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Boeing 747s offered for public auction in China

September 21, 2017 - 4:50am
Cargo jets are being put up for online auction in China after failing to find buyers.
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Iran nuclear deal: US 'sunset clause' concern remains - Tillerson

September 21, 2017 - 4:25am
The secretary of state had "matter-of-fact" talks with his Iranian counterpart despite disagreements.
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Where is 'Nambia'? President Trump 'invents' African country

September 21, 2017 - 4:20am
Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.
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'He was the man' - young artists on Basquiat

September 21, 2017 - 3:13am
Young black artists celebrate Jean-Michel Basquiat's impact on art.
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Causing friction

September 21, 2017 - 2:36am
Billboards featuring a former porn star advise safe sex during a Hindu festival, upsetting conservatives.
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Myanmar VP 'concern' over Rakhine

September 21, 2017 - 2:16am
Henry Van Thio said there was a problem of "significant magnitude" in Rakhine but the cause was unclear.
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Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

September 21, 2017 - 2:14am
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.
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Sri Lankan baby trade: Minister admits illegal adoption trade

September 21, 2017 - 1:36am
An investigation by Dutch journalists uncovers thousands of illicit baby sales in the 1980s.
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Why Amsterdam is hiking tourist tax

September 21, 2017 - 12:54am
From 2018 hotels in the centre of the city will charge 2% more in tourist tax than those further out.
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Rihanna on diverse make-up: 'It's not rocket science'

September 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her new beauty brand Fenty Beauty.
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Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for 'escalation' to stop

September 20, 2017 - 9:13pm
Mariano Rajoy appeals to Catalan separatists in a televised speech after a day of unrest in Barcelona.
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Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school

September 20, 2017 - 8:11pm
Tuesday's huge quake killed at least 230 people, including children at a school in the capital.
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Impatient for change

September 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.
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Moving on up

September 20, 2017 - 7:27pm
The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
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Love and loss

September 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
Meeting the Kenyans affected by the illness.
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September 20, 2017 - 7:20pm
The Office québécois de la langue française has eased up on dozens of English language words.
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'What I saw'

September 20, 2017 - 7:19pm
In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
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Fed to start unwinding bond portfolio

September 20, 2017 - 6:58pm
The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.
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Iran's leader Hassan Rouhani slams Donald Trump in UN speech

September 20, 2017 - 6:09pm
Iran's president hits back over the US president's criticism of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.
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How Angela Merkel rose to power to lead Germany

September 20, 2017 - 4:15pm
Angela Merkel has led Germany since 2005 and she is tipped to win a fourth term as chancellor.
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