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What awaits Brittney Griner in Russian penal colony?

November 18, 2022 - 00:36
The US basketball player is believed to be in a remote jail 500km (310 miles) south-east of Moscow.
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Alaa Abdel Fattah badly affected by hunger strike - family

November 17, 2022 - 23:52
Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah's sister says his health deteriorated when he stopped eating and drinking.
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Iran protests: Nine-year-old boy shot dead by security forces - source

November 17, 2022 - 23:51
A source close to Kian Pirfalak's family rejects state media reports he died in a "terrorist attack".
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Spain's new sex abuse law sparks jail terms row

November 17, 2022 - 23:09
A law brought in after a gang rape case prompts lawyers to get some sex abusers' jail terms cut.
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Ukraine war: Dashcam footage shows near-miss blast in Dnipro

November 17, 2022 - 22:45
Video shared on social media shows a driver narrowly avoiding being hit by an explosion in Dnipro.
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Charlize Theron condemned for saying Afrikaans is dying language

November 17, 2022 - 22:34
The Hollywood star grew up speaking Afrikaans - many fellow South Africans are outraged by her comments.
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Haiti cholera outbreak worsens as cases rise

November 17, 2022 - 21:12
There are now more than 700 confirmed cases and health officials are investigating another 7,000.
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Neighbours: Amazon to revive TV soap, four months after finale

November 17, 2022 - 20:05
Residents will move back into Ramsay Street for a new series that will start filming next year.
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Ukraine war: Gas plant hit in latest Russian strikes

November 17, 2022 - 19:31
At least four deaths are reported, days after one of the most fierce Russian bombardments of the war.
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Ukraine war: Bodies found as reports of Russian atrocities in Kherson

November 17, 2022 - 18:59
The BBC speaks to two people held by Russians in Kherson, amid fresh reports of atrocities there.
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Australia floods: Rescue chopper saves family from rising floodwaters

November 17, 2022 - 12:51
An elderly couple, their daughter and two dogs were winched from their home in rural New South Wales.
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Ukraine war: Billionaire Andrew Forrest launches $25bn fund for reconstruction

November 17, 2022 - 12:38
Andrew Forrest's Ukraine Green Growth Initiative aims to replace destroyed infrastructure.
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Vicky Bowman: Former UK ambassador among prisoners released in Myanmar

November 17, 2022 - 12:30
Those freed also include an Australian professor and a Japanese filmmaker.
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US man sentenced to life for car-ramming killings

November 17, 2022 - 09:57
The driver ploughed a vehicle into a Christmas parade crowd last year, killing six.
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Astronomer in Twitter limbo over 'intimate' meteor

November 17, 2022 - 09:54
An animated video of a meteor shower shared by Mary McIntyre was banned by Twitter's automated tools.
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MH17: Ukraine plane crash murder trial draws to a close

November 17, 2022 - 09:40
The trial over the deaths of 298 people on board a jet shot down over Ukraine is finally ending.
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Ghana economy: Chilli-sauce businesses feel the heat

November 17, 2022 - 09:32
Freda Maku Yoobi lost her job as a make-up artist during Covid and now inflation has destroyed her business.
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World Cup 2022: 'I don't want to worry about being killed'

November 17, 2022 - 09:28
Two Qataris tell us how the country's conservative laws and customs affect gay people and women.
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'The time to grieve is over, it is time to be angry'

November 17, 2022 - 09:25
South Korean families are asking how far the blame should extend for the deadly Halloween crush.
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Lebanon: Survivors recall harrowing migrant boat disaster

November 17, 2022 - 09:22
Survivors recall the harrowing loss of loved ones in a deadly migrant boat disaster off Lebanon.
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