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Africa

Semenya appeals to European court over testosterone
Caster Semenya will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights against the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:11

Viewpoint: Self-defence not the answer to Nigeria's kidnap crisis
The defence minister said people should at times provide their own security but it is not that easy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:41

Kenya: A sustainable solution to locust swarms?
An NGO is training and paying communities in Kenya to catch locusts, so they can be turned into animal feed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:10

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Maiduguri rocket attack kills 10
The use of long-distance bombs is part of a new tactic by Islamist militants, local officials say.
BBC News | 24-Feb-2021 18:23

Namaste Wahala: Does the real-life mirror the film?
Do real-life couples face the same difficulties as those depicted in the Bollywood-Nollywood crossover?
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 16:31

South African city of Port Elizabeth becomes Gqeberha
They are learning how to pronounce Gqeberha, the new name for the city of Port Elizabeth.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 15:03

Caribbean

Europe

Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan denounces 'attempted military coup'
PM Nikol Pashinyan is seen leading large crowds of supporters, after the army says he must resign.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 12:28

Man survives 14 hours in Pacific Ocean 'clinging to sea rubbish'
Vidam Perevertilov's decision to swim towards a "black dot" - a fishing buoy - saved his life.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 08:14

Borussia Monchengladbach 0-2 Man City: 19 wins in a row for Pep Guardiola's side
Manchester City make it 19 wins in a row with another utterly dominant display against Borussia Monchengladbach
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 23:46

Post-Brexit trade: Boris Johnson calls for eat British fish campaign
The PM promises action to boost the industry - but Labour says his Brexit deal threatens jobs.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 19:59

Cocaine 'worth billions' seized in record Germany and Belgium haul
More than 23 tonnes of the drug is discovered in shipments heading to the Netherlands.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 18:51

Van Gogh Paris painting goes on public display for first time
The street scene of Montmartre has been owned by the same French family for more than 100 years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 18:32

South America

Middle East

Jamal Khashoggi: US to release declassified report on murder
Joe Biden plans to speak to the Saudi king as the report into the journalist's murder goes public.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 11:11

Princess Latifa urges UK police to reopen sister's kidnap case
Dubai ruler's captive daughter writes to British police about her sister's abduction 20 years ago.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 07:00

Looming battle for Yemen's Marib city risks humanitarian disaster
A rebel attack on the government's northern stronghold of Marib threatens mass displacement.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:39

Syria war: Russian jets 'bomb IS positions in desert region'
IS militants carried out a string of deadly ambushes and hit-and-run attacks there recently.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 17:36

Syria's ex-intelligence officer convicted in landmark Germany case
A German court sentences Eyad al-Gharib to jail for complicity in crimes against humanity.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 11:57

Benjamin Acheampong: 'They can't treat us like animals,' says player 'duped' out of $1m
One of Africa's biggest clubs - Zamalek - is accused of 'immoral' and 'merciless' behaviour as it allegedly 'exploited' the contract of a player it no longer wanted.
BBC News | 24-Feb-2021 01:56

Asia

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