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Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika 'resigns'

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 4:03pm
The 82-year-old submits his resignation in the wake of weeks of protests, state media report.

Owner of company among four killed in North Dakota

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 1:40pm
No suspect has been identified in what police describe as an "isolated' incident.

Mars methane surge spotted from space

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 1:05pm
A European spacecraft has confirmed a report of methane being released from the surface of Mars.

Spanish Church in 'gay conversion' row

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:48pm
A diocese near Madrid denies running courses to "cure" homosexuals, as alleged by a newspaper.

German FA chief quits over watch gift

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:55am
German FA president Reinhard Grindel resigns after coming under pressure for accepting an expensive watch from a colleague.

Canada warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, report says

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:36am
The federal government report warns Canada's Arctic is most affected by the changing climate.

Joe Biden allegations no bar to 2020 bid, says Pelosi

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:35am
But the ex-vice-president must respect space, the House Speaker says, amid inappropriate touching claims.

Trump says no healthcare vote until after 2020 election

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:15am
The move comes a week after Mr Trump called for Republicans to vote on replacing the healthcare law.

Is peace with the Taliban possible?

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:57am
The BBC’s Lyse Doucet asked people in the capital of Afghanistan’s Helmand province whether they thought the Taliban were serious about peace.

Chinese boxer fights depression to be 'Queen of the Ring'

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:12am
Huang Wensi is one of a small number of female boxers in China.

Uruguay leader sacks top military officials over 'cover-up'

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 9:20am
The defence minister and the chief of the army allegedly covered up human rights abuses in the 1970s.

Erdogan disputes poll results in big cities

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:35am
The president's party claims victory in Istanbul, but results give the opposition a slim lead.

Study maps 'extensive Russian GPS spoofing'

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:00am
Thousands of incidents have been logged of Russia spoofing navigation signals, a report suggests.

Nipsey Hussle: Stampede at rapper's vigil

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:25am
A number of people were injured in the incident, which took place as tributes were paid to Nipsey Hussle.

Ange Dibenesha: Death of black man in custody sparks online storm

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:55am
The death of a young black man in Paris, without his family's knowledge, prompts anger on social media.

Iran orders evacuations in Khuzestan amid flood risk

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:44am
At least 45 people have died in flooding throughout the country over the past few weeks.

North Macedonia deal: Greek PM Tsipras in 'historic' visit

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:27am
After years of acrimony it is the first visit by a Greek PM to neighbouring North Macedonia.

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, EU data suggests

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:07am
It is the first time a company not running a coal-fired power plant has come near the top of the ranking.

French suspect duck salad as five die at care home

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:00am
The elderly victims had food poisoning symptoms after eating duck meat at a home near Toulouse.

Hundreds take part in Budapest ‘silly walk’ parade

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 5:30am
The Monty Python-inspired parade took place in the Hungarian capital Budapest to mark April Fools’ Day.

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