Valuable 350-year-old oil paintings found in skip

BBC World News - 3 hours 3 min ago
German police say the gold-framed artworks had been dumped at a motorway rest stop in Bavaria.
Categories: BBC World News

Iran election: Hardliner Raisi set to win in first round

BBC World News - 3 hours 45 min ago
Vote-counting shows Ebrahim Raisi - Iran's top judge - has so far received 62% of the vote.
Categories: BBC World News

Australia take wine dispute with China to WTO

BBC World News - 7 hours 3 min ago
China accuses Australia of an illegal trade practice, but Australia believes the motive is political.
Categories: BBC World News

Milkha Singh: India's 'Flying Sikh' dies from Covid

BBC World News - 8 hours 23 min ago
The country's most famous athlete ran for his life as a child and then ran to win medals.
Categories: BBC World News

Myanmar coup: UN calls for arms embargo against military

BBC World News - 10 hours 20 min ago
In a rare move, the UN condemns the overthrowing of Aung San Suu Kyi and calls for an arms embargo.
Categories: BBC World News

Why Ethiopia’s 'alphabet generation' feel betrayed by Abiy

BBC World News - 12 hours 42 min ago
PM Abiy Ahmed swept to power after mass protests, but his Oromo community still feel like outsiders.
Categories: BBC World News

Armenia's war defeat prompts bitter vote on rebuilding country

BBC World News - 12 hours 43 min ago
After a fierce campaign, the election will decide the country's post-war future.
Categories: BBC World News

North Korea: Why doesn't it have enough food this year?

BBC World News - 12 hours 46 min ago
The country's leader Kim Jong-un has warned of shortages - what do we know about the food situation?
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France's Le Pen on track for regional power with an eye on presidency

BBC World News - 12 hours 47 min ago
France's far-right National Rally party looks set to top Sunday's first round regional vote.
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Myanmar: Who are the ethnic armies training protesters?

BBC World News - 12 hours 54 min ago
Many protesters are being trained by ethnic armed groups - can they eventually topple the junta?
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Lisbon gave protesters' data to foreign embassies

BBC World News - 14 hours 48 min ago
Data was illegally shared in 52 cases in 2018-19, with reports citing embassies of China and Russia.
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Life in lockdown: The pandemic through our eyes

BBC World News - 14 hours 48 min ago
From freshman college to new life and loss, three young photographers document their pandemic year.
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Abortion rights: US Catholic bishops face clash with Biden

BBC World News - 16 hours 38 min ago
US Catholic leaders begin a process that may call for the president to be barred from Holy Communion.
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Japan's top health experts urge organisers to scale down Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

Japan Sports News - 16 hours 46 min ago
A report on how to hold the Tokyo Olympics safely, drawn up by Japan's top health experts, says it is important to scale down the size of the Games as much as possible. (
Categories: Japan News

Carlos Ghosn on the dark side of Japan, life in Lebanon and his upcoming documentary

Japan Business News - 16 hours 53 min ago
Carlos Ghosn, the auto-executive-turned-fugitive who plotted a brazen escape from Osaka in December 2019 following his arrest by Japanese authorities on charges of financial misconduct, has denounced what he calls Japan’s darker side — its legal system. (
Categories: Japan News

Japan passes space resources law

Japan Technology News - 16 hours 56 min ago
Japan’s parliament approved legislation that allows companies to extract and utilize space resources as the head of Russia’s space agency criticized similar national laws on the subject. (
Categories: Japan News

Suga calls on public to watch Olympics on TV as Japan eases state of emergency

Japan Politics News - 17 hours 1 min ago
Japan said on Thursday it would ease emergency coronavirus curbs in nine prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures, including limiting spectator numbers at big events, amid fears that next month's Olympics could trigger a surge in infections. (Japan Today)
Categories: Japan News

Shanghai gallery removes exhibit ranking women 'prettiest to ugliest'

BBC World News - 18 hours 38 min ago
The gallery in Shanghai pulls the video piece "Uglier and Uglier" after a backlash.
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Coronavirus: Setback for EU in legal fight with AstraZeneca

BBC World News - 19 hours 13 min ago
But the drug-maker faces hefty fines if it fails to supply doses of Covid-19 vaccine over the summer.
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Portland riots: Police crowd-control team resigns after officer indicted

BBC World News - 20 hours 5 min ago
The officer in the Portland crowd-control team faces an assault charge after last year's race riots.
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