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Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing wounded Palestinian attacker

February 21, 2017 - 7:05am
Victim's father calls sentence a "joke" in a case which split opinion in Israel on the use of force.
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Azerbaijan President Aliyev makes wife Mehriban his deputy

February 21, 2017 - 6:52am
Azerbaijan's authoritarian President Aliyev appoints his wife Mehriban as first vice-president.
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Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre

February 21, 2017 - 6:42am
Four US citizens and an Australian pilot died when their light aircraft came down on a shopping centre.
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Mosul offensive: Iraqi army seizes key town of Abu Saif

February 21, 2017 - 6:31am
Iraqi troops now have direct sight of western Mosul, the last area of the city under IS control.
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Meet Zambia's first female fighter pilot

February 21, 2017 - 6:15am
A 24-year-old second lieutenant tells the BBC how she became Zambia's first female fighter pilot.
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Suicide bombers killed after targeting Pakistan court

February 21, 2017 - 6:07am
At least five other people are also killed in Charsadda in the latest suicide attack to hit Pakistan.
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Shopper's lucky escape as car crashes through window

February 21, 2017 - 5:35am
A man had an extraordinary escape when a car crashed through a shop window in New York.
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German AfD leader Petry meets pro-Putin Russian MPs

February 21, 2017 - 5:32am
AfD leader Frauke Petry meets top Russian MPs as Germany prepares for elections.
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Kim Jong-nam: No family member claims body, Malaysia says

February 21, 2017 - 5:01am
Malaysia says that no one has come forward to claim the dead North Korean despite media speculation.
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Milo Yiannopoulos dropped over paedophilia comments

February 21, 2017 - 4:48am
The provocateur will not speak at a US conservative conference due to his comments on paedophilia.
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HSBC shares slide after 62% profit fall

February 21, 2017 - 3:14am
One-off charges, including pulling out of Brazil, hit the global banking giant's annual results.
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Children's sex book causes stir in Indonesia

February 21, 2017 - 3:09am
Parents say the book I Learn to Control Myself is inappropriate because it discusses masturbation.
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Singapore 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon lights up sky

February 20, 2017 - 9:58pm
The multi-coloured glow appeared in the late afternoon, to the delight of people in the city-state.
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David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family idol says he has dementia

February 20, 2017 - 9:16pm
He forgot the words to classic songs and appeared physically unstable at concerts last weekend.
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Alt-right editor challenges journalists to visit Sweden

February 20, 2017 - 9:04pm
Infowars editor Paul Joseph Watson donates $2,000 to a US journalist to travel to Sweden.
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Governments 'must address corruption to defeat IS', says report

February 20, 2017 - 8:58pm
The militant group uses anger at corrupt officials to recruit new members, says a new report.
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Does a new ruling offer fresh hope for LGBT rights in Lebanon?

February 20, 2017 - 8:13pm
Gay sex can get you arrested in Lebanon, but has a surprising ruling in a recent case changed the future for the country’s LGBT community? BBC Pop Up is in Lebanon to find out.
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US immigration raids leave many 'afraid to open the door'

February 20, 2017 - 7:54pm
Recent police raids in the US have created fear and unease in many immigrant communities.
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News bites

February 20, 2017 - 7:43pm
The Nobel Prize, viral videos, Beyonce's pregnancy photo... Amber Spiegel has covered them all - on cookies.
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Light plane crashes into Melbourne shopping complex

February 20, 2017 - 7:31pm
A plane carrying five people has crashed into a Melbourne shopping complex, Australian authorities say.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.