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VIDEO: Where bikes are recycled as juice blenders

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 0:01
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A poor community in Guatemala believes it has invented a low-tech low-cost green solution worth exporting, discovers BBC Mundo's Juan Paullier.
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Trying to overturn a US gun law

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 0:04
related countries: United States United States

Safety campaigners want more checks on gun sellers
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VIDEO: How Osama Bin Laden gave CIA the slip

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 0:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The CIA mission to track down the world's most wanted man
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Sarkozy, rhubarb and France's National Front

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 0:42
related countries: France France

Sarkozy leaves French asking what on earth he means
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N Korea hit with new US sanctions

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 3:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US imposes new sanctions on the North Korean army's Strategic Rocket Force, as well as banks and shipping companies, over weapons proliferation activities.
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VIDEO: Could video gaming become an Olympic sport?

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 4:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

E-sports - professionals competing at computer games - are becoming South Korea's national pastime, as Steve Evans reports from Seoul.
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VIDEO: Donald Trump: 'I am not a bigot'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 4:56
related countries: United States United States

Speaking to Barbara Walters on ABC World News Tonight, Donald Trump says he is not a bigot following his call for a complete ban on Muslims entering the US.
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Beatles' Indian retreat opened to public

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 5:18
related countries: India India
related places: Rishikesh

An abandoned ashram in the Indian town of Rishikesh where The Beatles learned to meditate opens to the public.
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Korean arrested for Japan shrine bomb

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 5:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo, Yasukuni

Japanese police arrest a South Korean man suspected of bombing Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni shrine, local media say.
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Venezuela opposition boost confirmed

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 5:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan electoral authorities confirm that the opposition has won a key two-thirds majority in parliament giving it the power to make significant changes.
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Sydney police raid 'Bitcoin founder'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 7:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police raid the Sydney home and office of a man named by technology websites as the creator of the virtual currency Bitcoin.
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VIDEO: Italy's solar energy market gets creative

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 8:50
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bologna

Nicholas Niksadat reports from Bologna, Italy, on the challenges facing solar energy producers.
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S Korean police in Buddhist temple raid

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 9:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Hundreds of police officers have begun an operation to arrest a trade union leader who has taken refuge in a Buddhist temple in the South Korean capital Seoul.
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Rwanda date for term limit vote

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 9:26
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A referendum on whether to scrap the limit on presidential terms in Rwanda will take place next week, the government announces.
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Defying the online censors with jokes about Chinese smog

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 10:07
related countries: China China

Defying the online censors with jokes about Chinese smog
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VIDEO: Spending the night in a cliff-side hotel

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 10:58
related countries: Peru Peru

Sky Lodge capsules are perched on the side of a cliff above Peru's Sacred Valley, with guests having to climb some 400 metres to get there.
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The UK agents tackling Colombia's drug barons

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 11:03
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK agents tackling Colombia's cocaine barons
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Syrian rebels leave Homs under truce

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 13:01
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian rebels begin evacuating from the last suburb they hold in the city of Homs under a ceasefire deal reached with the government.
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Neo-Nazi suspect denies role in attacks

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 13:11
related countries: Germany Germany

A German woman accused of being part of a neo-Nazi cell which killed 10 people has denied any involvement in the murders in her first statement to the court.
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US envoy investigated for lese majeste

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 14:10
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United States United States
related places: Bangkok

The US ambassador to Thailand is being investigated for royal defamation, for remarks made during a speech in Bangkok in November.
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VIDEO: Who was Bataclan attacker Mohamed-Aggad?

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 15:04
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

What we know about Foued Mohamed-Aggad, named by police as the third suicide bomber who attacked the Bataclan concert hall last month in Paris.
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Third Bataclan attacker identified

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 15:24
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French police identify the third gunman who attacked the Bataclan during the Paris attacks, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.
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North Korean girl band goes to China

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 15:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China

All-female pop propaganda group travels to China for "friendship performances".
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Merkel is Time 'Person of the Year'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 16:29
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year", for her leadership role in Europe's migrant and debt crises.
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Russia 'wants Syria ethnic cleansing'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 17:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accuses Russia of attempting "ethnic cleansing" with its air strikes in northern Syria.
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VIDEO: Homs: The story of one city's civil war

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 17:10
related countries: Syria Syria

Homs has seen some of the fiercest fighting of Syria's four-year civil war. Here are key moments captured by BBC correspondents inside the city.
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Greece removes migrants from border

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 18:06
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greek police transfer some 2,300 foreign migrants stranded for weeks at a border crossing with Macedonia to the capital, Athens.
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French probe Eugene 2021 decision

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 18:15
related countries: France France

French prosecutors are investigating the IAAF's decision to award the 2021 World Athletics Championships to Eugene, the BBC learns.
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Three jailed over 'train attack bluff'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 18:31
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Three Frenchmen are jailed for faking a terror threat on a train to steal passengers' phones - days after the Paris attacks.
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Are Australia's gun laws the solution for the US?

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 19:00
related countries: United States United States

Could Australia's gun laws work in the US?
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South Asia rivals to resume peace talks

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 19:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan agree to resume high-level peace talks which will take in security and territorial issues, including disputed Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Poisoned lions and the fight for land

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 19:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

After a famous pride of lions were poisoned in Kenya, the BBC's Alastair Leithead looks at who else is fighting them for land around the Maasai Mara Game reserve.
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US offers more aid for Ramadi fight

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 19:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US is willing to do more to assist the Iraqi army in retaking the city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants, says the US defence secretary.
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North Face founder dies in kayak accident

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 20:21
related countries: Chile Chile, Isle of Man Isle of Man, United States United States

The US clothing billionaire and keen environmentalist Douglas Tompkins dies in a kayaking accident in southern Chile, aged 72.
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Third Kenya lion dies after 'poisoning'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 20:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Narok

A third lion dies in Narok, south-west Kenya, after a pride featured on a BBC wildlife programme was allegedly poisoned by Maasai herdsmen.
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VIDEO: Obama: 'We must push back against bigotry'

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 20:40
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has urged the American public not to repeat the mistakes of the past, in a speech marking 150 years since the abolition of slavery,
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VIDEO: How US Muslims feel in five words

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 21:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Muslims in America say how they feel after Donald Trump's call to ban followers of Islam from entering the United States.
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Taliban kill dozens at Kandahar airport

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 22:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Dozens of people are killed in a Taliban attack on a heavily fortified civilian and military airfield in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.
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VIDEO: Concern for China human rights lawyers

Wednesday 9th of December 2015, 22:44
related countries: China China

China has been cracking down on human rights lawyers, raising concern in the global human rights community.
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