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Syria: Russia blocks extension of chemical attacks probe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:55
Moscow uses its 10th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block investigative body.

Battle to restore Mexico's quake-hit waterfall

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:37
After Mexico's devastating earthquake, locals could not afford to let the Agua Azul falls run dry.

Singapore cuts trade ties with N Korea

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:15
The move comes about two months after the UN agreed tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

Mexico waterfall: Agua Azul cascades return to quake-hit river

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:45
Famous turquoise cascades are flowing again after locals used picks and shovels to remove debris.

Srebrenica survivor: 'The soil here is soaked with blood'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:20
A Srebrenica massacre survivor returns to where he and hundreds of others were taken to be killed.

Senators: Kushner 'withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:23
Senators say Mr Kushner received emails about WikiLeaks in 2016 that he forwarded to the Trump team.

Losing hope amid Uganda doctors' strike

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:06
The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga finds abandoned hospitals and desperate patients in Uganda.

Flag hoax

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:37
The failure of a 4chan prank shows how the extremist site's influence is on the wane.

Dying to fit in

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:36
So far in 2017 four fraternity members have died on US college campuses.

Fighting for their faith

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:36
As the palm oil industry grows, some Orang Rimba have had to abandon their nomadic forest lifestyle.

Weekly quiz

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:24
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

Turkey coup trial: The lives on hold

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:19
As the trial over 2016's attempted coup comes to an end, the BBC meets those left behind.

Yemen crisis: Where power cuts threaten babies' lives

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:07
Hospitals in Yemen could run out of fuel in three weeks. The BBC reports from one of them.

Yemen blockade: Saudi foreign affairs minister questioned

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:44
Saudi Arabia's foreign affairs minister defends sanctions on Yemen, as the UN warns millions will die.

Saudi women on what life's really like

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:16
Does the world have the right idea about women in Saudi Arabia?

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:03
Mr Mugabe was shown shaking hands and smiling with the army chief holding him under house arrest.

Nicolas Leoz: Conmebol ex-chief to be extradited from Paraguay

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:39
Former football official Nicolás Leoz is a main suspect in a bribery and money-laundering scandal.

Kuwait Airways 'within its rights' to ban Israeli - German court

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:56
A German court rules airline was within its rights to refuse to carry an Israeli, sparking outrage.

House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:00
Critics say the proposal is a give-away to big business and the wealthy.

Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:04
Vancouver police say they pulled the motorist over when they noticed him wearing headphones.