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Education in India - why it's such a costly business

March 7, 2017 - 8:38pm
We find out why families across India are spending about $70bn (£57bn) on after-school classes for their kids.
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Wikileaks dump has made US 'less safe', says ex-CIA boss

March 7, 2017 - 8:29pm
Former CIA boss Michael Hayden says the supposed leak of highly sensitive CIA data by Wikileaks is incredibly damaging
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Australia's summer broke 205 weather records, climate group says

March 7, 2017 - 8:18pm
Parts of the nation experienced unprecedented heat and rain, a climate group warns.
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Lighthouse city

March 7, 2017 - 8:15pm
How Stockholm is getting smarter by going greener.
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International Women's Day: Iran's first female triathlete

March 7, 2017 - 8:11pm
How one Iranian female athlete overcame many obstacles to make history.
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International Women's Day: Meet the grannies going to school

March 7, 2017 - 8:11pm
Photos of a special school which has been set up in India for women aged 60 or over.
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International Women's Day: Roxie Nafousi tries posting 'less-than-perfect' images

March 7, 2017 - 8:10pm
Popular blogger Roxie Nafousi explains why posting images of things going wrong is so hard in the age of Instagram.
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How to get the last laugh: Witty comebacks to sexism

March 7, 2017 - 8:09pm
We asked four comedians to give us some funny responses to common sexist comments.
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Conflict zone

March 7, 2017 - 8:01pm
The BBC's Owen Bennett-Jones on life in North Waziristan after the bloody anti-militant campaign.
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Canadian town sorry for pink tap water

March 7, 2017 - 7:45pm
The taps ran pink in the town of Onoway, Alberta, due to a leak of potassium permanganate.
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Syria war: IS 'loses key' Aleppo water station to army forces

March 7, 2017 - 6:54pm
Syrian government forces seize a facility that supplies mains water to Aleppo after IS cut supplies.
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Under pressure

March 7, 2017 - 6:52pm
The latest leaks about alleged CIA hacking tools pose a huge problem for the US spy agency.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.