Russia’s Telegram ban ‘failing’

Russia’s attempt to block popular messaging app Telegram has so far been unsuccessful. The authorities want access to the encrypted messages, but Telegram has refused, and worked around measures taken to stop users accessing it. But Moscow’s ambition to control social media is far from over. Video produced by Abdujalil Abdurasulov. Russia’s Telegram ban ‘failing’

Tammy Duckworth’s newborn makes history at US Senate vote

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How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a ‘new family’

This Kenyan woman was rejected by friends and family after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. But Christine found a “new family” at a hospice in Nairobi. Video produced by David Whitty and Rajni Boddington Listen to BBC World Service’s Newsday programme on the iPlayer. How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a […]

Florida police clear out classroom after shooting

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Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]

Syria returns Légion d’honneur award to France

Image copyright AFP Image caption The award was handed back via the Romanian embassy, which represents French interests in Syria Syria has returned to France the prestigious Légion d’honneur presented to President Bashar al-Assad, saying he would not wear the award of a country that was a “slave” to America. The move comes days after […]

Mohammed Zammar: German jihadist ‘detained by Syrian Kurds’

Image copyright Twitter/@bjoernstritzel Image caption In 2014, Mohammed Zammar was filmed at a meeting between IS militants and Syrian tribesmen A Syrian-born German jihadist linked to the 11 September 2001 attackers has reportedly been detained by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. A commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces alliance told the AFP news agency […]

Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28

Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28

Image copyright Reuters Image caption DJ Avicii – real name Tim Bergling – died on Friday, his representative announced Swedish DJ Avicii, one of the world’s biggest dance music stars, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Levels, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. His […]

Brexit: No 10 still ‘confident’ of Irish border solution

Image copyright AFP No 10 says it is confident a deal can be done to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit despite signs of an impasse over the issue. The BBC understands UK plans to resolve the matter faced sustained criticism from the EU at a meeting on Wednesday. The […]

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