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Catalonia election: Puigdemont calls for united independence front

November 4, 2017 - 10:19am
The call to action comes a day after an EU arrest warrant was issued for Carles Puigdemont.
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ICYMI: Some stories you may have missed this week

November 4, 2017 - 9:16am
Octopuses leave the sea for some beach time and the plane that failed to land.
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Philippines prison: Two dead in riot over spilt water

November 4, 2017 - 7:59am
A bucket of water was accidentally kicked over, triggering a fight between members of rival gangs.
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China brings anthem disrespect laws to Hong Kong

November 4, 2017 - 7:20am
New laws make it a crime to mock the Chinese anthem, punishable by up to three years in jail.
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Syria government forces close in on IS border town

November 4, 2017 - 7:15am
Reports suggest IS fighters have fled to Albu Kamal from the Iraqi side of the border.
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Outcry as Afghanistan moves to ban WhatsApp and Telegram

November 4, 2017 - 6:00am
The editor of one of the country's biggest newspapers says the move amounts to censorship.
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Kevin Spacey: Netflix severs ties amid sex assault allegations

November 4, 2017 - 5:38am
The move comes amid a number of sexual assault allegations against the House of Cards actor.
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Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

November 4, 2017 - 3:59am
A spokesman says climate is "always changing" after a report ties global warming to human activity.
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IVF: Five things you might not know

November 4, 2017 - 3:29am
It's 40 years since the first IVF baby was conceived.
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Syrian pets with bullet wounds and burns rescued

November 4, 2017 - 3:21am
Hundreds of pets have been shot, burnt and attacked with knives in Syria.
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Harvey Weinstein: Rape claim by actress credible, police say

November 4, 2017 - 12:07am
New York detectives interviewed an actress who claimed the producer attacked her seven years ago.
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Mexico fuel theft boss killed during plastic surgery

November 3, 2017 - 8:48pm
Jesus Martin was killed at a clinic while he was having plastic surgery to disguise his identity.
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Calexit

November 3, 2017 - 7:54pm
Social media accounts with ties to Russia pushed the idea of an independent California on US election night 2016.
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Turning US campuses into battlegrounds

November 3, 2017 - 7:39pm
Who are the alt-right and their opponents, the anti-fascists or 'antifa'?
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Trump in Asia

November 3, 2017 - 7:32pm
From trade to etiquette to tweets, what could Donald Trump face as he heads east?
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Texas releases disabled migrant girl Rosa Maria Hernandez

November 3, 2017 - 7:22pm
Rosa Maria Hernandez was detained after travelling by ambulance for emergency surgery.
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Colombia signs $300m UN deal to fight cocaine production

November 3, 2017 - 7:17pm
Farmers who switch from growing coca - the raw material used in cocaine - will be compensated.
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Argentina former Vice-President Amado Boudou arrested

November 3, 2017 - 6:35pm
Amado Boudou, who also served as economy minister, faces three charges of "illicit enrichment".
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Travel advisers

November 3, 2017 - 4:49pm
Would-be migrants who failed to make it to Europe are being helped to come home and tell others of the dangers of making the attempt.
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The F16 pilots practising for war with North Korea

November 3, 2017 - 4:18pm
With tensions on the Korean peninsula at their highest in two decades, the BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes joins fighter pilots practising for war.
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