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Students defy ban to continue protests

2 hours agoBy Ethirajan Anbarasan and Yogita Limaye, in London and Delhi, BBC NewsEPAEarlier, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Shafiqul Islam told the BBC that authorities had...

US journalist Evan Gershkovich jailed on espionage charges

US journalist Evan Gershkovich has been sentenced by a Russian court to 16 years in a high-security penal colony on espionage charges, after a...

Vietnam’s long-serving leader dies at 80

25 minutes agoBy Tessa Wong, BBC NewsGetty ImagesAt the same time, he fervently clung on to his socialist ideals. “He was a career lifelong ideologue… he...

Inside Paris’ long history with the Olympic Games

5 hours agoBy Hugh Schofield, Paris CorrespondentGetty ImagesColombes also saw victory for the Uruguayan football team - setting up its triumph at the first World Cup...

What we know about global IT outage

Just nowBy Robert Plummer, BBC NewsGetty ImagesA mass IT outage has caused chaos around the world, with major banks, media outlets and airlines among the victims.Many...

US police officer who joked about woman’s death fired

A US police officer has been fired for saying that an Indian student's life was of "limited value" after she died last year.The Seattle...

US police officer who joked about woman’s death fired

A US police officer has been fired for saying that an Indian student's life was of "limited value" after she died last year.The Seattle...

Five big takeaways from Trump’s convention speech

59 minutes agoBy Mike Wendling, at the Republican convention in MilwaukeeUnity message only goes so farTrump generally attempted to continue the overall theme of national unity...

ICJ to give opinion on Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories

The UN's top court is set to issue a landmark opinion on the legal consequences of Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.The International Court...

Melania Trump makes rare appearance to watch Donald’s speech

2 hours agoBy Sarah Smith, North America editor, at the Republican convention in MilwaukeeGetty ImagesDonald Trump’s elusive wife Melania has appeared in public for the first...

Ex-North Korean diplomat made vice minister in South

Former North Korean diplomat Tae Yong-ho has been named the new leader of South Korea's presidential advisory council on unification.This makes him the highest-ranking...

Who are the Democrats calling for Joe Biden to quit?

44 minutes agoBy Sam Cabral and Brandon Drenon, BBC News, WashingtonGetty ImagesMany politicians have carefully parsed their words, expressing respect for the president's accomplishments in office...

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