:43 GMT
The child was found by police in Indonesia after booking the solo trip on his parents' credit card.
Kim Jong-un Swiss summit dish to remind him of school
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:12:10 GMT
The fried potato rösti is a nod to Kim Jong-un's schooldays, apparently spent in Switzerland.
Finland's basic income trial falls flat
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:51:00 GMT
The experiment in paying a basic income to 2,000 jobless Finns will not be expanded.
Stolen heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany found
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:34:10 GMT
A 16th Century gold case containing Anne of Brittany's heart was stolen from a French museum.
Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:37:01 GMT
A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.
Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:28 GMT
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.
Australians split over plans to trap urban peacocks
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:58:29 GMT
City councils want to stop the bird population from growing and damaging the local ecosystem.
The country where a blogging permit costs $900
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:02:09 GMT
The country where a blogging permit costs $900. Some accuse Tanzania of muzzling critics.
Toronto van attack: Calm actions of police stun US
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:40 GMT
The calm actions of a police officer who did not open fire have prompted praise and astonishment.
The veggie burger that bleeds when you cut it
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:12:09 GMT
The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.
The battle to unite former child soldiers in peace
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:18:45 GMT
The Rev Jacky Manuputty blessed Indonesia's child soldiers - now he's fighting to help them recover.
Crossing Divides: Kenya jail's 'mindful' scheme aims to bring sides closer
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:23:16 GMT
Kenya's prisons are beset by violence, but deep breathing brings some inmates and guards closer.
Travis Reinking: How did Waffle House suspect get guns after ban?
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:00:26 GMT
Travis Reinking had previously been banned from owning firearms and had left a trail of red flags.
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