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Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA

Newsbeat speaks to Paper Boi - aka Brian Tyree Henry - the breakout star of Donald Glover's satire on life as a black American. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Pakistan election: Who's who and why it matters

The lead-up to the vote has been dramatic, with an ex-PM arrested and several deadly militant attacks. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Red faces over rabies poster gaffe

A parody poster suggesting children with rabies should be shot was included in an internal magazine. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Sixty Bosnian Muslim couples marry in mass nuptials

Bosnian Muslim leaders want to encourage young people to start families by alleviating wedding costs. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Your pictures: Shelter

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "shelter". Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years

A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there' Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

A 'legendary' mermaid still swimming at 78

Vicki Smith, 78, performs underwater as a mermaid at an iconic Florida park Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'

Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Korea Open: Table tennis players win first joint Korea gold for 27 years

A table tennis pairing with one player from North Korea and one from South Korea becomes the first inter-Korea sports team to win a gold medal since 1991. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers

The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Ethiopian 'prophet' arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family to let him try the miracle after telling the story of Lazarus. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa appeals for racial unity ahead of election

President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassures white farmers ahead of a landmark election on 30 July. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Politicians call for Northern Ireland abortion reform

More than 170 UK and Ireland politicians sign a letter urging the UK government to change the law. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

James Gunn: Dave Bautista defends Guardians of the Galaxy director

Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista defends director James Gunn after he is fired by Disney. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

India scraps tampon tax after campaign

The government introduced a 12% levy on sanitary products last year, sparking outrage. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Austria ditches Turkish language driving theory tests

The change to the theory test comes amid a souring of relations between Austria and Turkey. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

US 'duck boat' survivor describes 'life-changing' ordeal

Tia Coleman says she lost nine members of her family when the boat sank in a Missouri lake. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege

One fatality is confirmed after the man, suspected of a shooting earlier, barricaded himself inside. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

'Trade war a reality' French finance minister warns

Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18

Syria conflict: Israel evacuates 'White Helmets'

Some 800 members of the civil defence group have been taken to Jordan, media say. Read More ...
Posted on: 07/22/18



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