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Is India's Aam Admi Party no place for intellectuals?

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:20
Is there any place for intellectuals in India's politics?

Pope accepts US bishop's resignation

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:18
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Missouri bishop, Robert Finn, who pleaded guilty three years ago to not reporting child abuse by a priest.

'Tame HIV' used to cure disease

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:09
The lives of six boys with a deadly genetic disease have been transformed by a pioneering treatment to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors.

New Zealand region on wallaby alert

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:07
Wallabies are scaling a dam and mountain range in New Zealand, to the alarm of local officials.

Twitter cracks down on cyber-abuse

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00
Twitter says it will take action against a wider range of violent threats as part of new efforts to tackle abuse on its platform.

New mass extinction event proposed

Tue, 2015-04-21 10:45
An international team of researchers proposes adding an extra mass extinction to the current list of five.

Smalling agrees new Man Utd contract

Tue, 2015-04-21 10:26
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has agreed a new contract with the club until June 2019.

Morrison condemns black police shootings

Tue, 2015-04-21 10:17
Award-winning author Toni Morrison condemns the killing of several black men by white police officers.

Election 2015 in pictures: 21 April

Tue, 2015-04-21 10:00
Images from the campaign trail: 21 April

Med deaths in 2015 'may hit 30,000'

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:46
The number of migrants dying in Mediterranean Sea crossings could hit 30,000 this year, migration officials warn.

VIDEO: Migrant boat dead 'locked in hold'

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:46
Italian prosecutors say many of the hundreds of migrants who died when a boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday were locked in the hold and unable to escape.

China gamers hire 'online escorts'

Tue, 2015-04-21 09:05
Online gamers in China are hiring female "online escorts" to keep them company while they play.

VIDEO: Aden's 'DIY' defence force

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:52
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.

Global woes rattle German investors

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:34
Investor sentiment in Germany has shown an unexpected fall after rising steadily for the past five months, the closely watched ZEW survey indicates.

Serb flight scare after coffee spill

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:30
A Serbian inquiry finds the president's jet went into a sudden plunge last week when the co-pilot tried to mop up a coffee spill.

VIDEO: 'I paid 2,200 euros for place on boat'

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:30
One of the people on board the migrant boat which ran aground off the Greek island of Rhodes on Monday has been speaking to the BBC.

US court issues writ for chimpanzees

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:27
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.

Bomb explodes at Somali restaurant

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:09
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets mystery

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:59
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.

SA army to tackle migrant attacks

Tue, 2015-04-21 07:54
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.