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How the Paris attacks are affecting Muslim children

November 23, 2015 - 7:49pm
How the Paris attacks are affecting Muslim children
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VIDEO: Indian girls: 'I was named unwanted'

November 23, 2015 - 7:44pm
In some regions of the Indian state of Maharashtra, second or third daughters are not given a name but are merely termed 'Nakusha', meaning 'unwanted'.
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VIDEO: Bobbi Brown: 'I empower women'

November 23, 2015 - 7:32pm
US make-up artist Bobbi Brown tells the BBC's Nomsa Maseko that her make-up empowers women.
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VIDEO: What it's like to have a new face

November 23, 2015 - 7:17pm
BBC Newsnight speaks to Carmen Blandin Tarleton - one of the few people in the world to have had a successful face transplant.
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VIDEO: How to charge your phone using mud

November 23, 2015 - 7:16pm
Small generators that use heat to make electricity have gone on trial in parts of Malawi where only 10% of the population has access to power.
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VIDEO: Gingham Dorothy dress sells for $1.5m

November 23, 2015 - 6:24pm
One of the dresses worn by Judy Garland when she played Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz sells for $1.5 million at an auction in New York.
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VIDEO: Model Alek Wek's fight to the top

November 23, 2015 - 6:09pm
Alek Wek, one of the most recognised fashion models in the world and a passionate campaigner for refugees, talks to the BBC's 100 Women season.
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VIDEO: The impact of air strikes against IS

November 23, 2015 - 6:03pm
David Cameron has said he will take his case to parliament to extend air strikes by the UK from Iraq into Syria.
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Ukraine ban and blackout hit Crimea

November 23, 2015 - 5:55pm
Ukraine suspends deliveries of goods to Crimea, as a power blackout has caused major disruption on the peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014.
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Russian court 'bans' scientology branch

November 23, 2015 - 5:12pm
A Russian court rules the Moscow branch of the Church of Scientology should be dissolved, as it cannot be considered a religious organisation under the law.
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Macri sets new course for Argentina

November 23, 2015 - 4:38pm
Argentine President-elect Mauricio Macri says he will correct the errors made by his predecessor in office, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Belgium charges man over Paris attacks

November 23, 2015 - 4:02pm
Belgian police charge a fourth suspect in connection with the deadly attacks on Paris as the authorities maintain the highest security threat level.
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US air strike 'hits 238 IS oil trucks'

November 23, 2015 - 3:54pm
A US air strike has destroyed more than 238 fuel trucks controlled by Islamic State (IS) militants in north-east Syria, says the US military.
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VIDEO: Belgium PM: 'Threat imminent and serious'

November 23, 2015 - 2:06pm
The Belgian Prime Minister says that the threat of an attack on Brussels remains "serious and imminent", but urges residents to stay calm.
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Trump 'wrong' on 9/11 cheering claims

November 23, 2015 - 1:52pm
A US mayor says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "is plain wrong" in claiming Arabs in his city cheered the attacks of 9/11.
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One of last northern white rhinos dies

November 23, 2015 - 1:49pm
A northern white rhinoceros dies in a zoo in San Diego, California, leaving only three of the animals still alive in the world.
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Mr Ugly winner is 'too handsome'

November 23, 2015 - 1:16pm
The person who came second in Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly contest cries foul, saying the winner isn't ugly enough.
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Deaths in Jerusalem and W Bank violence

November 23, 2015 - 12:49pm
An Israeli soldier is stabbed to death and three Palestinian attackers are shot dead amid a fresh spate of stabbings in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
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Why are Indian women 'Happy to Bleed'?

November 23, 2015 - 12:20pm
Why are Indian women 'Happy to Bleed'?
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Migrants sew lips together in protest

November 23, 2015 - 12:15pm
Migrants stuck on the border between Greece and Macedonia sew their lips together to protest against not being allowed to continue their journey.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.