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Sarajevo taxi drivers in De Niro tribute as film festival begins

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:54
Taxi drivers in Sarajevo put up posters of Robert De Niro on their vehicles in tribute to the actor ahead of his visit for the city's film festival.

10 Things

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:48
The best way to hold your coffee cup, and more news nuggets.

Rio Olympics 2016: Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads heptathlon, Jessica Ennis-Hill in third

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:37
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads the Olympic heptathlon, with Jessica Ennis-Hill in third place.

Palestinian authorities investigate mosque music mix-up

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:17
Authorities in the Palestinian territories investigate why music from a popular Egyptian singer was played at several mosques instead of the call to prayer.

Thailand tourism: Arrests made over bomb attacks in Hua Hin resort

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:12
Police in the Thai resort of Hua Hin make two arrests after bomb attacks there and across the country leave four people dead and dozens injured.

Pakistan: 'Dead-baby-swap gang' arrested in Peshawar

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:09
Pakistani police arrest several hospital workers over a scheme to abduct and sell newborn babies by swapping them with dead infants, local media report.

Ukraine crisis: What's going on in Crimea?

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:09
Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated again, more than two years after Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Ikea paves way for first Indian store

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:07
Shilpa Kannan visits the site where India's first Ikea store is being built

Germany 'was warned about Ansbach suicide bomber'

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:00
Germany was warned that a Syrian who blew himself up might carry out a "spectacular" suicide attempt if it tried to deport him, the BBC learns.

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain rowers win two golds in 30 minutes on day seven

Fri, 2016-08-12 11:23
Great Britain claim two Olympic golds within the space of 30 minutes to go fourth in the medal table on day seven at Rio.

Ethiopian smashes 10,000m world record

Fri, 2016-08-12 11:17
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana smashes the world record to win Olympic gold in the women's 10,000m in Rio, as GB's Jo Pavey finishes down the field.

Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:58
The Russian military announces the delivery of new air defence missiles to Crimea, in a move scheduled before the latest tension with Ukraine.

Zika found to remain in sperm for record six months

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:49
Zika virus is found in the sperm of an Italian man six months after his first symptoms, twice as long as in previously reported cases.

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain win gold in men's four

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:42
Great Britain's rowers claim a fifth consecutive Olympic title in the men's four in Rio.

Rio 2016: Daily Beast 'sorry for outing gay athletes'

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:40
US news website The Daily Beast apologises for an article that may have "outed" a number of gay Olympic athletes from countries with harsh anti-gay policies.

Rio Olympics 2016: Helen Glover and Heather Stanning win rowing gold

Fri, 2016-08-12 10:27
Great Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning successfully defend their Olympic gold by winning the women's pair at Rio 2016.