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Selling citizenship

August 22, 2017 - 6:20pm
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
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'I made a hole in the roof'

August 22, 2017 - 6:05pm
Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.
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Has Harry Potter cursed these owls?

August 22, 2017 - 6:03pm
Conservationists say owls are taken as babies from their nests, then sold to Harry Potter enthusiasts.
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Mont Blanc marvel

August 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
In July 1965 an 11km tunnel deep beneath the Alps was opened to traffic.
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Barcelona attack: Suspects 'planned to hit key monuments'

August 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
The Sagrada Familia church was among the targets, a suspect tells a preliminary hearing in Madrid.
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How children are starving in Yemen's war

August 22, 2017 - 4:03pm
No food and intermittent electricity - a BBC team sees what medics are up against in a rebel-held city.
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Philippines drug war: Manila bells ring out against drug killings

August 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Churches in Cubao will ring their bells to protest against the drug war for five minutes every night.
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Teenager arrested for dancing Macarena on Saudi street

August 22, 2017 - 2:43pm
A 14-year-old is arrested in Saudi Arabia after a clip of him dancing in the street went viral.
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Ischia earthquake: Three brothers pulled from rubble

August 22, 2017 - 2:08pm
The siblings, aged between seven months and 11 years old, were pulled from the rubble by fire crews.
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Saving Grace

August 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Diplomacy has triumphed over justice in the assault case against Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe in South Africa, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.
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Afghanistan hails Trump support in 'joint struggle'

August 22, 2017 - 11:53am
President Ghani thanks Donald Trump for supporting Afghanistan's battle against the Taliban.
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A black bear got punched after entering a Canadian home

August 22, 2017 - 11:51am
The aggressive bear was eventually killed by authorities after it chased a man down the street.
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Against the grain

August 22, 2017 - 11:42am
President Trump made the wrong decision, says Professor Andrew Bacevich of Boston University.
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Nigeria's Boko Haram conflict: Huge rise in child 'human bombs'

August 22, 2017 - 11:33am
There have been 83 cases so far this year - four times as many as all of last year, the UN says.
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Kim Wall: Unidentified torso 'deliberately mutilated'

August 22, 2017 - 11:10am
Danish police say they do not yet know if the torso belongs to missing journalist Kim Wall.
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Nigerian president to 'work from home' after rat infestation

August 22, 2017 - 11:04am
Muhammadu Buhari has just returned from extended medical leave, but now has an office infestation.
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