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We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for the victims of our nation, for those it calls "enemy", for no document from human hands can make these humans any less our brothers. I think of them, too, because it is clear to me that there will be no meaningful solution until some attempt is made to know them and hear their broken cries.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Riverside Church - April 4, 1967
BBC world news
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 03:26:36 GMT
Health officials warn the highly contagious UK Covid variant could become the dominant strain in the US by March.
Coronavirus: EU anger over delayed Pfizer vaccine deliveries
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 05:43:38 GMT
Many EU countries are receiving significantly fewer doses due to a change in manufacturing processes.
Capitol riots: Police describe a 'medieval battle'
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:52:23 GMT
US police held back a mob for hours in a "barbaric" battle at the Capitol. Here are their stories.
Uganda elections 2021: Museveni takes lead as Bobi Wine cries foul
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:02:49 GMT
Election officials call on challenger Bobi Wine to provide evidence for his vote-rigging allegations.
Tennis stars' arrival angers stranded Australians
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 05:19:40 GMT
Players are flown in ahead of the Australian Open while thousands of citizens are waiting to return.
US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:09:46 GMT
We speak to reporters in six global regions about hopes and expectations for the new US administration.
WhatsApp changes: Signal messaging platform stops working as downloads surge
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:27:17 GMT
Signal has been downloaded millions of times since WhatsApp unveiled new privacy terms last week.
Champion golfer Ángel Cabrera 'arrested in Brazil' over alleged assault
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:16:05 GMT
Mr Cabrera faces extradition to Argentina where he is alleged to have committed domestic abuse.
Dutch Rutte government resigns over child welfare fraud scandal
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:32:59 GMT
Mark Rutte's cabinet resigns after families were wrongly accused and many faced financial problems.
Coronavirus vaccine: India begins world's biggest drive
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:39:45 GMT
Health and frontline workers are first in line for jabs at vaccination centres across the country.
Indonesia earthquake: Dozens dead as search for survivors continues
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:09:16 GMT
The earthquake struck the island of Sulawesi on Friday, injuring hundreds and destroying a hospital.
Nazi Buchenwald camp no place for sledging, authorities warn
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:46:02 GMT
German officials say some people have used Buchenwald mass graves as a toboggan run.
Covid in California: The state is struggling to contain the virus
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:54:48 GMT
California's poor residents are among those hardest hit by the pandemic.
Trump's Christian supporters and the march on the Capitol
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:47:33 GMT
Christian supporters of President Trump were among the thousands who descended on Washington.
Ethiopia's Oromia conflict: Why a teacher was killed 'execution-style'
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:35:35 GMT
An increasing number of civilians are becoming victims of the conflict in Ethiopia's Oromia region.
Brexit: End to Gibraltar land border prompts joy and trepidation
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:17:43 GMT
For residents on both sides of the border there are hopes of an end to queues, but not everyone is convinced.
China's pressure and propaganda - the reality of reporting Xinjiang
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:07:39 GMT
In addition to heavy restrictions on journalists in the Xinjiang region, China alleges "fake news".
Colourising historical photos of the civil rights movement
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:24:17 GMT
Jordan J Lloyd has added digital colour to black-and-white photos of Dr King and the civil rights movement.
Rajini Chandy: The 69-year-old Indian actress trolled for 'too sexy' photos
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:05:15 GMT
Rajini Chandy, a southern Indian actress, has raised hackles in a state where women still dress modestly.
Villarejo: The rise and fall of the Spanish state's secret fixer
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:33:07 GMT
An undercover policeman now facing trial amassed a hoard of Spanish state secrets.
German chancellor race: The men vying for Merkel's job
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:04:12 GMT
Three candidates are challenging to lead Angela Merkel's CDU, but the race may not end there.
Uganda social media ban raises questions over regulation in Africa
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:34:11 GMT
There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts say.
Martin Luther King Jr: New documentary on FBI surveillance
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:07:52 GMT
New documentary highlights extent of the FBI surveillance of the US civil rights leader.
Project 17: One girl's quest for clean water in Rwanda
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:01:55 GMT
Joyce, 17, explores progress towards the goal of clean water for all in her country, Rwanda.
North Korea: Kim Jong-un oversees huge military showcase
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:00:14 GMT
Planes, missiles and marching troops are on show as North Korean state media broadcasts a massive parade.
Young, black and more likely to die in Brazil
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:04:11 GMT
A BBC investigation uncovers who is most at risk of lethal police violence in Brazil.
Johan 'N0tail' Sundstein: Inside the world's richest e-sports player's mansion
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:03:23 GMT
Johan "N0tail" Sundstein has earned more than $7.4m (£5.4m) in prize money to date.
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