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DeVos dissent

February 5, 2017 - 5:20pm
Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, may not get approved this week. Why is that?
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Chinese protest against hotelier's Nanjing massacre denial

February 5, 2017 - 5:05pm
Chinese in Tokyo protest against a hotel chain that puts books in its rooms denying a 1937 massacre.
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France election: Far-right's Le Pen rails against globalisation

February 5, 2017 - 3:31pm
Globalisation is "manufacturing by slaves" says the far-right leader, launching her presidential bid.
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Three things you need to know about Romania protests

February 5, 2017 - 3:12pm
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg explains how the huge demonstrations in the country have brought about change.
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United Arab Emirates sees rare snowfall

February 5, 2017 - 1:42pm
The United Arab Emirates is dealing with some weird weather.
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Louvre attack: Friend defends 'respectful' suspect

February 5, 2017 - 1:22pm
Social media updates by the Egyptian suspected of launching a machete attack at a Paris museum suggested nothing untoward, says his friend.
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Trump suffers new travel ban setback

February 5, 2017 - 12:52pm
A US appeals court rejects the Trump administration's request in a late-night ruling.
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Volkswagen faces new front on emissions legal action

February 5, 2017 - 12:46pm
Volkswagen faces its first legal action in Germany from a big corporate client over the diesel scandal.
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Romania government scraps corruption decree after protests

February 5, 2017 - 12:20pm
Ministers decide to repeal an order that would have shielded some politicians from prosecution.
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Louvre attack: Injured suspect 'refusing to speak' to investigators

February 5, 2017 - 11:53am
Man shot in the stomach by soldier will not answer investigators' questions, judicial sources say.
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China amusement park: Teen girl flung from ride dies

February 5, 2017 - 10:52am
An investigation showed that her seatbelt had broken and a safety bar did not fit tightly enough.
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Turkey: Police detain 445 Islamic State group suspects

February 5, 2017 - 9:54am
Police mount their biggest operation targeting the jihadists since the New Year nightclub attack.
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Trump travel ban: Mike Pence defends president

February 5, 2017 - 8:55am
US Vice-President Mike Pence defends Donald Trump, after he called the man who suspended his travel ban a "so-called judge".
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Kidnapped Honduras teens' bodies found

February 5, 2017 - 8:11am
The victims were found in plastic bags with their hands tied, next to a river in Yoro province.
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Trump protests: LGBTQ rally in New York

February 5, 2017 - 7:30am
An immigrant rights campaigner has five things to say at the LGBTQ Solidarity Rally in New York.
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La La Land wins award as directors criticise Trump travel ban

February 5, 2017 - 7:29am
The musical triumphs again as directors use speeches to criticise Trump travel ban.
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Moto team

February 5, 2017 - 6:55am
In Cambodia, motorbike taxis are everywhere - but it's rare to see women drivers transporting tourists. One entrepreneur is trying to change that.
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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.