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'We'll cut you up'
Bela Bhatia is the latest in a series of activists, lawyers and journalists who have come under pressure to leave.
Bogota explosion: Many injured in blast near bullring
Animal rights activists were due to hold an anti-bullfighting march close to where the blast happened.
Catherine Gazzoli is producing a range of organic baby food influenced by her Italian roots.
Man survives 20m fall down cliff in Sydney
He was winched to safety almost five hours later in a complicated rescue in dense bushland.
Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid ridicule
Sweden sought clarification after he referred to a security incident there which did not happen.
Sister of Paris police 'rape victim' speaks out
The sister of the young man who was allegedly sexually assaulted by French police, calls for justice in a BBC interview.
Trump remark baffles Swedes
All was quiet in Sweden despite President Trump's suggestion of an attack in the country.
Trump: 'I'm only worried he's gonna give me a kiss'
The US president invited a supporter on to the stage at his rally in Florida.
Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn
The president will choose between four candidates to replace his sacked national security adviser.
Ecuador election: Voting to succeed President Correa begins
Some 12 million people are expected to cast their ballots in the presidential elections.
Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'
The actress spoke to the BBC ahead of the release of her new film, First They Killed My Father.
SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
Thousands vie for Naked Man title in Japan
Thousands of men wearing just loincloths gathered at the Saidaiji Kannon-in Temple, Okayama, Japan for an annual festival.
Wrong national anthem played for gold medallists
Russian gold medal winners at the biathlon world championship in Austria had to sing the correct version of their anthem.
Four weeks on
We asked different groups of people living in America what that's meant to them.
Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan
Bill Gates is 'hopeful' a Trump-led team could plan a response to a global epidemic
'Poisoned' critic Vladimir Kara-Murza leaves Russia for treatment
Vladimir Kara-Murza's lawyer says the diagnosis is 'toxic influence of an unknown substance'.
Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed
Witnesses say the bomb went off in a part of the city popular with soldiers, civilians and traders.
California 'bombogenesis' storm pushes north
US forecasters say more heavy rain is on the way in north California, after southern storms killed five.
South China Sea: US carrier group begins 'routine' patrols
China's foreign ministry has warned Washington against challenging Beijing's sovereignty.
Mosul: 'Lining up and ready for battle'
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville, is embedded with Iraqi troops and reports from the near Mosul.
Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile
An unidentified teenager passenger said that the vehicle had been travelling too fast.
World Ski Championships: Haitian skier competes in Switzerland
Haiti's Celine Marti competes in the skiing World Championships, despite only starting training for the event three months ago.
North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea
South Korea publicly accuses its Northern neighbour, after four more suspects are identified.
Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS
Iraq's army claims early successes as the UN warns about civilians' safety in the IS stronghold.
Extended interview with Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie on her new film - based on the genocide in Cambodia - politics and her family.
Colombia's Farc rebels complete move to demobilisation zones
They travelled on foot, by bus and by boat from jungle camps to meet the terms of the peace deal.
Internet memes mock Donald Trump by making him look small - literally
Internet users mock the US president by making him look small - literally.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
Charting a course
Gemma Handy reports on the sailors preparing their vintage vessels for Antigua's classic yacht regatta.
China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal imports
It is seen as an effort to increase pressure on North Korea after the country's latest missile test.
Belgium train derailment: One dead and many injured
Emergency services are at the scene of the train derailment, which killed at least one person.
The history of black women working for Nasa goes back much further than the 1960s - the period of the film Hidden Figures - and their struggles continued afterwards.
Russia wants 'mutual respect' with the US, says Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow wants a relationship of "mutual respect" with the US.
Bill Gates: Pathogen could kill 30m in a year
Microsoft's founder warns a virus, possibly created by terrorists, could have a catastrophic effect.
'Enemies of the people': Trump remark echoes history's worst tyrants
The US president calls the media "enemies of the people" - a phrase favoured by Stalin and Mao.
Mosul battle: UN plea to protect trapped civilians
Hundreds of thousands of people are at risk, the UN says, as Iraq prepares for a new offensive.
Donald Trump savages media at Florida rally
The event, unusual for a sitting president, echoes those held during Mr Trump's successful campaign.
Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels
Ukraine calls the move an escalation while Russia says it is a humanitarian act.
Roe v Wade: Woman in US abortion legal test case dies
Norma McCorvey was the focus of the "Roe v Wade" case but later called her role "a mistake".
Cars fall into Los Angeles sinkhole
The drama of cars tumbling into a sinkhole is shown on live TV.
Russia must be held accountable, says Mike Pence
In his first speech abroad, the US vice-president called on Russia to honour the Minsk peace accord.
Dutch populist Geert Wilders calls some Moroccans 'scum'
Geert Wilders heads polls ahead of the 15 March election, but his lead is narrowing.
North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam
The man - the fourth person to be held - is identified by Malaysian police as Ri Jong Chol, aged 46.
Long Zhenyang sought asylum in the US, saying his hopes of reform in China were "shattered".
Three and you're out
Ecuadoreans vote for a new leader as President Rafael Correa ends his term after a decade in power.
'The state is the enemy'
The BBC's James Longman assesses the mood in the deprived suburbs of Paris after days of unrest.
Barcelona protest to support refugees draws thousands
Protesters accuse the government of reneging on its promise to allow more refugees into Spain.
Protest against Mexico border wall
They formed a "human wall" to protest US President Donald Trump's plans for a wall between the countries.
Slap in the face
Some see Kim Jong-nam's death as a slap in the face for Beijing from the North Korean leader.
