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DR Congo rebels blamed for 30 civilian deaths

Sun, 2016-08-14 11:20
At least 30 civilians are killed by suspected ADF rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the military says.

Islamic State: Kurdish forces capture Iraq villages

Sun, 2016-08-14 11:04
Kurdish forces battling so-called Islamic State take several villages from the militants near Mosul, the last big city the group holds in Iraq.

Rio Olympics 2016: Jemima Sumgong wins women's marathon

Sun, 2016-08-14 10:56
Jemima Sumgong becomes the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon by beating Eunice Kirwa of Bahrain into second.

UK police to target online hate crime

Sun, 2016-08-14 09:19
A new team of specialist police officers is being set up to investigate online hate crimes, including abuse on Twitter and Facebook.

Fidel Castro makes rare birthday appearance

Sun, 2016-08-14 08:54
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro makes a rare public appearance to mark his 90th birthday.

Olympics 2016: Rio beach-goers take on the Bolt challenge

Sun, 2016-08-14 08:29
The BBC's Chris Mitchell and Babita Sharma recreate the 100m, with the help of one beach, two beach umbrellas, and three Rio residents.

Rio 2016: Bride-to-be crashes BBC Olympic coverage

Sun, 2016-08-14 08:06
A bride-to-be on a hen party in Rio de Janeiro crashes BBC Four's Olympic coverage.

Swiss train attacker and one victim dead

Sun, 2016-08-14 07:58
The knifeman and one of the victims from Saturday's attack on a train in Switzerland have died of their injuries in hospital, police say.

Going for Gold

Sun, 2016-08-14 07:42
A week into the Rio Olympics, there have been many memorable moments for Team GB. Here are 10 of the best.

Hot air balloons light up Bristol festival

Sun, 2016-08-14 07:24
Nightglow balloons entertain the crowds at Europe's largest hot air balloon festival on Saturday.

Woman asked to stop Iran protest

Sun, 2016-08-14 07:06
A female Iranian activist who held a protest banner during a volleyball match at the Rio Olympics is asked to take it down by security and leave.


Sun, 2016-08-14 06:26
After an imam and his assistant were shot dead in New York, US citizens offer support to Muslim community walking to mosque.

Lucas and Hamill lead tributes to Kenny Baker, Star Wars R2-D2 actor

Sun, 2016-08-14 06:21
Star Wars' George Lucas and Mark Hamill are among the big names paying tribute to the late actor actor Kenny Baker, describing him as "the heart and soul of R2-D2".

Boko Haram video 'shows missing Chibok girls'

Sun, 2016-08-14 05:56
The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram releases a video purporting to show some of the schoolgirls seized by the group from Chibok more than two years ago.

N Ireland pipe band reclaims world title

Sun, 2016-08-14 05:45
Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band from Northern Ireland have been crowned world pipe band champions.

Milwaukee shooting: Protesters fire gunshots and set buildings on fire

Sun, 2016-08-14 04:50
Violence breaks out on the streets of the US city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, overnight after police shot dead an armed man in a police chase on Saturday.

Philippines Marcos: Protest against 'hero' burial

Sun, 2016-08-14 04:42
Hundreds of people in the Philippines capital, Manila, protest against plans to bury disgraced former President Ferdinand Marcos in a cemetery for heroes.

Olympics Rio 2016: Mo Farah wins third Olympic gold

Sun, 2016-08-14 04:20
A round-up of all the action from day eight of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Milwaukee shooting: Violence erupts over US police killing

Sun, 2016-08-14 02:39
Violence has broken out on the streets of the US city of Milwaukee, after a man, 23, was shot dead in a police chase on Saturday.

Japan boy band SMAP to break up

Sun, 2016-08-14 01:12
One of Asia's biggest pop groups, the Japanese boy band SMAP, is to break up after a 25-year career.