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Lake Victoria, Tanzania ferry disaster death toll hits 100
At least 100 bodies are found after the overcrowded vessel overturned close to shore on Lake Victoria.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 13:07

Nigeria's Ikeme on long, hard road to remission
Ex-Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on his cancer 'journey' - from diagnosis and treatment to parenthood, retirement and future plans.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 07:43

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi
Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 07:37

Africa's week in pictures: 14-20 September 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 04:48

Football saved me after I killed enemy during war - Liverpool legend Grobbelaar
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar tells the BBC about his war experiences, the horrors of the Heysel disaster and his match-fixing ordeal.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 00:48

Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Dozens drown in ferry capsize
With the ferry carrying hundreds of people on board, it is feared the death toll will rise. | 20-Sep-2018 23:14



Brexit: Chequers plan still credible, says minister
Cabinet minister says 'tough words' are to be expected - as EU says Chequers 'won't work'. | 21-Sep-2018 12:58

Baby names: Hunter and Aurora join top 100
Oliver and Olivia are still the most popular names but there are "fascinating changes" in the list. | 21-Sep-2018 12:52

Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges
The airline's new Italian luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, a watchdog says. | 21-Sep-2018 12:37

Brexit: What's behind Donald Tusk's Instagram diplomacy?
EU chief Donald Tusk's controversial social media teasing of Theresa May is part of a wider strategy. | 21-Sep-2018 10:24

Europe Edition: Your Friday News Briefing: Russia, Brexit, Puerto Rico
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
International Herald Tribune | 21-Sep-2018 09:54

Italy’s Populists Loosen Vaccine Law Amid a Fever They Fueled
After years of spreading confusion about vaccines, the Five Star Movement and its governing partner, the League, have reduced vaccination proof to a parent’s promise.
International Herald Tribune | 21-Sep-2018 06:15

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Middle East

The UK's jihadists who won't leave Syria
Two British extremists who have lived in the country for years, on why they won't lay down their weapons. | 21-Sep-2018 07:13

Syria war: Seized foreign IS fighters 'must be taken home'
Kurdish-led forces in Syria say captured jihadists are a "heavy burden" to be held indefinitely. | 21-Sep-2018 02:42

Michigan professor embroiled in Israel boycott row
The Michigan academic says it was his right to send the email, but critics say it was anti-Semitic. | 21-Sep-2018 01:09

Hezbollah 'has precision rockets despite Israeli strikes in Syria'
Lebanese group says Israeli strikes in Syria do not matter as it already has highly accurate weapons. | 20-Sep-2018 13:56

Mustafa Badreddine Street sparks outrage in Lebanon
A Beirut street is named after a late Hezbollah commander who was accused of assassinating Rafik Hariri. | 19-Sep-2018 17:53

3D printing shop closes after accusations of idolatry
People in Kuwait are reacting on social media to news a 3D printing shop has been closed after an outcry from an Islamist cleric. | 19-Sep-2018 15:44


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