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Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:07
The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.

Gamer predicts that eSports is going to be 'bigger than soccer'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:04
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.

How worried should we be about melting ice caps?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:02
As the UN climate change conference ends, BBC Science's David Shukman takes a look at melting ice caps.

Billionaire v news anchor

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:54
Chileans vote for a new president as President Michelle Bachelet comes to the end of her term.

Deadly selfies

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:30
India records more so-called "killfie" incidents than any other country, researchers say.

Media battleground

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:24
A new dispute about Russian "fake news" centres on the Catalonia crisis, Ellis Palmer writes.

Bitter rivalry

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:19
The two Middle Eastern powers have long been rivals but recently it all got a lot more tense.

Mexico migrant killings: Suspect dies after arrest

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:14
A Mexican arrested in hospital by police over the killing of 72 migrants has since died.

Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:02
Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body.

'Evil' legacy of Mafia boss Toto Riina

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:53
Notorious Sicilian Mafia "boss of all bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina has died from cancer in jail, aged 87.

Murdoch's next move

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:43
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?

Saad Hariri: Lebanon PM to leave Saudi Arabia

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:41
Saad Hariri says he is "on the way to the airport", denying claims he is being held in Saudi Arabia.

Ohio Supreme Court Judge Bill O'Neill brags of sex conquests

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:51
The jurist, who proclaimed to speak for "all heterosexual males", provokes a firestorm of ridicule.

Man and wife accidentally shot in church in gun safety talk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:07
Forgetting the gun was loaded, the parishioner shot himself in the hand and his wife in the abdomen.

Zimbabwe latest: Military backs anti-Mugabe march

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:24
Calls are growing for the veteran leader to step down, ahead of a protest rally on Saturday.

Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:07
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

Turkey abandons Nato drill over portrayal as the enemy

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:40
Reports say Turkey's president and founder were used to illustrate the enemy in the Nato exercise.

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:58
Civil rights activist says he began to notice symptoms three years ago but was only recently tested.

US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:55
The phallic outline over an airbase in Washington State provoked mirth, but not everyone was amused.

Kenya election: Five dead as Raila Odinga returns home

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:25
Police say violent mob stoned victims to death, but reports say at least two bodies were riddled with bullet holes.