Salma al-Shehab: Concern for Saudi student jailed for 34 years over tweets

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 05:57
Salma al-Shehab, a Leeds University PhD student, called for reforms and the release of activists.
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R. Kelly trial: Singer has dark side hidden from public - prosecutor

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 04:27
The singer faces charges of child pornography and obstructing justice in his second federal trial.
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TikTok to teach influencers about US mid-term election rules

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 04:16
The platform says it is to do more to ensure influencers understand that it prohibits paid political ads.
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Bag thief caught on live TV in Barcelona

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 02:35
He was tracked down after stealing a bag in the background of a live interview on the beach.
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'Many casualties feared ' in Kabul mosque blast

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 02:34
Early reports suggest five children, including a seven-year-old, are among those injured.
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Surfers on Venice's Grand Canal invoke mayor's wrath

BBC World News - August 18, 2022 - 01:57
Videos of two foil surfers whizzing along the city's busiest canal have sparked outrage online.
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Haruyuki Takahashi: Tokyo 2020 Olympic official accused of taking bribes

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 23:55
Haruyuki Takahashi is arrested on suspicion of taking bribes from a high street clothing retailer.
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Liz Cheney: Trump critic blasts Republican 'personality cult' after defeat

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 21:55
Liz Cheney criticises the former president after losing to a Trump-backed candidate in Wyoming.
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Water levels on Italy's Lake Garda at 15-year low

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 21:05
Parts of northern Italy are experiencing their worst drought in 70 years.
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Outrage as India rapists leave jail to hero's welcome

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 20:03
Eleven Hindu men convicted for her gang-rape and the murder of her family members have been freed.
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Spanish fires: Passengers injured fleeing train in Bejís

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 20:00
Ten people are injured, three seriously, as a train is caught up in a wildfire in eastern Spain.
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Israel and Germany condemn Palestinian leader's '50 Holocausts' claim

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 19:17
Israeli and German leaders express outrage after Mahmoud Abbas accuses Israel of "50 Holocausts".
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Elon Musk sends social media into frenzy with joke on Twitter about buying Man Utd

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 16:47
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, sends social media into a frenzy with a joke on Twitter that he is buying Manchester United.
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Whales surprise two paddleboarders in Argentina

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 15:57
One paddleboarder was knocked into the water by a whale's fin, which clipped his board.
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Cuba bids for foreign investment to tackle goods shortages

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 13:04
Growing shortages of basic goods have led the government to end Fidel Castro's 63-year-old legacy.
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Moderator onstage with Salman Rushdie speaks out after attack

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 09:38
Henry Reese, who was moderator at the event where the author was stabbed, speaks to the BBC.
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Kenya election 2022: Raila Odinga to go to court, as others celebrate

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 09:17
Kenya held one of its most nail-biting, and controversial, elections since one-party rule ended.
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Tasmanian tiger: Scientists hope to revive marsupial from extinction

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 08:52
Experts behind the project claim the technology for "de-extinction" already exists, but others are sceptical.
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Five countries, five meals - tackling the food inflation crisis

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 08:45
Around the world people are adapting to high food prices, sometimes by changing what they eat.
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Alaska primary: Sarah Palin seeks comeback backed by Trump

BBC World News - August 17, 2022 - 08:15
She largely left the spotlight before the 2016 election of Donald Trump, who has become her key ally.
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