New Gambia President Adama Barrow to be inaugurated
Thousands of people, including heads of state, are expected to attend the ceremony in Banjul.
Twin Peaks actor Warren Frost dies at 91
A US actor from television shows Twin Peaks and Seinfeld has died after a long illness.
US 'unwavering' in Nato support - Pence
US Vice-President Mike Pence demands that Nato countries pay more for the alliance's defence.
New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison
Omar Abdel Rahman - who was serving a life sentence in the US - dies in prison, his family says.
Hitler's phone to be auctioned in US
Bidding for the phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it, will start at $100,000.
Turkey explosion: Car bomb kills child in Sanliurfa province
A three-year-old child died in the explosion, which hit a building housing judges and prosecutors.
Colombia families flee illegal gangs as Farc leaves
The UN says criminal groups are filling the power vacuum left by rebels near the Venezuelan border.
The Pakistani military points the finger at Afghanistan and India, but some believe the answer is more complex.
Bosnia to challenge ruling clearing Serbia of genocide
The appeal to the UN's top court will be filed before a deadline, a Bosnian Muslim leader says.
Best-selling Miffy the rabbit author Dick Bruna dies
The Dutch author who sold more than 80 million children's books dies in the city of Utrecht.
Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial
Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, is given a jail sentence by the court in Majorca.
Is terror returning to Pakistan?
After a spate of attacks, Pakistanis are again living in fear.
Red Army Choir performs after tragedy
The Red Army choir has played its first concert since the plane crash on Christmas Day which killed more than sixty of its members.
Philippines: Duterte critic Leila de Lima faces drugs charges
The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown.
USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar faces trial for abuse claims
One of Larry Nassar's more than 60 accusers said even her family disbelieved her molestation claims.
Even a dead Robert Mugabe could stand in Zimbabwe election - wife
Grace Mugabe says her husband. 92, is so popular voters would support him even if he were dead.
Donald Tsang: Hong Kong ex-leader guilty of misconduct
Donald Tsang rented the flat in mainland China from the shareholder of a broadcast company.
Welsh taking off in Tokyo
Daito Bunka University is giving its students the opportunity to learn Welsh
One, two or three?
A two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is one of a number of formulas, writes Prof Colin Shindler.
German parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls
Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child.
South Africa's amputee homeless artist
Chuma Somdaka, a disabled artist living in a South African park, gets her own exhibition.
India state lawmakers had a good downtime in a resort even as the state plunged into political chaos
California hit by 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years
Ten trillion gallons of rain will fall on the state over the next week, one weather expert predicts.
Face transplant recipient overwhelmed by result
Andy Sandness was 21 when a suicide attempt left him with a face almost destroyed by a gunshot.
Russian media euphoria about Donald Trump has turned to scepticism, Steve Rosenberg reports.
Kim Jong-nam death suspect 'thought she was in TV prank'
A woman held over the death of Kim Jong-nam claims she was an unwitting participant, police say.
Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud
Huge piles of imitation banknotes represent the biggest known bank fraud in Moldova's history.
Hundreds of migrants storm fence to reach Spanish enclave of Ceuta
Police say around 700 migrants, some with shears and clubs, tried to reach a Spanish territory.
Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?
Almost entirely submerged, Zealandia meets all the criteria to be considered a continent, say researchers.
Hong Kong police officers jailed for beating protester
The seven officers were jailed for two years each over the 2014 assault, which was caught on camera.
Francois Fillon goes back on promise to quit if investigated
The French presidential candidate had said he would step down if placed under formal investigation.
Belarus sports writer eats own paper after losing bet
Belarusian journalist literally eats his own words after Dinamo Minsk make it to ice hockey league play-offs.
Viral video makes case for 'US first, India second'
India is the latest nation vying to be "second" after Donald Trump vowed to put America First.
Sky taxi to fly in Dubai 'from July'
A drone that can carry people will begin "regular operations" in Dubai from July, says the city's Roads and Transportation Agency.
Severe drought in Bolivia leaves thousands short of water
Thousands of people in Bolivia have been affected by the worst drought in decades.
Dan Carter: Racing 92 fly-half sorry after drink-driving reports
Ex-New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter apologises for "a massive error of judgement" after reports he was stopped by police for drink-driving in Paris.
Feminists in office
Sweden boasts the world's "first feminist government" - so how does it help women in practice?
The president asked the journalist "Are they friends of yours?" in response to a question about black lawmakers.
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack prompts Pakistan security crackdown
Dozens of militants are killed or arrested and routes to the Afghan border are closed.
US businesses close during Day Without Immigrants
US businesses and schools faced disruption on Thursday as workers and students stayed at home to highlight the contribution of immigrants.
Scott Pruitt: Controversial Trump environment nominee sworn in
Environmental campaigners fear Scott Pruitt will be lukewarm on the threat from climate change.
Scientists appeal for more people to donate their brains
They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
Thai police fail to find monk in Dhammakaya temple raid
Police say they will continue their search of the sprawling temple complex near Bangkok.
A patient and a doctor in Kenya tell their stories of the dispute that is now into its 10th week.
Three people found dead in water tank in Australia
One man collapsed before another man and a woman went to his aid and also died, police say.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea
The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geung-hye.
Why this view spells catastrophe
Somalia's landscape is littered with dead animals and there are warnings of a full-blown famine.
Zuckerberg: my Facebook manifesto to re-boot globalisation
Mark Zuckerberg talks to the BBC about globalisation, fake news, and a new Facebook manifesto.
Trump's mental health
Is it right to discuss Donald Trump's mental health? Professionals are divided.
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