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UK minister accuses Saudis over 'proxy wars'

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:39pm
Footage emerges of the foreign secretary saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.

Indonesia quake: Search for survivors continues

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:51pm
Rescuers search for survivors in Indonesia's Aceh province a day after a deadly earthquake.

Aleppo battle: Assad says victory in city would be 'huge step'

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:29pm
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a victory in Aleppo would be a "huge step" towards ending the war.

Giraffes facing 'silent extinction' as population plunges

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:10pm
A dramatic drop in the giraffe population over the past 30 years leaves them vulnerable to extinction.

'Limping giant'

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:43pm
In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali considers why the Nigerian president is finding it hard to please anyone.

Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia's largest oil company

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:42pm
Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions.

Malta's paradox

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:40pm
Malta has become one of the most progressive countries on gay issues but bans abortion outright - why?

Religious leaders push for Muslim alternative to Peppa Pig

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:21pm
Islamic leaders in Australia back a campaign to produce a "halal cartoon" alternative to Peppa Pig.

First US Somali lawmaker gets 'Islamophobic threats' in taxi

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:20pm
The first US Somali lawmaker says she was subjected to "hateful" anti-Muslim threats from a taxi driver.

How women are winning online campaigns

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:15pm
Women are more successful with online campaigns than men, according to petitions website Why?

The storyteller who spins tales in four languages

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:14pm
Gcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.

‘Objectification is not a bad thing’

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:13pm
Former porn star turned Bollywood movie actor Sunny Leone tells Yogita Limaye that she's ok with her 'sexy' image and 'objectification' isn't a bad word.

Soul searching

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:06pm
J Jayalalitha's sudden death has left a political vacuum in Tamil Nadu's politics.

Brexit: French financial regulator wooing London banks

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:05pm
France's leading financial regulator tells the BBC that banks are in advanced stages of planning to shift some operations from London to Paris.

Righting a wrong

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:03pm
Why Pakistan's Nobel Prize winning scientist Abdus Salam has been officially ignored for 30 years.

Toronto boy planned attack on massacre anniversary - police

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 6:32pm
A Canadian teen is charged with planning to attack a school on the anniversary of a Montreal massacre.


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