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Eight billionaires 'as rich as world's poorest half'

January 15, 2017 - 7:04pm
Oxfam research finds the eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as 3.6 billion people combined.
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100 Women: The Indonesian turning her scars into song

January 15, 2017 - 7:01pm
The Indonesian pop star and rape survivor who is reclaiming her body through music.
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Trump on Brexit: 'I predicted it'

January 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
Donald Trump has promised a trade deal between Britain and the United States will be a priority when he takes office on Friday.
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Sports hall roof collapses during match in Czech Republic

January 15, 2017 - 5:49pm
A sports hall roof collapses during a floorball game in the Czech Republic city of Ceska Trebova.
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Donald Trump says UK 'doing great' after Brexit vote

January 15, 2017 - 5:13pm
US President-Elect Donald Trump says the UK was "so smart in getting out" of the European Union.
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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Summit warns against unilateral actions

January 15, 2017 - 4:28pm
Delegates at the Paris conference also reiterated their commitment to the two-state solution.
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CIA head John Brennan warns Trump to watch his tongue

January 15, 2017 - 3:41pm
The outgoing chief of the CIA says the president-elect does not fully understand the Russian threat.
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UK PM May to star in US Vogue spread

January 15, 2017 - 3:21pm
Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz's shoot with the prime minister will feature in April's Vogue.
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Brazil prison riot: 'At least 26 dead' in Natal violence

January 15, 2017 - 3:17pm
After a 14-hour prison riot in the city of Natal, police say at least 26 people are dead.
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Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany

January 15, 2017 - 2:59pm
Facebook is rolling out new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
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Viola Davis: Hollywood 'being forced to open up'

January 15, 2017 - 2:24pm
Hollywood star Viola Davis says black actors are demanding better parts, and are finally getting them.
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Barrow abroad until Gambia swearing-in

January 15, 2017 - 1:39pm
The Gambian president-elect is to remain in Senegal until his inauguration, state media there say.
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Serbia-Kosovo train row escalates to military threat

January 15, 2017 - 1:20pm
Serbia warns it will defend "every inch" of what it claims as its territory in neighbouring Kosovo.
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Bahrain executes three Shia men over 2014 police killing

January 15, 2017 - 11:23am
Three men convicted of a 2014 bomb attack were executed - Bahrain's first executions in six years.
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Gandhi flip flops sold on Amazon cause anger in India

January 15, 2017 - 10:50am
Online retailer is at the centre of fresh outrage over flip flops depicting India's independence icon.
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Berlin housing official Andrej Holm 'fired over Stasi links'

January 15, 2017 - 10:09am
Andrej Holm worked for East Germany's feared secret police before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Migrant crisis: About 100 feared drowned after boat sinks off Libya

January 15, 2017 - 9:41am
Four people have been rescued but another 100 are feared dead after a boat capsized on Saturday.
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A big stop for America's big top

January 15, 2017 - 8:42am
The "Greatest Show on Earth", the Ringling Bros circus, will cease to be in May.
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Brazil prisoners beheaded in riot at Natal prison

January 15, 2017 - 6:25am
Inmates seize control of a jail for 14 hours in the city of Natal, killing at least 10 fellow inmates.
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Timothy Spall on playing Holocaust denier David Irving

January 15, 2017 - 6:08am
Denial is a film about the renegade British historian David Irving, accused of denying the Holocaust.
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