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Denisovans: Face of long-lost human relative unveiled

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:13
The reconstructions offer the first glimpse of what the Denisovan looked like.
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Afghanistan war: Deadly Taliban attack 'destroys' hospital

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 15:52
The attack comes as reports emerge that an air strike killed some villagers in eastern Afghanistan.
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Huawei Mate 30 phones launch without Google apps

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 15:03
Handsets will offer Facebook's apps via Huawei's own store but are not pre-loaded with Google's.
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Afghanistan conflict: The young face of a brutal war

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:58
The BBC spent a month in one of Afghanistan's busiest hospitals in the southern city of Kandahar.
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The Kashmiris detained more than 700km away from home

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 07:18
More than 80 people from the region are being held at a jail in northern India.
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Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:59
A blast propelled a metal tank into the air during a fire at a facility in Istanbul.
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Justin Trudeau 'brownface': 'I should have known better'

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:51
The Canadian PM says he's "really sorry" for wearing skin-darkening make-up at a 2001 event.
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Five years with turbulent Turkey's 'militant people'

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:13
Turkey's recent history has been an extraordinary and violent drama, the BBC's Mark Lowen writes.
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Human chain rescues stranded dolphins

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:04
Having been stranded in a canal in Florida for days, the 14-person strong wall encouraged the dolphins to sea.
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Robert O'Brien: Trump names new national security adviser

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:04
Robert O'Brien is Mr Trump's fourth national security adviser and replaces John Bolton.
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Weapons debris 'proves Iran behind them'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:59
It says the missile and drone debris shows Yemen was not the source of the assaults.
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The countries grappling with their European heritage

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:45
Controversy over a ship in New Zealand shows how tensions remain over national identity.
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US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for second time

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:31
The Federal Reserve has cut rates by 0.25 percentage points for only the second time since the financial crisis.
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The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:22
South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media
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Luxembourg PM on news conference: 'I did not want to humiliate' Johnson

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:21
In a BBC exclusive, Xavier Bettel says it was never his intention to humiliate Boris Johnson.
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Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:20
The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.
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France insists world's 'oldest woman' was not fake

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:10
An investigation rejects Russian claims that Jeanne Calment actually died at 59, rather than 122.
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: 'Weapons show Iran behind strikes'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:31
The Saudis say the direction of the strikes showed the missiles could not have come from Yemen.
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Dutch gangster case: Shock at murder of lawyer Derk Wiersum

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:24
A lawyer shot dead in Amsterdam was investigating a notorious, violent drug gang.
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South Africa: Violence against women like a war - Ramaphosa

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:38
President Ramaphosa says urgent action is needed amid a spike in the numbers of murders and rapes.
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