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Iran revolution: 'I wore a hijab and head-banged to Nirvana'

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:24pm
Three generations of women in Iran reflect on how the 1979 Islamic Revolution changed their lives.

What's happening this week?

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:21pm
A doubly historic moon mission is on the way, and the details of two scandals should be revealed.

The Albanian bunkers built in the midst of the Cold War

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:13pm
Around half a million concrete domed bunkers were built in Albania - and many of them still exist today.

Nigeria election 2019: Mapping a nation in nine charts

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:11pm
The BBC maps the challenges facing Nigeria as it approaches a presidential election 20 years after the end of military rule.

When parents sue their children for support

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:07pm
A handful of Asian countries allow parents to take legal action against their children who fail to support them.

Escobares, Texas: Life in the poorest city in the US

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:03pm
More than half the population in Escobares, Texas, live below the poverty line.

The 1950s car turning heads in Syria

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:03pm
Neither war nor the Islamic state has stopped Abu Malek driving his 1952 DeSoto Powermaster Classic car across Syria.

Virginia blackface scandal: Ralph Northam vows to stay as governor

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 4:36pm
Ralph Northam vows to keep his spot as governor of Virginia in an interview with US media.

US shutdown talks stall ahead of deadline

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 3:41pm
Members of Congress had targeted agreement by Monday to be sure of hitting Friday's deadline.

Democrat Amy Klobuchar announces presidential bid

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 3:28pm
Amy Klobuchar, the first woman to represent her state in the US Senate, vows to end "chaos" in politics.

Hungary tries for baby boom with tax breaks and loan forgiveness

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:55pm
Prime Minister Victor Orban wants more babies to be born to avoid the need for immigration.

Endurance: Search for Shackleton's lost ship begins

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:07pm
Scientists hope to discover one of the most famous ships in Antarctic exploration history this week.

Mahershala Ali on the extra responsibility he felt playing a 'real person' in Green Book

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:01pm
Mahershala Ali on his Bafta and Oscar nominated role in Green Book.

Abdurehim Heyit Chinese video 'disproves Uighur musician's death'

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 12:38pm
Abdurehim Heyit, a Uighur musician, is said to have died in a camp after a crackdown on the minority.

Bouteflika seeks fifth term as Algeria's president

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 12:17pm
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has rarely appeared in public since he suffered a stroke in 2013.

Nigeria election: Election office burnt down six days before polls

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:09am
An electoral commission office in Plateau state is destroyed six days before the general election.

Spain Catalonia: Madrid mass protest over talks policy

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:07am
Spain's right-wing opposition says the Socialist government is giving in to separatist pressure.

Seattle struggles with unusually heavy snow

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:01am
Residents, more used to rain, joke that the city in the US Pacific Northwest faces #Snowmageddon.

Lindsey Vonn wins World Championships bronze in final race of career

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:41am
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her final professional race in the downhill at the Alpine World Championships in Sweden.

'Hitler paintings' fail to sell at auction in Germany

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 6:02am
The auction goes ahead after prosecutors seize dozens of paintings over accusations of forgery.

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