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Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences
Russia says it will send the S-300 system within weeks, after an aircraft was shot down off Syria.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:36:06 GMT)

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's court nominee, faces new sex allegation
A second woman accuses US Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh of misconduct.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:55 GMT)

Rob Goldstone 'regrets' email setting up controversial Trump Tower meeting
Rob Goldstone also covers Donald Trump's much-discussed 2013 Moscow trip, in a BBC interview.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:36:50 GMT)

China accuses US of trade bullying as new tariffs imposed
The criticism from Beijing come hours after a new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods kicked in.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:11 GMT)

Iran arrests 'large network' over Ahvaz attack
Saturday's attack in Ahvaz killed 25 people at a military parade featuring Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:34:09 GMT)

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Beni attack halts outreach work
The authorities are concerned about insecurity in the town of Beni after 18 people were killed.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:49:41 GMT)

Maldives election: Opposition defeats China-backed Abdulla Yameen
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih defeats President Abdulla Yameen, who has been accused of crushing dissent.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:21:28 GMT)

Abhilash Tomy: Injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel
Navy officials say Abhilash Tomy is conscious and safe after his ordeal in the middle of the sea.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:11:20 GMT)

Hong Kong government bans pro-independence party
It is the first time the territory has banned a political party since it was returned to China.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:37:27 GMT)

Putin's critic Alexei Navalny arrested moments after release from jail
Russia's opposition leader had just finished a 30-day sentence over planning anti-government protests.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:56:43 GMT)

Bill Cosby faces sentencing over sex assault
The US comedian and actor may face the rest of his life in jail for drugging and assaulting a friend.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:43:39 GMT)

Versace set to be sold in $2bn deal
Michael Kors is reported to be buying the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace in 1978.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:47:05 GMT)

Mid-Autumn mooncakes: Tasty treats and fancy packaging
Chinese people around the globe are celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival, with mooncakes centre stage.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:38:05 GMT)

Will organic revolution boost farming in India?
Sikkim's been declared India's first fully organic state, so will this revolution boost farming?
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:19:27 GMT)

Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot?
The sight of hungry Venezuelan migrants on country roads has become commonplace in South America.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 23:41:19 GMT)

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:15:12 GMT)

Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia
The rare copperhead was discovered in a garden in Virginia and is unlikely to survive in the wild.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:17:21 GMT)

'The next thing I knew I was in the water'
Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their ordeal.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:48:21 GMT)

Sudanese poet Rajaa Bushra on the power of artistic expression
Rajaa Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:04:43 GMT)

Scrabble gets 300 new words in dictionary revamp
OK is among 300 added to the list of allowed words by the game's official dictionary.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:24:44 GMT)

Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea
The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:04:28 GMT)

Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry
A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:17:10 GMT)

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law
Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:33:18 GMT)

Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service
Ever felt the frustration of waiting for a bus that never comes? Beijing's got an answer to that.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:49 GMT)

Cameroon atrocity: Finding the soldiers who killed this woman
In July 2018 a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. It shows two women and two young children being led away at gunpoint by a group of Cameroonian soldiers.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:17:43 GMT)

Is this one of the world's most beautiful airports?
India's newest airport, which is carved out of a mountain, has been called an "engineering marvel".
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:28:44 GMT)

Seeing through Kim Jong-un's K-pop sign
The photo charmed South Koreans, but does that mean it's right to stop talking about human rights?
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:32:37 GMT)

Fentanyl crisis: Is China a major source of illegal drugs?
Is China now the major source for illegal synthetic drugs like fentanyl as the US claims?
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:08:41 GMT)

#WhyIDidntReport: The hashtag supporting Christine Blasey Ford
The hashtag was born after Donald Trump questioned the motives of his Supreme Court pick's accuser.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:24:52 GMT)

Glenn Close on playing The Wife and being a mother
The Hollywood veteran talks about The Wife, a film whose title role she shares with her daughter.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:26:54 GMT)

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