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'Russia! Russia!' - chants end Putin's Ukraine speech

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 07:42
President Putin conducts a signing ceremony announcing the illegal seizure of four areas of Ukraine.

Ukraine war: Putin's speech marks gamble to change course of war

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 07:39
The Russian leader's fiery speech is an attempt to divert from Russia's problems on the battlefield.

Lev Tahor Jewish sect members escape facility in Mexico

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 06:58
Members of the Lev Tahor group forced their way past guards at the site in Huixtla.

COP27: Egypt pressed to make human rights move before climate summit

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 06:22
Effective climate action is not possible without a freer society in host Egypt, activists say.

What Russian annexation means for Ukraine's regions

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 05:32
How will Russia annex four occupied regions it does not fully control, while in the middle of a war?

Afghanistan blast: Relatives search for loved ones after college attack

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 05:21
The attack has left residents of the capital reeling and frantically searching for family members.

EU agrees windfall tax on energy firms

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:20
The EU has agreed to implement levies on energy firms which are benefiting from soaring gas prices.

Iran: Fifa called on to ban country from World Cup over women's rights

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:02
An open letter to Fifa says it does not trust women will be allowed to attend games in future.

Lev Tahor Jewish sect members held in Mexico escape

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 01:37
Dramatic footage shows members escaping the site where they were held since a raid on their base.

Ukraine war: Many dead as rockets hit humanitarian convoy in Zaporizhzhia

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:14
At least 23 civilians reportedly killed as they tried to enter Russian-held territory to deliver aid.

Sexual harassment 'rife' at Australia's Antarctica research stations

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:37
Female workers have endured uninvited touching, requests for sex, and a predatory culture, a review says.

Kabul blast: Casualties after blast hits Kabul education centre - police

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:27
An explosion has hit an education centre in western Kabul and police say there are casualties.

Ukraine war: Zaporizhzhia locals flee Russia annexation

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:03
As Moscow formally seizes more of Ukraine, the BBC speaks to those on Russia's new so-called “border”.

Hurricane Ian: Death toll rising as storm strengthens

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 21:49
As flooding traps people in their homes, the storm is now taking aim at South Carolina.

Nike feels squeeze from strong dollar and discounts

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 20:35
The sportswear giant's shares fell by more than 9% in after-hours trading in New York.

Trevor Noah to step down as host of The Daily Show

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 19:50
The comedian says he is "filled with gratitude" as he announces his departure from the programme.

Australia to end mandatory Covid isolation

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 19:39
After enforcing some of world's toughest rules, Australia will no longer force people to stay at home.

Ukraine war: US will never recognise Russia's annexation attempts, Biden vows

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 18:29
Within hours, Vladimir Putin is expected to declare that four Ukrainian regions are joining Russia.

Kashmir: Films return to big screen after 23 years

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:27
Theatres are set to reopen more than two decades after an armed rebellion forced their closure.

Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Why is it so serious?

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:19
It is proving more difficult to deal with as vaccines are not available for a rare strain of the virus.