Friday, 22 February 2019

Nigeria election 2019: Atiku Abubakar challenges Muhammadu Buhari

via BBC News - World President Muhammadu Buhari is up against ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar as he seeks a second term.

Ranveer Singh: The Bollywood star known for his outlandish wardrobe

via BBC News - World One of India's most bankable stars, Ranveer Singh also makes news for his unconventional fashion sense.

Trump announces Kelly Knight Craft as UN ambassador pick

via BBC News - World The US president plans to nominate Kelly Knight Craft, after his previous pick Heather Nauert withdrew.

Rakbar Khan: Did cow vigilantes lynch a Muslim farmer?

via BBC News - World The murder of a Muslim dairy farmer in rural Rajasthan raises questions about the relationship between police and cow protection gangs.

Week in pictures: 16 - 22 February 2019

via BBC News - World A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

'I sold alcohol as a child to survive' - North Korean defector

via BBC News - World Jessie Kim managed to escape from North Korea after being neglected as a child.

Turpin captivity case: California parents admit torture

via BBC News - World David and Louise Turpin plead guilty to starving and shackling 12 of their children.

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

via BBC News - World President Omar al-Bashir dismisses the federal government and sacks all state governors.

Algerians protest against Bouteflika's bid for fifth term

via BBC News - World National demonstrations sparked as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 81, looks to extend his rule.

Canada pipeline 'benefits outweigh costs'

via BBC News - World Canada's energy regulator says the project's economic benefits justify the environmental impacts.