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- China's Tencent downplays Trump's WeChat app banon August 13, 2020 at 4:39 am
The ban on Tencent's messaging app could end up being be more damaging to iPhone maker Apple.
- New Zealand coronavirus: 14 new Covid-19 cases reportedon August 13, 2020 at 3:57 am
The country's biggest city, Auckland, is back in lockdown after a family cluster emerged.
- Coronavirus: Netflix to stream Diana musical before Broadway debuton August 13, 2020 at 1:51 am
The life story of the princess will become the first Broadway show to premiere on the small screen.
- Americans, go home: Tension at Canada-US borderon August 13, 2020 at 1:30 am
Fears about spikes in US Covid-19 cases have led to some hostility between Canadians and Americans.
- Belarus election: Second Belarus protester dies as UN sounds alarmon August 12, 2020 at 11:45 pm
Protesters accuse police of brutality in the wake of Sunday's disputed presidential election.
- US holds off on threatened tariff hike in EU Airbus fighton August 12, 2020 at 11:35 pm
The US will maintain import duties on $7.5bn worth of items including French cheese and whiskies.
- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris say Trump has left US 'in tatters'on August 12, 2020 at 11:25 pm
Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris call President Donald Trump a "whining" incompetent leader.
- Rapper who refused Bollywood to become voice of pooron August 12, 2020 at 11:12 pm
Dule, a former migrant worker, has turned to rap music to make a difference – and a living.
- Why the Mauritius oil spill is so seriouson August 12, 2020 at 11:09 pm
The location of the Mauritian oil spill means the environmental consequences of the incident could be wide-ranging
- Coronavirus in India: Did men do more housework during lockdown?on August 12, 2020 at 11:06 pm
Some hope the pandemic will prove a lasting leveller for gender relations in the domestic setting.
- The millions being made from cardboard thefton August 12, 2020 at 11:05 pm
With the global market for recycled cardboard worth billions of dollars, it is attracting criminals.
- What Europe's cities are doing to handle heatwaveson August 12, 2020 at 11:02 pm
As London swelters, we look at how urban areas can adapt to deal with higher temperatures.
- Nigeria court fines pirates for seizing ship in Gulf of Guineaon August 12, 2020 at 9:11 pm
Three men have been ordered to pay about $52,000 (£40,000) each for kidnapping a ship's crew for ransom.
- Coronavirus in Europe: Infections surge in France, Germany and Spainon August 12, 2020 at 7:02 pm
Germany and Greece record their highest daily cases, while Spain and France reach a "tipping point".
- Beirut blast: WHO warns dozens of health facilities 'non-functional'on August 12, 2020 at 6:32 pm
Of 55 health facilities assessed by the World Health Organization, half are "non-functional".
- Mauritius oil spill: Almost all fuel oil pumped out of MV Wakashioon August 12, 2020 at 6:10 pm
There has been a race against time to remove the fuel oil, amid fears that the ship will break up.
- Beirut blast: The other countries with dangerous dumps of explosiveson August 12, 2020 at 5:09 pm
The blast in Beirut is a reminder that tonnes of dangerous materials are being stored in several countries.
- Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'on August 12, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
- Coronavirus: Russia calls international concern over vaccine 'groundless'on August 12, 2020 at 11:51 am
Scientists from around Europe and the US have expressed scepticism over its newly-announced vaccine.
- How Ebola prepared one doctor for Covid-19on August 11, 2020 at 11:03 pm
How Ebola prepared one doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo to treat coronavirus.