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Tunisian weavers turn rags into eco-friendly rugs

Najet unravels an old pair of jeans, raw material for a designer carpet: traditional, eco-friendly crafts are being adapted for new markets thanks to a project born in the...

Russians flee Putin regime to join Ukraine refugees in Israel

The moment Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, Russian filmmakers Anna Shishova-Bogolyubova and Dmitry Bogolyubov knew they had to leave Moscow. "We were the next on the list," the

Families demand justice four years on from Nicaragua protest repression

Alvaro Conrado's last words were: "It hurts to breathe." He was 15 when he was shot in the stomach while bringing water to students protesting against the government of...

Cruise ships at center of dispute in Florida's idyllic Key West

The island-city of Key West off the southern tip of Florida invites visitors to stroll slowly, enjoy turquoise waters and take in the sunset. But according to some residents, that

Libya's underground homes wait for tourism revival

Gharyan's unique underground houses were hewn into the mountainside centuries ago, and many lie abandoned, but residents of the Libyan town are hoping tourism can help restore

Human trafficking raises alarm in divided Cyprus

Cyprus's frozen conflict is providing fertile ground for human traffickers with cases at "alarming" levels in the EU member state, and the breakaway north considered as bad as

French presidential debate: pivotal campaign moment

The live televised presidential debate Wednesday between President Emmanuel Macron and his far-right challenger Marine Le Pen is set to be a crucial moment in a tight race for the

US judge deemed controversial Musk tweet on Tesla 'false': investors

A 2018 tweet posted by Elon Musk in which he claimed to have secured the funding to take Tesla private was deemed "false and misleading" by a judge, according to documents filed...

N Korea tests new weapon aimed at boosting its nuclear capability

Weapons launch, supervised by Kim Jong Un, comes as US and S Korea warn that N Korea could soon resume nuclear testing.The report early on Sunday came as South Korea and the...

Kim Jong Un observes test of new 'tactical weapon'

North Korea has test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon which it claims is of "great significance".The reclusive state's dictator Kim Jong Un observed the test, and was...

North Korea fired two projectiles Saturday South Korean

North Korea - Missiles / South Korea: North Korea shot Two Surveat-Army South Korean Seoul, April 17 (Reuters) - North Korea shot two projectiles off its east coast, announced...

China’s New COVID Crisis Could Spawn the Worst Variant Yet

The COVID wave crashing across China right now not only threatens the billion-and-a-half Chinese, it also poses a serious danger to the rest of the world. Leaving aside the risk...

Russia-Ukraine live news: ‘Inhuman’ situation in Mariupol

Russia claims ‘entirety’ of key city now under control and warns a small group of holdout fighters to surrender or die.Russia’s defence ministry says if Ukrainian forces still...

Why was this freed Chibok girl treated differently?

Hassana Adamu speaks to the BBC about feeling neglected on the eighth anniversary of the kidnappings.Hassana Adamu is delighted to be back home with her family almost eight years...

Rwanda already engaged in migrant projects with other countries

© AFP Photo Philippe Huguen The partnership between London and Kigali on the management of the reception of migrants made controversy. (Illustration image) Is Rwanda becoming a...