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Philippine stamps commemorate late dictator Marcos

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:06
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Marcos

In a controversial move, the Philippines issues birthday stamps for late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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How DR Congo's wooden bikes drive profit in Goma

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:09
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Goma

Locals joke that if you marry a "chukudu" driver, then you'll never go hungry.
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'Holy Death'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Guadalajara

Duncan Tucker reports from Guadalajara on why people worship the Mexican death "saint", Santa Muerte.
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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Facebook, Google and Twitter lawyers tell a Senate committee they plan to be more vigilant.
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Czech grooves

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:34
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

How a small company in the Czech Republic became the world's biggest maker of vinyl records.
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The city where you will never get caught short

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:35
related countries: Germany Germany

A new policy in a German city means "nice toilets" can be found everywhere.
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Miss Peru contestants stand up to violence

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 1:38
related countries: Peru Peru

The beauty pageant stars give measurements of a different kind to highlight violence against women in Peru.
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Battle of Beersheba charge recreated for centenary

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 2:19
related countries: Israel Israel, Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Beersheba

Israeli, Australian and New Zealand leaders mark the 100-year anniversary of a World War One battle.
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Ksenia Sobchak: The woman running against Putin for president

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 4:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Ksenia Sobchak says she's running to be Russia's president next year. But who is she?
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Drone delivers food to Japan town hit by nuclear disaster

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 6:54
related countries: Japan Japan

Residents returned to Minamisoma in 2016, five years after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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Australia Senate President Stephen Parry to resign

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 8:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia's Senate president says he will resign, after confirming he is a UK dual citizen.
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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on why he is in Brussels

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 10:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Spain's central government has now taken direct control of Catalonia, so why is the Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont no longer in the country?
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Stranded elephant rescued from well in Sri Lanka

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 11:02
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Wildlife officials rushed to help when the elephant was found trapped.
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What people think of leader Carles Puigdemont who is now in Belgium

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 11:11
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

People in Catalonia on what they think of Carles Puigdemont's presence in Brussels.
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Hong Kong activist sentenced for tuna sandwich attack

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 13:40
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A pro-democracy activist is given a jail term for throwing a sandwich at Hong Kong's former leader.
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Manus Island: New refugee sites not ready, says UN

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 13:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Temporary sites meant to house refugees held by Australia are still being built, a UN official says.
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Amsterdam bans beer bikes amid complaints

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 13:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The bikes, popular with tourist parties, are no longer allowed in the centre of the Dutch city.
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Iceland campaigners to redress drop in women MPs

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 14:10
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Icelandic campaign launches to redress fall in numbers of women MPs.
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Catalonia: Puigdemont 'will not return' to Spain for questioning

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 14:44
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

The ousted Catalan leader, who is currently in Belgium, has been called to answer charges in Madrid.
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Social-media images shown as evidence of 'Russian trolls'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 16:07
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Alleged Russian propaganda designed to sway voters is put on show by US senators.
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Actor Shakib Khan sued by Bangladesh rickshaw driver over phone error

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 17:02
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The driver's phone number was read out in a Shakib Khan film, causing him to be bombarded by fans.
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New York truck attack: Five Argentine friends killed

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 17:13
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentines marking an anniversary were among eight killed by a truck driven along a cycle path.
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US editor Michael Oreskes resigns after harassment claims

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 18:23
related countries: United States United States

The editor at National Public Radio has been accused of kissing female colleagues without their consent.
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Trump on NYC suspect: 'Send him to Gitmo'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 18:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The president says he would consider detaining the suspect - not a US citizen - at Guantanamo Bay.
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Balfour Declaration: Banksy holds 'apology' party for Palestinians

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 19:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An actor dressed as the Queen unveils a plaque carved into the West Bank barrier saying "Er, sorry".
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Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike 'kills 26 at Saada market'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 19:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 26 people are reported to have been killed in an attack on rebel-held Saada province.
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Sayfullo Saipov: 'I saw little signs of radicalisation'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 20:12
related countries: United States United States

The BBC spoke to an Uzbek immigrant who met Sayfullo Saipov when the suspect arrived in the US.
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NY attack suspect faces terror charges

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 22:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

US prosecutors file terror charges against suspect in New York truck attack
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Student charged after smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 23:33
related countries: United States United States

US police are seeking a hate crime charge against a white student after an apparent campaign against her black roommate.
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'My kids don't see this side of me'

Wednesday 1st of November 2017, 23:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A drug dealer tells the BBC why he chooses to carry a loaded weapon on the UK's streets.
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Firearms v fireworks

Thursday 2nd of November 2017, 0:57
related countries: United States United States

American firework laws may seem strict - but have they got the right idea?
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