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DR Congo: Ethnic clashes leave 31 dead

December 5, 2016 - 10:36pm
At least 31 people die in weekend clashes between tribal militia and security forces in DR Congo.
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Three questions about the Italian referendum

December 5, 2016 - 10:29pm
We provide three answers about the Italian referendum and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation.
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Snatched and inducted

December 5, 2016 - 10:23pm
Abducted as a child by Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group, Dominic Ongwen became one of its most ruthless commanders, so should he face trial at the ICC?
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Parents who regret having children

December 5, 2016 - 10:04pm
When Corinne Maier spoke to the BBC attacking baby mania, her honest account of parenting struck a chord around the world.
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100 Women 2016: The Arab women told 'Girls don't do maths'

December 5, 2016 - 9:43pm
The BBC 100 Women season speaks with three Arab female mathematicians to get their advice for younger girls.
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Fighting for Vietnam

December 5, 2016 - 9:38pm
Portraits of the female veterans who risked their lives for their country
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100 Women 2016: Christine and the Queens on being pansexual

December 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
Heloise Letissier, aka Christine and the Queens, talks pansexuality and rejecting gender stereotypes.
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India politician J Jayalalitha dies at 68

December 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, dies at the age of 68.
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Five things you might not know about Ghana election

December 5, 2016 - 9:15pm
The Ghanaian presidential election is about to take place.
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How trees helped an infertile woman

December 5, 2016 - 9:15pm
How planting trees helped a 105-year-old Indian woman cope with infertility
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Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms

December 5, 2016 - 6:08pm
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube link up to curb the spread of extremist images on the platforms.
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Oakland fire: Death toll rises to 36 and 'will increase'

December 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
A criminal inquiry opens into a fire that killed dozens of people at a warehouse party in California.
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Brazil corruption: Senate head Renan Calheiros ordered to resign

December 5, 2016 - 5:53pm
A top Brazilian judge orders Senate head Renan Calheiros to stand down over embezzlement charges.
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Aleppo battle: Russia and China veto UN truce resolution

December 5, 2016 - 5:45pm
Russia and China veto a draft UN resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo.
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In the Blue House

December 5, 2016 - 5:40pm
The BBC's Seoul correspondent Stephen Evans profiles the controversial leader.
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Al Gore meets Donald Trump and Ivanka for climate talks

December 5, 2016 - 5:30pm
US ex-Vice-President and climate activist Al Gore holds talks with Donald Trump and his daughter.
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Give and take

December 5, 2016 - 5:27pm
A father in China is accused of exploiting his daughter’s cancer in order to get donations.
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Drudge, Twitter, Breitbart

December 5, 2016 - 5:26pm
Donald Trump claims the US media is crooked and biased. So where do his supporters get their news?
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Disappearing act

December 5, 2016 - 5:21pm
In June 2015, G7 leaders took a group photo, 17 months later, five of them are out of power or close to it.
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Australia Day: Fremantle banned from citizenship ceremonies

December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
An Australian city is not allowed to hold citizenship ceremonies on its alternative national day.
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