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Mexico border wall: US states sue over emergency declaration
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:28:12 GMT
A coalition of 16 US states sues the Trump administration over his decision to declare an emergency.

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:00:01 GMT
Ren Zhengfei tells BBC that Huawei will survive despite security concerns and the criminal case against his daughter.

George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:37:48 GMT
George Mendonsa was famously photographed during VJ Day celebrations in New York in 1945.

Ex-Russia probe overseer Rod Rosenstein 'to step down by March'
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 03:56:57 GMT
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein monitored the investigation into alleged Russian poll meddling.

Trump urges Venezuelan military: 'Set your country free'
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 03:40:06 GMT
The US president urges the military to back opposition leader Juan Guaido in a Florida speech.

Haiti arrests: US confirms Americans among group detained
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:30:43 GMT
The state department says US citizens are among a group held in a nation rocked by protests.

Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:47:32 GMT
Many spend long days witnessing the "trauma" of their parents and animals, the UN warns.

India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:22:54 GMT
Saudi Arabia hopes to soothe India-Pakistan tensions, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Delhi.

Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:26:13 GMT
An advert for Zara has sparked a row over whether freckles "uglify" Chinese people.

Holocaust: Israel summit scrapped in 'racism' row with Poland
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:05:54 GMT
Poland pulls out after Israeli remarks over the role of Poles in the Nazi mass murder of Jews.

Clerical abuse: Film gets go-ahead after legal challenge
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:24:16 GMT
FranÞois Ozon's film documents claims of a cover-up of priest Bernard Preynat's alleged child abuse.

'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:59:58 GMT
Two French ex-pilots are accused of trying to smuggle a huge drugs stash from the Dominican Republic.

The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:26:33 GMT
Meet some of the Syrians returning home and trading, at the re-opened crossing between Jordan and Syria.

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:30:43 GMT
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.

Hollywood hitmaker's fight for an Oscar
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:24:56 GMT
I'll Fight, a song written for documentary RBG, is Diane Warren's tenth Oscar-nominated song.

Alysa Liu: 'I'm the youngest lady to land a triple axel'
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:17:50 GMT
Thirteen-year-old Alysa Liu is the youngest ever US women's national figure skating champion.

Restoring faith to Japan's sad forest
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:47:58 GMT
Kyochi Watanabe plays music in the hope of saving the lives of those drawn to a forest of Japan

France 'yellow-vest' protesters pelt Lyon police van with stones
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:23:00 GMT
Officers filmed their riot van being targeted by demonstrators in Lyon.

Emiliano Sala: Former coach's tribute as funeral takes place
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 03:45:07 GMT
On the day of footballer Emiliano Sala's funeral, a childhood friend and a former coach pay tribute.

Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 23:44:28 GMT
A cougar perched on a branch near a California home is lowered to the ground by rescuers with a ladder.

YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:38:30 GMT
The ranks of people who believe the Earth is flat are being helped by YouTube, suggests a US study.

Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:22:26 GMT
A Russian aerodrome is raising money online for the upkeep of its resident bear.

Fijians fume at India land swap
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:48:09 GMT
Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.

Germany 'Nazi bell' row erupts again
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:39:53 GMT
German row over church bells with Nazi insignia blows up again.

Could a defeated IS rebound?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:15 GMT
Although the IS caliphate may be over, tensions in Iraq and Syria mean the ideology is not.

Gilets jaunes: How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:09:05 GMT
There have been reports of anti-Semitic abuse from some French protesters, the BBC's Lucy Williamson reports.

Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:41:31 GMT
Hundreds of Indians attending a public meeting were shot dead by British troops on 13 April 1919.

Jailed for stealing grapes: The motives of Japan's elderly inmates
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:04:05 GMT
A 68-year-old jailed for stealing fruit tells the BBC's 100 Women why she did it.

Athens property boom: Greeks left out as prices rise
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:23:22 GMT
Greeks say they are being priced out of their homes by rich foreign investors and Airbnb rentals.

Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:09:38 GMT
Burning Man has uninvited one "turnkey" camp to stem the flow of super rich "influencers" at the event.

Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:16:50 GMT
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.

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