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The hunt for Nigerians who can change into cats

Sun, 03/20/2022 - 21:14
One man is challenging Nigerians' belief in magic after a wave of killings that has gripped the country.

Omicron vs Zero-Covid: How long can China hold on?

Sun, 03/20/2022 - 21:00
China's worst outbreak in two years has got some questioning how long it can hang on to its strategy.

Timbuktu manuscripts: Mali's ancient documents captured online

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:10
The thousands of manuscripts contain centuries of African writing on maths, medicine and more.

Abramovich's attempt to sell Chelsea halted by UK government sanctions

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:08
Roman Abramovich's attempt to sell Chelsea is halted as the oligarch is sanctioned by the UK government as part of its response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

On the frontline of the battle for Kharkiv

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:04
Quentin Sommerville and cameraman Darren Conway have spent the week with the Ukrainian forces as they fight to stop a further Russian advance.

Ukrainians with passports can apply for UK visas online

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:53
More than 1,000 visas have been issued but Boris Johnson says that number will 'climb very steeply'.

Ukraine war: Images reveal scale of destruction in Mariupol

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:53
Photos and satellite images show the devastation caused to the southern Ukrainian city, which is encircled by Russian troops.

Rafik Hariri killing: Hezbollah duo convicted of 2005 bombing on appeal

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:45
A UN-backed court reverses the acquittals of two men over the assassination of Lebanon's former PM.

Formula 1 testing: Red Bull unhappy with Mercedes upgrade in Bahrain

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:18
Mercedes are at the centre of a row over the legality of their car after introducing a radical new design at the second pre-season test.

Ireland haven't played a game this physical for a long time - Jones

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:08
Ireland "have not played a game as physical" as Saturday's crucial Six Nations encounter at Twickenham "for a long time", says England's Eddie Jones.

Russia hits back at Western sanctions with export bans

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:05
Russia will halt exports of some types of timber and other goods until the end of 2022.

Ukraine war: Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UK

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 11:24
Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich one of seven oligarchs sanctioned by the UK government.

UK government in crisis mode over Ukrainian visas

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 11:22
The department is trying to convince an increasingly sceptical nation it has control of the situation.

Ukraine war: Oil price rises again due to fears over Russian shortfall

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 10:13
There is confusion over whether major oil producers will help to plug a gap in supplies from Russia.

Ukraine war: No progress on ceasefire after Kyiv-Moscow talks

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 10:13
Kyiv's FM says Russian demands amount to a surrender, Moscow's FM says the invasion is going to plan.

Chile couples' joy as first same-sex marriages held

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:45
Under the new law, both partners will also be able to get legal recognition as parents.

'It is Russia against humanity': Crisis grows in besieged Ukrainian city

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:36
Relatives of people trapped in Mariupol face agonising difficulties contacting their loved ones.

Russia-Ukraine war: Family drags grandmother to safety from Bucha

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:11
When his neighbour's house was hit by a tank, Dmytro decided to get out of the town of Bucha fast.

What is a thermobaric or vacuum bomb?

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:34
What is a thermobaric or vacuum bomb, and why is Russia using them in the war in Ukraine?

Ukraine war: How reliant is the world on Russia for oil and gas?

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:22
Russia has threatened to cut off gas supplies if countries ban its oil.