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Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.
Nicaragua: From revolution to crisis in pictures

Nicaragua: From revolution to crisis in pictures

Photos taken during the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution and during recent unrest highlight some similarities. BBC Mundo's Arturo Wallace in the capital Managua explains what we can learn from them.
The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh

The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh

Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
Antarctic seabed gets protection after reporter's submarine trip

Antarctic seabed gets protection after reporter's submarine trip

Video of a seabed filmed by a BBC journalist has helped the area get special protection.
Life before Google: What was it like?

Life before Google: What was it like?

This is how people did their jobs before having all the answers at the tips of their fingers.
Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Dawn media group boss alleges "deep state" interference in politics a week before national elections.
Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepen trade ties

Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepen trade ties

Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.
Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

The measures, in place since a failed coup in 2016, saw tens of thousands arrested or fired from jobs.
Austrian ambassador downplays fears of kosher-halal meat register

Austrian ambassador downplays fears of kosher-halal meat register

A regional right-wing politician said he wanted to curb the slaughter of animals without stunning.
How do US elections stack up to others around the world?

How do US elections stack up to others around the world?

Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it's a different story - here's why.
Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday quiz

Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday quiz

Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday.
Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Nelson Mandela's cellmate Andrew Mlangeni reads a poem in honour of his friend.
Thai cave boys: 'This experience makes me stronger'

Thai cave boys: 'This experience makes me stronger'

The 12 boys and their football coach describe their time trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand.
Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

The vessel is rumoured to have been carrying gold when it sank 113 years ago - but no proof exists.
'Stupid statements' - Trump WW3 jibe stuns Montenegro

'Stupid statements' - Trump WW3 jibe stuns Montenegro

The US president's remarks on a new Nato member shock people in the Balkan republic.
Thai cave rescue: What we learned as boys tell of ordeal

Thai cave rescue: What we learned as boys tell of ordeal

The boys and their football coach describe their remarkable experience in public for the first time.
Sweden battles wildfires from Arctic Circle to Baltic Sea

Sweden battles wildfires from Arctic Circle to Baltic Sea

From Lapland in the Arctic Circle to the southern island of Gotland, dozens of fires are raging.
Is Dwayne Johnson's disabled role in Skyscraper 'offensive'?

Is Dwayne Johnson's disabled role in Skyscraper 'offensive'?

BBC News speaks to disabled actors as the Hollywood representation debate widens.
India rape: 17 men accused of multiple attacks on 11-year-old girl in Chennai

India rape: 17 men accused of multiple attacks on 11-year-old girl in Chennai

Police say the 11-year-old victim was attacked repeatedly over a seven month period in Chennai.
Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent 'offered sex for job'

Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent 'offered sex for job'

The 29-year-old allegedly lived with an American while "under the direction and control" of Russia.