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How can parents torture their children?

January 19, 2018 - 7:27pm
As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.
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New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

January 19, 2018 - 7:19pm
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
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France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

January 19, 2018 - 7:17pm
The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.
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Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

January 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".
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Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

January 19, 2018 - 5:58pm
Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.
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Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

January 19, 2018 - 5:36pm
The court is due to hear arguments in April and will decide if the ban is legal by the end of June.
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Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

January 19, 2018 - 4:44pm
Police say they still do not know the motive for October's mass shooting that caused 58 deaths.
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Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

January 19, 2018 - 4:43pm
The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.
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Pope Francis warns of threat to Amazon peoples on Peru visit

January 19, 2018 - 4:41pm
Tribal elders call on him to help protect them, saying they are being driven from their lands.
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Workers cleared over Canada rail disaster

January 19, 2018 - 4:09pm
Forty-seven people were killed in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history.
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Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

January 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."
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Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country

January 19, 2018 - 3:29pm
The influx is putting pressure on Colombia's government to provide food, housing and medical care.
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Chicago West: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name daughter

January 19, 2018 - 2:57pm
The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.
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Women's March: Where, when and why will protests happen?

January 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know
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Turkey steps up Syria shelling as invasion of Afrin looms

January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
It says it marks the start of a planned invasion of northern Syria to wipe out Kurdish fighters.
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Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

January 19, 2018 - 1:47pm
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.
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Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism

January 19, 2018 - 1:11pm
The defence secretary points to "growing threats" from Russia and China.
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Philippines stops sending workers to Kuwait over abuse fears

January 19, 2018 - 12:20pm
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.
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Czech PM Andrej Babis stripped of immunity amid fraud claims

January 19, 2018 - 11:56am
Accused of fraud over EU subsidies, Andrej Babis says the case against him is politically motivated.
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Kenya acts on maternity unit rape claims

January 19, 2018 - 11:17am
The facility says claims new mothers were attacked on their way to feed their babies are "untrue".
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