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VIDEO: 'No-one sleeping much' at climate talks

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 0:43
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Climate deal negotiators have been working through a third night in Paris, with those also attending including activists, journalists and scientists.
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'Conditions never better' for deal

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 0:52
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Negotiators in Paris work through the night in an effort to secure a new global climate deal, amid hopes that a final draft will be agreed by Saturday morning.
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How the blockade is affecting Nepal

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 1:20
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The unexpected effects of a controversial blockade
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Trump v Le Pen: In their own words

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 1:27
related countries: France France, United States United States

US and French right-wingers in their own words
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VIDEO: Meet women standing in Saudi election

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 1:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Women in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia are voting for the first time, in municipal elections.
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VIDEO: How did stolen art end up with militia?

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 1:36
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse investigates how 24 paintings, stolen over a decade ago, fell into the hands of Ukranian militia.
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Cuba and US to restore postal service

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 2:39
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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Kabul embassy attackers killed

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 7:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Spain Spain
related places: Kabul

All the Taliban gunmen involved in a deadly attack on a foreign guesthouse near the Spanish embassy in Kabul have been killed, Afghan officials say.
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VIDEO: Inside Russian space hero's living quarters

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 8:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A look at the life of Yuri Gagarin, ahead of Tim Peake becoming the first British astronaut in space.
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Gaddafi son freed after Lebanon kidnap

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 8:39
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon

The late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal has been freed after being briefly kidnapped in Lebanon, security sources say.
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Banned Napout resigns from Conmebol

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 8:50
related countries: United States United States

Fifa vice-president Juan Angel Napout resigns as president of the South American football confederation Conmebol.
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VIDEO: Young jockeys race Shetland ponies

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Shetland Pony Grand National will take place at the London International Horse show.
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Gambia declared Islamic republic

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 9:13
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declares his Muslim-majority country an Islamic republic, saying the move marks a break with the colonial past.
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Colombia probes Farc 'forced abortions'

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 9:22
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian prosecutors announce an investigation into more than 150 forced abortions alleged to have been carried out by Farc rebels on female fighters.
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Climate deal draft reached in Paris

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 10:07
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Organisers of climate talks in Paris say a final draft text has been reached after nearly two weeks of intensive negotiations.
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VIDEO: Cheers greet climate summit 2C objective

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 11:36
related countries: France France

France's Laurent Fabius says new climate draft would be legally binding and aims to keep temperature rises 'well below 2C'
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Spanish police seize disguised cocaine

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 11:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police say they have seized dozen of pallets made out 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood.
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Egypt jails policemen over lawyer death

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 13:18
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Two Egyptian policemen are given five-year jail terms for torturing to death a respected lawyer as he was questioned about the Muslim Brotherhood.
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US strike on Afghan clinic 'killed 42'

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 13:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) says a US attack on one of its Afghan clinics killed at least 42 people - substantially more than first reported.
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N Korea pop group halts China tour

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 14:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Beijing, Pyongyang

The North Korean pop group Moranbong arrives at Beijing airport and flies back to Pyongyang, just hours before its first-ever overseas concert
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Saudi prince in Twitter spat with Trump

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 14:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Trump

A Saudi prince trades insults with US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in the wake of Mr Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the US.
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VIDEO: Protesters hold 'red line' climate demo

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 15:03
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Arc

Demonstrators in Paris wore red at a demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe, as the BBC's Iolo ap Dafydd reports.
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VIDEO: Cocaine disguised as pallets and charcoal

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 15:08
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police say they have seized dozens of pallets made out of 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood.
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Saudi women cast their first votes

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 15:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Conservative Saudi Arabia has held an unprecedented election, with women voting and standing as candidates for the first time.
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Poles march in anti-government protests

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 16:34
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Tens of thousands of protesters march through the streets of Warsaw, accusing Poland's government of trying to manipulate state institutions.
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In pictures: First vote for Saudi women

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 16:35
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Women vote for first time in conservative Saudi Arabia
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Burundi capital endures deadliest night

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 16:43
related countries: Burundi Burundi

At least 34 bodies are found in Burundi's capital amid worsening unrest over the president's decision to serve a third term.
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World awaits landmark climate deal

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 17:12
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Key negotiating blocs in Paris, including the G77, and nations such as China and India have indicated they will support the UN's draft climate agreement.
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Burundi violence leaves 87 dead

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 17:27
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Eighty-seven people were killed in violence that broke out after coordinated attacks on military sites in Burundi on Friday, the army says.
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VIDEO: Thousands of Santas run through Madrid

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 18:03
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

More than 10,000 runners dressed in Santa suits have run through the streets of Madrid.
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World agrees landmark climate deal

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 18:27
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Global climate change pact agreed at Paris summit, committing all countries to cut carbon emissions for first time
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'IS Homs bomb attack' kills 16

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 19:21
related countries: Syria Syria

The Islamic State group lays claim to a deadly car bomb attack in the Syrian city of Homs - days after rebels were evacuated under a ceasefire.
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Two Syrians held in Geneva terror hunt

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 19:42
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Syria Syria
related places: Geneva

Two people of Syrian origin are arrested in Geneva on suspicion of making explosives and having links to jihadi groups, the Swiss authorities say.
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VIDEO: Women cast votes in Saudi elections

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 21:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Counting is under way after landmark elections in Saudi Arabia, which have seen women voting and standing as candidates for the first time.
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VIDEO: How the climate change deal was done

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 22:34
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after two weeks of negotiations.
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VIDEO: Dozens of bodies on Burundi's streets

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 22:36
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Eighty-seven people were killed in violence that broke out after three military sites were attacked in Burundi on Friday, the army says.
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Farc 'forced abortions nurse' arrested

Saturday 12th of December 2015, 23:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest a Colombian man accused of performing more than 100 forced abortions on women fighters with the Farc rebel group.
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