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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan to stop Nazi taunts

March 20, 2017 - 12:58pm
The German Chancellor says "all necessary measures" are being considered after Turkish president's taunts.
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Contented Scandinavians

March 20, 2017 - 12:42pm
Norway is officially the happiest place on earth. So why don't we just do as they do?
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Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident

March 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
High school students are killed at a popular waterfall in Ghana, after a tree falls on them in a storm.
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Italy TV show under fire for discussion on foreign women

March 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
Italian public broadcaster Rai apologises for airing discussion that stereotyped Eastern European women.
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Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for 'match manipulation'

March 20, 2017 - 10:57am
Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for "match manipulation" during a 2018 World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal.
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Mosul battle: 180,000 civilians flee as Iraqi troops advance

March 20, 2017 - 10:33am
The UN warns that an additional 320,000 civilians may be displaced as troops push into the Old City.
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Pakistan PM orders Afghan border crossings to reopen

March 20, 2017 - 9:30am
The border crossings were shut as tensions soared over a wave of deadly militant attacks.
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Tokyo 2020: Olympic golf venue votes to admit women as full members

March 20, 2017 - 9:22am
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic golf venue votes to admit women as full members, after risking being stripped of the event under previous policy.
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US waiter fired after asking diners for proof of residency

March 20, 2017 - 9:13am
The waiter in California has been fired after demanding to see customers' legal documentation.
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Japan's elderly offered funeral discount to stop driving

March 20, 2017 - 9:06am
Elderly drivers offered funeral home discounts if they surrender their licences.
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Presidential race

March 20, 2017 - 8:17am
Profiles of the leading candidates to become France's president in the election in April and May 2017.
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The company turning soot from vehicle exhausts into art

March 20, 2017 - 7:25am
Soot from vehicle exhausts is being recycled into ink. BBC Click's Spencer Kelly reports
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Actress Noma Dumezweni reads Wordsworth's Daffodils

March 20, 2017 - 7:19am
Noma Dumezweni, one of the stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the West End, helps mark spring equinox.
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Syria conflict: Aircraft pound rebel-held eastern Damascus

March 20, 2017 - 7:01am
The raids come a day after rebels launched a surprise offensive on the area around Abbasid Square.
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US Marines get social media tips after nude photos scandal

March 20, 2017 - 6:36am
US Marines are given social media guidance after some were found sharing nude photos of female colleagues online.
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Families divided at US-Mexico border

March 20, 2017 - 5:43am
On the US border with Mexico, families of migrants talk to their loved ones through a steel fence.
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Vodafone deal creates India mobile giant

March 20, 2017 - 5:37am
Joining forces with Idea Cellular makes it India's biggest telecoms firm.
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Beijing park dispenses loo roll using facial recognition

March 20, 2017 - 5:25am
A Beijing park installs special machines to prevent visitors taking toilet roll home.
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S Korea complains to WTO about China over Thaad

March 20, 2017 - 5:12am
South Korea claims China is treating its companies unfairly over an anti-missile defence system.
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Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

March 20, 2017 - 4:43am
It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.
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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.