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Africa

River Nile dam: Sudan blasts 'unilateral' move as Ethiopia...

As talks fail with Ethiopia, Sudan says water levels drop downstream and Egypt demands "clarification".

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Shamima Begum can return to UK to fight for citizenship,...

The 20-year-old, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria, has been denied a fair hearing, judges say.

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Coronavirus: Russian spies target Covid-19 vaccine research

The UK, US and Canada say state-backed hackers tried to steal coronavirus vaccine research.

News

Coronavirus: Trump moves to pull US out of World Health...

The president follows up his vow to leave the world health body by formally notifying the UN.

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Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak to unveil 'kickstart jobs scheme'...

The £2bn pledge for the young unemployed will be part of the chancellor's proposals outlined on Wednesday.

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'culture of fear' the 'I was terrified to put on weight'...

In a special investigation, several gymnasts tell BBC Sport of an alleged "culture of fear" in the sport of weight shaming and abuse.

Africa

Hachalu Hundessa: Ethiopia singer's death unrest killed...

Protests over the killing of Hachalu Hundessa spread from Oromia, where he was seen as a hero.

Africa

Swedish ref's career is 'over' after offensive feedback...

A Swedish football referee admits his career is 'effectively' over following his suspension for offensive remarks aimed at Guinea's...

Africa

Zimbabwe lockdown fallout: 'Prices keep rising'

Zimbabwe's lockdown measures to combat the spread of coronavirus have led to economic and political crisis.

Europe

Coronavirus: Italian beach nudists fined as police crack...

Six people who dared to go bare on the shores of Lake Como are spotted by a marine patrol.

Europe

Coronavirus: Gütersloh lockdown lifted after German court...

The court rules locking down Gütersloh after the outbreak at the Tönnies plant was disproportionate.

Europe

Eurozone 'will be deeper than forecast' recession

France, Italy and Spain will be hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, the EC says

Europe

Russian space official Safronov arrested due to treason

Former journalist Ivan Safronov is suspected of passing secrets to a Nato country.

News

Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'inextricably linked with race'

The inquiry into 72 deaths is urged to be on the "right side of history" when it publishes its findings.