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Aukus: France recalls envoys amid security pact row

The "exceptional decision" follows a pact between Australia, the US and UK, which scuppered a French deal.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Afghanistan: US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

The strike, days before the US pullout, killed 10 members of a family, not militants, an inquiry finds.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Former Algerian president dies aged 84

Bouteflika led Algeria for 20 years, but his bid for a fifth term led to huge protests in 2019.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Robert Durst convicted: US millionaire found guilty of first-degree murder

Durst was convicted of killing his best friend Susan Berman in 2000, and is likely to die in prison.
Saturday September 18, 2021

The moment QAnon took the person I love most

People share with the BBC the moment they knew they had lost their loved one to QAnon.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Pele: Brazil football legend 'recovering well' says daughter

Brazilian legend Pele is "recovering well" from a recent operation, his daughter says, after he had been readmitted to intensive care.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Afghanistan: The escape of the whirling dancer

How the only female whirling dancer in Afghanistan made it out of Kabul.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Police warn of threats ahead of right-wing rally at US Capitol

Fencing has been erected at the US Capitol to prevent chaos similar to the 6 January pro-Trump riot.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Canada election: Why it takes 30 years to buy a house in Canada

Canada's skyrocketing housing costs have become a key election issue this year.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Hyderabad rape suspect found dead: Is it murder or suicide?

Police say the 30-year-old man raped and killed a child in the city of Hyderabad last week.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Chess icon sues Netflix for Queen's Gambit portrayal

Nona Gaprindashvili files a defamation lawsuit claiming she was incorrectly portrayed in the series.
Friday September 17, 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban morality police replace women's ministry

The Taliban appear to have shut the women's affairs ministry and brought back a feared morality unit.
Friday September 17, 2021

Russian election: Opposition smart app removed as vote begins

The Smart Voting app promoted candidates most likely to defeat President Vladimir Putin's party.
Friday September 17, 2021

German elections: How Angela Merkel changed her country

Young people have never known another leader, and many worry for the future as old certainties shift.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Bouteflika: Child prodigy to octogenarian leader

The former president, whose decades-long rule sparked massive protests, has died aged 84.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Mexico metro collapse: 'All I ever wanted was for my son to come home'

The mother of the youngest victim of Mexico's metro crash takes on some of the country's richest people.
Saturday September 18, 2021

'There’s security but no money': Afghans settle into life under Taliban rule

In Mazar-i-Sharif, former army pilots are flying Taliban around and families are selling possessions for food.
Friday September 17, 2021

Kenya's CBC education reform: How scarecrows are terrifying parents

A new school curriculum means challenging tasks end up being performed by parents not their children.
Saturday September 18, 2021

Lil Nas X: Is the rapper the defining star of his generation?

The rapper has subverted hip-hop with his LGBT-positive lyrics, while dominating critics on social media.
Friday September 17, 2021

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time

Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.
Friday September 17, 2021

Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 days in space

The three men make a safe return after 90 days in space - China's longest ever crewed mission.
Friday September 17, 2021

How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site

A draconian abortion ban in Texas has Gen Z fighting its enforcement through hacktivism
Friday September 17, 2021

North Korea reveals train-launched missile system

North Korean state media has unveiled what appears to be a new rail-based ballistic missile system.
Thursday September 16, 2021

Canadian prairie ranchers struggle with drought conditions

Amid a severe drought in the Prairies, some ranchers are trying to find ways to work with nature.
Thursday September 16, 2021

Ros Atkins on... why people are using a horse drug

Ivermectin is being used by some to treat Covid-19, despite the benefits being unproven.
Thursday September 16, 2021