107970751 hi053994166 - Kenya finance minister Henry Rotich faces arrest for corruption
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Kenya finance minister Henry Rotich faces arrest for corruption

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Henry Rotich took out a large newspaper ad to deny any wrongdoing Kenya’s chief prosecutor has ordered the arrest of the finance minister over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams. Henry Rotich is accused of flouting procurement procedures in awarding a contract worth over $450m (£405m) […]

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IAEA chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

Image copyright AFP Image caption Yukiya Amano had been expected to step down in March due to illness The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, has died at the age of 72, the agency said in a statement. He has led the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since 2009, and was due to […]

107969393 mediaitem107969392 - Israel demolishes 'illegal' homes under Palestinian control
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Israel demolishes 'illegal' homes under Palestinian control

Image copyright EPA Image caption The buildings are in an area under the control of the Palestinian Authority Israel has begun demolishing a cluster of Palestinian homes it says were built illegally too close to the separation barrier in the occupied West Bank. Hundreds of police and troops moved in to Sur Baher as bulldozers […]

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Mack Horton: Swimmer refuses to join rival Sun Yang on podium

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mack Horton (left) refused to join rival Sun Yan on a medal podium Australian swimmer Mack Horton has publicly reignited his feud with Chinese rival Sun Yang, years after accusing him of being a “drug cheat”. Sun pipped Horton to claim gold in the 400m freestyle at the World […]

107967321 2a3db494 5c98 4d92 8199 c2936712251d - Puerto Rico: Governor will not seek reelection after homophobic messages
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Puerto Rico: Governor will not seek reelection after homophobic messages

Image copyrightReuters Image caption The messages between Ricardo Rosselló and his team were sexist, homophobic and profanePuerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has said he won’t stand for reelection next year, after more than a week of protests calling for his resignation. A trove of sexist, homophobic and other profane messages between Mr Rosselló and his […]

107966887 18ae1492 53cf 4839 ba6a 5c5c72f08504 - Salmon trapped in Canada landslide to be airlifted to safety
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Salmon trapped in Canada landslide to be airlifted to safety

Image copyright Province of British Columbia Image caption The salmon are an important source of food for Canada’s First Nations Thousands of Canadian salmon are going to be airlifted to safety after getting trapped by a landslide. In June, officials found the rocks had blocked off a section of Fraser River in British Columbia, stopping […]

107941852 zimbabwequotepic - Is Zimbabwe's economy on track?
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Is Zimbabwe's economy on track?

Zimbabwe has not had its own independent currency since hyperinflation wiped it out a decade ago. Instead it has relied on the US dollar along with a local money system pegged to the dollar. The economy is no longer in its extreme inflationary spiral, but the country has continued to suffer from severe shortages of […]

107932990 p07h74jn - Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base
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Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base

The European Space Agency (Esa) is researching technologies based on 3D printing to see how materials found on the lunar surface could be made into products to help with habitation on the Moon. Dusty powered rock found on the Moon’s surface could be made into construction materials, explains the Esa’s James Carpenter. BBC Click finds […]

107948207 p07hc2lx - Mystery surrounds animal deaths on France's farms
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Mystery surrounds animal deaths on France's farms

Farmers in France are claiming that electromagnetic fields created by wind farms and other electrical installations are leading to low productivity and high rates of mortality. But scientists who’ve looked into it have failed to detect any chain of cause and effect. The BBC went to western France to investigate. Video produced by Hugh Schofield […]

107913070 mal1 - 'I kept my multimillion dollar business secret'
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'I kept my multimillion dollar business secret'

Image copyright Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision Image caption Marcin first started writing antivirus software when he was 14 The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Marcin Kleczynski, chief executive and co-founder of US antivirus software company Malwarebytes. A lot of entrepreneurs have “a moment”. […]

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Imran Khan: Pakistan PM to meet Trump in bid to mend ties

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Donald Trump (left) is receiving Imran Khan for the first timePakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is due to visit the White House for his first face-to-face talks with US President Donald Trump. The meeting is part of a push to mend relations, which have been strained by the Afghan conflict. […]