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VIDEO: View from Damascus as UK plans air strikes

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 0:00
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Damascus

British MPs have voted to authorise UK air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria.
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VIDEO: Building Kenya's giant new mall

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 0:15
related countries: Kenya Kenya, China China
related places: Nairobi

Karen Allen visits the site of a new shopping mall being built in Nairobi, built and part-funded by a Chinese company, which is set to be the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Is China a brake on Africa's progress?

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 0:19
related countries: China China

What does China's slowing economy mean for Africa?
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Cuban cinema's new indie wave

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 0:40
related countries: Cuba Cuba

How film-makers are breaking the mould in Cuba
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Venezuelan healthcare in collapse

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 0:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan healthcare in collapse as economy ails
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VIDEO: 'We should never think this is normal'

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 3:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Barack Obama reiterates the need for tighter gun laws in the US, after 14 people were killed in a mass shooting at a social services facility in California.
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How do cartels get drugs into the US?

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 3:11
related countries: United States United States

How do criminals get so many drugs into the US?
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MPs authorise UK air strikes in Syria

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 3:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

MPs overwhelmingly back UK air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria, and later four RAF fighter jets leave their Cyprus base for an unknown destination.
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Kimchi and Arabic coffee in Unesco list

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 4:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The traditions of making North Korean kimchi and Arabic coffee are among 20 practices newly recognised by Unesco, the UN's cultural agency.
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'New tunnel' at N Korea nuclear site

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 6:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Recent satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is building a new tunnel at its nuclear test site, a respected US think tank has said.
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VIDEO: IS, Isis, Isil, or Daesh?

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 6:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Why is the jihadist group which controls large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq sometimes referred to by different names by English-speaking governments and media?
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Rights group condemns Malaysia bill

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 7:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Human Rights Watch condemns a national security bill proposed this week by lawmakers in Malaysia, calling it "a tool for repression".
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VIDEO: Court to decide on Pistorius case

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 7:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa appeals court to make ruling on whether to overturn a manslaughter conviction against Oscar Pistorius.
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Race to rescue Chennai flood victims

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 9:11
related countries: India India
related places: Chennai

A massive rescue operation is under way to reach stranded people in the flood-hit southern Indian city of Chennai (Madras).
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Australia MH370 search 'in right place'

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 9:18
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Aruba Aruba

Australian officials say they are confident that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is in the southern end of their Indian Ocean search zone.
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Cambodia jails doctor for spreading HIV

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 9:47
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

An unlicensed Cambodian doctor is sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting about 200 people with HIV, some of whom later died.
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UK launches first Syria air strikes

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 10:46
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

RAF Tornado jets carried out "successful" bombing of oil fields in Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, the MoD says, shortly after MPs vote in favour of extending air strikes.
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UK bombs IS: Syrians give reactions

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 11:12
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Syrian reaction is divided after the UK begins bombing targets of the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
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Putin: Turkey 'will regret' Syria act

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 11:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia's President Putin castigates Turkey's leaders, warning that they will regret shooting down a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria.
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Israel arrests over family arson attack

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 11:40
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli authorities arrest several Israeli youths in connection with a fatal arson attack on a Palestinian family's home in the West Bank in July.
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McDonald's faces European tax probe

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 11:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: McDonald

The European Commission has opened an investigation into the tax affairs of US fast food chain McDonald's.
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VIDEO: Pistorius found guilty of murder

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 14:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict.
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MSF clinic hit in Yemen air strike

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 14:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says one of its clinics in southern Yemen has been hit in a Saudi-led coalition air strike, wounding nine people.
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Hippo 'kills three' in South Africa

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 14:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A hippopotamus kills three adults and critically injures a child in South Africa, a private emergency response service says.
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VIDEO: FSA: 'We are the West's best partners'

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 15:03
related countries: Syria Syria

A Free Syrian Army spokesman says that they are the West's "best partners on the ground in Syria".
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Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 15:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict.
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New Belgium charges over Paris attacks

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 16:49
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Paris

Two more men are charged in Belgium on suspicion of terrorist offences in relation to the 13 November Paris attacks.
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Five-year odyssey for missing Chihuahua

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 16:52
related countries: Germany Germany

A runaway Chihuahua dog is reunited with its owners after going missing in Germany five years ago.
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Motive sought in San Bernardino shooting

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 17:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Police try to establish why a man and woman shot dead 14 people at a social services centre in California, with possibilities including terrorism and workplace violence.
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'Horrific' croc cannibal caught on film

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 17:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian woman whose pictures of a croc-on-croc attack in a Queensland national park went viral tells the BBC it was an amazing but "horrifying" sight.
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Explosives at California shooters' home

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 17:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Bernardino, California

Bomb equipment, weapons and ammunition were found at the San Bernardino shooters' home, US police say.
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VIDEO: Father 'sure Reeva can rest now'

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 18:20
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp's father Barry has said he is relieved after a South African judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty of her murder.
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Danes 'vote No' on EU rules - exit polls

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 19:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark, France France
related places: No, Paris, Eu

Danish exit polls suggest a No vote in a referendum on EU rules strengthening cross-border policing - three weeks after the deadly Paris attacks.
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Peter Jackson enters Gollum tweet row

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 19:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson says an image apparently comparing Turkey's president to the character Gollum actually shows Smeagol.
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Danes vote on relationship with EU

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 19:38
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Eu

Danes vote in a referendum on whether to scrap opt-outs from EU justice and policing laws, in the wake of the Paris attacks.
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US to open all combat roles to women

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 19:56
related countries: United States United States

The US defence secretary Ash Carter announces that all combat roles will be opened to women, making them eligible for some 220,000 jobs.
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Hungary challenges EU migrant quotas

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 20:16
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary files a court challenge against an EU plan to distribute refugees among member states as officials say a Paris attacks' suspect "recruited" migrants in the country.
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VIDEO: Migrant stand-off at Macedonia border

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 20:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Macedonia Macedonia, Syria Syria, Greece Greece

Thousands of migrants are stuck on the Greek-Macedonian border, with tensions mounting as only people from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan are allowed through.
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VIDEO: Etna blasts lava and ash high into sky

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 22:13
related countries: Italy Italy

Mount Etna, the volcano on the Italian island of Sicily, has erupted in spectacular fashion.
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VIDEO: Secret video shows life in IS stronghold

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 23:03
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

As the UK launches air strikes in Syria, the country's information minister criticises the decision.
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VIDEO: 'Fifa's betrayal of trust is outrageous'

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 23:27
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors have indicted 16 more people for corruption in world football, including two current Fifa vice-presidents.
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Greece seeks EU help amid border chaos

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 23:29
related countries: Greece Greece, Macedonia Macedonia

Greece has asked the EU for help managing and registering migrants, as thousands remain stranded on its border with Macedonia.
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Fifa: US charges 16 more officials

Thursday 3rd of December 2015, 23:34
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The US Department of Justice indicts 16 officials - hours after two Fifa vice-presidents were arrested in Zurich.
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