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Charlie Watts: The subtle magnificence of the Rolling Stones' drummer

August 25, 2021 - 09:02
He wasn't flashy or prone to pyrotechnics, but Charlie Watts was the heartbeat of the Rolling Stones.
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Afghanistan: How much opium is produced and what's the Taliban's record?

August 25, 2021 - 08:56
The Taliban claims opium poppy cultivation was stopped when it last held power in Afghanistan.
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Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine

August 25, 2021 - 08:35
The country is on the brink of experiencing the world's first "climate change famine", the UN says.
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Tokyo Paralympics: The lowdown on being disabled in Japan

August 25, 2021 - 08:22
From moon riders to job quotas, three residents give the lowdown on being disabled in Japan.
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Can the US crack down on fake vaccination cards?

August 25, 2021 - 08:08
As more people are asked to prove vaccination status, a black market in fake health cards has boomed.
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Could this solar farm be a climate change solution?

August 25, 2021 - 08:01
UN experts say rapid innovative solutions are needed to end our dependency on fossil fuels. Could this new project provide an answer?
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Business still has time to help Afghans - AirBnB boss

August 25, 2021 - 07:33
Co-founder Brian Chesky urges more firms to help after promising free lodging for 20,000 refugees.
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Afghanistan: 'The sooner we finish, the better,' says Joe Biden

August 25, 2021 - 06:50
The US president says US troops are on track to end evacuations by a 31 August deadline.
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Biden: 'Taliban helping us get people out of Afghanistan'

August 25, 2021 - 06:48
The US says evacuation efforts to help people get out of Afghanistan are 'on pace' to meet a 31 August deadline.
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US House approves Biden's $3.5tn domestic budget blueprint

August 25, 2021 - 06:24
The resolution allows Mr Biden's Democrats to move forward with their domestic policy proposals.
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Bilal Sarwary: 'In the city I loved, suddenly nowhere was safe'

August 25, 2021 - 04:21
Journalist Bilal Sarwary saw the Taliban toppled in 2001 and his country reborn. So how does he feel now?
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Japanese yakuza mobster sentenced to death

August 25, 2021 - 00:47
Nomura Satoru denied ordering four assaults, one of which was deadly.
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A Kabul evacuee's tale: Dread, chaos and the Taliban

August 25, 2021 - 00:25
An Indian woman tells the BBC of the on-and-off trauma of getting out of Taliban-held Afghanistan.
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Tokyo Paralympics: 2020 Games get under way with powerful opening ceremony

August 24, 2021 - 23:29
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are officially under way after a powerful opening ceremony.
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Afghanistan: Secret Kabul talks between CIA and Taliban - US media

August 24, 2021 - 23:27
The secret meeting came ahead of a deadline for US troops to leave Afghanistan on 31 August.
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Taliban to US: Don't encourage Afghans to leave, we need them

August 24, 2021 - 22:50
Foreign countries should stop encouraging Afghans to leave their country, a Taliban spokesman says.
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Afghanistan: Credible reports of executions by Taliban says UN

August 24, 2021 - 21:38
Human rights violations against Afghan women and girls have also been reported, the UN says.
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German poison probe after drinks spiked at university in Darmstadt

August 24, 2021 - 21:13
Six people were taken to hospital with bluish extremities after using a science department's tea area.
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How are women in Afghanistan reacting to Taliban takeover?

August 24, 2021 - 20:24
The BBC's Secunder Kermani speaks to women in Afghanistan about the Taliban takeover.
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Convicted ex-Chadian leader Hissène Habré dies

August 24, 2021 - 20:03
The former president was sentenced to life in a landmark trial for crimes against humanity.
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