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BBC world news headlinesAukus: China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:37:59 GMT
The alliance will allow Australia to build and deploy nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.
Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:52:26 GMT
The BBC spoke with six singers who crossed to Pakistan illegally and are now living in hiding.
Covid: Italy to require all workers to show 'green pass' certificate
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:23:02 GMT
New rules mean workers must show they are vaccinated, have tested negative, or recovered from Covid.
Somalia political rift intensifies amid row over missing spy
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:23:33 GMT
The president cuts the powers of the prime minister, who remains defiant.
North Korea reveals train-launched missile system
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:38:44 GMT
North Korean state media has unveiled what appears to be a new rail-based ballistic missile system.
US general defends 'secret' phone calls with China
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:52:44 GMT
Gen Mark Milley allegedly phoned Beijing to "reassure" them amid concern about President Trump.
Vincent Van Gogh: Newly discovered drawing goes on display
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:39:24 GMT
Study for Worn Out has been sitting in a Dutch family's private collection for more than a century.
Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon to ease shortages
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:44:46 GMT
Lebanon's economic collapse has left the country dangerously short of fuel and electricity.
Venezuela judiciary aiding repression, UN finds
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:32:11 GMT
A fact-finding mission says the justice system allowed serious human rights violations to happen.
Brussels to name street after murdered sex worker Eunice Osayande
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:14:27 GMT
The city aims to draw attention to victims of sexual violence after Eunice Osayande's death in 2018.
US man files $1m lawsuit after Michigan teacher cuts child's hair
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:37:44 GMT
The US man says his daughter's rights were violated when she had her her cut without permission.
Denmark set to ban life-term prisoners from new romantic links
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:23:30 GMT
The ban comes after a 17-year-old admitted to a romantic relationship with murderer Peter Madsen.
Alex Murdaugh: Hot shot lawyer turns himself in for 'hit man suicide' plot
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:09:50 GMT
Months after his wife and son were found dead, police say Alex Murdaugh arranged a hit - on himself.
Is Aukus pact a power shift in Asia Pacific?
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:16:55 GMT
The agreement will increase Western presence in the region, amid concerns about China's growing influence.
Covid: The lives upended by Australia's sealed border
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:16:51 GMT
Eighteen months after Australia shut its border, people reveal tales of separation and despair.
Canada election: Lytton fire puts village at centre of debate
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:03:37 GMT
A village in western Canada recorded the country's highest-ever temperature. The next day it was gone.
How Morocco's king dealt a blow to political Islam
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:23:25 GMT
Shocking election results reveal how King Mohammed VI has survived the Arab Spring and its aftermath.
On the trail of fake medicine smugglers in Benin
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:37 GMT
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there's been an increase in counterfeit drugs around the world.
Canadian prairie ranchers struggle with drought conditions
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:28 GMT
Amid a severe drought in the Prairies, some ranchers are trying to find ways to work with nature.
Ros Atkins on... why people are using a horse drug
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:12:14 GMT
Ivermectin is being used by some to treat Covid-19, despite the benefits being unproven.
The homemakers breaking taboos on Instagram
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:06:58 GMT
Vasanti, Ritu and Pradnya, who have overcome huge challenges, now find joy performing on Instagram.
Russian elections: Meet the politicians barred from the ballot
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 23:00:11 GMT
Ahead of this week's elections many opposition candidates have been prevented from running.
Pakistan: How to cool Karachi as temperatures rise
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 23:00:29 GMT
In Karachi, Pakistan, one entrepreneur is on a mission to plant urban forests to cope with rising temperatures.
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