Kurds launch attack near IS ‘capital’

A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters begins a campaign to expel Islamic State militants north of their stronghold Raqqa. BBC News – World  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Leaked tape forces Brazil minister out

A key minister in Brazil’s new government steps aside after he was caught on tape allegedly conspiring to obstruct a major corruption probe. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Iraq PM announces Falluja assault

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces the start of a military operation to retake Falluja from so-called Islamic State (IS). BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Austria votes in close-fought election

The European Union could see its first far-right president if Norbert Hofer wins the run-off round in Austria’s election. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 21st, 2016
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‘Smoke detected’ before EgyptAir crash

There were smoke alerts inside the cabin of the EgyptAir passenger plane shortly before it crashed in the Mediterranean, unconfirmed reports say. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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EgyptAir flight mystery investigated

A major inquiry is under way after an EgyptAir passenger jet suddenly vanished from radar screens over the southern Mediterranean. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Superbugs to ‘kill every three seconds’

Superbugs will kill someone every three seconds by 2050 unless the world acts now, a hugely influential report says. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Trump open to talks with North Korea

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he would meet the North Korean leader face-to-face to discuss its nuclear programme. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
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HK security tight ahead of Chinese visit

Hong Kong launches a major security operation ahead of a high-level Chinese visit, as concerns grow over the territory’s freedoms and interference by Beijing. BBC News – World  More...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Philippine president backs death penalty

The Philippines president-elect says he will reintroduce capital punishment and give security forces permission to shoot to kill. BBC News – World  More...