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A Taliban escapee, an English baby - and the dramatic story that followed

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 05:38
When a refugee bumped into a baby, a tale of death threats, hijack and escape emerged.
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Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:51
A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
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Modest fashion: 'I feel confident and comfortable'

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:49
Fashion bloggers are covering up and sales of modest clothes are up in high street stores.
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In pictures: Inside Iran's secretive Yarsan faith

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:38
Yarsan is one of the Middle East's oldest faiths and has more than one million followers in Iran.
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Aeroflot: 'Fat cat smuggler' falls foul of Russian airline

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:13
Mikhail Galin is stripped of his air miles after sneaking his overweight cat on an Aeroflot flight.
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Xinjiang cotton sparks concern over 'forced labour' claims

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 01:39
Rights groups claim Xinjiang products made using forced labour may be sold to Western brands.
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Le Mans '66: Christian Bale and Matt Damon reveal truth behind Hollywood auditions

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 01:20
Christian Bale and Matt Damon on fighting for roles, as they team up in new movie Le Mans '66.
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Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 01:13
Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.
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Libya: Migrant mother's dying wish to get children to Europe

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 01:00
The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.
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Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and air strikes follow militant death

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 21:44
Violence has escalated after Israel killed a top Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in an air strike.
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Branson apologises for South Africa launch tweet

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 14:52
Sir Richard Branson apologises after his tweet is criticised for showing "so many white people".
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Hillary Clinton: 'Shameful' not to publish Russia report

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:42
A report on alleged Russian interference in the UK should come out, says the former US presidential candidate.
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Hong Kong protests: Rule of law on 'brink of collapse', police say

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:33
The territory experiences another day of protests after Monday's spike in violence.
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Israel kills Baha Abu al-Ata, top Palestinian militant in Gaza

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:05
Dozens of rockets hit Israel after Palestinian Islamic Jihad vows to avenge Baha Abu al-Ata's death.
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Bolivia crisis: Evo Morales accepts political asylum in Mexico

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
Evo Morales, who resigned as president on Sunday, announces his departure as unrest continues.
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'I woke up to thousands of messages from Malaysia'

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:55
Why a Malaysian exam question thrust the spotlight on London-based paraglider Laura Melissa Williams.
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Australia bushfires: New South Wales battles 'catastrophic' conditions

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:36
More than 85 fires are burning across the state of New South Wales, home to six million people.
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Afghanistan announces Taliban prisoner swap to free hostages

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:02
President Ashraf Ghani says three Taliban militants will be freed for Timothy Weeks and Kevin King.
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India train collision: Lucky escape for passengers in Hyderabad

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:49
Hundreds of passengers had a narrow escape after two trains collided in India's Andhra Pradesh state.
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Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 08:05
The fate of hundreds of thousands of migrants who arrived in the US as children hangs in the balance.
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