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Mon, 27 May 2019 13:09:55 GMT

May 27, 2019 04:55AM

European elections 2019: Power blocs lose grip on parliament

Major centrist parties suffer big losses in EU elections, as liberals, Greens and nationalists gain ground.

May 27, 2019 06:09AM

France Lyon: Police arrest suspects in parcel bomb attack

A suspected parcel bomb packed with shrapnel exploded on Friday, injuring 13 people.

May 27, 2019 04:50AM

Trump in Japan: US president backs Abe-Kim talks

Japan's PM wants "frank talks" with North Korea on issues such as the abduction of its citizens.

May 27, 2019 04:19AM

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian leader, faces removal in confidence vote

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's previous allies say they will now back a move to have him sacked.

May 27, 2019 05:17AM

Cracks open up as earthquake hits Peru

At least one person is dead after a powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru.

May 27, 2019 03:34AM

Albino panda spotted in China

Wildlife experts have shown off the first photo of an albino panda in the wild.

May 27, 2019 05:04AM

Rohingya massacre: Myanmar grants soldiers early release

They were sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2018, but officials say they are no longer detained.

May 27, 2019 05:27AM

Ethiopia apologises for map that erases Somalia

It appeared on the foreign ministry website, showing its neighbour incorporated within its borders.

May 27, 2019 04:14AM

Scores dead or missing as DR Congo boat sinks

The vessel is reported to have been carrying more than 400 passengers on Lake Mai-Ndombe.

May 26, 2019 09:27PM

Courtney Herron: Melbourne woman killed in 'horrendous bashing'

Courtney Herron died in a "particularly horrendous attack" in a Melbourne park, police say.

May 26, 2019 04:00PM

Fighting malaria: Night shift on the frontline

A night shift in the hospital on the frontline of the fight against malaria.

May 27, 2019 12:15AM

Fighting between inmates at Brazil prison kills 15

Officials say the violence has been contained and the cause of the struggle is being investigated.

May 26, 2019 04:10PM

Javier Botet: Meet the actor behind Hollywood's monsters

You may not recognise Spanish actor Javier Botet - but he has starred in some of horror's biggest films.

May 26, 2019 04:11PM

Somalia's frightening network of Islamist spies

Al-Shabab remains largely undiminished thanks to its sophisticated intelligence network.

May 26, 2019 08:13PM

Russian data theft: Shady world where all is for sale

Sales of hacked personal data are booming in Russia as the penalties are rarely heavy.

May 27, 2019 06:08AM

Memorial Day: America's strained salute to its black veterans

Black Americans have always helped fight America's wars, but do not receive the same reverence as white soldiers.

May 26, 2019 08:00PM

Has Narendra Modi ended dynastic politics in India?

A slew of candidates from political families have lost elections, but is it enough to end dynastic politics?

May 26, 2019 04:11PM

Beautiful game? The day I had to watch a sport I hate

Dany Mitzman hates football but her partner loves it. That isn't a problem until their daughter is about to go to her first game...

May 25, 2019 04:13PM

Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life

Ali Dorani fled Iran only to find himself trapped in the controversial Manus Island detention camp.

May 27, 2019 01:50AM

European elections: anti-EU forces and Green wave

From the predicted rise of anti-EU forces to a 'Green wave', BBC Brussels reporter Adam Fleming looks at what went on across Europe.

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