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'El Chapo' Guzman: Dozen jurors picked for drug trial

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:06pm
The 12 jurors will decide if Mexico's notorious criminal will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:42pm
As concern grows about climate change and resources, is it time to re-use more of our junk?

Jeff Sessions: how Trump turned on an early ally

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:33pm
Jeff Sessions was one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters, but their relationship soured long before he was asked to resign.

First 'retirement home' for showbiz beluga whales

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:24pm
Beluga whales held in a Chinese marine park are to be moved to a more natural habitat in Iceland.

Dutch man, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:19pm
Emile Ratelband wants to officially change his birth date by 20 years to boost his Tinder prospects.

Choppy waters for Greek shipping sector

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:00pm
Greece’s key shipping industry – the biggest in the world – is going to be greatly affected by the US ban on Iranian oil exports.

How the VBS 'bank heist' sparked a parliamentary brawl in South Africa

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:34pm
The collapse of a rural bank reveals the extent of corruption in South Africa.

Nancy Pelosi: The return of the woman Republicans love to hate

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:33pm
After the Democrats took back the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is back in the spotlight.

Allahabad: The name change that killed my city's soul

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:23pm
The BBC's Vikas Pandey explains why renaming the ancient city of Allahabad has been controversial.

The Caribbean honours its overlooked WW1 soldiers

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:20pm
Sixteen thousand men and women from the Caribbean voluntarily enlisted for WW1.

Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:17pm
Mr Trump had publicly humiliated the top law official over the Russia probe dogging his presidency.

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 4:34pm
Some reports say she has boarded a plane but it is unclear where it was going.

Canada apologises for turning away Jewish refugee ship in 1939

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 4:26pm
The ship was forced to return to Europe and 254 of the refugees later died in concentration camps.

Cameroon kidnap: Joy as freed students returned to parents

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 4:26pm
There were emotional scenes as the children arrived back at their school.

Samsung folding smartphone revealed to developers

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:19pm
Samsung unveils a folding handset that turns into a tablet at an event in San Francisco.

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump offers bipartisanship with caveat

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:06pm
The president offers to work with Democrats, but vows "a warlike posture" if they investigate him.

Polish independence day march by nationalists banned in Warsaw

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 2:33pm
Poland marks its 100th anniversary of independence but the march has become a magnet for the far right.

In pictures: Migrant caravan in Mexico City

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 2:27pm
Thousands of Central Americans headed for the US are resting at a stadium in the Mexican capital.

President Macron's Petain Nazi collaborator remark creates row

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 2:02pm
The French president is criticised for paying homage to a WW1 general - and later Nazi collaborator.

Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 1:34pm
Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.


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