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Chennai, the city where drought is visible from space

Millions of people in India’s southern city of Chennai are struggling as taps run dry. Trains and trucks have been bringing water in for residents, but it comes at a cost. Environmentalists are warning this is a problem which could soon affect many other countries. Produced by Varun Nayar and …

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‘The Squad’ condemn Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets in CBS interview

Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump’s tweets have condemned them in an interview with CBS’s This Morning show. Rashida Tlaib called the US president “the biggest bully [she’s] ever had to deal with”. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined her colleague in condemning Republicans for not standing up to Mr Trump over his …

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The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

More than 30 orphaned or rescued chimpanzees from West and Central Africa have been given a new home at a sanctuary in Nanyuki in central Kenya. Timothy Mwangi is one of the animal carers at Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, which provides shelter to the animals, including chimpanzees who have been injured …

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The surprising thing about America’s migrant past

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Inside Iran: Are Tehran’s poorest paying the price?

Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018 and has imposed ever tightening sanctions on the country in a move designed to force Tehran to curtail their nuclear ambitions. The sanctions have led to increased prices and the local currency has fallen significantly. Iranians are being dragged into …

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Congresswomen hit back in Trump race row

Four congresswomen attacked by President Trump in a series of tweets have dismissed his comments. Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib said the tweets were a distraction from their criticism of the president’s border control policy. Congresswomen hit back in Trump race row

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Former Iranian minister: Iran will not be bullied

The BBC has been given rare access in Iran at a key time. Iranians remain angry that Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal in 2018 and has imposed crushing sanctions on the country. BBC Middle East correspondent Martin Patience, along with Cameraman Nik Millard and Producer Cara Swift …

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Hong Kong protests: Clashes in shopping mall

Riot police and protesters clashed in a Hong Kong shopping mall, following demonstrations. Weeks of anti-government unrest show no sign of stopping. The protests were sparked by a proposed extradition bill which would allow people to be sent to China for trial. Hong Kong protests: Clashes in shopping mall

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