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Africa's week in pictures: 14-20 September 2018

September 20, 2018 - 10:48pm
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

September 20, 2018 - 9:51pm
Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles.

Australia emu video investigated for 'horrific cruelty'

September 20, 2018 - 9:33pm
The footage appears to show a man deliberately running down emus with his car.

Syria war: Seized foreign IS fighters 'must be taken home'

September 20, 2018 - 8:42pm
Kurdish-led forces in Syria say captured jihadists are a "heavy burden" to be held indefinitely.

Turning around the lives of dementia patients

September 20, 2018 - 8:32pm
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world.

Mission implausible: Russians mock improbable spy duo

September 20, 2018 - 8:23pm
Even Russians are mocking their own spies over the TV interview with two "architecture enthusiasts".

Brexit and love across the Irish border

September 20, 2018 - 8:01pm
What happens when your relationship is affected by Britain leaving the EU?

Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?

September 20, 2018 - 7:51pm
It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world.

Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

September 20, 2018 - 7:22pm
The Duchess of Sussex celebrates with the Hubb Community Kitchen at the Grenfell cookbook launch.

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

September 20, 2018 - 7:11pm
Christine Blasey Ford will only appear before the panel on "terms that are fair". says her lawyer.

Michigan professor embroiled in Israel boycott row

September 20, 2018 - 7:09pm
The academic declined to provide a recommendation letter for a student wishing to study in Israel.

Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

September 20, 2018 - 6:54pm
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest over the 2015 death.

Grobbelaar: Football saved me after trauma

September 20, 2018 - 6:48pm
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar tells the BBC about his war experiences, the horrors of the Heysel disaster and his match-fixing ordeal.

Mexico's president-elect grounded on commercial plane for hours

September 20, 2018 - 6:32pm
Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador vows to keep using commercial jets to save the country money.

India killing: 'My father ordered my husband's murder'

September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
A 24-year-old Indian man was killed in front of his pregnant wife because of his caste, she says.

Alumni of Kavanaugh accuser's school: 'We believe her'

September 20, 2018 - 4:38pm
Graduates of Holton-Arms school have written a letter in support of Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault accuser.

Earliest animal fossils are identified

September 20, 2018 - 2:45pm
Scientists have identified the earliest known animal in the geological record.

Uganda's Bobi Wine: 'Tortured' pop star MP returns home

September 20, 2018 - 12:58pm
Bobi Wine is back in Uganda after medical treatment in the US following his alleged assault by soldiers.

Tanzania: Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes

September 20, 2018 - 12:46pm
The vessel was reportedly overloaded when it toppled on its route on Lake Victoria, Tanzania.

'Multiple deaths' in Maryland shooting

September 20, 2018 - 12:35pm
A number of people have been killed at a pharmacy distribution centre in Maryland, US police say.

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