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Robert Gilman: Ex-US marine jailed in Russia for drunken attack

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 09:27
Robert Gilman is the latest American to be given a lengthy prison term in Russia.

Nigerian child killed in 'bullet-proof' charm test

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 08:34
The 12-year-old was shot dead after a healer had given him a protective charm, police say.

Queen of Country music Loretta Lynn dies aged 90

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 08:24
The singer's hits included Coal Miner's Daughter, Honky Tonk Girl and feminist anthem The Pill.

Uttarakhand avalanche: At least four dead and dozens missing in Indian Himalayas

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 07:28
The 41-strong team were practising high-altitude navigation when they were hit on their way down.

Asian Winter Games to be held in Trojena, Saudi Arabia in 2029

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 05:32
Saudi Arabia will host the Asian Winter Games in 2029 at a mountain resort that is currently being constructed.

Qatar World Cup 2022: Paris joins boycott of fan zones over human rights

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 05:11
It is the latest French city to announce the move over human rights in Qatar.

North Korea: What missiles does it have?

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 04:52
North Korea has been conducting regular missile tests as part of its weapons development programme.

Ukraine war: Liberated town shows human cost of Russia's defeat

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 04:36
The BBC's Orla Guerin finds desolate scenes in Lyman, a town Ukraine recaptured from Russia.

WATCH: Coyote strays into California school toilets

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 04:20
The animal was given the nickname "Wile E." after the Warner Brothers character.

Iran schoolgirls remove hijabs in protests against government

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 04:04
Dramatic scenes show teenagers waving their headscarves and chanting against clerical authorities.

Iran: Teen protester Nika Shakarami's body stolen, sources say

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 03:43
Security forces snatched her corpse before her family could bury her, BBC Persian is told.

Ukraine war: Lyman retreat sparks rare criticism of Russian top brass

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 02:07
Some pro-war Russians are tiring of what they perceive to be an overly cautious military leadership.

Indonesia football crush: Cries for justice as families mourn dead

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 00:30
A teenager who died at the Indonesian football stadium crush is mourned, as families demand justice.

Australia vows new plan to stop extinction crisis

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 22:50
New strategies aim to end Australia's status as "the mammal extinction capital", its government says.

Four women to run post office and count penguins in Antarctica

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 22:06
The team will also monitor a colony of gentoo penguins on Goudier Island for five months.

Philippines lottery: Questions raised as hundreds win jackpot

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 22:02
This is the most number of winners the Philippines has seen in its history, according to local media.

Calais migrants: Smugglers cause fresh problems for police

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 22:00
New Calais smuggling networks are making it even harder to stop rising numbers of Channel crossings.

Ecuador prison gang fight leaves 15 dead in Latacunga

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 21:58
Reports say guards have regained control of the jail in Latacunga after prisoners clashed.

Bruce Lehrmann: Trial for man accused of Australian parliament rape begins

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 21:36
Bruce Lehrmann is accused of assaulting Brittany Higgins in 2019 in a government minister's office.

Nick Kyrgios seeks dismissal of assault case on mental health grounds

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 17:56
The tennis player - who is accused of assaulting an ex-partner - cites his struggles with mental health.