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Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'

25 min 42 sec ago
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

Turkey abandons Nato drill over portrayal as the enemy

53 min 1 sec ago
Reports say Turkey's president and founder were used to illustrate the enemy in the Nato exercise.

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's

1 hour 34 min ago
Civil rights activist says he began to notice symptoms three years ago but was only recently tested.

US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'

1 hour 37 min ago
The phallic outline over an airbase in Washington State provoked mirth, but not everyone was amused.

Venezuela crisis: Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma flees country

3 hours 16 min ago
Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest since 2015, escapes to Colombia.

Power cut

3 hours 24 min ago
Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?

Elder statesman

3 hours 24 min ago
Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents.

Argentine navy loses contact with submarine

4 hours 12 min ago
A vessel with 44 crew on board has not made contact for 48 hours, the navy says.

Kenya election: Two dead as Raila Odinga returns home

4 hours 27 min ago
Tensions are high in the aftermath of an election boycotted by the opposition.

Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa

5 hours 38 min ago
A few small areas are now all that remain under the militants' control in the country.

Massive meatball accident closes Swedish road

6 hours 35 min ago
A lorry accident involving 20 tonnes of meatballs closed a road in Sweden.

'Party poker'

7 hours 3 min ago
The BBC's Jenny Hill says failure to reach a deal could herald the end of Mrs Merkel's leadership.

Separatist allies

7 hours 44 min ago
Dutch-speaking nationalists in Belgium show solidarity with the exiled Catalan leaders.

Sylvester Stallone denies sexually assaulting 16-year-old fan

8 hours 40 min ago
Reports say a 16-year-girl told police the actor and his bodyguard assaulted her in the 1980s.

Italy Berlusconi: Ex-wife to pay back €60m in alimony

8 hours 51 min ago
An Italian court says his ex-wife has enough money to support herself and does not need alimony.

Fire rips through Cameroon parliament

9 hours 4 min ago
Lawmakers have been trying to help firefighters put out the blaze in the capital, Yaoundé.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

9 hours 20 min ago
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.

Mugabe makes first public appearance

9 hours 57 min ago
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover on Wednesday, at a graduation ceremony

The humanoid robot that can do a backflip

10 hours 2 min ago
Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.

Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017

11 hours 28 min ago
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.


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