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Running for their lives

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:40pm
BBC Arabic's Janay Boulos reports on the perils of being smuggled over the Syrian-Turkish border.

Hi-tech tribe

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:35pm
How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.

Happy news from the week

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:24pm
Restore your faith in humanity with our weekly dose of heart-warming news.

Cursed name?

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:08pm
What happens when your name is perfectly reasonable in your home country, but raises a sympathetic smile when you're abroad?

India's masculinity and sensuality

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:06pm
William Gedney's photographs of India capture public intimacy between men in Benares.

The Syrian-American mayor with his own executive order

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:04pm
Mohamed Khairullah. of Prospect Park, New Jersey, signed an executive order supporting refugees.

Chuck Berry dies aged 90

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:59pm
The singer was found unresponsive in his home state of Missouri on Saturday, police said.

North Korea 'conducts high-thrust engine test'

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:44pm
State media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine.

Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:11pm
Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds rally in Frankfurt against President Erdogan.

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 6:11pm
Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in US state of Missouri report

El Nino-linked floods and mudslides kill dozens in Peru

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 4:42pm
Deadly floods and mudslides linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon sweep across the country.

What's spooking the Florida golfers?

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 2:15pm
Professional golfer Smylie Kaufman and his caddy were in for a surprise at the sixth hole in Florida.

Hindu firebrand Yogi Adityanath picked as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 1:05pm
Yogi Adityanath is a firebrand Hindu priest known for stirring up communal tensions.

Syrian rebels and their families leave Homs

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 12:07pm
Syrian rebels and their families leave their last remaining enclave in Homs, a city once dubbed "the capital of the revolution".

G20 finance ministers drop anti-protectionist pledge

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:54am
Finance ministers drop a commitment to free trade because of opposition from the Trump administration.

US man held for sending flashing tweet to epileptic writer

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:12am
"Let's see if he dies," the suspect wrote in a Twitter message to another user, investigators say.

Syria conflict: Rebels begin evacuating Homs enclave of al-Wair

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:32am
Homs was once dubbed the "capital of the revolution" and al-Wair is the last rebel-held district.

China accused by Taiwan of stepping up spy operations

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:07am
A lawmaker accuses Chinese spies of "seducing and luring" Taiwan's elite into becoming agents.

France airport witness: 'He was holding the soldier by her neck'

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:56am
The suspect shot dead by police at Orly airport had hold of a soldier's weapon, a witness says.

Orly airport: Man killed after taking soldier's gun

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 6:05am
The airport is sealed off as a man is shot dead after grabbing a soldier's gun, French officials say.

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