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Deep impact

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:12am
How widespread is CTE, the disease found in dead former NFL player Aaron Hernandez?

Africa's biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:14am
Entry to the Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is free at certain times for anyone with an African passport.

The long wait

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:57am
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan talks to families searching for loved ones as rescue efforts continue.

France's Macron signs labour reforms in law, defying protests

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:49am
Protesters have condemned France's new labour laws, but they are a key part of the president's plans.

'World's busiest crossing' to shut for days

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:49am
The San Ysidro border crossing is closing for the weekend to enable construction work to go ahead.

Hurricane Maria eye nears Turks and Caicos Islands

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:59am
The storm remains a dangerous category 3, as Puerto Rico counts the costs of its devastation.

Syrian activist and journalist daughter 'murdered' in Istanbul

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:55am
The bodies of Orouba and Halla Barakat were found in their flat in Istanbul, Turkish police say.

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:25am
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.

Hurricane Maria: Woman and children stranded on vessel rescued

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:30am
A British helicopter lifted a woman and two children from a vessel to safety as Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean.

Mexico earthquake: Girl who captivated the nation never existed

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:08am
The Mexican Navy apologised on Thursday for conflicting reports about survivors.

Erdogan protesters beaten and ejected from New York speech

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:57am
Violence erupts at a New York hotel as protesters heckle Turkey's leader with chants of "terrorist".

Saipan campaigns for controversial Earhart statue

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:46am
Doubts surround a Pacific island campaign for a statue of pilot Amelia Earhart.

In pictures

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:51am
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.

Pacific threat

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:16am
Pyongyang threatens a nuclear test in the Pacific - how real is this threat and what would it mean?

'Dotard' Trump?

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:09am
The 14th Century term has never been so popular after North Korea's leader used it to insult Trump.

Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:45am
North Korea's leader says the president's threats have convinced him developing weapons is "correct".

Donations soar to 'dress day' school

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:56pm
A politician said asking students to wear a dress for charity was "absurd" but it caused a donations surge.

Kexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:19pm
It's highly controversial, but these Kurds are adamant they will vote for their own state on Monday.

Mexico quake: Rescuers dig through rubble

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:17pm
Rescuers are frantically removing rubble - by machinery and by hand - in a race to reach survivors.

The refugee camp babies of the displaced Rohingya

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:13pm
The Rohingya children born in Bangladeshi camps after their mothers fled the violence in Myanmar.

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