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Thousands 'stand up to racism' and the far right in London

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:52:35 GMT

Protesters blame the rise of the far right and capitalism for the racism seen across Europe.

Mauritius: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:49:56 GMT

According to her lawyer, the president will leave office on March 23 after scandal involving use of an NGO credit card.

US journalism students should undergo anti-overdose training

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:32:57 GMT

By learning how to respond to an overdose, we can better understand the crisis we will be covering - and save lives.

'Putinomics' and the Russian elections

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:07:52 GMT

What is the state of Russia's economy and how will ordinary Russians fare if Putin stays in power?

Afghan baby named after 'infidel' Donald Trump

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:06:23 GMT

Donald Trump is 18-months old, but posting his photo ID on Facebook triggered backlash.

Lawyers in Australia seek to prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:42:16 GMT

Rights lawyers accuse the de facto Myanmar leader of 'crimes against humanity' over Rohingya treatment.

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:01:32 GMT

Today is the 284th day of blockade.

Protests in Greece as EU-Turkey refugee deal nears two years

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:54:12 GMT

Hundreds rally against 2016 agreement aimed at stemming the flow of refugees and migrants to Europe.

India's Bangalore running dry amid water crisis

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:24:33 GMT

The hi-tech hub of Bangalore has joined growing list of cities running out of water.

Turkey denies bombing Afrin's hospital

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:04:43 GMT

It is 'vile propaganda' by the YPG, says Turkish military.

Zimbabwe cricket team closing in on a world cup place

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:03:56 GMT

Zimbabwe have made it to the final six teams vying for the two last spots in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Nicos Anastasiades: Cyprus, Turkey and the gas standoff

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:59:17 GMT

The president of the Republic of Cyprus discusses reunification efforts and recent tensions over gas exploration rights.

Xi Jinping elected for second term after a unanimous vote

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:58:26 GMT

One of Xi's allies - Wang Qishan, known for spearheading Xi's anti-corruption campaign, was elected vice president of China.

Who are the US students leading mass protests for gun control?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:25:43 GMT

In the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school, students nationwide are organising for stricter gun laws.

Coca-cola will verify suppliers with blockchain

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:24:05 GMT

A registry for workers and their contracts will be created using blockchain's validation.

MBZ asks Trump 'to be last', after Qatar's emir

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:14:17 GMT

Trump was scheduled to meet Mohammed bin Zayed before meeting with Skeikh Tamim.

Is the UK still racist?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:02:34 GMT

Writers Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox debate whether transcending racial identities is possible in the UK.

Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliatory move in spy row

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:39:56 GMT

Russia hits back with tit-for-tat expulsion after UK dismisses Russian diplomats over poisoning of Russian former spy.

FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe fired, says he was being targeted

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:14:47 GMT

Justice Department says Andrew McCabe had leaked information to reporters and misled investigators about his actions.

Crimea votes for first time in Russian elections

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:05:30 GMT

The annexation of Crimea is an important feather in Russian President Vladimir Putin's cap and Crimean Tartars say they are being pressured to not boycott the election.

Nigerians want change ahead of next year's election

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:05:20 GMT

As questions about the effectiveness of Muhammadu Buhari's campaigns against corruption and Boko Haram fighters rise, Nigerians have begun to look at their electoral choices almost a year before the elections.

Peru's president questioned over alleged corruption

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:05:12 GMT

Pedro Kuczynski testified for eight hours over corruption charges related to the 'Car Wash' investigation, one day after Congress voted to begin impeachment proceedings for the second time in three months.

Egyptian expats cast their ballot amid calls for boycott

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:59:41 GMT

Opposition to Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has called for a boycott of the elections, but supporters of Sisi in the US are queuing up to vote at the Egyptian embassy.

Opium production in Afghanistan reaches record high

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:59:34 GMT

Despite US and international efforts to destroy poppy fields and opium production, unemployment and 16 years of war have driven an increase in both supply and demand in Afghanistan.

Brussels ends Saudi concession for its Great Mosque

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:50:52 GMT

Belgium leased its biggest mosque to Riyadh in return for cheaper oil.