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US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?
The BBC World Service speaks to reporters in six regions around the world about the hopes and expectations for Joe Biden's administration. | 16-Jan-2021 01:09

US blacklisting of Houthis 'could tip Yemen into huge famine'
The UN's aid chief urges the US to reverse a plan to designate the Houthis as a terrorist group. | 14-Jan-2021 18:44

Syria war: Suspected Israeli strikes on Iran-linked targets 'kill dozens'
Israeli aircraft reportedly attacked a series of Iran-linked targets in eastern Syria overnight. | 13-Jan-2021 13:16

Kuwait's stateless man who set himself alight
Hamad had descended into despair, one of a Kuwaiti community denied rights for generations. | 13-Jan-2021 01:16

Al-Qaeda: Pompeo says Iran is jihadist network's 'new home base'
The US secretary of state says jihadists "operate under the hard shell of the regime's protection". | 12-Jan-2021 20:22

Egypt court overturns TikTok stars' jail sentences
Mawada al-Adham and Haneen Hossam were given two years in prison for posting "indecent" videos. | 12-Jan-2021 20:17

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