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Turkey’s Erdogan faces surprise test in tight vote

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:29pm
When President Erdogan called a snap vote the opposition was in disarray, but that has now changed.

'It feels like the hand of God thrusting you up the road'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:29pm
Electric motorbikes are fast, clean, and quiet - could they eclipse electric cars?

Why Turkey’s election matters to you

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:29pm
Turkey will hold snap elections on 24 June, brought forward by President Erdogan.

Making food crops that feed themselves

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:23pm
Scientists in Vietnam hope 'super bacteria’ could help to feed the world whilst reducing the pollution caused by intensive farming.

Africa's week in pictures: 1-7 June 2018

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:20pm
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Big fight to bring arm wrestling to South Africa's townships

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:17pm
Arm wrestler Bonginkosi Madonsela says he is on a mission to bring the sport to the black community in South Africa.

Can you achieve peace on a plate?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:08pm
Food-crazed Singapore has created some strange fusion food ahead of the Trump-Kim summit.

Guatemala volcano: 'There's no hope for finding my family'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:01pm
Eddie's mum, brother and sister are among nearly 200 people missing after the Fuego volcano eruption.

Ghana dissolves football association amid corruption claims

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 4:48pm
The body's president was apparently filmed accepting a $65,000 bribe by an undercover reporter.

New Prince album announced on 60th birthday

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 4:38pm
It contains previously unreleased recordings, including early versions of his hit Purple Rain.

Ask Putin: The phone-in with a difference

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 3:25pm
Russian president Vladimir Putin holds his annual televised phone-in show – this time with a twist.

Trump-Kim summit: North Korea leader may get US invite

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 3:10pm
Donald Trump said he would consider inviting Kim Jong-un to the White House if their summit goes well.

Kate Spade: Death ruled suicide by medical examiner

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 2:42pm
A New York medical examiner has ruled the fashion designer took her own life earlier this week.

French MPs back ban on mobile phone use in schools

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:37pm
Pupils must keep phones out of sight on school premises, but critics say the new law is unworkable.

Tornado sweeps past Laramie in Wyoming

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:23pm
There was just a two-minute warning before the twister touched down.

Oldest 'footprints' found in China

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:19pm
The oldest known "footprints" left by an animal have been uncovered in China.

Rogue Baltimore police unit ringleader Wayne Jenkins jailed

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:09pm
He robbed Baltimore citizens, planted drugs on innocent people and re-sold seized drugs.

What Nicaragua demonstrators want

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:13pm
A closer look at how the deadly protests in Nicaragua developed and what the demonstrators want.

Kate Spade death: Mental illness 'doesn't discriminate'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:28am
Many say the death of fashion designer Kate Spade this week shows depression can affect anyone.

Avengers superfan watches Infinity War film 43 times

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:09am
The Marvel fan who claims he's watched Avengers: Infinity War 43 times in the cinema.

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