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Afghanistan: British passport delay blamed for baby stranded in Kabul

September 2, 2021 - 02:28
"We want to hug her, kiss her", say her parents, who had to return to the UK to replace travel documents.
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Unknown number left in Afghanistan - UK's Raab

September 2, 2021 - 02:24
The UK was "caught out" by the fall of Kabul, says the foreign secretary, who will travel to the region later.
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North Korea rejects offer of almost 3 million Covid-19 jabs

September 2, 2021 - 02:00
The country asked that the shots offered under the Covax scheme be redirected to harder hit nations.
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French police car crashes after officer fires Taser at driver

September 2, 2021 - 01:22
A lawyers says the officers were "having fun" when one fired her Taser and the driver lost control.
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Twitter tests safety mode feature to silence abuse

September 2, 2021 - 01:00
Once enabled in settings, the new feature will automatically sniff out abusive tweets.
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Afghanistan: Taliban parade captured equipment in Kandahar

September 2, 2021 - 00:09
The militant group showcased the kit captured during their takeover of Afghanistan.
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Long Covid in children 'nowhere near scale feared'

September 1, 2021 - 23:37
Public should be reassured over rates of persistent symptoms, leading child health experts say.
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Afghanistan: Rescued animals 'in amazing condition' in UK

September 1, 2021 - 23:18
Most of the 150 animals rescued by "Pen" Farthing's charity are to be adopted by veterans.
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Hurricane Ida: Before and after images reveal devastation

September 1, 2021 - 22:54
Aerial photographs reveal damage and flooding in parts of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.
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Zambian President Hichilema inherits 'empty treasury'

September 1, 2021 - 22:39
Corruption is at "horrifying" levels, Hakainde Hichilema tells the BBC, a week after being sworn in.
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Former Afghan minister: Women fearful but walking the streets

September 1, 2021 - 22:22
Former Afghan finance minister Omar Zakhilwal says there is no alternative to working with the Taliban.
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International Space Station facing irreparable failures, Russia warns

September 1, 2021 - 21:45
The majority of in-flight systems on the ISS have passed their expiry date, an official warns.
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Italian police guard stations as Covid pass on trains begins

September 1, 2021 - 21:28
Anti-vaccination protesters say they will target rail services in more than 50 cities.
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Iceland PM saddened by football sex abuse scandal

September 1, 2021 - 21:10
The board of Iceland's football authority resigned after it was accused of covering up allegations.
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South America's drought-hit Paraná river at 77-year low

September 1, 2021 - 20:26
The Paraná is a key waterway for shipping and also provides drinking water for millions of people.
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Afghanistan: Taliban asked if there will be a place for women in new government

September 1, 2021 - 18:30
In a BBC Pashto interview, the leadership was questioned about how the group intend to govern the country.
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Jamie Spears 'dragging feet' on conservatorship

September 1, 2021 - 18:08
The pop star's father has been accused of trying to extort his daughter before departing the role.
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Afghanistan: UK and Taliban in talks over further evacuations

September 1, 2021 - 17:56
A UK official is in Qatar for talks to secure the exit of both UK and Afghan nationals, No 10 says.
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Air pollution may reduce life expectancy of Indians by nine years, says study

September 1, 2021 - 17:03
Millions in north India face the most extreme levels of air pollution in the world, the report says.
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Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeks

September 1, 2021 - 16:41
The law, one of the most restrictive in the US, passes as the Supreme Court fails to block it.
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