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Brazil ex-football star Romario seeks Rio state governor post

March 18, 2018 - 1:33am
The former Brazil star and 1994 World Cup winner is running for governor in the troubled Rio state.

Sri Lanka violence: Nationwide state of emergency lifted

March 18, 2018 - 12:43am
The measure was in place earlier this month to stop violent attacks against Muslims by Buddhist

Andrew McCabe: Ex-FBI deputy director gave notes to Russia inquiry

March 17, 2018 - 10:34pm
The memos could support claims of obstruction of justice against President Trump, US media say.

Speaking up about rape in conservative Kazakhstan

March 17, 2018 - 8:29pm
In Kazakhstan, victims say relatives and police tell them to stay silent or "leave it with Allah".

Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu

March 17, 2018 - 8:23pm
Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.

The pioneering sergeant turned activist

March 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
Millie Dunn Veasey, who has died aged 100, was in World War Two's only all-female, all-black unit.

Living healthy in Qatar: Why's it hard?

March 17, 2018 - 8:12pm
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.

The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna

March 17, 2018 - 8:08pm
The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.

Jared Kushner: What does Trump's son-in-law do now?

March 17, 2018 - 8:08pm
Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?

Russia goes to the polls in presidential election

March 17, 2018 - 7:28pm
Vladimir Putin seeks another six-year term, facing off against seven other candidates.

Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

March 17, 2018 - 5:55pm
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.

Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up 'foreigners'

March 17, 2018 - 3:29pm
A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island take suspected illegal migrants to police.

Russia spy poisoning: Czechs angrily reject Russia claims

March 17, 2018 - 2:24pm
Moscow said the Czech Republic was one of four nations most likely to have made a deadly nerve agent.

Prince Albert II of Monaco: Conmen use fake prince to extract money

March 17, 2018 - 11:34am
The aim of the stings was to obtain money transfers to foreign bank accounts, reports say.

Blossom in south-west China captured by drone

March 17, 2018 - 11:23am
Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.

Russia spy poisoning: What happens when you expel a diplomat?

March 17, 2018 - 11:14am
Russia has expelled 23 British diplomats. But what happens when you're asked to leave a country?

Everest clean-up campaign aims to airlift 100 tonnes of waste

March 17, 2018 - 10:49am
Piles of rubbish collected by local guides are being shipped to the capital for recycling.

Syria war: 'Civilians killed' as thousands flee Turkish air strikes

March 17, 2018 - 10:49am
More than 150,000 people have reportedly fled Afrin in northern Syria as Turkish forces close in.

Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign - lawyer

March 17, 2018 - 10:21am
The Mauritian president has been attacked for spending large sums on a charity-provided bank card.

Migrant crisis: At least 15 die as boat capsizes off Greece

March 17, 2018 - 9:34am
A search for those unaccounted for is under way off the Aegean island of Agathonisi.