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BBC News - World



Spain 'wolf pack' gang jailed for sex attack in Pamplona

The five men, accused of gang-raping a woman, are found guilty of sexual abuse but acquitted of rape.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 9:38 am


Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer to plead Fifth Amendment in Daniels case

Michael Cohen invokes his right to remain silent in the case of adult film star Stormy Daniels.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 8:55 am


Trump veterans nominee Ronny Jackson bows out amid allegations

Ronny Jackson rails against "baseless and anonymous attacks on my character and integrity".

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 8:35 am


Late author 'helped catch serial killer'

Comedian Patton Oswalt says his late wife's bestselling book helped identify suspected California killer.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 8:10 am


Macron believes Trump will drop Iran nuclear deal

France's leader admits he may have failed to persuade his US counterpart to stick to the 2015 accord.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 7:20 am


Crossing Divides: Austrian group helps deaf refugees learn sign language

An Austrian organisation teaches sign language and written German to asylum seekers and refugees.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 7:17 am


Nigeria 'baby factory' raided in Lagos

More than 160 children are rescued from a "baby factory" and illegal orphanages, an official says.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 6:58 am


'Real bodies' exhibition causes controversy in Australia

Organisers reject an assertion that the exhibition may contain executed Chinese political prisoners.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 6:56 am


Swaziland has a new name - eSwatini - but what else has changed?

Swaziland has changed its name to eSwatini. But will the lives of its citizens change?

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 6:40 am


Lionel Messi wins fight to register himself as trademark

A European court rules after a seven-year legal fight that the football superstar can trademark his name.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 6:14 am


Gun emoji disarmed as Microsoft follows Google toy switch

Microsoft plans to replace its revolver emoji with a water pistol, following similar moves by others.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 6:13 am


India China: Why is Modi meeting Xi now?

Analyst Shashank Joshi explains why the two Asian giants have decided to ease tension.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 5:18 am


Kim Jong-un to meet Moon Jae-in at Korean border for summit

Final details are announced for Friday's historic meeting between the two Korean leaders.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 5:01 am


Meghan Markle's Suits exit airs on TV in the US

The fiancée of Prince Harry makes her final appearance as Rachel Zane in the US legal drama.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 2:15 am


Pupils die as India school bus hits train

Thirteen children die as their bus rams into a train at an unmanned rail crossing, police say.

Posted on 26 April 2018 | 12:37 am


Trump thanks Kanye West for Twitter compliments

The US rapper says he and the president share "dragon energy" and calls Mr Trump his "brother".

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 9:06 pm


Elliot Rodger: How misogynist killer became 'incel hero'

Elliot Rodger killed six people in 2014 and was praised by the Toronto van attack suspect.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:52 pm


Diplomacy on the menu: How food can shape politics

Why what's on the table can determine what's on the agenda.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:48 pm


The house that is in both India and Myanmar

The international border between India and Myanmar runs through this house in Longwa village.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:42 pm


African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria

Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:41 pm


'I run for the family I'm not allowed to see'

Runner Salah Ameidan takes part in the Sahara Marathon every year - it's the closest he can get to his family, who live in territory governed by Morocco.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:19 pm


Korean talks: What will come from Kim-Moon meeting?

The talks are unlikely to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons but could bring the countries closer.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:18 pm


'Why I performed magic in North Korea'

A Singaporean magician explains how he ended up performing in a Pyongyang arts festival.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:15 pm


Meet people who review Facebook's reported content

'Laura' worked as a content reviewer for Facebook. She describes some of the terrible things she saw.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 7:07 pm


Photos that tell the story of the past 75 years

A new US exhibition shows off some of the most striking news photos of the past seven decades.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 6:07 pm


US college says outdoors too risky for outdoors club

Pennsylvania State University's caving and scuba clubs have also been deemed unsafe.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 4:42 pm


Five times Macron ripped into Trumpism

President Emmanuel Macron used a speech to Congress to deliver several rebukes to his US counterpart.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 4:39 pm


Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji

Tehran wants 50m users of the Telegram messaging service to switch to its own version.

Posted on 25 April 2018 | 3:19 am


Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest

A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.

Posted on 24 April 2018 | 8:37 am


Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise

Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 10:01 am