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Why are Pakistan's pirated DVDs dying out?

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

What was a multi-million dollar business has fallen on hard time. Secunder Kermani finds out why.
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Trump blocks sale of US tech firm to Chinese company

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:15
related countries: China China, United States United States

The administration said it barred the $1.3bn deal because of national security concerns.
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Lucia Topolansky is Uruguay's first female vice president

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:30
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Lucia Topolansky is an ex-guerrilla fighter who was involved in a high-profile prison break.
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One month on

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:37
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
related places: Freetown

One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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Too fat to fly?

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Some Russian women are challenging discrimination and outright bans on hundreds of "unsuitable" jobs.
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Wrong sentence

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:41
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

As part of BBC 100 Women, one former inmate in Sierra Leone explains how she ended up in prison partly because she couldn't read.
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Death of a comrade

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 0:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: KwaZulu

Political killings in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province cannot be ignored, warns the BBC's Milton Nkosi.
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World's oldest captive panda Basi dies in China

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 5:36
related countries: China China
related places: Fuzhou

At 37 Basi had outlived her panda peers and led a celebrated life in China's Fuzhou province.
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India launches first bullet train project

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 6:56
related countries: Japan Japan

Mostly funded by a $17bn (£12.78bn) loan from Japan, the train will run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
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Australian police clear soldier over 'severed hands'

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

The corporal in Australia's SAS will not face charges over an incident in Afghanistan in 2013.
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World's oldest giant panda dies aged 37

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 9:00
related countries: China China

Basi, the world's oldest captive giant panda, has died in China aged 37.
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Abducted Finnish aid worker freed in Afghanistan

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 9:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Finland Finland
related places: Kabul

The woman was taken from a guesthouse in Kabul in May, in an attack that left two dead.
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Trump and Democrats 'to work on Daca Dreamers law'

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 9:18
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Democrats say they discussed proposals to protect young migrants, but not Trump's wall with Mexico.
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Syria war: Stranded IS convoy reaches Deir al-Zour

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 9:44
related countries: United States United States

The US-led coalition had previously said it would not let the buses get to IS-held territory.
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Thursday 14th of September 2017, 12:37
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greek clean-up crews are scrambling to contain an oil slick as it sweeps towards the Athens Riviera.
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Kuala Lumpur school fire kills students and teachers

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 13:15
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

At least 23 students and teachers died at the religious school in the Malaysian capital.
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New Zealand police enlist school in cannabis crackdown

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 13:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand police use a school newsletter to seek help in a crackdown on illegal cannabis growing.
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Russia launches Zapad war games in Belarus

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 16:05
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia

More than 12,000 troops deploy in and around Belarus, in one of Russia's biggest drills for years.
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Celebrations as Nigeria's 'Chibok girls' reunited with families

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 16:32
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Chibok

The women, kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, are now "fully recovered", a Nigerian minister says.
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Daca: Trump 'fairly close' to deal with Democrats on Dreamers

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 17:02
related countries: United States United States

The president confirms talks about a possible immigration pact, angering his right-wing supporters.
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Iraq MPs vote to sack Kirkuk governor over Kurdish referendum

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 17:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Kirkuk

Governor Najm al-Din Karim and other Kurdish officials say they will ignore the Iraq parliament vote.
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Arrests at Turkey trial of hunger-striking teachers

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 18:06
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Several people are arrested outside the trial in Ankara of two hunger-striking teachers.
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Iraq: At least 60 die in twin attacks near Nasiriya

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 19:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Several Iranians are thought to be among the dead as militants attack a restaurant and a checkpoint.
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Top US official wanted jet for honeymoon

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 21:19
related countries: United States United States

Steve Mnuchin's office defended his request to take a $25,000-per-hour government plane on holiday.
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Trump: Iran 'atrocious' at sticking to spirit of nuclear deal

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 21:53
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

President Trump attacks Iran's "atrocious" keeping of a nuclear pact, as the US imposes new sanctions.
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Swords and robes

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 22:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Trump receives 83 items from Saudi Arabia ranging from swords to slippers. Is this common?
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North Korea 'fires missile from Pyongyang'

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 22:26
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea fires a missile from Pyongyang, media reports say, as Japan warns residents to take shelter.
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Migrant crisis: Is Bilbao the new back door to Britain?

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 23:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: Bilbao

Migrants are trying to get to the UK by sneaking on to ferries at the Spanish port of Bilbao.
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Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 23:43
related countries: Libya Libya

A group of MPs wanted a fund for victims of IRA attacks in which Libyan-supplied weapons were used.
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Philippine drug war: Profiting from death?

Thursday 14th of September 2017, 23:52
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

A funeral parlour in Manila picks up victims of police drug raids to hold funerals for them.
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