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VIDEO: The man accused of 40,000 murders

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:46
Hissene Habre - the former leader of Chad - faces trial in Senegal for atrocities committed between 1982 and 1990. BBC Africa explains who he is and what exactly he is accused of.

Yemen's Aden 'liberated' from rebels

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:28
Yemen's southern province of Aden has been "liberated" from Houthi rebel forces, the country's exiled vice-president has declared.

Japan scraps Olympic stadium design

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:12
The Japanese government scraps its stadium plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying it will "start over from zero", following criticism over rising costs.

Kim Cattrall returns to London stage

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:06
Kim Cattrall is to return to the London stage in a new play set in the "vicious" world of the beauty industry.

'Pay with blood' at Romania festival

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:03
Transylvania music festival offers free tickets to people who donate blood.

'Multiple casualties' in wood blast

Fri, 2015-07-17 05:51
Up to five people are thought to be trapped and there are "multiple casualties" after an explosion at a wood works, Cheshire East Council say.

Eid suicide attack hits Nigeria

Fri, 2015-07-17 05:49
At least nine people are killed in explosions at Eid prayers in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Damaturu, the army says.

Ramadan offers chance to oppose extremism

Fri, 2015-07-17 05:35
Ramadan has given Muslims an opportunity to present a broader understanding of their religion, as it is buffeted by extremism, says Caroline Wyatt.

Ramos not leaving Real - Benitez

Fri, 2015-07-17 05:16

UK military pilots in Syria strikes

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:57
UK military pilots embedded with other nations' forces have been conducting air strikes over Syria despite MPs voting against action there, it emerges.

VIDEO: Crackdown on illegal mining in Peru

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:46
Dozens of illegal mining camps have been destroyed by authorities in Peru.

MPs win surveillance powers challenge

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:44
Two MPs have won a High Court battle against the government over laws which they say allow the police and security services to "spy on citizens" without proper safeguards.

Open set to resume at 10:00 BST

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:43
Round two of the Open Championship will resume at 10:00 BST as heavy rain soaks the Old Course on Friday morning.

VIDEO: Islam TV service launching in UK

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:36
A new on demand TV service called Alchemiya is launching in the UK and hopes to change perceptions and misconceptions of Islam.

Sugar intake 'should be halved'

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:30
A committee of scientific experts is expected to urge the UK government to halve the recommended daily intake of sugar, in final guidance on Friday.

Stars react to Emmy nominations

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:27
Ricky Gervais, Downton Abbey star Jim Carter and others respond to receiving Emmy nominations - or, in some cases, to being overlooked.

Japan's Nikkei continues winning run

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:25
Japan's Nikkei index registers its biggest weekly gain since October, with Asian shares mostly higher as worries over Greece and China ease.

China guru 'held over disciple death'

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:20
A Chinese guru known for his celebrity clients is arrested over the kidnapping and murder of one of his disciples, Chinese state media report.

Marks and Spencer clothing boss quits

Fri, 2015-07-17 03:57
John Dixon, the head of Marks and Spencer's non-food division, has resigned after 26 years at the retailer.

Driver murders man, 79, after crash

Fri, 2015-07-17 03:10
A manhunt is under way for a driver who stabbed another motorist to death after a collision between their two cars.