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'Super-parenting' improves children's autism

6 hours 54 min ago
Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.

The mystery of the missing Indian student

7 hours 36 min ago
The BBC's Vikas Pandey reports from India's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University where a student has mysteriously gone missing for more than 10 days.

North Korea nuclear: US intelligence chief says disarmament unlikely

8 hours 3 min ago
US intelligence chief James Clapper says the policy to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme is "probably a lost cause".

Mosul: Iraqi Special Forces come under fire from IS

8 hours 34 min ago
Video journalist Ayman Oghanna captures the moment when Iraqi Special Forces come under fire from so-called Islamic State.

The Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

9 hours 47 min ago
The Gambia is the latest country to say it will leave the International Criminal Court, accusing it of humiliating Africans.

Dreamworld: Siblings among dead at Australia theme park

Tue, 2016-10-25 20:51
A sister and brother are named as among four people killed at a theme park in Australia on Tuesday.

Parrot fossil unearthed in Siberia

Tue, 2016-10-25 20:42
A parrot fossil has been discovered in Siberia - the furthest north these birds have ever been found.

Daily US election dig: Early voting boosts Clinton

Tue, 2016-10-25 20:16
With 13 days to go, early voting gives Democrats a boost, Rudy Giuliani takes aim at Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump's staff say they're voting for, er, Trump.

Sexual harassment of female MPs widespread, report says

Tue, 2016-10-25 20:04
Sexual harassment and even violence against female parliamentarians is widespread, a new report says.

Plett Usher: US energy diplomacy could shape world stage

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:46
Energy policy got scant attention this election season, but it could have global policy implications.

Corruption and scandal

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:45
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.

Crushed by tanks

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:37
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.

Framing the mafia

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:32
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.

Paris Chinese 'scared to go home alone' after killing

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:26
French Chinese protest violent attacks on their community after a man is killed in Paris.

A killing in Paris

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:25
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?

Selfie blackmail

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:20
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.

Women work 39 days a year more than men, report says

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:18
The World Economic Forum estimates that globally women work 39 more days a year than men when unpaid labour is factored in.

From Kenyan slums to Europe's catwalks

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:02
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.

Homophobia in sport: Most fans 'would welcome gay players' - BBC poll

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:01
A BBC Radio 5 live poll finds that 82% of sports fans in England, Wales and Scotland would welcome an openly gay player at their club.

East Timor's 12,000-year-old cave art

Tue, 2016-10-25 19:01
Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.