Tokyo 2020 Olympics: India's top medal contenders

India sends its largest ever contingent to the Tokyo Olympics in the hope of bettering its medals tally.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: India's top medal contenders
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Benin Bronzes: Nigeria dispute jeopardises return of artefacts

Benin Bronzes: Nigeria dispute jeopardises return of artefacts
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Several museums in Europe have talked of returning the looted artefacts - but where ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:26:01 GMT

Soldier statue reignites Spanish row over fascism

Soldier statue reignites Spanish row over fascism
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Spain's legionnaires symbolised fascism, but Madrid may soon have a statue honouring them.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:22:42 GMT

Covid: Where and why is the US vaccine rollout slowing down?

Covid: Where and why is the US vaccine rollout slowing down?
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Vaccinations in the US are slowing as infections rise - we've looked at where ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:21:10 GMT

Tokyo 2020: Travelling to an Olympic Games like no other

Tokyo 2020: Travelling to an Olympic Games like no other
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The BBC's Mariko Oi reflects on her personal experience of covering the Games during ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:10:14 GMT

'I survived Norway's worst terror attack'

'I survived Norway's worst terror attack'
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Lisa Husby recalls hiding in fear as far-right extremist Anders Breivik went on a ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:09:22 GMT

The jungle-trekking Covid vaccinators helping to protect remote Indian villages.

The jungle-trekking Covid vaccinators helping to protect remote Indian villages.
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Latgam Singpu and his team use rope bridges, school buses and incentives to reach ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:05:41 GMT

Halima Aden and Tommy Hilfiger: ‘It’s not just about diverse catwalks’

Halima Aden and Tommy Hilfiger: ‘It’s not just about diverse catwalks’
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The world’s first hijab-wearing supermodel talks to fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger about why she ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:00:54 GMT

Argentina introduces new ID cards for non-binary people

Argentina introduces new ID cards for non-binary people
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Under the new system, residents can select 'x' as their gender on passports and ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:52:17 GMT

Nord Stream 2: US and Germany reach deal on controversial Russian gas pipeline

Nord Stream 2: US and Germany reach deal on controversial Russian gas pipeline
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The US says the agreement prevents Russia from using the pipeline as a political ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 21:37:14 GMT

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to LA sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to LA sexual assault charges
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The disgraced Hollywood producer appears in court in a wheelchair, facing sexual assault charges.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:57:32 GMT

'It was hard to breathe': China flood terror as train carriage submerged

'It was hard to breathe': China flood terror as train carriage submerged
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Passengers tell of their fear after a busy subway carriage was flooded in central ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:56:53 GMT

Pegasus: Princess Latifa and Princess Haya numbers 'among leaks'

Pegasus: Princess Latifa and Princess Haya numbers 'among leaks'
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Numbers used by Princesses Latifa and Haya are reportedly found in a database at ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:27:07 GMT

Monkeypox: More than 200 contacts tracked in US for rare disease

Monkeypox: More than 200 contacts tracked in US for rare disease
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No instances of the rare disease had been recorded in the US since 2003.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:48:15 GMT

Europe floods: 'I have an axe beside my bed'

Europe floods: 'I have an axe beside my bed'
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Marion Wenzel showed the BBC around her flood-wrecked house in Ahrweiler, Germany.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:46:42 GMT

Former informant 'White Boy Rick' sues FBI for $100m

Former informant 'White Boy Rick' sues FBI for $100m
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The one-time teenage FBI informant says his work with the agency amounts to 'child ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:45:50 GMT

Spain arrest over celebrity Twitter accounts hack

Spain arrest over celebrity Twitter accounts hack
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The police action is the latest in a series of arrests over the 2020 ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:27:01 GMT

China floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in Henan

China floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in Henan
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Passengers describe how they climbed onto chairs to keep their heads above the floodwaters.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:37:48 GMT

Gender reveal party couple face jail over deadly California wildfire

Gender reveal party couple face jail over deadly California wildfire
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A California couple are charged over an event last year blamed for sparking a ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:27:36 GMT

Gold toilet found in Russian police bribery probe

Gold toilet found in Russian police bribery probe
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Investigators show video of a palatial villa, accusing traffic police of a mafia-style racket.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:02:34 GMT

Henan floods: Woman swept down street by extreme flood waters

Henan floods: Woman swept down street by extreme flood waters
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Bystanders managed to rescue the woman from the flood waters, which followed record-breaking rainfall.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:54:26 GMT

Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in China

Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in China
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Commuters describe how they climbed onto chairs to keep their heads above the floodwaters.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:34:05 GMT

Covid-19: India outrage over 'no oxygen shortage death data' claim

Covid-19: India outrage over 'no oxygen shortage death data' claim
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A minister's claim that no Covid deaths were reported from a lack of oxygen ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:44:48 GMT

ICMR sero survey says two-thirds of Indians exposed to Covid

ICMR sero survey says two-thirds of Indians exposed to Covid
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The latest survey shows that 67% Indians, aged six and above, have been exposed ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:25:14 GMT

JP Morgan: US banking giant gives boss 'special award'

JP Morgan: US banking giant gives boss 'special award'
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The award to Jamie Dimon is to persuade him to lead the company for ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:01:15 GMT

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chief does not rule out cancelling Games

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chief does not rule out cancelling Games
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The global sporting event is due to start on Friday but more athletes have ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 03:22:00 GMT

Covid: Anger as half of Australians in lockdown again

Covid: Anger as half of Australians in lockdown again
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Three states enforce stay-at-home orders, fuelling criticism of Australia's slow vaccination rate.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:49:45 GMT

Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?

Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?
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We may be stepping into a world in which we are all spies - ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:07:35 GMT

Covid: France rolls out health pass as cases soar

Covid: France rolls out health pass as cases soar
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From Wednesday people will need proof of vaccination or a negative test to access ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:05:08 GMT

Strife-torn Haiti gets new prime minister

Strife-torn Haiti gets new prime minister
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Ariel Henry's appointment comes nearly two weeks after President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated.

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 00:09:26 GMT