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Battling the backlog

July 28, 2016 - 7:41pm
As Angela Merkel defends Germany's policy on refugees, Chris Bowlby is given unique access to a new fast-track migrant processing centre in Bonn.
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Pope Francis urges youth to accept migrants on visit to Poland

July 28, 2016 - 7:39pm
About half a million young people join Pope Francis for a rally in Krakow, Poland, where he urges them to open their hearts to refugees and migrants.
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Virtual reality

July 28, 2016 - 7:31pm
Popular fantasy figures are finding new roles as symbols of Syria's war, as activists use childhood nostalgia to express their sense of loss, writes the BBC's Carine Torbey.
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Chasing shadows

July 28, 2016 - 7:28pm
Mark Lowen goes on the trail of the Gulen movement, blamed by the Turkish government for the failed coup earlier this month.
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Rolling flavours

July 28, 2016 - 7:22pm
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt writes about the history of Kolkata's (Calcutta) famous egg rolls.
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Hungry nation

July 28, 2016 - 7:18pm
It's one thing to talk to people you've never met before who are suffering from hunger, and it's a completely different thing when they are from your own family, reports Vladimir Hernandez.
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Out of the sea

July 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini was swimming for her life in the sea towards Europe a year ago - now she is about to swim at Rio 2016.
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France church attack: Second attacker in priest killing named

July 28, 2016 - 6:42pm
French prosecutors name the second man involved in the killing of a priest in a Normandy church as Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19, who was being hunted by police.
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Peru's new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in

July 28, 2016 - 6:24pm
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as the new president of Peru, with the former investment banker saying he hopes for a more modern and equal society.
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Chinese rocket lights up skies over Utah and California

July 28, 2016 - 6:10pm
People in the US have filmed a Chinese rocket body streaking across the sky over Utah and California.
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Egypt convicts former auditor of spreading 'false news'

July 28, 2016 - 4:29pm
Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has received a prison sentence for spreading "false news".
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Charges dropped over US intern's murder

July 28, 2016 - 4:28pm
An El Salvadorean immigrant convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy has had all charges against him dropped in the retrial.
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Refugees wait for asylum in Landshut, Bavaria

July 28, 2016 - 3:28pm
Chris Buckler visited the Bavarian town of Landshut, which has seen a significant influx of refugees.
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Theresa May 'wants and expects' to protect rights of Poles in UK

July 28, 2016 - 3:25pm
The UK prime minister says she values the contribution made by Polish citizens to the UK and "fully expects" to be able to protect their rights - as long as British expats' rights are protected in EU states.
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Syrian Nusra Front announces split from al-Qaeda

July 28, 2016 - 2:31pm
The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra announces it has split from al-Qaeda, but the US says it still views it as a terrorist organisation.
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Syria conflict: Why this family needs an exit corridor

July 28, 2016 - 1:06pm
Russia says it is working to open 'exit corridors' to allow civilians and rebel fighters to leave the besieged city of Aleppo. The BBC has been in contact with one family living under siege.
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Babylon 5 actor Jerry Doyle dies aged 60

July 28, 2016 - 12:55pm
Actor Jerry Doyle, best known for his role in the sci-fi series Babylon 5, has died at the age of 60.
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Trump: Russia remarks on Clinton emails were sarcasm

July 28, 2016 - 11:46am
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump says he was being sarcastic when he appeared to invite Russian hackers to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.
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Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding

July 28, 2016 - 11:01am
More than 100 people are killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential rain causes chaos in several countries.
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China and Russia to hold joint drills in South China Sea

July 28, 2016 - 10:20am
China says it will hold joint military exercises with Russia in the South China Sea, following a tribunal ruling that dismissed its claims in the disputed waters.
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