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Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave

25 min 52 sec ago
US-backed Kurdish militants say they have beaten back Turkish troops in northern Syria.
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Poland's competition for skiing priests

1 hour 5 min ago
Priests and clergymen compete in Poland's annual Pope John Paul II skiing competition.
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Germany coalition talks: SPD backs talks with Merkel

1 hour 10 min ago
The Social Democrats vote to open formal negotiations with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives.
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Australian Open: Grigor Dimitrov beats Nick Kyrgios to reach quarter-finals

3 hours 7 min ago
Grigor Dimitrov ends home hopes of a men's champion with a stunning victory over Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.
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QPR goalkeeper's water bottle 'urinated in' mid-match

3 hours 13 min ago
It is believed the bottle may have been taken by a pitch invader before being thrown back on to the pitch.
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Dolores O'Riordan: Hundreds queue in rain to pay respects

3 hours 28 min ago
The Cranberries singer lies in repose in her home city of Limerick, where hundreds have gathered.
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DR Congo: Several deaths in anti-Kabila protests

3 hours 40 min ago
At least five people are killed in a police crackdown on protests against President Joseph Kabila.
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Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners - eyewitness

3 hours 42 min ago
Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC.
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Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival

4 hours 46 min ago
Officers fired on a crowd that had reportedly begun shouting anti-government slogans.
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Iraq sentences German woman to death over IS involvement

4 hours 51 min ago
Captured in Mosul, she was found guilty of giving logistical support and helping carry out attacks.
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North Korea Moranbong girl band leader heads Olympic inspection team

6 hours 21 min ago
The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.
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Pope Francis in Peru: Violence against women 'a plague'

8 hours 11 min ago
Pope Francis speaks out as he holds Mass in Trujillo, Peru.
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Kabul: Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege

8 hours 36 min ago
Some 160 people are rescued but at least six civilians die after gunmen attack a hotel, officials say.
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French President says Donald Trump is not a 'classical politician'

8 hours 52 min ago
France's president criticises Donald Trump's crude comment about African countries, in a BBC interview.
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US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse

9 hours 3 min ago
The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding.
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Deadly unrest over Honduras election

January 20, 2018 - 10:30pm
Police fire tear gas at protesters across the country, with one death in the northern town of Saba.
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US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

January 20, 2018 - 9:18pm
Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.
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Why one man in Singapore was not allowed to adopt his child

January 20, 2018 - 8:41pm
The struggle of a gay father to legally adopt his son throws Singapore's conservative family law into the spotlight.
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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: The legacy of Africa's first elected female president

January 20, 2018 - 8:41pm
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history in Liberia but was also accused of corruption, writes Tamasin Ford.
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Putin cast as national saviour ahead of Russia election

January 20, 2018 - 8:39pm
State media in Russia give President Putin's image a religious glow in the run-up to elections.
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