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Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe family 'treated like a bargaining chip'

January 2, 2017 - 5:20am
Political prisoner Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe released from solitary confinement
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Francois Hollande: Fighting IS in Iraq prevents terrorism in France

January 2, 2017 - 3:39am
President Hollande tells French soldiers in Iraq their work against IS helps prevent terrorism at home.
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Donald Trump makes top Republican fear environmental future

January 2, 2017 - 2:04am
A leading US Republican fears for the future of her grandchildren with Donald Trump as president.
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Nightclub attack: Istanbul police continue search

January 2, 2017 - 1:26am
A gunman who shot dead 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub remains at large, Turkish officials say.
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Rory Cellan-Jones becomes video game character

January 1, 2017 - 11:58pm
A video games developer digitises BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones to appear in its next blockbuster game.
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Colombia frees eight child recruits from the ELN

January 1, 2017 - 9:25pm
Colombia has rescued eight child soldiers illegally recruited by the ELN rebel group.
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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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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.