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Nato and Trump

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:49pm
Nato leaders are playing down President Trump's first visit to the Brussels HQ.

Waiting for take-off

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:47pm
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.

Islamabad to London

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:42pm
Pakistani officials investigate two incidents in which the drug was found on London-bound planes.

Sexual slavery

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:18pm
Last year Salama Ali uncovered a secret - that the al-Shabab militant group was seizing Kenyan woman and turning them into sex slaves.

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:49pm
Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.

Manchester attack: 'Fury' at US 'evidence' photos leak

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:13pm
The New York Times publishes photos it says show the scene of the bomb attack.

Venezuela student 'killed by National Guard'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:08pm
Venezuela's top prosecutor says Juan Pablo Pernalete was hit in the chest by a tear gas canister.

Trump in Brussels for 'tough' Nato talks amid protests

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:34pm
The US president has previously criticised Nato members for not meeting spending targets.

Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:56pm
House Republicans were excoriated for passing the bill before the Congressional Budget Office score.

Brazil protests: Ministerial building set on fire during clashes

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:03pm
Around 35,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the capital Brasilia angry at alleged corruption.

UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:34pm
Reports say Mr Trump hopes to cut up to $1bn in US contributions to the $7.9bn global peacekeeping fund.

White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:46pm
A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.

Endangered turtle set free in Florida

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:33pm
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.

Police officer dies in Jakarta suicide bombing

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:12pm
The suspected suicide attack took place near a bus station in the Kampung Melayu area, police say.

Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:55pm
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.

Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:48pm
People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.

Golf star Billy Horschel's wife reveals her alcoholism

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:31pm
Billy Horschel's wife Brittany said her husband had been her rock during her battle with the disease.

Iraq investigates alleged abuses by Mosul troops

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:29pm
A Der Spiegel journalist says he documented interior ministry troops abusing and killing detainees.

Macron ally Richard Ferrand under fire over property deal

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:11pm
Richard Ferrand faces allegations in the press as the new government prepares an anti-corruption bill.

New Saltire emoji arrives on Twitter

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:01pm
It joins new flags for Wales and England created after a campaign by Emojipedia and BBC Wales.


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