Poland election: Governing party claims victory after exit poll

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 01:04
The conservative nationalist Law and Justice party is on course for a majority, an exit poll predicts.
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East Germany 1989 - the march that KO'd communism

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:36
A giant anti-communist protest in Leipzig in October 1989 doomed the East German state.
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Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:25
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
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After years searching, I found my sister next door

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:21
Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.
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The British girl who went to meet her death row pen pal

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:11
"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."
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Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us'

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:08
Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.
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The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:02
When Timo Boldt realised he wanted to get meal kits delivered, he decided to set up his own firm.
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The pink dolphins giving people their lives back

BBC News - World - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 00:00
A physiotherapist working with wild dolphins in the Amazon river has helped more than 600 children.
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Tunisia election: Kais Saied to become president, exit polls suggest

BBC News - World - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 23:05
The poll projected a landslide victory for conservative Kais Saied who faced a media mogul rival.
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Has UAE gone too far in lobbying against Al Jazeera?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:51
The UAE is reportedly seeking to have Al Jazeera registered as a foreign agent in the United States.
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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company board

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:27
Son of Democratic presidential hopeful has faced numerous unsubstantiated attacks from US President Donald Trump.
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Scorsese: 'We went to Netflix because Hollywood didn't want us'

BBC News - World - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:21
"We could not get any financing from the Hollywood studios", the legendary director says.
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Exit polls project Saied to become Tunisia's new president

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:59
Independent candidate Kais Saied forecast by polling agencies to win presidential runoff by a landslide.
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Bolivia: The end of Evo Morales?

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 20:59
The Bolivian president has led the country for 13 years but his bid for a fourth term is testing his popularity.
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Hundreds of ISIL prisoners escape Syrian camp, Kurds say

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 20:44
Reports of breakout from facility in Ain Issa amid ongoing Turkish offensive and US announcement of troop pull-out.
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Poland's ruling party projected to win parliamentary election

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 20:36
Populist Law and Justice party set to win with 43.6 percent of votes, exit polls say.
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Mexican National Guard blocks US-bound migrant caravan

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 20:31
A year after a mass caravan departed Honduras, a new group tries to head to US from southern Mexico, but is stopped.
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US officer kills black woman inside her home after welfare call

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 19:16
Police fatally shoot 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson through window of her home after request to check on her welfare.
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Pakistan's Imran Khan in Tehran to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 19:12
Leaders of Pakistan and Iran hold talks in Tehran as part of initiative by Islamabad to defuse rising Gulf tensions.
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Tunisia: Voting ends in presidential runoff

Al Jazeera - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 18:23
The vote is Tunisia's second presidential election since the 2011 revolution.
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