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Afghanistan: Street fighting rages as Taliban attack key city (Aug 2, 2021 22:02)
The militants are battling to take control of a provincial capital for the first time i...

UK and Iran summon diplomats after tanker attack (Aug 2, 2021 21:25)
Two people were killed in the attack on an oil tanker, which the UK, US and Israel blam...

West faces dilemmas over tanker attack (Aug 2, 2021 20:41)
A drone attack on a ship off the coast of Oman has worsened already strained ties with ...

German court sets trial for 100-year-old alleged Nazi guard (Aug 2, 2021 17:42)
The man is accused of assisting in 3,518 murders at the Sachsenhausen camp during World...

Belarus Olympian given Polish visa after refusing 'forced' flight home (Aug 2, 2021 17:32)
Olympian Krystina Timanovskaya says she was almost forced on a plane home after critici...

Kathy Griffin: US comedian has surgery after lung cancer diagnosis (Aug 2, 2021 16:33)
Kathy Griffin is having half of her left lung removed, saying "doctors are very optimis...

Sheikh Jarrah: Palestinians offered way out from evictions (Aug 2, 2021 16:28)
Judges come up with a plan to end a long-running saga which has fuelled Israel-Palestin...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Rebels vow to fight on until blockade ends (Aug 2, 2021 16:15)
Gen Tsadkan, who leads the rebel forces, tells the BBC they aim to reclaim lost territory.

China Covid: Concerns grow as Delta outbreak spreads (Aug 2, 2021 15:17)
Authorities are carrying out mass testing and have imposed sweeping lockdowns across 15...

Tokyo Olympics: Mijain Lopez wins fourth straight gold in Greco-Roman wrestling (Aug 2, 2021 14:57)
Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez cements his position in the record books by winning h...