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Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:24:13 GMT

Nov 28, 2020 10:42AM

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army 'takes regional capital of Mekelle'

The PM says the army has taken full control of Mekelle from the Tigray People's Liberation Front.

Nov 28, 2020 11:45AM

France: Tear gas fired as protesters rally against police security bill

Protesters throw fireworks and set up barricades while police use tear gas in tense clashes in Paris.

Nov 28, 2020 10:02AM

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran blames Israel for killing top scientist

Israel says it has 'no clue' who was behind the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in an ambush on Friday.

Nov 28, 2020 09:25AM

Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire

Tony Hsieh led online retailer Zappos, acquired by Amazon, and helped transform central Las Vegas.

Nov 28, 2020 09:49AM

Wilton Gregory: Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Wilton Gregory is one of 13 new cardinals installed by Pope Francis at a ceremony on Saturday.

Nov 27, 2020 03:26PM

US election: Appeal court dismisses Trump camp's lawsuit in Pennsylvania

The three judges said no specific allegations or proof of election fraud were given by Trump's team.

Nov 28, 2020 04:13AM

Carrie Lam: Hong Kong's leader says she has to keep piles of cash at home

Carrie Lam says she has no bank account due to US sanctions, and pays cash for everything.

Nov 28, 2020 08:17AM

Deadly flooding hits Sardinia after heavy rains

Footage shows rivers of mud in the town of Bitti, where at least three people have died.

Nov 28, 2020 10:54AM

Channel crossings: More officers to patrol French beaches

The UK and France agree new measures to help stop migrants crossing the Channel.

Nov 27, 2020 05:30PM

Maradona: Funeral worker apologises over coffin photos

The Argentine funeral worker took photos next to the open casket of football legend Diego Maradona.

Nov 28, 2020 11:43AM

Polar scientists wary of impending satellite gap

The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.

Nov 27, 2020 05:36PM

Swiss vote on making firms liable for rights abuse

Many in government and business are wary, but campaigners say politicians are out of touch.

Nov 27, 2020 05:02PM

The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice

Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.

Nov 27, 2020 05:39PM

Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan

Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.

Nov 27, 2020 05:40PM

Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, is finally going free

For decades, Kaavan performed from his lonely enclosure. Now, with a hand from Cher, he's retiring.

Nov 27, 2020 08:50AM

Getting 'crushed' on Melbourne's path to coronavirus success

By one measure the city has just eliminated the virus, but relieved locals also fear a hidden cost.

Nov 27, 2020 05:42PM

Coronavirus lockdown sees share of women on India's stock market rise

With more time and flexibility, thousands of women are trading in the stock market for the first time.

Nov 27, 2020 05:43PM

The Kraken: What is it and why has Trump's ex-lawyer released it?

How a lawsuit from an ex-Trump lawyer full of baseless voter fraud claims went viral.

Nov 27, 2020 05:04PM

Climate change: The woman watching the ice melt from under her feet

For thousands of years Inupaiq people have relied on the land in Alaska but now climate change is threatening their entire way of life.

Nov 27, 2020 05:04PM

Losing Cinema Park: Tears over demolition of Kabul's iconic cinema

Why the demolition of a 70-year old cinema hall in Kabul went viral in Afghanistan.

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