Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chief does not rule out cancelling Games

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 12:22
The global sporting event is due to start on Friday but more athletes have tested positive for Covid.
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Covid: Anger as half of Australians in lockdown again

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 11:49
Three states enforce stay-at-home orders, fuelling criticism of Australia's slow vaccination rate.
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Nigeria secures release of 100 kidnapped mothers and children

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 10:36
The group, most of them women and children, were kidnapped last month in Nigeria's Zamfara state.
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Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 10:07
We may be stepping into a world in which we are all spies - and at the same time are all spied on.
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Covid: France rolls out health pass as cases soar

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 10:05
From Wednesday people will need proof of vaccination or a negative test to access some public places.
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Strife-torn Haiti gets new prime minister

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 09:09
Ariel Henry's appointment comes nearly two weeks after President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated.
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Covid: The Mexican villages refusing to vaccinate

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 08:07
Take-up of the vaccine among indigenous towns in Chiapas state is as low as 2% in some areas.
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Darfur conflict's latest surge in violence displaces thousands

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 08:06
"I have cried so much, my eyes can barely see," one mother tells the BBC after seeing her brother die.
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The battle for Indonesia's Gold Island

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 08:02
There are fears that a mine will threaten Sangihe island's ancient forests and local water supply.
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Mandira Bedi: Actress stirs debate over women's role at cremations

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 08:01
India's Mandira Bedi made news for performing her husband's last rites, generally a male preserve.
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Netflix to include mobile games for subscribers

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 06:42
The firm said on Tuesday that the "time is right to learn more about how our members value games".
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Thomas Barrack: Top Trump aide accused of working as foreign agent

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 05:50
Thomas Barrack is alleged to have lobbied the US government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
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Pegasus: French President Macron identified as spyware target

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 04:09
The president's phone number was found on a list of numbers that were potential phone hacking targets.
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Severe floods hit China's Henan province

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 02:25
Roads and subway stations have been submerged and one region recorded 40cm (15 inches) of rainfall.
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Nike trainer output at key factory hit by Covid outbreak

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 02:05
Nike could run out of its Vietnamese-made trainers because of a rise in Covid infections in the region.
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China: Passengers stuck in waist-high water as train floods

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 00:51
Henan province has been hit hard by heavy rain in recent days resulting in flash flooding.
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Climate change: US pushes China to make faster carbon cuts

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 00:28
US climate envoy John Kerry says help from China is needed to avoid a dangerous rise in heat.
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Germany grapples with flood havoc

BBC World News - July 21, 2021 - 00:28
A massive clean-up is under way, but Germany's flood damage won't be fixed for many months.
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Jeff Bezos and crew launch into space on New Shepard

BBC World News - July 20, 2021 - 22:26
Billionaire Jeff Bezos has launched into space, in the first crewed flight of his rocket ship, New Shepard.
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Israel PM warns Ben & Jerry's owner Unilever of consequences over sales ban

BBC World News - July 20, 2021 - 22:00
The ice cream maker's parent company Unilever is told "strong action" will be taken against boycotts.
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