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Pious vs secular

9 min 52 sec ago
An attack on a Turkish nightclub revives a debate over whether the country's secular side is under threat.
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Final destination

14 min 53 sec ago
The BBC's Jonathan Head looks into why Thailand's roads are among the most lethal in the world.
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Twenty years later

17 min 51 sec ago
Hong Kong has spent 20 years under Chinese sovereignty. What's changed?
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Aleppo ‘haunted by violence and death’

57 min 33 sec ago
Jeremy Bowen reports from the ruins of eastern Aleppo where 40,000 people have returned home.
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New South Wales Premier Mike Baird quits politics

1 hour 4 min ago
Mike Baird, the leader of New South Wales, makes a surprise announcement he is standing down.
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Senegal troops move to Gambia border as Jammeh faces ultimatum

1 hour 46 min ago
The Gambian leader is given an ultimatum to accept election defeat or face foreign intervention.
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Mexico student injures four before shooting himself at a school

1 hour 59 min ago
Teenager injures four before shooting himself at an American school in Monterrey, officials say.
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Virus lottery: What could be next epidemic?

2 hours 15 min ago
Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.
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Vaccines for three deadly viruses fast-tracked

2 hours 19 min ago
Scientists identify three little-known diseases which could cause the next global health emergency.
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'Catastrophe' in central Italy on day of four big quakes

2 hours 42 min ago
The president of Marche region appeals for aid as four strong quakes hit, with at least one dead.
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Obama's advice to Trump: 'Reality has a way of biting back'

2 hours 47 min ago
President Barack Obama has revealed his advice to Donald Trump in his final press conference.
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Obama fears moment 'may be passing' for two-state solution

3 hours 20 min ago
President Barack Obama also warns Donald Trump against any "sudden, unilateral moves" on the conflict.
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Obama to 'process amazing experience'

3 hours 38 min ago
US President Barack Obama has spoke of his plans for life after the White House as a private citizen "to process this amazing experience we've gone through".
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Chelsea Manning decision: Obama says justice was served

3 hours 44 min ago
The president defends his commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence, at his final news conference.
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Kevin O'Leary: Shark Tank star launches Tory leadership bid

4 hours 22 min ago
Canadian businessman Kevin O'Leary has been toying with the idea of running for months.
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George HW Bush and wife in hospital

4 hours 59 min ago
The former president is in intensive care with pneumonia and the ex-first lady is suffering fatigue.
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Donald Trump's inauguration: Why more and more Democrats are refusing to go

5 hours 3 min ago
More than 50 House Democrats are boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony amid a feud between the president-elect and civil rights activist John Lewis.
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Primates 'sliding towards extinction', say scientists

5 hours 20 min ago
A report says that 60% of the world's primate species are under threat of extinction.
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Barack Obama gives final news briefing as president

5 hours 37 min ago
US President Barack Obama is giving his final news briefing at the White House.
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Syria conflict: Russia and Turkey 'in first joint air strikes on IS'

5 hours 56 min ago
Moscow says nine of its jets and eight of Turkey's pounded so-called Islamic State targets.
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