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Donald Trump insists he has 'complete power' to pardon
The president responds to reports he is considering presidential pardons over alleged Russia collusion.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:44:51 GMT)

Jerusalem: Metal detectors at holy site 'could be removed'
Tensions have risen over security measures at the site in Jerusalem revered by Jews and Muslims.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:03:41 GMT)

John Heard: Home Alone actor dies aged 71
John Heard, who played the father in the Home Alone films, has died aged 71.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:23:34 GMT)

Syria army announces halt in fighting in parts of Eastern Ghouta
A cessation of hostilities is declared in parts of Eastern Ghouta after a Russia-led initiative.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:52:21 GMT)

Poland court reforms: Hungary vows 'solidarity' as bill approved
Viktor Orban expresses support for Poland as its court reforms are approved, despite EU criticism.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:47:27 GMT)

Philippines Duterte: Martial law extended in Mindanao
The president says the controversial measure is necessary to crush Islamist militants on the island.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:50:53 GMT)

Afghanistan: MSF opens first clinic in Kunduz since US strike
The charity opens its first clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz since the US bombed its hospital.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:21:56 GMT)

Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'
Donald Trump's spokesman is said to have resigned over the hiring of a new communications director.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:59:57 GMT)

Justine Damond shooting: Police chief Janee Harteau quits
Minneapolis mayor says she lost confidence in the chief after officers killed an Australian woman.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:33:58 GMT)

Venezuela row as National Assembly appoints judges
The government refuses to recognise the opposition-controlled body's Supreme Court appointments.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:40:57 GMT)

New White House communications chief apologises to Trump
The former Wall Street financier said he was sorry for calling Mr Trump a "hack politician" in 2015.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:40:00 GMT)

Michael Jackson's pet Bubbles sells artwork
A gallery is selling works by Bubbles and other primates to raise money for Florida's Centre for Great Apes.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:26:00 GMT)

Why three isn't a crowd: Meet the trio who 'married' each other
Three men from Colombia speak to BBC World Service about life as a polyamorous throuple, after having their romantic union officially recognised.
(Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:57:23 GMT)

Bethlehem: Israeli forces and Palestinians clash
It follows tension over the place known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, and to Jews as the Temple Mount.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:27:01 GMT)

Yemen's cholera epidemic 'largest ever recorded'
Cholera has swept through Yemen faster than any other country on record this year.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:20:35 GMT)

Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South
Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 01:35:58 GMT)

Princess pushes buttons on helicopter tour in Hamburg
Princess Charlotte and her family ended their visit to Germany with a visit to an Airbus factory.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:56:26 GMT)

Toronto helps 'doofy son' find his parked car four days on
The Canadian city turned out to help a US gig-goer find his car after he forgot where he left it.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:24:15 GMT)

Madame Tussauds Beyonce waxwork 'adjusted' after complaints
Madame Tussauds controversial Beyonce waxwork has been removed, adjusted and replaced.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:29:21 GMT)

Journalists in Azerbaijan get free flats for Press Day
President Ilham Aliyev gives 255 flats to journalists on occasion of the country's National Press Day.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:19:52 GMT)

'Sorcery' delays Papua New Guinea election count
The count in Papua New Guinea's election is delayed in one province following accusations of witchcraft.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:21:24 GMT)

Outcry as Chinese school makes iPads compulsory
A Chinese school is criticised by parents and social media users for making children bring an iPad.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:34:09 GMT)

Pardon me?
Some legal experts believe he could, but that would not be the end of his problems.
(Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:45:25 GMT)

No secrets
In Norway, anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid, and it rarely causes problems, writes Lars Bevanger.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:23:59 GMT)

Did OJ create Trump?
His trial, and car chase, paved the way for reality TV, and Donald Trump, writes Nick Bryant.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:29:12 GMT)

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 July 2017
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:13:51 GMT)

Thai Buddhism crisis
Thai monk Wirapol Sukphol denies a range of charges but the case points to a wider trend of bad karma.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:51:41 GMT)

Rise of Comic-Con
How Comic-Con has become an annual festival of costumes and comic books - and a multi-million dollar industry.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:22:05 GMT)

Gay Germans' joy and angst
Equal marriage will be celebrated at Gay Pride Berlin, but adoption is still a thorny issue.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:41:26 GMT)

School battle
Meet Bosnia's pupils who are fighting against a deeply divided education system based on religious lines.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:00:48 GMT)

His father vows to continue to fight to extend the right-to-die to those with severe mental illness.
(Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:07:51 GMT)

Fined £6 for protesting
Andrey Osipov has been put on trial twice for participating in a protest in March.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:08:52 GMT)

Mine-detecting robot 'turtle'
The disposable robot is made from cardboard and powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:14:30 GMT)

Refuge under threat
A half-mile stretch of rail track in Philadelphia has become a refuge for hundreds of addicts, but the city is about to descend.
(Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:50:51 GMT)

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