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Deadly strike on Rafah a tragic mishap, Netanyahu says
Mon, 27 May 2024 19:54:15 GMT
Scores were killed in the camp for displaced Palestinians which Israel says targeted "senior Hamas terrorists".

Force Russia to make peace, Zelensky urges West
Mon, 27 May 2024 17:53:26 GMT
Mr Zelenksy said there needed to be "tangible coercion of Russia" into peace by Kyiv's allies.

Kidnapped man running for mayor in Mexico found alive
Mon, 27 May 2024 11:30:54 GMT
A candidate for mayor is the latest Mexican politician to be targeted amid a surge of violence.

Millions of Americans under storm alerts after deadly tornadoes
Mon, 27 May 2024 16:26:26 GMT
Huge storm front heads north-east a day after 22 die in tornadoes and high winds across four states.

Newly verified Caravaggio goes on show in Madrid
Mon, 27 May 2024 11:56:06 GMT
Caravaggio's Ecce Homo nearly escaped attention, having initially been attributed to another 17th Century artist.

Egyptian soldier killed in Israel border incident
Mon, 27 May 2024 15:34:23 GMT
Reports say there was an exchange of fire in a rare deadly incident between the two countries.

Papua New Guinea fears thousands buried after landslide
Mon, 27 May 2024 14:02:29 GMT
More than 2,000 people are feared to be buried alive, though the exact toll has been hard to establish.

Longest-serving flight attendant dies at 88
Mon, 27 May 2024 16:11:03 GMT
Bette Nash began working with the forerunner of American Airlines in 1957 and never retired from the job.

At least 16 dead as cyclone hits Bangladesh and India
Mon, 27 May 2024 17:28:03 GMT
Nearly a million people have been evacuated as Cyclone Remal destroys thousands of homes.

Delhi hospital where babies died lacked licence
Mon, 27 May 2024 05:56:43 GMT
A fire broke out in the hospital on Saturday, killing seven newborn babies.

Kenyan leader says private jet cheaper option
Mon, 27 May 2024 14:46:44 GMT
Some Kenyans question the president's statement that using Kenya Airways would have been more expensive.

US actor shot dead during attempted car theft
Mon, 27 May 2024 09:45:33 GMT
General Hospital and Siberia actor Johnny Wactor was killed on Saturday in LA, his family confirms.

German army officer jailed for spying for Russia
Mon, 27 May 2024 12:05:46 GMT
The 52-year-old captain admitted to passing information on munitions systems and aircraft to Moscow.

'We saw the flight attendant just go up in the air'
Sun, 26 May 2024 22:55:51 GMT
People from a Dublin-bound plane from Doha describe scenes on board during severe turbulence.

FBI investigating missing ancient treasures from British Museum
Mon, 27 May 2024 04:44:10 GMT
Hundreds of artefacts ended up with people in the US who bought them on eBay, the BBC has learned.

'Mayday': Plane flies near homes before crash landing
Mon, 27 May 2024 04:05:39 GMT
The pilot was able to steer clear of roofs in Sydney's suburbs after the plane lost power mid-flight.

Colombia begins exploring 'holy grail of shipwrecks'
Sun, 26 May 2024 12:03:24 GMT
Exploration of a 300-year-old wreck in the Caribbean Sea with an estimate £16bn trove starts.

Watch: Airport employee informs Nicki Minaj of bag search
Sun, 26 May 2024 13:25:43 GMT
The American rapper was forced to cancel her gig in Manchester following her arrest at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

Boos and jeers for Trump at Libertarian convention
Sun, 26 May 2024 09:01:32 GMT
Trump's speech divided the crowd, but the former US ploughed on regardless.

Watch: BBC's Jeremy Bowen at the site of Kharkiv strike
Sat, 25 May 2024 17:25:04 GMT
The BBC's international editor explains how Russia is seizing the opportunity to hit Ukraine in new deadly strikes.

'If they see us they will bomb us' - watch as BBC reaches a hidden war's jungle front line
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:01:19 GMT
The BBC spends a month inside Myanmar, where young medics, teachers and fighters are powering the revolution against the ruling military junta.

Watch: Smoke and flames at deadly India arcade fire
Sat, 25 May 2024 18:03:12 GMT
At least 22 people, including children, have died in a fire at a games arcade in India, local officials say.

CCTV reveals lion taking dog from family home
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:36:11 GMT
Jaci the rottweiler had been with the family for nearly two years and leaves her twin Laser behind.

'It's possible to regain the forest we once had'
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:53:48 GMT
A project in Mozambique is trying to reverse the alarming rate of deforestation there.

Harvard students stage walkout at graduation ceremony
Thu, 23 May 2024 23:32:23 GMT
The demonstration was in support of 13 students barred from graduating after taking part in Gaza campus protests.

New video shows arrest of golfer Scottie Scheffler
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:25:35 GMT
Dash-cam footage shows World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler arrested by Louisville Police.

'If they see us they will bomb us' - watch as BBC reaches a hidden war's jungle front line
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:01:19 GMT
The BBC spends a month inside Myanmar, where young medics, teachers and fighters are powering the revolution against the ruling military junta.

Hear the sound as billions of cicadas emerge in US
Wed, 22 May 2024 20:35:44 GMT
Two broods of periodical cicadas are coming out from underground in the same year.

LGBTQ Indians are more accepted than ever - but politics hasn't caught up
Mon, 27 May 2024 00:27:10 GMT
Despite major wins for the community, no major party is fielding any openly LGBTQ candidates in this election.

Priced out of home ownership - 'It makes me want to throw up'
Sun, 26 May 2024 23:49:55 GMT
The US housing market has changed dramatically since the pandemic - an issue looming over the election.

The ex-con, illegal guns and the fear of Kenya's police
Mon, 27 May 2024 01:17:16 GMT
As Kenya struggles with violent crime an ex-convict tries to persuade men to turn in their weapons.

French town reels from fortune teller scandal
Mon, 27 May 2024 02:19:06 GMT
The mayor and fortune teller are both being kept in prison under judicial investigation.

British Museum gems for sale on eBay - how a theft was exposed
Mon, 27 May 2024 04:42:04 GMT
The two clues that helped a Danish gem collector with a photographic memory crack open the case.

The influencers rallying South Africa's youth to vote
Mon, 27 May 2024 02:23:25 GMT
With 42% of voters under 40, the younger demographic could play a big role in Wednesday's poll.

Marian Keyes: 'I would never have been a writer if I was still drinking'
Mon, 27 May 2024 00:29:38 GMT
Marian Keyes talks about staying sober, managing depression and Irish storytelling at the Hay Festival.

LGBTQ Indians are more accepted than ever - but politics hasn't caught up
Mon, 27 May 2024 00:27:10 GMT
Despite major wins for the community, no major party is fielding any openly LGBTQ candidates in this election.

Meet the Peaky Blinders - Ukraine's drone squad defending Kharkiv
Sun, 26 May 2024 05:00:16 GMT
High-tech drones help Ukraine's defenders - but they say they need more support from allies.



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