US-backed Afghan peace meeting postponed as Taliban balk

An upcoming international peace conference that was meant to move Afghanistan's warring sides to a...
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What happened to the promise to ‘defund’ America’s police forces – and to stop them killing Black people?

Police in America have killed at least 319 people in 2021, writes Andrew Buncombe, including...

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Black Army soldier responds to racist tirade at IHOP: ‘This is America’

‘This is the country we serve and defend. These are the people we fight for’

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Guatemala prosecutors pursue ex-president Jimmy Morales

Guatemalan prosecutors have requested that former President Jimmy Morales be stripped of his immunity so...
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Mexico plans 17 shelters for children on southern border

Mexico is planning to set up 17 shelters for underage migrants along the country's southern...
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Facebook says it halts hackers tied to Palestinian security

Facebook says it has broken up a hacker network linked to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas'...
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Gerd: Sudan talks tough with Ethiopia over River Nile dam

Sudan seems to have sided with Egypt in its row with Ethiopia over a dam...
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Oscars 2021: Why Two Distant Strangers is ‘important and necessary’

The Oscar-nominated film tells of a black man forced to relive his killing by a...
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Alexei Navalny: Police detain hundreds of protesters across Russia

Thousands of people around Russia have joined unauthorised rallies to protest against the detention of...
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Climate Basics: Your carbon footprint explained

BBC Reality Check's Chris Morris explains how changing three aspects of how you live can...
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