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Greece hopeful of next bailout tranche

May 9, 2016 - 4:53pm
Greece says it is hopeful of a deal to receive the next instalment of its bailout loan, but eurozone countries still require more steps.
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VIDEO: BBC team expelled from North Korea

May 9, 2016 - 4:26pm
John Sudworth reports on the North Korean Congress - and his colleagues' expulsion from the country.
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Aleppo ceasefire extended again

May 9, 2016 - 4:20pm
A ceasefire in place since last week in the Syrian city of Aleppo has been extended until midnight on Wednesday, Syrian state TV says.
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Shock as Austrian chancellor quits

May 9, 2016 - 3:15pm
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigns amid party criticism over the far right's victory in the first round of presidential elections.
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Hopes raised in Canada wildfire battle

May 9, 2016 - 2:51pm
The battle to contain the wildfires in west-central Canada has reached a turning point, thanks in part to drizzle and favourable winds, say officials.
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Mercury completes journey across Sun

May 9, 2016 - 2:44pm
The Solar System's smallest planet has made one of its irregular passes between the Earth and Sun.
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VIDEO: Man behind hit soap Neighbours dies

May 9, 2016 - 2:15pm
Reg Grundy, the television producer behind the Australian soap opera Neighbours, has died aged 92.
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N Carolina sues US over LGBT law

May 9, 2016 - 1:35pm
North Carolina is suing the US Department of Justice over its attempts to bar the state from upholding its anti-LGBT "bathroom bill".
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VIDEO: What it says on the tin: EU explained

May 9, 2016 - 12:56pm
The different institutions, how they work and what they control
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In pictures: Thousands march for WW2 relatives

May 9, 2016 - 12:56pm
Thousands march for WW2 relatives
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Assange gets kitten at Ecuador embassy

May 9, 2016 - 12:09pm
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who since 2012 has been seeking refuge at Ecuador's embassy in London, gains a new companion - a pet kitten.
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Turning China's dream into reality

May 9, 2016 - 11:00am
Turning the dream into reality
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Eriksson expects China World Cup win

May 9, 2016 - 10:59am
Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson believes the rise of Chinese football can bring them a World Cup win within 20 years.
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Napoleonic 'treasure' unearthed in Tasmanian bookshop

May 9, 2016 - 10:59am
Bookshop owners thought priceless journal was worth $20
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Deal 'ends mutiny at Syria prison'

May 9, 2016 - 10:21am
A deal is reportedly reached to end a mutiny by hundreds of mostly political detainees at a prison in Syria, although ministers deny any disorder.
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SA row over judge's race rape comments

May 9, 2016 - 9:45am
A white South African judge is strongly condemned for purportedly saying on social media that rape was part of the culture of black men.
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Senior French MP 'sex pest' quits

May 9, 2016 - 9:20am
The deputy speaker of parliament in France quits after allegations of sexual harassment were made against him by colleagues.
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VIDEO: Husband's plea for Briton held in Iran

May 9, 2016 - 9:10am
A British man has described the imprisonment of his wife by Iran's Revolutionary Guard as "outrageous and arbitrary".
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Baidu told to cut adverts after death

May 9, 2016 - 8:53am
Baidu must reduce the number of paid-for adverts in its search results, Chinese regulators say, following controversy over the death of a student.
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Russian WW2 parade showcases new arms

May 9, 2016 - 8:45am
Russian armed forces units parade in Moscow, marking the 71st anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.
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