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Kenya to burn huge ivory stockpile

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 08:00
Kenya will set fire to more than 100 tonnes of ivory later to show its commitment to saving Africa's population of elephants, but the move has its critics.

Syria partial truce comes into effect

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 05:17
A partial truce known as a "regime of calm" comes into effect in most parts of Syria apart from in the divided second city of Aleppo.

VIDEO: Six-storey building collapses in Kenya

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 05:11
A six-storey building collapses in Nairobi in Kenya, after heavy rains and flooding across the country.

VIDEO: Lions airlifted to South Africa

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:06
Dozens of lions, rescued from circuses, are being airlifted from Colombia and Peru to South Africa.

Circus lions head to S Africa sanctuary

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 02:05
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are being flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.

Week in pictures

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:59
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

The lake that people used to flock to

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:43
The lake that people used to flock to

Worsening depression 'link to dementia'

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:22
Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists.

Nail-biting start for Russia's new Vostochny space centre

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:05
The BBC's Pavel Aksenov witnesses the first rocket launch from Russia's new cosmodrome in the Far East, but the event is nerve-racking for all involved.

North Korea's rare congress - what is it for?

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:45
It's happening after almost 40 years. But North Korea leadership expert Michael Madden looks at what such a rare gathering will actually achieve after so long.

Obama: Eight years, eight jokes (almost)

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:34
Highlights from the previous seven White House Correspondents' Dinners

A city gripped by football fever

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:33
How Leicester City convinced the doubters in their midst

How Beyonce became an 'albums artist'

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:31
How Beyonce gave up hit singles and became an albums artist

Why this Indian woman is using 'blackface' as solidarity

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:30
Why is this Indian woman painting her face black?

Why the country most poisoned by Chernobyl is going nuclear

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:29
The country worst hit by Chernobyl gets its own reactor

What's it like to date someone who's asexual?

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:27
What's it like to date someone who's asexual?

Doubts by heads over mass academisation

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:26
A head teachers' leader has expressed his doubts about government plans to force all schools in England to become academies.

The prank call crimewave

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:23
The online community who live stream their illegal calls

Mobile roaming charges cut within EU

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:12
UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see cheaper bills from Saturday, as a further cap on roaming charges takes effect.

VIDEO: How do you become '#Instafamous'?

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:00
Jayde Pierce has almost half a million followers on Instagram, the photo-sharing social media network.

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