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Iranians spontaneously create 'walls of kindness' to help the homeless

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 0:28
related countries: Iran Iran

How ordinary people in Iran are helping the homeless
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In pictures: Is Djibouti’s rich cultural mix under threat?

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 0:31
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

Djibouti's bid for modernisation may threaten rich cultural mix
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Indonesia ship adrift in stormy seas

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 3:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Rescuers trying to reach an Indonesian ferry adrift in rough seas have found the bodies of two small children as well as 23 survivors, officials say.
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VIDEO: Mourning for Iraq's coalition air strike victims

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 4:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Funerals have taken place for some of the nine Iraqi service personnel who were accidentally killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition.
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VIDEO: Clinton makes 'Isis recruiter' jibe at Trump

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 4:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, New Hampshire

Candidates seeking the Democratic Party's nomination for the US presidency have held their last debate of the year in New Hampshire.
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Sanders apologises to Clinton at debate

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 5:46
related countries: United States United States

Bernie Sanders apologises to Hillary Clinton during a US Democratic candidates' debate after his staff stole voting data from her campaign.
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'Third of Syrian rebels share IS aims'

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 9:28
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

About a third of rebel groups in Syria - 100,000 fighters - share the ideology of so-called Islamic State, a new report says.
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Afghan official makes Facebook plea

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 9:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A deputy governor in Afghanistan sends a highly unusual public Facebook message to the president to plead for assistance in fighting the Taliban.
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Dozens missing from Indonesia ferry

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 10:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

About 80 people are still missing, three are dead and 39 rescued after a ferry accident off the Indonesian province of Sulawesi.
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New parties seek power in Spanish poll

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 10:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Spaniards go to the polls in a landmark election that will see more than two parties compete for power for the first time in decades.
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Minaj performs controversial Angola gig

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 15:27
related countries: Angola Angola, United States United States

US rapper Nicki Minaj goes ahead with a concert in Angola despite a human rights group asking her to cancel it.
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Fake bomb grounds Air France flight

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 16:06
related countries: Kenya Kenya, France France, Mauritius Mauritius
related places: Paris

An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris is forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a fake bomb is found in a toilet.
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'Russian strikes kill scores' in Syria

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 16:26
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Idlib

At least 43 people are killed in air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian planes in the Syrian city of Idlib, activists and residents say.
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Key Lebanese militant killed in Syria

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 16:26
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Damascus

Key Lebanese militant Samir Qantar is killed in a rocket strike near Damascus in Syria, the Hezbollah group says, blaming Israel.
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WTO strikes 'historic' farming deal

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 16:31
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The World Trade Organization has agreed to abolish subsidies on farming exports at a summit in Kenya.
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VIDEO: China: Building collapse filmed amid landslide

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 17:10
related countries: China China
related places: Shenzhen

Several buildings have collapsed in a landslide at an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
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Star Wars on course for debut record

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 17:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Disney

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on course to smash the record for the biggest US box office debut weekend, Disney says.
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Yemen peace talks to resume in January

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 17:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Yemen Yemen

Peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen break up in Switzerland, with only an agreement to meet again on 14 January.
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Buildings collapse in China landslide

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 17:57
related countries: China China
related places: Shenzhen

Dozens of people are missing in a landslide at an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
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Fire traded over Israel-Lebanon border

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 18:56
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel fires artillery shells in response to rockets from southern Lebanon, hours after Lebanese militant Samir Qantar was killed in a strike in Syria.
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Homes destroyed in Australia bushfires

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 20:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Twelve Australian families lose their homes to bushfires near Melbourne, days ahead of Christmas.
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Israel minister resigns over sex claims

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 21:58
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Interior Minister Silvan Shalom steps down after a series of sexual harassment allegations.
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Steve McCurry's India is feast for eyes

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 22:02
related countries: India India

Photographer Steve McCurry's dazzling portrait of India
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Taliban 'take centre of Afghan district'

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 23:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The centre of another district in the southern Afghan province of Helmand has fallen to the Taliban, officials say.
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Spain PM Rajoy's party loses majority

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 23:34
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's governing Popular Party wins most seats in the general election but loses its majority and must now try to form a coalition.
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VIDEO: British Islamist on fight against IS

Sunday 20th of December 2015, 23:55
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British Islamist who says he is in Syria has described his fight against both the so-called Islamic State and President Assad.
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