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Basketball Africa League: Professional competition to launch in 2020

Basketball Africa League: Professional competition to launch in 2020

The National Basketball Association and the International Basketball Federation are to launch a professional league in Africa in 2020.
Flybmi collapse strands passengers

Flybmi collapse strands passengers

Travellers tell the BBC they cannot get home after the UK regional airline went into administration.
Near-naked men scramble for sticks in Japan

Near-naked men scramble for sticks in Japan

About 10,000 men took part in the Saidaiji-eyo festival at a Buddhist temple in Okayama.
Viewpoint: Why Trump may win his legal fight over border wall

Viewpoint: Why Trump may win his legal fight over border wall

History does not bode well for Trump's opponents, says Jonathan Turley, professor of law.
Bangladesh slum fire: Nine dead in Chittagong blaze

Bangladesh slum fire: Nine dead in Chittagong blaze

The blaze in the city of Chittagong may have been sparked by a short circuit, officials say.
Venezuela crisis: Guaidó sets up possible confrontation over US aid

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó sets up possible confrontation over US aid

The self-declared interim leader calls for a "humanitarian avalanche" on 23 February.
Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

The US president urges European allies to repatriate 800 Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria.
Jussie Smollett had no role in own attack, lawyers say

Jussie Smollett had no role in own attack, lawyers say

The denial by the US actor's lawyers comes amid allegations he may have staged the assault.
Emiliano Sala: Former coach's tribute as funeral takes place

Emiliano Sala: Former coach's tribute as funeral takes place

On the day of footballer Emiliano Sala's funeral, a childhood friend and a former coach pay tribute.
Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be US envoy to UN

Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be US envoy to UN

Heather Nauert, President Trump's pick to be America's new UN ambassador, cites "family interests".
Yellow-vest protests: Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse

Yellow-vest protests: Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse

A group of protesters in Paris directed insults and anti-Jewish taunts at a prominent philosopher.
Chaka Khan: Why she gets annoyed by her tuneful greeting

Chaka Khan: Why she gets annoyed by her tuneful greeting

The legendary singer on the "mixed blessing" of that track and how the planet feels different without Aretha Franklin.
How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland

How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland

How Louis Houenoude went from being a barber shop sign painter in Benin to having an exhibition in Finland.
Colobus monkeys in Kenya 'threatened by humans'

Colobus monkeys in Kenya 'threatened by humans'

A conservationist is providing a safe space for colobus monkeys in Kenya.
Bollywood's first major LGBTQ film

Bollywood's first major LGBTQ film

How I Felt When I Saw That Girl is the first Indian film with a star cast to focus on same-sex relationships.
Lee Radziwill: Jackie Kennedy's sister dies aged 85

Lee Radziwill: Jackie Kennedy's sister dies aged 85

The former US first lady's younger sister, who married a prince and became a fashion icon, dies at 85.
Catalan separatists stage mass protest in Barcelona

Catalan separatists stage mass protest in Barcelona

After 12 separatist leaders went on trial this week, 200,000 supporters march through Barcelona.
Venezuela crisis: US planes carrying aid arrive in Colombia

Venezuela crisis: US planes carrying aid arrive in Colombia

The aid is being stockpiled in Colombia at the request of self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó.
Li Rui: The old guard Communist who was able to criticise Xi Jinping

Li Rui: The old guard Communist who was able to criticise Xi Jinping

Li Rui - once Mao's confidante, later an outspoken critic of the ruling party - has died aged 101.
Emiliano Sala: Mourners pay tribute to coffin in Argentina

Emiliano Sala: Mourners pay tribute to coffin in Argentina

Mourners lined the route and clapped as the coffin of Emiliano Sala was carried in his hometown of Progreso, Argentina.