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Guatemala election: Uncertainty reigns as top candidates barred

June 15, 2019 - 11:48pm
With two of the main candidates barred from running, Guatemala's presidential election is in disarray.

Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.64m at auction

June 15, 2019 - 8:56pm
The baseball legend's jersey becomes the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

Nigerian weddings: Glitz, glamour but mind the cost

June 15, 2019 - 7:55pm
Why are some couples are having multiple weddings? Leah and Echina explain why they did.

Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters vow to push ahead

June 15, 2019 - 7:32pm
Protesters vow to gather on Sunday, despite the government's decision to suspend the extradition bill.

Jan Broberg: Abuser used alien conspiracy to control me

June 15, 2019 - 7:27pm
Jan Broberg from Abducted in Plain Sight tells BBC Radio 5 Live how abuser lied to control her.

China’s history of extraordinary rendition

June 15, 2019 - 7:26pm
Protests in Hong Kong over proposed changes to the extradition law follow reports of China illegally removing its opponents.

The day Trump ran for president (and what people predicted)

June 15, 2019 - 7:24pm
On this day in 2015, Trump said he was running for president. How did people react - and what did they get wrong?

Ebola crosses a porous border

June 15, 2019 - 7:18pm
The Ebola virus may be easier to contain in Uganda than in DR Congo, reports Olivia Acland.

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US

June 15, 2019 - 5:13pm
The new duties come days before countries' leaders are expected to meet at a G20 summit in Japan.

Priests wear hard hats at Notre-Dame

June 15, 2019 - 5:07pm
The first Mass has been held at Notre-Dame cathedral since the devastating fire in April.

Roadside bomb kills several police officers in east Kenya

June 15, 2019 - 2:09pm
No-one has admitted planting the explosives in east Wajir county, but suspicion falls on al-Shabab militants.

Hong Kong suspension: Residents and lawmakers react

June 15, 2019 - 2:05pm
Residents and lawmakers have reacted to the recent suspension of the extradition law proposal.

Seven die while cleaning hotel sewer in India's Gujarat

June 15, 2019 - 11:43am
They died of asphyxiation after inhaling toxic fumes from the sewer in Fartikui, in western India.

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges 'decisive' response

June 15, 2019 - 10:07am
The call follows Thursday's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which the US blames on Iran.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins new hunger strike

June 15, 2019 - 9:54am
Her husband is also joining her in refusing food, as they demand her unconditional release in Iran.

Amanda Knox feared attacks and accusations on return to Italy

June 15, 2019 - 8:23am
Acquitted of Meredith Kercher's murder, Amanda Knox decries prejudice and trial by the media.

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

June 15, 2019 - 8:12am
He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas.

Franco Zeffirelli - one of the greatest movie directors

June 15, 2019 - 7:39am
Franco Zeffirelli's bold ideas and lavish productions made him one of the great post-war European directors.

Sudan: Friends pay tribute to victim of Sudan protests

June 15, 2019 - 7:23am
Social media profiles have been turning blue in tribute to Mohammad Mattar who was shot dead during protests in Sudan.

'Shield Girl': Face of Hong Kong's protests

June 15, 2019 - 7:18am
Lam Ka Lo was pictured meditating in front of shield-bearing police; the struggle goes on, she says.

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