The doctor fleeing Tennessee over Covid

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 06:34
The former head of the US state's vaccine rollout has been forced out after threats and taunts.
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Peng case must be investigated - Serena Williams

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 06:19
Serena Williams says the case of Chinese player Peng Shuai "must be investigated" and urged people "not to stay silent" about her welfare.
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Biden 'considering' US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 05:26
Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have called for action over Chinese human rights abuses.
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Croatia violated girl's rights before she was killed by train - court

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 04:41
Six year-old Madina Hussiny's family were ordered to go back over the Croatian border in 2017.
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Covid: Germany to place tighter curbs on unvaccinated

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 04:25
Fresh restrictions will be introduced in areas with high Covid hospitalisation rates, officials say.
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Uganda's Kampala bombings: Muslim cleric accused of jihadist links shot dead

BBC World News - November 19, 2021 - 02:24
Sheikh Muhammad Abas Kirevu was killed by security forces, who said he had been working with jihadists.
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P-Square: Nigerian Afrobeats twins make up after years of feuding

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 22:24
Fans are excited as Peter and Paul reconcile on their joint birthday after a painful break-up.
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Julius Jones: School walk-outs and protests as execution looms

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 21:48
Julius Jones is due to be executed on Thursday, but his last hope rests with the Oklahoma governor.
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Kim Kardashian-West sponsors Afghan girls football team flight to UK

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 21:08
The girls were granted asylum in the UK after many received threats from the new Taliban regime.
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China: Man banned from all-you-can-eat BBQ for eating too much

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 19:23
A live-streamer has been banned from a buffet restaurant in China after multiple food binges.
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Turkey releases Israeli couple arrested for spying over palace photos

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 19:06
Natalie and Mordi Oknin were accused of taking photos of the president's residence in Istanbul.
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Greece begins espionage trial of 24 aid workers

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 17:55
Human rights groups have called the trial 'a farce' and called for the workers release.
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Vietnam: Police summon noodle seller over Salt Bae parody

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 17:49
The Vietnamese man filmed himself flamboyantly seasoning noodles and called himself spring onion bae.
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Mumbai: India baby girl found in drain recovering

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 16:32
Police in Mumbai were called in to rescue the five-day-old after residents were alerted by cats.
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The family of asylum-seekers trapped on Europe’s edge

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 14:59
A BBC team filmed a couple and their two-year-old daughter as they attempted to cross the Bosnia-Croatia border into the EU in search of asylum for the 40th time.
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No skin-to-skin contact: India 'outrageous' sexual assault order struck down

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 14:26
The Supreme Court reversed an order that cleared a man of sexual assault as "there was no skin-to-skin contact".
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Baby elephant dies after losing half its trunk in poacher's trap

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 12:40
The one-year-old calf succumbed to its injuries two days after being rescued by Indonesian villagers.
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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: How the TPLF has outflanked the army

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 09:07
Ethiopia's army used to be one of the strongest in Africa so how have rebels made such rapid gains?
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Saurabh Kirpal: The man who could be India's first openly gay judge

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 09:06
Experts say Saurabh Kirpal's appointment will inspire other LGBTQ lawyers and judges to come out.
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'I've seen irreversible change but hope too for planet'

BBC World News - November 18, 2021 - 09:05
Over decades, correspondent David Shukman has seen climate change become our most important issue.
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