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Saints and stigma

September 29, 2016 - 2:15am
Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back on ancient superstitions, reports BBC Urdu's Saba Eitizaz.
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Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

September 29, 2016 - 2:08am
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
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Body of Shimon Peres lies in state

September 29, 2016 - 2:06am
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem.
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North Korean soldier crosses DMZ to defect to South

September 29, 2016 - 1:53am
A North Korean soldier has defect to South Korea by walking across one of the world's most heavily fortified borders, say officials in Seoul.
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Italy earthquake: The family living in their garden

September 29, 2016 - 1:53am
Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August.
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'British people made bad decision on EU'

September 29, 2016 - 1:41am
Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU.
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Ugandan shot by US police 'pointed object'

September 28, 2016 - 11:37pm
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
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Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group

September 28, 2016 - 10:49pm
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
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Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

September 28, 2016 - 8:27pm
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
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One in 10 children has 'Aids defence'

September 28, 2016 - 8:19pm
A 10th of children have a "monkey-like" immune system that stops them developing Aids, researchers say.
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Oil rallies after Opec ministers announce output cut

September 28, 2016 - 8:16pm
The oil producers cartel Opec has agreed a preliminary deal to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices surging.
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Trump's fortune drops $800m in one year

September 28, 2016 - 7:59pm
Due in large part to the softening of the New York real estate market, Mr Trump's personal wealth has fallen to $3.7bn, says Forbes.
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Beating Big Brother

September 28, 2016 - 7:27pm
Secret surveillance of US citizens by police is on the rise with black neighbourhoods often the target - here is how one Californian city fought back.
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