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The world’s oldest person died at 117. She was the last known person born in the 19th century. | Washington Post
Washington Post | April 22, 2018
At 117, Nabi Tajima was older than modern-day Australia, and everyone else known to live on the planet. Tajima, born Aug. 4, 1900, in Araki, Japan, and recognized as the world's oldest person, has passed on that mantle. She died Saturday, having been hospitalized since January, the Assoc...
Who should be BBC Women's Footballer of the Year? | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Who do you want to see win BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2018? Vote here now.
London Marathon 2018: Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot wins but Paula Radcliffe keeps world record | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot wins the 2018 London Marathon but Paula Radcliffe's' mixed-gender' race world record remains intact.
Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.
Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills dozens | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in Kabul kills at least 31 people, officials say.
Nicaragua reporter killed during Facebook Live amid unrest | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Ángel Gahona is gunned down on Facebook Live while reporting on a wave of anti-government protests.
Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
The French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes.
Meet the man who's survived a snake, bear and shark attack | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
A 20-year-old outdoorsman bitten by a shark had previously survived a bear attack and snake bite.
Andrea Nahles: First woman to lead Germany's social democrats | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Andrea Nahles becomes the SPD's first woman leader in 154 years - at a time of crisis for the party.
Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Fadi al-Batsh, shot dead in Kuala Lumpur, was a member of Palestinian militant organisation Hamas.
Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
An opposition leader will meet with the country's prime minister following nine days of protests.
China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
The accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.
London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race.
ICYMI: Baby love and a centenarian pianist | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
A baby gorilla and centenarian pianist are among the stories you might have missed this week.
Verne Troyer: Austin Powers star's film and TV moments | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Verne Troyer, who also appeared in Harry Potter as well as Celebrity Big Brother, has died at the age of 49.
Scuffles as Armenia protest leader Nikol Pashinyan detained | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan was taken into custody shortly after a TV exchange with PM Serzh Sargsyan.
Naked gunman kills three in Nashville Waffle House | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
The man burst into the restaurant early on Sunday and opened fire before his rifle was wrested away.
London Marathon 2017: Mo Farah finishes third as Eliud Kipchoge wins | BBC
BBC | April 22, 2018
Britain's Mo Farah finishes third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge wins for a third time.
Natalie Portman says she won’t endorse Netanyahu but she won’t boycott Israel either | Washington Post
Washington Post | April 21, 2018
JERUSALEM — It didn’t take long for Natalie Portman to find herself in the crosshairs of the emotive Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Almost as soon it was announced Thursday that the Hollywood actress had canceled her participation in the upcoming Genesis Prize awards ceremony in Jerusalem ...
Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member killed in Malaysia | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Malaysian officials say the suspects are believed to have links to a foreign intelligence service.
Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
The endangered animal died in Italy during an attempt to fit him with a collar to track movements.
How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privileged | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
The way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
Chemical experts leave for Douma - Russia | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
International experts have finally gone to the site of the suspected attack in Syria, Russia says.
Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Thousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.
India introduces death penalty for child rapists | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
The change to the penal code comes amid nationwide outrage over high-profile cases of child rape.
Barbara Bush funeral: 1,500 people attend service in Texas | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
President Trump is not joining four ex-presidents at the former first lady's service in Texas.
Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Armenia's president walks into a crowd of protesters to try to defuse a crisis about his predecessor.
North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.
Avicii's music 'will live forever': Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
It's not yet known how he died but he had been suffering from severe pancreatitis.
UN Security Council seeks to heal Syria divisions in Sweden | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Members of the Security Council seek to heal divisions over Syria during a meeting in Sweden.
Barcelona win Copa del Rey | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Barcelona turn on the style to hammer Sevilla and win the Copa del Rey for the fourth successive season.
Is hate speech law killing German comedy? | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Comedians in Germany have been caught up in the county’s strict online hate speech laws.
Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49 | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.
Mia Khalifa filmed a porn scene where she was wearing a hijab. | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Former porn star Mia Khalifa says she received abuse after she filmed a porn scene wearing a hijab.
Pakistan's Ziarat: An ancient juniper forest and its living fossils | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Mature trees at Ziarat in Balochistan are often thousands of years old, but many end up as firewood.
'The largest foreign bribery case in history' | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.
Tourist takes crowdfunded trip to British islands | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
American Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.
The plastic choking Indonesian rivers | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
A crisis of plastic waste in Indonesia has become so acute that the army has been called in to help.
Letter from Africa: The teenager fighting school bus sex pests | BBC
BBC | April 21, 2018
How one girl started an app to stop harassment of students on the commute to school in Tanzania.
Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as its next leader | Washington Post
Washington Post | April 20, 2018
LONDON — World leaders backed Prince Charles on Friday to one day succeed his mother Queen Elizabeth II as head of the Commonwealth. Prince Charles, 69, the queen’s eldest son and heir to the throne, was considered the hot favorite for the role as leader of the Commonwealth, a global...