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5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Microsoft HoloLens has a disappointingly small field of vision

Microsoft HoloLens fulfills our nerdiest <i>Star Wars</i> fantasies, finally making holograms a reality. But as futuristic as the augmented reality headset …

Making of the 2015 Wimbledon poster

Iraqi Shi'ite special forces take lead in Baiji fight | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s most powerful Shi’ite force said it is relying more heavily on elite units who fought in Syria in the battle against Islamic State for control of a critical Iraqi refinery and is now well placed to counter the militants’ guerrilla warfare.<p>A view is seen of Baiji oil …

Special Forces

Thousands of starving sea lions wash up on US beaches

More than 2,250 California sea lions, mostly pups, have turned up starving and stranded on California's beaches so far this year.<p>More than half of them turned up last month alone, making it the worst such crisis yet documented for the marine mammals.<p>Jeff Boehm, the executive director of the Marine …

Global Warming

Yemen minister calls for Gulf military intervention

<b>The Yemeni foreign minister has called for Gulf Arab states to intervene to prevent the advance of Shia Houthi rebels into the south of the country.</b><p>The Houthis ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi last month, who fled to the southern port city of Aden where he established a rival power base.<p>At …

Middle East

Ukraine crisis: A family's story after 'hell' of Donetsk airport battle

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1154000/1154848_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522532188_d421011ffaa70dd1b0f85cfa6a8230d8<p>Few Ukrainian soldiers survived the battle for Donetsk Airport in eastern Ukraine when it was taken by pro-Russian forces in January.<p>One of those that …

Russia

Iraq: On the front line in the battle for Tikrit

In Iraq, coalition aircraft have joined the effort to regain control of Tikrit from Islamic State (IS) forces.<p>The BBC understands that reconnaissance flights were requested by the Iraqi government last week.<p>Iraqi forces, backed by Iran, are preparing a large-scale operation to retake Tikrit - but …

Middle East

Nigeria elections: Poor families want fairer share

Tackling social injustice will be high on the agenda for voters in Nigeria as they head to the polls on Saturday for a presidential election.<p>The current leader, Goodluck Jonathan, is confident that he will secure another term - but he is facing a tough challenge from the main opposition party.<p>The …

Africa

Utah reintroduces death penalty by firing squad

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1154000/1154856_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522532187_f978bc1ba8f93e490e1c0c7e0e97bdc4<p>The US state of Utah has legalised the use of firing squads to carry out the death penalty if the drugs for lethal injections are not available.<p>The …

Death Penalty

Gunmen kill 13 in Afghan road attack

<b>Gunmen have attacked vehicles on a road in eastern Afghanistan, taking at least 13 people off a bus and shooting them dead, local officials say.</b><p>Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Wardak, said the attackers targeted three vehicles.<p>No group has so far claimed …

Afghanistan

Israel denies spying on US-Iran nuclear talks

<b>Israel has strongly denied a report that it spied on US-led talks on Iran's nuclear programme in order to build a case against a deal.</b><p>A senior Israeli official told the BBC that the claims, reported in the Wall Street Journal, were "utterly false".<p>The Journal said the White House had been …

South Asia