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UN releases 'war criminals' in CAR

November 9, 2017 - 9:14am
Confidential documents seen by the BBC detail the release of rebel fighters and a peacekeeper's disappearance.
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EU split over use of major weedkiller glyphosate

November 9, 2017 - 9:05am
Critics say widely-used glyphosate is harmful, as the EU postpones a decision on it.
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Germany serial killer: Niels Hoegel 'killed at least 100'

November 9, 2017 - 9:02am
Fresh charges are expected to be brought against the nurse already convicted of two murders.
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Syria war: Army retakes last IS urban stronghold

November 9, 2017 - 8:54am
Commanders say the fall of Albu Kamal marks the end of the jihadist group’s “project”.
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Poles told to breed 'like rabbits' to fight falling birth rate

November 9, 2017 - 8:41am
A government ad uses the example of bunny rabbits to try to encourage people to have more babies.
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Whisky galore

November 9, 2017 - 8:33am
A vast hoard of liquor at a diplomat's residence in Pakistan might suggest ties to the black market.
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Trump China visit: US leader strikes warmer tone with Xi Jinping

November 9, 2017 - 7:46am
The US president praises China on a visit to Beijing, with no reproaches over North Korea or trade.
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Kevin Spacey: Completed film to be reshot without accused actor

November 9, 2017 - 7:26am
Ridley Scott is to reshoot scenes with actor Christopher Plummer in time for a December release.
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Zimbabwe renames airport after Robert Mugabe

November 9, 2017 - 7:18am
The president, 93, says he will stand for re-election amid speculation about his successor.
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Egypt bridegroom shot in genitals during celebrations

November 9, 2017 - 7:02am
The Egyptian man suffered serious injuries to his testicles, thigh and hand in the accident.
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Portuguese trawler nets 'prehistoric shark'

November 9, 2017 - 6:18am
Portuguese scientists have caught a rare example of the ancient frilled shark.
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Delhi reintroduces car rationing to curb pollution

November 9, 2017 - 5:31am
Pollution levels are 30 times the World Health Organization limit in some areas of India's capital.
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Little girl's stolen puppy returned by remorseful thieves

November 9, 2017 - 5:04am
The eight-week old puppy was stolen on Monday, but turned up in the garden again on Thursday.
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Obama reports for jury duty in Chicago and is dismissed

November 9, 2017 - 4:21am
Crowds turned out to see him, only for the judge to decide his services were no longer required.
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Sydney Opera House scaled in Manus refugee protest

November 9, 2017 - 1:47am
Five people are arrested with banners urging Australia to evacuate asylum seekers.
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Barack Obama rocks up for jury duty

November 9, 2017 - 1:10am
The former US president turned up at a courthouse in Chicago, where he has a home.
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Australian senator Sam Dastyari racially abused at pub

November 8, 2017 - 9:23pm
Sam Dastyari criticises "the rise of the radical right" after being taunted by a group of men.
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Australian jockey Caboche suspended for punching horse

November 8, 2017 - 8:30pm
Dylan Caboche receives a two-week penalty for striking the animal's ribs before a race.
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Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

November 8, 2017 - 8:19pm
The Saudi-led coalition must lift its blockade on aid entering Yemen, a senior UN official says.
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Where women run the labs

November 8, 2017 - 8:06pm
A Unesco report this year suggested women outnumber men in certain scientific communities, but is the data accurate?
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