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Tonga tsunami sparks 'unprecedented disaster', government says
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:06:03 GMT
Tonga's government gives its first statement since a deadly tsunami to hit the island nation.

Villa Aurora: Rome property fails to sell for €471m at auction
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:51:50 GMT
The starting price of €471m for the Villa Aurora and its unique art proved too high.

Winter Olympics: Athletes advised to use burner phones in Beijing
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:05:18 GMT
A mandatory Covid monitoring app to be used by all Games attendees has security risks, analysts warn.

Metsola: EU parliament elects youngest ever president
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:05:28 GMT
Roberta Metsola, from Malta, was asked by journalists about her record of being anti-abortion.

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was known to MI5
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:09:26 GMT
Malik Faisal Akram, who took four people hostage, was investigated but deemed no longer a threat.

Saudis warned of jail time for posting rumours after harassment claims
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:49:00 GMT
Women fear being silenced over claims of sexual harassment after a concert was cancelled in Riyadh.

French skier investigated over collision with British girl
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:22:34 GMT
A skier who hit a five-year-old in the French Alps who then died faces a possible charge of manslaughter.

AT&T agrees another 5G delay at US airports
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:17:14 GMT
Airlines have pushed for postponement, saying risks from 5G will force them to cancel flights.

Ivermectin: Arkansas inmates sue over Covid treatment with horse dewormer
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:43:37 GMT
The prisoners say they were unknowingly prescribed the drug despite warnings from health officials.

Australian Open: Tennis Australia 'deeply regrets' impact of Novak Djokovic saga
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 09:04:15 GMT
The Novak Djokovic visa saga was "a significant distraction for everyone", say Australian Open organisers.

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters and small mammals over Covid case
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:47:34 GMT
A Delta outbreak in "zero Covid" Hong Kong will result in the euthanasia of 2,000 small mammals.

Colombia saw 145 activists killed in 2021, ombudsman says
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:19:43 GMT
Most of the killings were linked to illegal armed groups, the human rights ombudsman says.

Tonga tsunami: Before and after eruption
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:03:08 GMT
Satellite and aerial images show impact of eruption of underwater volcano near Tonga island chain.

Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:23:14 GMT
The impact of a massive eruption in Pacific has been felt around the world.

Collarwali: Remembering India's 'super mum' tigress
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:14:28 GMT
Charismatic Collarwali played a key role in boosting tiger numbers and made her sanctuary famous.

How Nigeria succeeded in clipping Twitter's wings
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:16:23 GMT
Some fear that Twitter agreeing to new rules in Nigeria may encourage others to restrict social media.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Why Brussels fears Europe is 'closest to war' in decades
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 19:19:33 GMT
Fears are rising over Russia's plans to shake up the region, writes BBC Europe editor Katya Adler.

Anti-vax protests: 'Sovereign citizens' fight UK Covid vaccine rollout
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:34:54 GMT
Activists with anti-vax beliefs are taking "direct action" against hospitals and schools.

What next for Djokovic after Australia deportation?
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 11:53:29 GMT
Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia following the row over a vaccine exemption. What happens next for the Serb?

Is historic Rome villa the world's most valuable property?
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:01:40 GMT
The BBC's Rome correspondent Mark Lowen takes a look inside Villa Aurora, which failed to sell at auction.

Purges and piranhas: Why we love a crazy North Korea story
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:01:21 GMT
North Korea is frequently the subject of news stories in Western media. But many stories are unfounded or blown out of proportion.

Mexico missing: 'If I find a body, I recover a piece of my son'
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:01:47 GMT
With nearly 100,000 disappeared people in Mexico, families have taken on the search themselves.

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes being held hostage
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 13:45:03 GMT
Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker speaks to CBS Mornings about being held hostage at a Texas synagogue.

Tonga volcano: Video shows eruption day before tsunami
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 10:31:03 GMT
Watch dramatic footage of the underwater volcano erupting the day before it triggered a tsunami.

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