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Africa

Coronavirus in Africa: What you need to know know about the Covid-19 vaccines
William Moss of Johns Hopkins university doesn't expect the vaccines to be available in Africa until late 2021.
BBC News | 26-Nov-2020 13:11

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle
PM Abiy Ahmed says the military will try not to harm civilians and urges people to stay at home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:02

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Thousands seek refuge on Sudan-Ethiopia border
The BBC's Anne Soy reports that aid agencies are struggling to cope as refugees continue to arrive.
BBC News | 26-Nov-2020 11:30

Tigray crisis: How the Ethiopian army and TPLF clashed over an airport
With communications largely cut to the Tigray region, both sides in the conflict are trying to control the narrative.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:57

WWF vows to 'do more' after human rights abuse reports
The conservation charity is accused of working with guards who allegedly tortured and killed people.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 19:09

Europe migrant crisis: Rescuers find owners of wedding rings lost at sea
The team had feared the owners of the rings, inscribed with the names Ahmed and Doudou, were dead.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 13:43

Caribbean

Europe

Coronavirus pandemic: Germany seeks EU deal to close ski resorts
Germany and Italy want slopes closed until January, but the EU is yet to reach an agreement.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:07

Turkey court jails officers over 2016 coup plot
Air force pilots are among military staff jailed for trying to topple President Erdogan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:44

Why France may ban discrimination against accents
A French MP wants to push back against the traditional Parisian disdain for regional voices.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:48

Belarus: The woman sacrificing everything for her country’s freedom
Three months on from the Belarus election, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya reflects on how her life has changed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:09

Tributes pour in for football great Maradona
Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in for Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, who died on Wednesday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:58

Liverpool 0-2 Atalanta: Visitors enjoy surprise Champions League win at Anfield
Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:23

South America

Middle East

Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Academic says Iran detention was 'long and traumatic'
British-Australian lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert endured two years of "incredible hardship".
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:56

Iran TV footage shows Kylie Moore-Gilbert prisoner swap
State media say the British-Australian woman was freed in exchange for three Iranians jailed abroad.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:53

Yemen: Growing up in a war-torn country
Yemen is labelled the "the world's worst humanitarian crisis" and 60% of its population is under 25.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:01

British-Australian lecturer released by Iran
Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks those who worked towards her release, which Iran says was a prisoner exchange.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 22:51

Iran rejects Sweden's appeal over doctor sentenced to death
Sweden urged Iranian authorities not to execute Ahmadreza Djalali, a Swedish-Iranian dual national.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 16:54

'Strong case' house in crypt was home to Jesus, says archaeologist
A Reading university archaeologist conducts a 14-year study of an ancient site in Nazareth, Israel.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 14:06

Asia

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