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New documents reveal the "strongest evidence yet" of China's crackdown on people in Xinjiang.
- Syria conflict: UN says Idlib displacement 'overwhelming' relief effort
The UN says 900,000 people have been forced to leave their homes since the beginning of December.
- Apple warns coronavirus will hurt iPhones supplies
The tech giant says it is "experiencing a slower return to normal conditions" in China than expected.
- Coronavirus: More than 200 Australians flown home after 14-day quarantine
Many of the returnees express relief after arriving from a remote island to mainland Australia.
- Julian Assange: Father fears 'worried' son's extradition
John Shipton said Julian Assange had felt "ceaseless anxiety" over the past decade.
- UK adviser who defended eugenics resigns
Andrew Sabisky said that he wanted to help the government, "not be a distraction".
- Open University scientists testing 'Moon dust' for water
Scientists at the Open University are studying minerals collected during the 1969 Moon landings.
- Coronavirus triggers boom in private jet inquiries
Private jet firms have seen a huge rise in people hoping to hire planes but they can't meet demand.
- Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change
The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".
- Niger aid stampede: At least 20 killed in Diffa
Ten others were injured as people queued for food and money in the southern town of Diffa, reports say.
- Brexit negotiator says UK must be able to set its own laws
David Frost's remarks come amid warnings the UK and EU will "rip each other apart" in trade talks.
- Thousands celebrate Japan's 'naked festival'
Japanese men brave the cold in loin cloths for a festival marking the start of spring.
- Climate activists dig up Cambridge college lawn
Extinction Rebellion members are protesting over what they claim to be "the destruction of nature".
- Memory quilt: Stitching together fragments of a child?s life
When teenager Jaxon Elliott-Sprysa died, his mother arranged for something deeply personal to be made.
- Russian activist Anastasia Shevchenko living under house arrest
Anastasia Shevchenko is facing six years in prison for her opposition political activism.
- The unlikely friendship saving Egypt?s synagogues
Magda, who is Jewish, and Marwa, who is Palestinian and Muslim, are driving a push to rescue Egypt's Jewish heritage.
- Nikita Pearl Waligwa: Queen of Katwe stars pay tribute
Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumour and died in Uganda at the age of 15.
- Crossing the border to go to school in the US
Sixteen-year-old twins Ana Fernanda and Ana Luisa begin their journey from Mexico in the early hours.
- Holden: Historic Australian car brand loved by families and surfers
Fans of the Australian brand Holden are sharing memories of their beloved cars on social media.
- How safe are breast implants?
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer.
- The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public.
- Should organ donors be paid? The heavy toll of US kidney shortage
Thousands of Americans die from kidney failure each year, but efforts to find organ donors remain contentious.
- Storm Dennis: 'Ghost ship' washes up on Irish coast
The mysterious cargo ship was drifting without crew on the high seas for more than a year.
- FW de Klerk and the South African row over apartheid and crimes against humanity
A row over comments by South Africa's last white president, FW de Klerk, reopens old wounds.
- Why your new work colleague could be a robot
Better sight, better hands and more intelligence are allowing robots to take on more and more jobs.