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Trump transition: Recount efforts challenged in three US states

30 min 43 sec ago
Lawyers for Donald Trump and his supporters move to block recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
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Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result

57 min 59 sec ago
In power for 22 years, President Yahya Jammeh now hands the reins to property developer Adama Barrow.
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The Gambia election: 'I never knew freedom until today'

1 hour 4 min ago
Opposition supporters give their reaction to news that Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia's president of 22 years, has been defeated in elections by property developer, Adama Barrow.
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Japanese man sends rubbish to revenge school 'bullies'

1 hour 6 min ago
A man in Tokyo has been arrested after 500 items of rubbish were sent to alleged bullies.
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Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may play football again'

1 hour 9 min ago
A footballer who survived a plane crash in Colombia may be able to play again, his father says.
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Deaths in the dorm

1 hour 19 min ago
Turkish officials investigate if negligence was a factor in a fire that killed 12 people in a dorm.
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Get a 100 Women boost with our new app

1 hour 22 min ago
The BBC 100 Women team have hosted a hackathon with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product.
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Nazi gate stolen from Dachau 'found in Norway'

2 hours 6 min ago
German police say they believe a gate stolen from the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau has been found.
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Nie Shubin: China clears man 21 years after execution

2 hours 17 min ago
China's highest court clears a man of rape and murder, 21 years after he was executed by firing squad.
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Duran Duran 'shocked' after losing legal copyright battle

2 hours 21 min ago
Pop group Duran Duran express shock and anger after losing a court battle to reclaim US rights to some of their most famous songs.
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US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

2 hours 32 min ago
The US economy created 178,000 jobs in November, with the unemployment rate falling to a nine-year low.
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F1 world champion Rosberg retires

3 hours 32 min ago
World champion Nico Rosberg announces he has retired from Formula 1 just five days after claiming the F1 crown for the first time.
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Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

3 hours 36 min ago
Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.
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UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

4 hours 13 min ago
Nobel laureates call for action to save ancient sites as a heritage summit opens in Abu Dhabi.
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Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary

4 hours 27 min ago
Donald Trump names Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary.
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Russian diplomat 'beat Mongolian rapper over Swastika outfit'

5 hours 7 min ago
Mongolian rapper allegedly attacked for wearing a 'traditional' swastika symbol on stage.
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IS group to step up attacks on Europe - Europol

6 hours 2 min ago
Europol warns IS militants will step up attacks on European targets as they face Middle East defeat.
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Mass rally against Jakarta governor

7 hours 10 sec ago
Tens of thousands of Muslims gather for Friday prayers and to protest against Jakarta's governor.
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Mall of America hires first black Santa

7 hours 21 min ago
The shopping centre in the US state of Minnesota employs Larry Jefferson as its first black Santa.
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China's rebellious Catholics

8 hours 3 min ago
Carrie Gracie meets Father Dong Guanhua who runs an underground Catholic church in Hebei, China.
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Images from Cuba before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.