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American airports: The good, the bad and the ugly

Friday 11th of December 2015, 0:38
related countries: United States United States

Your nightmares and pleasant surprises at US airports
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VIDEO: 'My wife and seven children drowned'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 0:39
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian refugee Ali al-Saho, who lost his family at sea, speaks to BBC News about the tragedy.
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VIDEO: Saudi women vote for first time

Friday 11th of December 2015, 0:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

On Saturday 12 December Saudi Arabia will go to the polls, and women in the country will be voting and standing for office for the first time.
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China to receive $300m to battle smog

Friday 11th of December 2015, 1:48
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China is set to receive a $300m loan from the Asian Development Bank to help it combat dangerous pollution levels in Beijing city and its surrounds.
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Koreas hold high-level talks in Kaesong

Friday 11th of December 2015, 2:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North and South Korea are holding high-level talks in the Kaesong joint industrial zone, the latest in a series of steps to improve relations.
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Mumbai attacks 'planner' turns witness

Friday 11th of December 2015, 5:19
related countries: India India, United States United States

David Headley, a US man sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in plotting the 2008 Mumbai attacks, agrees to turn witness in India.
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Canada PM welcomes Syrian refugees

Friday 11th of December 2015, 5:45
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes the first plane carrying Syrian refugees as it arrives in Toronto.
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VIDEO: Thai park exposes corruption claims

Friday 11th of December 2015, 6:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United States United States

Corruption allegations around a Thai park have exposed a dark underside to planning for royal succession in the country.
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New Zealand picks new flag 'winner'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 8:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealanders pick a blue and black design with the silver fern as the preliminary winner in a referendum on a possible new national flag.
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VIDEO: Trump: 'We can't worry about being politically correct'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 9:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

The frontrunner for the Democratic Party nomination for the US presidency, Hillary Clinton, has condemned her Republican rival, Donald Trump, as dangerous.
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VIDEO: 'If you are Muslim they judge you'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 9:23
related countries: France France

Rights groups have warned that there could be a widespread abuse of civil liberties for French Muslims.
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Firm claims 'abandoned' Malaysia jets

Friday 11th of December 2015, 9:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

An air cargo company in Malaysia says it owns three Boeing 747 jets which officials said were left at Kuala Lumpur airport.
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EU sues Germany over car coolant

Friday 11th of December 2015, 10:34
related countries: Germany Germany

The EU Commission sues Germany because the carmaker Daimler still uses a coolant chemical deemed harmful to the environment.
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VIDEO: Russia's truckers protest over new levy

Friday 11th of December 2015, 11:07
related countries: Russia Russia

A new road tax introduced last month in Russia, leads to protests by long-distance truck drivers all over the country.
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US college suspensions over 'KKK' hoods

Friday 11th of December 2015, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

Eight cadets at a prestigious US military college are suspended after photos emerge of them wearing pillowcases resembling hoods worn by the Ku Klux Klan.
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VIDEO: COP21: 'Extremely close to an agreement'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 11:15
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Negotiators at the climate change talks in Paris have been working through the night in the hope of reaching a deal-a day later than expected
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Tokyo police to launch drone squad

Friday 11th of December 2015, 11:15
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A drone squad, designed to locate and - if necessary - capture nuisance drones flown by members of the public, is to be launched by police in Tokyo.
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Thai park exposes corruption claims

Friday 11th of December 2015, 11:55
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Dark underside to Thai plans for royal succession
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IS oil trade 'worth more than $500m'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 12:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The so-called Islamic State (IS) has made more than $500m trading oil, with its main customer being the Syrian regime, a US treasury official says.
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VIDEO: Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament

Friday 11th of December 2015, 12:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk was picked up while he addressed parliament.
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Military bases attacked in Burundi

Friday 11th of December 2015, 13:17
related countries: Burundi Burundi
related places: Bujumbura

Several military bases have been attacked in Burundi for the first time in months of unrest - the authorities say the insurgents have been repelled.
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France MPs back cut in 'tampon tax'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 13:37
related countries: France France

French MPs vote to cut the the VAT paid on sanitary products from 20% to 5.5% despite blocking the move in October.
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VIDEO: Where are China's missing executives?

Friday 11th of December 2015, 14:22
related countries: China China

Guo Guangchang is the latest executive to go missing in China.
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Chinese tycoon detained by police

Friday 11th of December 2015, 14:54
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

One of China's richest men, Guo Guangchang, described as the country's equivalent of Warren Buffett, has been detained by police.
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Honduras football star shot dead

Friday 11th of December 2015, 15:19
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduran international footballer Arnold Peralta is shot dead while on holiday in his hometown on the Caribbean coast.
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VIDEO: Trudeau: 'This is a wonderful night'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 15:50
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria

The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country.
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Air strikes 'targeting Yemen schools'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 16:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Air strikes by Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have targeted schools in Yemen, and the US and UK should reconsider arms sales as a result, Amnesty International says.
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Turkey fines Twitter for 'propaganda'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 16:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's communications regulator has fined Twitter 150,000 lira (£33,000) for failing to remove "terrorist propaganda".
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Germany 'hunts man over Paris attacks'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 17:04
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Paris

German security services are searching for a man wanted in connection with last month's terror attacks in Paris, German media reports say.
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Putin vows tough line on Syria threats

Friday 11th of December 2015, 17:39
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

President Vladimir Putin orders the Russian military to take "extremely tough" action against any threat to its forces in Syria.
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Final climate deal 'nearly there'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 17:48
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Negotiators at the Paris climate summit aim to wrap up a global agreement on Saturday with the French hosts "optimistic" of a deal.
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VIDEO: Women to stand in Saudi elections

Friday 11th of December 2015, 18:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is marking a political milestone this weekend with municipal elections which for the first time will see women voting more than 900 women standing as candidates.
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Germany in nuclear fusion 'milestone'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 18:10
related countries: Germany Germany

A German nuclear fusion experiment produces a special super-hot gas which scientists hope will eventually lead to clean, cheap energy.
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Mugabe warns Zimbabwe security services

Friday 11th of December 2015, 19:05
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe warns the country's security services not to get involved in politics, as the debate over his succession continues.
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Geneva 'IS cell' tip-off prompted alert

Friday 11th of December 2015, 19:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Geneva

A security alert in the Swiss city of Geneva was triggered by a warning that a cell of the Islamic State group was in the area, the country's president says.
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Cuba and US to restore postal service

Friday 11th of December 2015, 20:11
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba and the United States agree to restore a direct postal service, suspended 52 years ago at the height of the Cold War.
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Gaddafi's son 'kidnapped in Lebanon'

Friday 11th of December 2015, 20:35
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon

Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal kidnapped in Lebanon, security sources say
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Taliban attack Kabul embassy district

Friday 11th of December 2015, 20:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Taliban militants attack a foreign guesthouse in Kabul's embassy district, killing at least one Spanish police officer.
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'Conditions never better' for deal

Friday 11th of December 2015, 21:10
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Negotiators in Paris are once again expected to work through the night in an effort to secure a new global climate deal.
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Man charged in Red River murder

Friday 11th of December 2015, 21:12
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Winnipeg

Canadian authorities charge a man with second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine, one of many women found dead in Winnipeg's Red River.
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