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Anthony Albanese vows government of unity, not division

Australia's new PM will be the country's first Labor leader in nearly a decade.

Ukraine war: Against the thud of artillery, miners struggle...

Miners in eastern Ukraine on how a difficult job has become even more dangerous.

Australia election: Anthony Albanese signals climate policy...

Anthony Albanese vows to take the nation in a new direction, creating a renewable energy superpower.

Smartwear companies fire starting gun on the race for our...

Following the commercial success of Facebook's Oculus virtual reality headset, companies are now in a race to develop the first consumer...

Governments should subsidise food and energy - IMF boss

Kristalina Georgieva says government subsidies can help with the cost of living crisis.

Afghanistan: Policing faces, bodies and beards on Kabul...

The BBC goes on patrol with the Taliban's "moral police", whose job it is to enforce hard-line rule.

Femicide: Keeping the memory of murdered women alive with...

Geraldina Guerra tracks cases of femicide in Ecuador and maps victims' lives online so people can learn about their life as well as...

What beauty parlours reveal about Somali women

Somali women are usually expected to cover up and keep quiet - beauty parlours are a welcome relief.

Your pictures on the theme of 'on the water'

A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.

'My first court case: Prosecuting my father's killers'

Shagufta Ahmed's first job was to get justice for her father, a lecturer murdered after he blew the whistle on a colleague.

Russians have turned to a devastatingly random tactic in...

Carpet bombing is indiscriminate - devastatingly destructive and utterly random.

LaLiga criticises 'scandalous' deal to make Kylian Mbappe...

The top football league in Spain - LaLiga - has described a new deal Paris Saint-Germain have given to striker Kylian Mbappe as "scandalous".

Australia election: How Scott Morrison ran out of miracles

Australia's defeated PM had a carefully cultivated image, but it failed him in the end.

Turkey: Huge rally for opposition's Canan Kaftancioglu

Canan Kaftancioglu has been convicted for insulting President Erdogan and the Turkish state.

Spain relaxes COVID entry rules for Britons ahead of summer...

Unvaccinated Britons planning summer holidays in Spain will be able to enter the country more easily as the government is relaxing...

Morgan Freeman among 963 Americans banned from entering...

Russia has published a list of 963 Americans who have been "permanently banned" from entering the country in response to US sanctions...