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Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend By BBC | Last Updated: 15th July, 2019, 16:22

Neil Armstrong is one of the most famous people in human history

Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend

Afghanistan war: What could peace look like? What could peace in Afghanistan look like?

The war in Afghanistan is now the deadliest conflict in the world, causing more casualties than the fighting in Syria, Libya or Yemen


Apollo 11: Four things you may not know about the first moon landing Four things you may not know about Apollo 11

A total of 10 lunar modules are sent into space and six landed humans on the moon


Kursk WW2: Why Russia is still fighting world's biggest tank battle Why Russia is still fighting world's biggest tank battle

The Prokhorovka controversy shows just how sensitive the war remains for Russians - a war that claimed more than 20 million Soviet lives


Why Hong Kong's 'dead' extradition bill is still bad for business Why Hong Kong's 'dead' bill is bad for business

The comments provided much relief for businesses concerned about the fall-out from proposed changes to allow for extraditions to mainland China


India air pollution: Will Gujarat's 'cap and trade' programme work? India's unique way to beat air pollution

Air pollution in India is caused by fumes from cooking on wood or dung indoors in villages



Mumbai rains: Is India's weather becoming more extreme? Is India's weather becoming more extreme?

India relies on the heavy rains of the annual monsoon season for most of its water needs


Moon landings: What was the 1969 Apollo 11 mission? How the US became the first country to land on the Moon

A space race developed between the US and the then Soviet Union, after the 1957 launch of the first Soviet Sputnik satellite


Wuhan protests: Incinerator plan sparks mass unrest Chinese city enraged by plans to burn its rubbish

  While the world's attention has been focused on the protests in Hong Kong, another Chinese…


How conspiracy theories followed man to the Moon How conspiracy theories followed man to the Moon

Thousands of Internet sites are devoted to "proving" that the landing never happened, or calling into question the whole Apollo 11 mission


What's the state of illegal immigration in US? What's the state of illegal immigration in US?

  As campaigning for the 2020 election ramps up, President Donald Trump has continued to focus…


'My strict Asian parents made me awkward and lonely' 'My strict Asian parents made me awkward and lonely'

The more exposure you have to the world the more you will learn and grow as a person


Swine fever: How is Asia coping with the outbreak? Swine fever: Asia fights deadly pig disease

The highly contagious and incurable virus is deadly to pigs but not dangerous to humans


Russians search for answers after new sea tragedy Russians search for answers after new sea tragedy

Churches across northern Russia have been holding services in memory of the dead


Hong Kong protests: Did violent clashes sway public opinion? Did Hong Kong violence sway public opinion?

The 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to China was marked on 1 July


Why India's Chennai has run out of water Why India's Chennai has run out of water

Between 1980 and 2010, heavy construction in the city meant its area under buildings increased from 47 sq km to 402 sq km


DMZ, where Trump met Kim, is a vestige of Cold War DMZ, where Trump met Kim, is a vestige of Cold War

The venue of the third Trump-Kim meeting was the Korean border village of Panmunjom, located inside the DMZ


When Australia, New Zealand dehyphenate When Australia, New Zealand dehyphenate

'Australia New Zealand' is practically one word in the UK on most days — except when they face off


Chaos and killings: 10 minutes at London Bridge Chaos and killings: 10 minutes at London Bridge

The sun has gone down on a warm summer's night in London


Why Europe is sizzling in an unusual heatwave Why Europe is sizzling in an unusual heatwave

The heatwave has already caused flash floods and forest fires, grounded planes and buckled train tracks and led to school closures and warnings over air quality


European countries set new June heat records amid heatwave European countries set new June heat records

Meteorologists say exceptionally hot air blown in from northern Africa is to blame for the European heatwave


Why EU is unfazed by no-deal Brexit threats Why EU is unfazed by no-deal Brexit threats

The day the Brexit extension runs out - 31 October - seems an eternity away in political terms


Michael Jackson: Remembering a man with a heart too big Michael Jackson: Remembering a man with a heart too big

Michael Jackson’s true gift was the fact that he harbored in him a big heart and a gentle soul who never stopped trying to make this world a better place


Bihar encephalitis deaths reveal cracks in India healthcare Encephalitis deaths reveal cracks in India healthcare

More than 150 children have now died in an outbreak of the disease, which is also known as "brain fever"


The tales of five successful Beanibazar women The tales of five successful Beanibazar women

They have struggled and grown beyond financial hardship to stand as examples for others of their gender in an otherwise conservative society


Hong Kong protests: How tensions have spread to US How Hong Kong-China tensions spread to US

The sentence is originally from an ancient Chinese history book dated back more than 2,000 years


Chennai water crisis: 'We can't do anything' Chennai water crisis: 'We can't do anything'

The water scarcity at the fishermen's colony is just the tip of the crisis that has gripped Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu state, for weeks now


Gulf crisis: Are we heading for a new tanker war? Gulf crisis: Are we heading for a new tanker war?

The US navy invested heavily in technology and training to avoid such catastrophic mistakes in the future


Why Shakib most valuable player in the World Cup Why Shakib most valuable player in the World Cup

It says Shakib is the player who can bring Bangladesh’s dream of playing in the World Cup semifinals ahead by his tremendous effort in the field. He already scored two centuries in the World Cup


Khashoggi, MH17, the West and the problem of impunity Khashoggi, MH17 and the problem of impunity

The other document, on the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 with the deaths of 298 people, has the status of a legal inquiry


More than 70 million displaced worldwide, says UNHCR More than 70 million displaced worldwide – UN

More than two thirds of all refugees worldwide came from Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar and Somalia


Chennai water crisis: City's reservoirs run dry India's sixth largest city 'runs out of water'

The acute water shortage has forced the city to scramble for urgent solutions, including drilling new boreholes


How cities around the globe fight rising rents How cities around the globe fight rising rents

Lawmakers in New York state last Friday (June 14) passed a bill aimed at protecting lower-income families from skyrocketing rents


Promotion, protection of women, children a priority for SAARC Promotion, protection of women, children a priority for SAARC

“We are committed to ensure that children grow well to be able to make meaningful contribution to the society" 


Pakistan's 6 World Cup defeats against India: what went wrong? Pakistan's 6 World Cup defeats against India: what went wrong?

Pakistan's World Cup history against India is not just painful, it's gut-wrenching, traumatic and makes for a torturous reading


Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: What could be Iran's motive? Why would Iran attack tankers in the Gulf of Oman?

The sanctions are designed to dissuade other nations from purchasing Iranian oil, which brings in a huge proportion of Iran's revenue


Iran, the US and the Gulf: What now? Iran, the US and the Gulf: What now?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has swiftly and categorically pointed the finger of blame at Tehran


Why did Messi walk away from Argentina? Why did Messi walk away from Argentina?

Messi is Argentina's all-time top scorer with 67 goals, and is not far from becoming their most capped player


Trade war: How reliant are US colleges on Chinese students? How reliant are US colleges on Chinese students?

China has suggested students travelling to the United States may face heightened risks


Aarey forest: The fight to save Mumbai's last 'green lung' The fight to save Mumbai's last 'green lung'

On 6 June, the government cleared 40 hectares (99 acres) of the 1,300 hectare forest to build a zoo, complete with a night safari

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