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Rehousing dogs rescued from meat farm

January 16, 2017 - 2:47am
Eating dog meat is not uncommon in parts of east Asia, despite opposition from those who see them as pets. Steve Evans reports from S Korea on efforts to re-house rescued animals.
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WWE star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies, aged 73

January 16, 2017 - 2:26am
Fijian-born Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a major wrestling star in the 1980s, dies in Florida aged 73.
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Turkish MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan's powers

January 16, 2017 - 2:21am
Turkey's parliament gives initial approval to a new constitution to boost presidential powers.
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Ray-Ban maker Luxottica agrees €46bn merger with Essilor

January 16, 2017 - 1:48am
Luxottica, the world's biggest glasses maker, agrees a merger with French lens maker Esillor.
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Barack Obama's race legacy: Progressive or divisive?

January 16, 2017 - 1:20am
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports on the polarised perspectives over Obama's race legacy.
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Donald Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' on migrants

January 16, 2017 - 12:02am
The US president-elect says Germany was wrong to let so many migrants into the country.
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Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says

January 15, 2017 - 11:12pm
Australia criticises Japan after photos emerge allegedly showing a dead minke whale off Antarctica.
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Tibet activists arrested in Switzerland protest during Xi visit

January 15, 2017 - 9:13pm
The group were protesting against a visit to Bern by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Venezuela: Opposition attacks Maduro over Supreme Court address

January 15, 2017 - 8:11pm
President Maduro is attacked for delivering his state of nation speech before the Supreme Court.
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Unilever boss lives by African proverb

January 15, 2017 - 7:55pm
Paul Polman, the head of Unilever, shares the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.
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‘We lost everything’

January 15, 2017 - 7:46pm
Canadian businessman Serge Godin saw his father's business burn down when he was a teenager. That inspired him to build a company that now turns over C$10bn a year.
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'Masala' bonds to spice up economy

January 15, 2017 - 7:46pm
BBC News looks at the prospects for so-called "masala" bonds, which the Indian government has introduced to boost investment.
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Common ground

January 15, 2017 - 7:40pm
Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau share more than just a border.
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Are cars a luxury?

January 15, 2017 - 7:26pm
Owning a car for many Ethiopians - even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world's fastest-growing economies - remains a pipe dream, writes Emmanuel Igunza.
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BlaBla billions

January 15, 2017 - 7:16pm
How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network with empty car seats.
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Money for nothing?

January 15, 2017 - 7:13pm
Two thousand jobless Finns are being given a basic income instead of welfare.
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Eight billionaires 'as rich as world's poorest half'

January 15, 2017 - 7:04pm
Oxfam research finds the eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as 3.6 billion people combined.
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100 Women: The Indonesian turning her scars into song

January 15, 2017 - 7:01pm
The Indonesian pop star and rape survivor who is reclaiming her body through music.
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Trump on Brexit: 'I predicted it'

January 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
Donald Trump has promised a trade deal between Britain and the United States will be a priority when he takes office on Friday.
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Sports hall roof collapses during match in Czech Republic

January 15, 2017 - 5:49pm
A sports hall roof collapses during a floorball game in the Czech Republic city of Ceska Trebova.
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