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Russia accuses Ukraine of attempted Crimea 'incursions'

Wed, 2016-08-10 10:31
Russia says Ukraine has tried to carry out armed incursions into Crimea, the territory annexed by Russia in 2014 - accusations Kiev denies.

Hospital fire: 'I found my baby charred'

Wed, 2016-08-10 09:59
Two women whose babies died in a fire at a maternity hospital in Baghdad have been talking about what happened.

Italy proposal to jail vegans who impose diet on children

Wed, 2016-08-10 09:39
A controversial Italian bill proposes jail time for vegan parents who impose the "reckless and dangerous" diet on their children.

Rio Olympics 2016: Kristin Armstrong wins women's time trial for third time

Wed, 2016-08-10 09:34
American Kristin Armstrong wins a third Olympic women's time trial in a row, with Britain's Emma Pooley in 14th.

The Kenyan bus driver who stops for disabled people

Wed, 2016-08-10 09:08
A matatu driver in Kenya is helping people with physical disabilities get to work.

In pictures

Wed, 2016-08-10 08:24
If it is true that nice guys always come second, Chris Amon won the respect and admiration of the sport many times over.

India police investigate 'great train robbery'

Wed, 2016-08-10 08:20
Police in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are investigating how thieves cut into a high-security train carriage and stole $750,000 (£574,541).

Burkina Faso bans donkey skin exports, affecting Asian trade

Wed, 2016-08-10 08:18
Burkina Faso bans the export of donkey skins as a sharp increase in sales to Asia is threatening the animal's population.

Select club

Wed, 2016-08-10 08:10
A profile of Hugh Grosvenor, who has become the seventh Duke of Westminster following the sudden death of his father.

England v Pakistan: Hosts keep winning team for final Test at Oval

Wed, 2016-08-10 08:00
England name an unchanged team for the final Test of the series against Pakistan at The Oval.

Rio Olympics 2016: Rowing delayed for second time at Games

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:44
High winds see rowing action on Wednesday postponed - making it the second postponement of the Rio Games.

Hunger striker: 'People would rather see me dead'

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:26
The Indian political activist, Irom Sharmila, has told the BBC that she felt really isolated during the 16 years she was on hunger strike.

Soutik Biswas: How do you end a 16-year hunger strike?

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:17
The BBC's Soutik Biswas writes about the steps Indian activist Irom Sharmila will have to take to return to a normal diet after her 16-year-long hunger strike ended on Tuesday.

Rio 2016 Olympics day-by-day guide

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:17
Want to know what's happening when in Rio? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Brazil.

Turkish admiral 'claims asylum in US' after failed coup

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:16
A Turkish military officer posted with Nato claims asylum in the US after authorities in Turkey link him to the failed coup, reports say.

What do 'hangars' on disputed islands in the South China Sea tell us?

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:05
The apparent construction of fighter jet aircraft hangars by China on disputed islands in the South China Sea will stoke tension, analyst Alexander Neill explains.

US top for online global drug sales

Wed, 2016-08-10 07:04
UK-based drug dealers earn more money online than any of their European rivals, research suggests.

Man arrested after running across Madrid airport tarmac to catch flight

Wed, 2016-08-10 06:28
Traveller arrested after jumping out of disconnected jet bridge and running across tarmac to catch his flight at Spanish airport.

France terror: Girl, 16, investigated over Telegram 'attack plan'

Wed, 2016-08-10 06:21
A 16-year-old girl has been placed under investigation for planning an attack on the Telegram messaging app, judicial sources say.

Fu Yuanhui: China's disarming and expressive Olympic swimming star

Wed, 2016-08-10 05:24
All Olympians can count on the support of their home country, but one Chinese swimmer has found overnight fame with her expressive enthusiasm.