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Can apps move the #MeToo movement forward?

August 31, 2021 - 08:12
Reporting sexual harassment at work is getting easier thanks to new technologies.
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Para-Taekwondo: Taking 360 tornado kicks to Tokyo

August 31, 2021 - 08:07
For the first time, the Paralympic games will host a Para-Taekwondo competition.
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Afghanistan: Fleeing the Taliban into Pakistan and leaving dreams behind

August 31, 2021 - 08:05
The BBC speaks to Afghans fleeing the Taliban into Pakistan at the Chaman Spin Boldak border.
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Nike is giving its head office staff a week's break

August 31, 2021 - 07:32
The sports shoe giant is giving US head office staff this week off after a "traumatic" year.
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From Bush to Biden: One war, four US presidents on Afghanistan

August 31, 2021 - 07:03
Two decades of conflict in Afghanistan shaped the legacies of each of these commanders-in-chief.
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Gunfire as Taliban celebrate US leaving Afghanistan

August 31, 2021 - 06:50
Gunfire rang out as the BBC's Lyse Doucet reported on US troops' departure from Kabul.
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Watch moment US military declares final flight out of Afghanistan

August 31, 2021 - 06:44
Top US general reveals last US aircraft took off from Hamid Karzai Airport ahead of deadline for withdrawal.
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Hurricane Ida: Louisiana assesses damage after storm

August 31, 2021 - 05:34
A million people in Louisiana are still are without electricity after a devastating storm hit.
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Afghanistan drone strike: 'Ten people died here.. including my daughter'

August 31, 2021 - 04:54
A family comb through rubble for remains of relatives they say were killed by a US drone strike.
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Afghan left behind by UK: I'm fighting to stay alive

August 31, 2021 - 03:27
An Afghan who had authorisation to fly to the UK speaks to the BBC about his struggle to escape.
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Fury as Covid crisis hits Australia's Aboriginal communities

August 31, 2021 - 01:06
Indigenous Australians say surging infections in remote areas should have been prevented.
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Covid: EU set to impose travel restrictions on US as cases rise

August 31, 2021 - 00:46
The European Union is set to recommend barring American travellers as US hospital admissions peak.
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Covid surge 'deeply worrying' in Europe as vaccinations dip - WHO

August 30, 2021 - 22:22
Europe could see another 236,000 deaths by December as vaccinations slow, a WHO official predicts.
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Paris speed limit falls to 30km/h

August 30, 2021 - 22:10
The mayor wants the French capital to become cleaner in the run-up to the 2024 Olympics.
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Palestinian President Abbas holds rare talks with Israeli minister

August 30, 2021 - 21:26
It was the Palestinian president's first official meeting with a senior Israeli since 2010.
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Afghanistan: US investigating civilian deaths in Kabul strike

August 30, 2021 - 20:57
The strike aimed to stop a suicide bomber, but killed six children and four adults from one family.
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China cuts children's online gaming to one hour

August 30, 2021 - 20:46
Regulators are restricting game-playing for under 18s to an hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays
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Milan fire: Flames engulf modern 20-storey block of flats

August 30, 2021 - 20:11
The tower is only 10 years old and questions are being asked about how the fire spread so dramatically.
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Kanye West: Donda released by Universal without my say, artist claims

August 30, 2021 - 19:55
The rapper says his record label released his delayed 10th album without his permission.
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Brazil bank robbers tie hostages to getaway cars

August 30, 2021 - 18:31
Armed gang members took hostages as human shields, after a bank robbery in the city of Araçatuba.
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