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Haiti: US Christian missionaries kidnapped in Port-au-Prince - reports

At least 15 women, men and children were abducted by an armed gang near the capital, sources say.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Sudan: Protesters demand military coup as crisis deepens

The protests come as tensions rise between civilian and military rulers.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Macron condemns 'unforgivable' 1961 massacre of Algerians in Paris

The 1961 Paris massacre was denied or concealed by French governments for decades.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Robert Durst: US millionaire hospitalised with Covid after life sentence

Robert Durst was on Thursday convicted of murder and is a suspect in two other deaths.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space

The Russian film crew return after an ISS shoot that had its own moments of drama.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Venezuelan President Maduro's close aide extradited to US

Venezuela halted talks with the opposition after Alex Saab was flown from Cape Verde to the US.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Pigs at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport help to keep skies safe

A team of 20 at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is part of a range of measures being used to reduce bird-strikes.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Myanmar army general Min Aung Hlaing excluded from leaders' summit

South East Asian countries decide not to invite the military coup leader to their meeting.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Australian police make record $104m heroin seizure

The 450kg-haul was concealed in a shipment of ceramic tiles sent to Melbourne from Malaysia.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian aid worker loses court appeal in Iran

Her family has told the BBC that they fear she could be returned to jail at any time.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Dormice favoured by Italian mafia seized in drugs raid

Italian police search a cannabis farm and seize a stash of 235 frozen dormice - a mafia delicacy.
Saturday October 16, 2021

The Chinese film beating Bond and Marvel at the box office

The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.
Sunday October 17, 2021

How a massacre of Algerians in Paris was covered up

French police killed up to 300 people in 1961, throwing some of them into the River Seine to drown them.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Sir David Amess killing: Security for politicians is a global dilemma

Why the need to be a people's representative and the need for personal safety are in constant conflict.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Apparently, it's the next big thing. What is the metaverse?

What does it mean, and what have Facebook and Fortnite got to do with it?
Sunday October 17, 2021

Shipping disruption: Why are so many queuing to get to the US?

A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Viewpoint: Why Ethiopia's Tigray region is starving, but no famine declared

Despite mass starvation in northern Ethiopia, aid officials are not calling the situation a famine.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Week in pictures: 9 - 15 October 2021

A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction

Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Kongsberg attack: Norwegian town left asking questions after murders

The innocence of a quiet town outside Oslo is shattered and residents are demanding answers.
Friday October 15, 2021

'They will hang me': Afghan interpreters blocked by UK seek appeal

Former interpreters fear for their lives after the UK blocks their evacuation on security grounds.
Friday October 15, 2021

Sudan: Protesters take to streets

Opponents of Sudan's transition to democracy demonstrate in Khartoum, urging the army to take control.
Sunday October 17, 2021

Life at 50C: Fleeing Sahara's shifting sands

Rising temperatures and desertification are forcing many Mauritanians to leave their ancestral homes.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan tensions

Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Meghan Markle's donation a 'lifesaver' for community kitchen users

Money donated by the Duchess of Sussex has been spent on feeding Nottingham's most vulnerable.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Norway attack: Witness describes hearing 'thunk sound' of weapon

Residents in Kongsberg react to the bow and arrow attack in their neighbourhood.
Thursday October 14, 2021

Sir David Amess killing casts shadow over Leigh-on-Sea constituency

Constituents in Leigh-on-Sea mourn Sir David Amess as they try to make sense of what happened.
Saturday October 16, 2021

Sir David Amess: Fun, friendly and always outspoken

The Tory MP was a backbencher of the old school who fought for the causes he cared about.
Friday October 15, 2021

What we know so far

What happened, what we know about the suspect, who the MP was, and what witnesses saw.
Sunday October 17, 2021

'David Amess was my best friend': Essex town in grief

Residents choke back tears on the streets of Leigh-on Sea as they remember their compassionate MP.
Saturday October 16, 2021