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US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

March 18, 2018 - 11:17pm
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.

Indian man's fight to save whale sharks

March 18, 2018 - 10:42pm
An Indian man has made it his mission to save whale sharks off the coast of Gujarat.

Donald Trump warned by Republicans over Mueller's Russia inquiry

March 18, 2018 - 9:47pm
It came after he attacked Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

Florida shooting: How teenagers started a political campaign in 30 days

March 18, 2018 - 9:40pm
The survivors of a high school shooting in Florida refused to be ignored just because they were teenagers.

Vladimir Putin and Google: The most popular search queries answered

March 18, 2018 - 9:40pm
So what does Google suggest when you begin to ask questions about the Russian leader?

Austin package bombs: Police increase reward for information

March 18, 2018 - 9:34pm
People in Austin are warned not to handle packages they are not expecting, after deadly bombings.

John McEnroe paid more than Martina Navratilova by BBC

March 18, 2018 - 9:02pm
Martina Navratilova told BBC Panorama that the corporation has "to do better" on equal pay.

Meet CabiFly Brazil's newest taxi service

March 18, 2018 - 8:33pm
CabiFly is Brazil's newest form of taxi service.

Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions

March 18, 2018 - 8:11pm
Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.

Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra

March 18, 2018 - 8:06pm
More than 70 homes and buildings are feared lost after the blaze, authorities say.

Catalan independence: Puigdemont moots Swiss model 'attractive'

March 18, 2018 - 5:04pm
Maybe the Swiss model is "the most efficient and attractive", the former Catalan president said.

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

March 18, 2018 - 3:51pm
He easily secures an expected fourth term as leader with no serious challenger in the race.

Cirque du Soleil: Aerialist Yann Arnaud dies in Florida show

March 18, 2018 - 3:23pm
Frenchman Yann Arnaud died after falling on to the stage during a show of the world-famous circus.

US Army St Patrick's Day video splits opinion

March 18, 2018 - 3:03pm
A video uploaded to the US Army's official Twitter account features 'shamrocks' being fired from weapons.

Mariam Moustafa death: Rome prosecutor opens investigation

March 18, 2018 - 12:18pm
Mariam Moustafa, who died on Wednesday, was an Egyptian national who was born in Rome.

Donald Trump attacks Mueller's 'biased' Russia inquiry

March 18, 2018 - 11:24am
Mr Trump said it was dominated by "hardened Democrats" and supporters of Hillary Clinton.

Somalia clans secure peace with death sentences and hefty fines

March 18, 2018 - 11:07am
Rival clans agree on "life for a life" deal to end a cycle of revenge killings and vendettas.

Spy poisoning: Russia stockpiling nerve agent, says Johnson

March 18, 2018 - 10:49am
The UK foreign secretary also dismisses claims the substance may have come from a UK laboratory.

Russia election: Food and 'polar bears' in polling stations

March 18, 2018 - 9:09am
Colourful scenes as Russians vote in a presidential election Vladimir Putin is expected to win.

Syria war: Turkey-backed forces oust Kurds from heart of Afrin

March 18, 2018 - 6:27am
Forces wave Turkish flags and remove a Kurdish statue after taking the centre of Afrin city.