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Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:56am
The German chancellor says Europe must "fight for its own destiny" at an election campaign event.

US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:06am
Shots were fired in three separate locations, and a deputy sheriff is among those killed.

Outrage after General de Gaulle's tomb damaged by vandals

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:02am
The incident happened on a day commemorating the French Resistance against Nazi Germany.

US woman 'locked children in car boot' to go shopping

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 9:25am
Passersby saw the vehicle shaking and helped the children, aged two and five, get out.

Philippines violence: 19 killed during push against jihadists

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 8:37am
There has been a fifth day of fighting as the military tries to expel jihadists from the city of Marawi.

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth'

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:47am
France's president says his white-knuckle encounter with the US leader was designed to get respect.

Libya Benghazi: Group blamed for 2012 attack on US mission disbands

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:37am
The Islamist group blamed for the 2012 US mission attack says its leaders died in a fight with the army.

Sri Lanka floods: Rescue efforts stepped up

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:20am
Rescuers rush to help victims of Sri Lanka's devastating floods, as many villages remain under water.

Are these the world's most unusual jobs?

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:02am
An emoji translator and a wedding hashtag creator. BBC Minute speaks to five people with jobs you probably never knew existed.

Sri Lanka floods: Residents afraid as more rain forecast

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 6:18am
Emergency teams rush to deliver aid to victims of deadly flooding, with further rain predicted.

South Africa: Jacob Zuma 'plans second home in Dubai'

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 6:14am
Mr Zuma is under pressure because of corruption scandals, cabinet sackings and a faltering economy.

Iraq Mosul offensive: Civilians 'in grave danger' - UN

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 4:52am
Civilians are hardest hit in the final phase of Iraq's military assault on IS militants, says the UN.

Climate change: World awaits Trump decision on Paris deal

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 11:47pm
The US president said he would announce this week if he would pull out of the Paris agreement.

Canada Tories choose rival to Trudeau

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:20pm
The 38-year-old edged out rivals with a narrow win and will lead the party into the 2019 election.

Fact eclipse

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:49pm
A Florida election fight shows the ups and downs of dealing with the politics of confusion around climate change and energy policies.

All at sea

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:35pm
China's relentless drive to dominate the waters around Japan is making Tokyo increasingly uneasy.

Urban farmers

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:30pm
Bangalore's last farmers are surrounded by concrete and millions of people, and many are giving up.

Holy wonder

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:24pm
Russians have been venerating the rib of one of their most revered saints, St Nicholas the Wonder Worker, which is in Moscow on loan from Italy.

Kidnapped and enslaved in a forest for three years

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:11pm
Faith was drugged and taken to a forest by al-Shabab militants fighting in Somalia.

Medical research centre frozen in time

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:06pm
Evgenia Arbugaeva photographs the people at the Amani Hill Station, Tanzania.


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