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Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave
US-backed Kurdish militants say they have beaten back Turkish troops in northern Syria.
01/21/2018 07:25 PM
Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners - eyewitness
Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC.
01/21/2018 03:08 PM
Germany coalition talks: SPD backs talks with Merkel
The Social Democrats vote to open formal negotiations with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives.
01/21/2018 07:57 PM
North Korea Moranbong girl band leader heads Olympic inspection team
The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.
01/21/2018 12:30 PM
French President says Donald Trump is not a 'classical politician'
France's president criticises Donald Trump's crude comment about African countries, in a BBC interview.
01/21/2018 09:59 AM
Climbers rescued from snowy mountain ridge in Scotland
Two men were airlifted to safety after a night without shelter in sub-zero temperatures.
01/21/2018 02:26 PM
Women's marches across the US
Women stage marches across the US on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.
01/20/2018 11:35 PM
DR Congo: Several deaths in anti-Kabila protests
At least six people are killed in a police crackdown on protests against President Joseph Kabila.
01/21/2018 07:09 PM
UKIP leader Henry Bolton hit by ruling body 'no confidence' vote
Party's ruling body wants Henry Bolton out - but members will be given the final say on his future.
01/21/2018 06:00 PM
Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival
Officers fired on a crowd that had reportedly begun shouting anti-government slogans.
01/21/2018 02:05 PM
Iraq sentences German woman to death over IS involvement
Captured in Mosul, she was found guilty of giving logistical support and helping carry out attacks.
01/21/2018 02:00 PM
US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse
The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding.
01/21/2018 09:48 AM
Kinks and Zombies bassist Jim Rodford dies aged 76
Rodford, also a founding member of Argent and bassist for the Zombies, died following a fall.
01/20/2018 08:00 PM
Deported from Belgium, tortured in Sudan?
Has Belgium failed in its duty to protect asylum seekers?
01/21/2018 12:18 AM
Would you keep a cockroach as a pet?
In Russia, keeping exotic animals getting is more and more popular each year.
01/21/2018 01:08 AM
US shutdown: White House voicemail changed to blame Democrats
Callers to the White House this weekend got an unusual message from Mr Trump's staff.
01/21/2018 04:33 PM
The Brazilian man who lives in a sandcastle
Marcio Matolias has lived in a sandcastle for 22 years in an upmarket neighbourhood of Rio De Janeiro.
01/20/2018 03:54 PM
Pick of best news photos from around the world
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
01/20/2018 12:37 AM
NI man reunited with Vietnamese mother
Vance McElhinney was rescued from an orphanage in Saigon in 1975 and grew up in Northern Ireland.
01/21/2018 02:40 PM
Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test
Ex-football pro George Weah challenges Liberia's army to a friendly before his inauguration.
01/20/2018 04:51 PM
Profoundly deaf Maisie Sly is the star of a short film which may be nominated for an Oscar
Profoundly deaf six-year-old Maisie Sly is the star of The Silent Child, a short film which could be vying for an Oscar.
01/20/2018 10:13 AM
Why Italians are saying 'No' to takeaway coffee
Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it?
01/20/2018 12:35 AM
Trump's year on Twitter: Who has he criticised and praised the most?
Who has he criticised and praised most as president? Here's our analysis.
01/21/2018 01:19 AM
Putin cast as national saviour ahead of Russia election
State media in Russia give President Putin's image a religious glow in the run-up to elections.
01/21/2018 01:39 AM
President Macron on Trump, Brexit and Frexit
What we learnt when French President Emmanuel Macron talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr.
01/21/2018 07:37 PM
Why names matter so much
In politics and diplomacy, what things are called is important, which is why they often change.
01/21/2018 01:14 AM
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: The legacy of Africa's first elected female president
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history in Liberia but was also accused of corruption, writes Tamasin Ford.
01/21/2018 01:41 AM
Dark is divine: What colour are Indian gods and goddesses?
In a country obsessed with fairness, a new campaign portrays Hindu deities with dark skin.
01/21/2018 01:18 AM
Why one man in Singapore was not allowed to adopt his child
The struggle of a gay father to legally adopt his son throws Singapore's conservative family law into the spotlight.
01/21/2018 01:41 AM
New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
01/20/2018 12:19 AM
Southampton 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham miss the chance to move level on points with fourth-placed Liverpool as they are frustrated by Southampton at St Mary's.
01/21/2018 07:45 PM
Watford: Javi Gracia named head coach after sacking of Marco Silva
Watford name Spaniard Javi Gracia as their new head coach hours after sacking Marco Silva.
01/21/2018 07:14 PM
Kyle Edmund on Australian Open: 'I have to believe I can win it'
After reaching his first Grand Slam quarter-final, Britain's Kyle Edmund says he has to believe he can win the Australian Open.
01/21/2018 02:09 PM
European Rugby Champions Cup: Saracens into quarter-finals after Wasps win
Saracens will face Leinster in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup thanks to Wasps' victory over Ulster.
01/21/2018 06:44 PM
Australian Open: Kyle Edmund reaches quarter-finals with Andreas Seppi victory
Watch the key moments as British number two Kyle Edmund beats Italy's Andreas Seppi in four sets to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final.
01/21/2018 06:55 PM
Sora Aoi: Japan's porn star who taught a Chinese generation about sex
Sora Aoi announced she was married on social media last week, sparking a frenzy on the Chinese internet.
01/15/2018 12:05 AM
When you can (and can't) eat carbs for dinner
Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening?
01/17/2018 01:10 AM
Edible insects: Do insects actually taste any good?
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.
01/18/2018 11:30 AM
'He wasn't happy until he had me all to himself'
Three people who were psychologically abused by controlling partners share their disturbing stories.
01/17/2018 02:12 AM
I advertised for a man to get me pregnant - then I fell in love
Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.
01/16/2018 12:42 AM