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The radio station that wishes it could bring back laughter

September 15, 2018 - 8:41pm
Radio Alwan is a politically neutral radio station broadcasting in exile to Syria. Keeping it going isn't easy.

Serbia Pride: Gay PM Brnabic 'not wanted' at parade

September 15, 2018 - 8:25pm
Should lesbian PM Ana Brnabic attend? Some Serbian LGBT activists are trying to stop her - but why?

'The bride and groom of the revolution'

September 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
Tens of thousands of Syrians have gone missing during the country's civil war, taken by the authorities. This is the love story of one couple.

A new reality? Putting Magic Leap One to the test

September 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
Magic Leap's new mixed reality headset is available to developers in the US - but how does the device compare to what's already available?

Uzbekistan: Land of a thousand shrines

September 15, 2018 - 7:14pm
Uzbekistan wants to become a second Mecca using its many ancient shrines to attract religious tourists.

The people who wrote letters to Obama

September 15, 2018 - 7:05pm
President Barack Obama received 65,000 letters each week and tried to answer 10 of them each day.

US 'serial killer' border agent arrested in Texas

September 15, 2018 - 5:27pm
The Border Patrol agent is suspected of killing four prostitutes earlier this month.

Spanish-speaking Taco Bell worker fired for refusing English-speaker

September 15, 2018 - 4:26pm
A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee was fired for refusing to serve an English speaker in Florida.

US Coast Guard employee removed for 'white power sign' on air

September 15, 2018 - 12:51pm
The team member glanced at the camera before briefly making the gesture, provoking online outcry.

Nasa laser launches into space

September 15, 2018 - 12:41pm
ICESat-2 will use laser beams to measure ice levels on Earth as it orbits 500km above the planet.

Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

September 15, 2018 - 12:33pm
Further catastrophic flooding is expected as "relentless" Florence grinds on through the region.

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines hit by flash flooding and landslides

September 15, 2018 - 11:56am
Typhoon Mangkhut has led to widespread destruction in the Philippines.

Egypt arrests ex-President Mubarak's sons for embezzlement

September 15, 2018 - 11:46am
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak are accused of manipulating the stock market in a case that began in 2012.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria minister resigns over forged certificate

September 15, 2018 - 11:12am
Kemi Adeosun said she thought her youth service exemption certificate was genuine.

'World's oldest brewery' found in cave in Israel, say researchers

September 15, 2018 - 9:51am
Researchers believe they have found the world's oldest brewery in a prehistoric cave in Israel.

ICESat: Space will get unprecedented view of Earth's ice

September 15, 2018 - 9:46am
The US space agency launches a laser into orbit to assess the impact of climate change on the poles.

Sausage records and deer calling

September 15, 2018 - 7:24am
A few of the stories you may have missed this week.

Pope Francis pays homage to Sicilian anti-mafia priest

September 15, 2018 - 6:28am
Pope Francis is in Sicily to pay his respects to a priest shot dead on his doorstep 25 years ago.

Storms, viruses, bankers: What could cause another economic crisis?

September 15, 2018 - 6:24am
Ten years ago the global economy almost collapsed, but what happened next and what might cause another global economic crisis?

Victoire Ingabire: Rwanda frees jailed opposition leader

September 15, 2018 - 5:34am
Victoire Ingabire is among more than 2,000 prisoners to receive a presidential pardon.

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