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'Bread from air'

January 1, 2017 - 8:29pm
Was turning nitrogen from the air into fertiliser one of the greatest inventions of the 20th Century?
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Future tech

January 1, 2017 - 8:14pm
Ahead of the start of the giant CES tech expo, we pick some of the new products that may cause a stir.
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Striking a pose

January 1, 2017 - 8:11pm
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu identifies key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017.
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India's year

January 1, 2017 - 8:07pm
The BBC's in-house cartoonist Kirtish Bhat picks five news events to give his humorous take on 2016.
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Power to the burger

January 1, 2017 - 8:02pm
May Chow has just been voted Asia's best female chef. She shares her story with the BBC.
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The 'Chinese burger' scooping awards

January 1, 2017 - 8:01pm
A reinvention of the humble steamed bun by Hong Kong's top female chef takes the culinary scene by storm.
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Istanbul attack: Video shows gunman approaching nightclub

January 1, 2017 - 7:22pm
Video shows bullets flying as a gunman approaches a nightclub in Turkey.
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Israel will no longer return bodies of Palestinian Hamas militants

January 1, 2017 - 7:11pm
Israel says it will bury the bodies of Palestinian militants instead of returning them to their families.
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Migrants storm border fence in Spanish enclave of Ceuta

January 1, 2017 - 6:59pm
Some 1,100 migrants stormed border fences attempting to reach Spain's African enclave of Ceuta.
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'Terrorists' freed in Bahrain prison raid

January 1, 2017 - 5:45pm
Gunmen attack a prison in Bahrain, freeing 10 inmates convicted of terror offences, officials say.
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Drunk pilot arrested in Canadian cockpit before take-off

January 1, 2017 - 5:36pm
A pilot who was drunk in the cockpit of an airliner is arrested shortly before take-off in Canada.
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Russian diplomats expelled by Obama over hacking leave US

January 1, 2017 - 5:23pm
The 35 Russians expelled by President Barack Obama over alleged election hacking leave the US.
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Nightclub attack: Manhunt after dozens killed in Istanbul

January 1, 2017 - 3:46pm
Police in Istanbul hunt for a gunman who opened fire at a nightclub, killing at least 39 people.
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Hong Kong New Year's Day pro-democracy protest draws crowds

January 1, 2017 - 2:37pm
Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong, demanding full democracy.
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'Hollywood' sign changed to 'Hollyweed' in new year prank

January 1, 2017 - 1:50pm
A prankster changes the world-famous Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed" on New Year's Day.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.