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Egypt hits 'jihadist camps' after attack on Coptic Christians
The military strike, reportedly in Libya, follows a deadly attack on Coptic Christians.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 21:13:23 GMT)

Trump foreign tour: G7 leaders turn attention to Africa
Saturday also marks the end of US President Donald Trump's foreign tour.
(Sat, 27 May 2017 02:22:10 GMT)

Genene Jones, former Texas nurse, charged again with baby murder
Genene Jones, dubbed the 'Angel of Death', is suspected of killing as many as 60 infants.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 23:04:57 GMT)

Foreign fighters 'among Philippines militants'
It is a rare admission by authorities that local jihadists are working with international groups.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 16:43:44 GMT)

Burundi orders couples to wed amid drive to 'moralise society'
The government order comes after President Pierre Nkurunziza launched a campaign "to moralise society".
(Fri, 26 May 2017 15:58:27 GMT)

Wisconsin sheriff accused of 'ordering staff to harass man'
Sheriff David Clarke allegedly ordered his staff to detain and question a passenger on his flight.
(Sat, 27 May 2017 00:49:13 GMT)

Libya turmoil: Rival armed groups clash in capital, Tripoli
Militia groups opposed to the UN-backed government launch attacks on loyalist forces in Tripoli.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 21:28:04 GMT)

Wonder Woman women-only screenings in Texas spark row
Men claim discrimination after a cinema scheduled women-only screenings of the superhero film.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 12:48:39 GMT)

Teacher disciplined over 'most likely to become a terrorist' award
A 13-year-old girl was handed the "most likely to become a terrorist" award by her teacher.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 18:20:24 GMT)

Sri Lanka floods: Scores die as monsoon triggers mudslides
Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains leave at least 91 dead and more than 100 missing.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 14:37:07 GMT)

Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 if they fail to see a doctor about vaccinating their children.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 18:41:00 GMT)

Legal victory for Kenya hunter-gatherers
A court blocks the Kenyan government's plan to evict hunter-gatherers from their ancestral land.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 18:20:20 GMT)

Clinton makes digs at Trump
She appeared to compare Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a speech at Wellesley College.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 23:02:17 GMT)

Can fish skin help treat burns?
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 04:08:01 GMT)

How Balenciaga shaped modern fashion
It marks 100 years of his first fashion house in San Sebastian and 80 years of his Paris fashion house.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 23:46:21 GMT)

Inside the Philippines' 'baby factory'
In the Philippines, one in 10 teenagers aged 15-19 are already mothers. This hospital has one of the world's largest maternity wards.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 13:26:31 GMT)

Fighting deadly Siberian wildfires from the sky
Russia's Emergency Ministry releases footage showing the battle to extinguish deadly wildfires.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 10:01:21 GMT)

Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp?
The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 12:36:17 GMT)

Mario Testino auctions off his private collection
Mario Testino is auctioning off his private collection of art to raise money for his museum in Peru.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 11:05:02 GMT)

Germany's Wacken hard rock festival gets beer pipeline
The underground pipeline is seen as cost-effective and eco-friendly for a major festival.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 17:09:50 GMT)

Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation
Campaigners say 'hundreds' have complained about their details being used to post fake comments.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 13:04:34 GMT)

Afghan star burns controversial dress
Singer burns skin-coloured outfit after criticism from religious figures.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 12:51:40 GMT)

Russian explorers find 'swamp' of Soviet money
Group finds a billion roubles in worthless banknotes at abandoned mine near Moscow.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 09:39:32 GMT)

French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.
(Wed, 24 May 2017 10:24:00 GMT)

Rehab for jihadists
Frank Gardner sees the work being done in Saudi Arabia to deradicalise former Guantanamo Bay inmates.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 21:28:13 GMT)

Going off-grid
The couple who have built a self-sufficient and totally recycled house.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 21:38:06 GMT)

The British (pitch) Invasion
The little-known tale of when the British inspired sports entrepreneurs to launch a football league in America.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 21:47:31 GMT)

'Fast Eddie'
Eddie Maher went on the run after driving off with £1.2m in a Securicor van. Remarkably, he kept it up for 19 years taking a wife and children from one US city to another.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 23:46:40 GMT)

Lamb and cheese
Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 09:14:43 GMT)

'How can I trust her?'
A popular Chinese soap gets people talking about whether chastity is still a big deal for modern women.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 21:43:09 GMT)

Schapelle saga
Australians have been transfixed by Schapelle Corby's case for years - now she is heading home.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 00:02:42 GMT)

Shifting tongues
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 01:19:24 GMT)

'Saint of soccer'
The 1957 tour that created the first global football superstar.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 00:13:23 GMT)

Paradise in the Med
Malta has tried to shake off claims it is the "Panama of the EU" - but the EU is worried about its tax system.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 21:54:43 GMT)

Africa's week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2017
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
(Fri, 26 May 2017 09:19:45 GMT)

Not a calamity
Not a warm meeting, but not a dire one - while Mr Obama has fun nearby.
(Thu, 25 May 2017 20:31:34 GMT)

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