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Speed teens

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 8:00pm
Bosnia's young lugers are helping to restore an old Winter Olympic run in the mountains above Sarajevo.

Brazil's army sent to quell Rio favela violence

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:47pm
Soldiers are sent to help Rio police after heavily-armed drug gangs fought over its biggest favela.

Train spotting

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:35pm
Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him.

Fear for the future

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:28pm
Despite the gradual defeat of IS, Iraq's minorities fear for their future, says Yolande Knell.

Political football

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:18pm
The Catalan referendum places some uncertainty over the future of Spain's prestigious football club.

Blocked off

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:07pm
A number of Rohingya activists have had their social media accounts curtailed during the recent conflict in Myanmar.

Farglish no more

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:42pm
The new Apple's iOS has Persian keyboard. BBC Persian's Sam Farzaneh discusses why it is an important feature.

Russia: Trump and Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:38pm
Russia's foreign minister says Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are acting like fighting schoolchildren.

Syria war 'ignored by United Nations'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:29pm
A cinematographer for an Oscar-winning film about Syria says the topic was overlooked at the UN.

Canada targets senior Venezuelan officials with sanctions

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:27pm
Canada says it "will not stand by silently" as it targets 40 senior Venezuelan officials.

New Zealand votes in tight general election

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:01pm
Despite a recent surge by Labour, incumbent Bill English has a slight lead in opinion polls.

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:38pm
The beauty pageant's organisers say they discovered the "unacceptable" tweet after the ceremony.

McCain torpedoes Republican Obamacare repeal plan again

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:07pm
The senator says he "cannot in good conscience" approve the plan, which is backed by President Trump.

Puerto Rico dam bursts in wake of Hurricane Maria

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:23pm
A dam has failed and caused "extremely dangerous" flooding in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.

Indonesia: Bali volcano highest alert issued

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:23pm
About 10,000 people are evacuated amid fears an eruption on the Indonesian island could be imminent.

Kalashnikov statue to be changed because of German weapon

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 1:56pm
A statue to Russia's creator of the famed AK-47 rifle is to be changed as it shows the wrong weapon.

James Comey: Protests disrupt speech to Howard students

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:43pm
Protesters drown out a speech to university students in Washington by ex-FBI director James Comey.

US Health Secretary Tom Price's private air travel probed

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:40pm
The inspector general will focus on Mr Price's private plane trips and "may encompass other issues".

Saudi textbook features image of Yoda with King Faisal

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:28pm
A picture of the Star Wars character sitting beside the late King Faisal is mistakenly included.

Respect your elders

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:17am
Professor wins praise on social media for bringing his mother, who has Alzheimer's, to his lectures.


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