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Taking a stand

December 1, 2016 - 7:32am
A group of Mexican women are asking men to pledge not to speak at events with no female speakers.
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Singer Dolly Parton sets up fund for Tennessee fires victims

December 1, 2016 - 6:54am
Dolly Parton pledges to donate $1,000 a month to victims of wildfires in her Tennessee hometown.
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How did World Aids Day come about?

December 1, 2016 - 5:03am
In 1988 around 140 countries took part in the first World Aids Day to raise awareness of the epidemic
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Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

December 1, 2016 - 4:55am
Norway's Magnus Carlsen beats Russia's Sergey Karjakin to win World Chess Championship for the third time.
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Renzi's gamble

December 1, 2016 - 3:57am
James Reynolds reports on the reform referendum that threatens to dump the prime minister who called it.
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That 'tremendous' call between Trump and Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif

December 1, 2016 - 3:57am
Pakistan says Trump piled extravagant praise on "amazing" Pakistan, but his team has a sober take.
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Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord

December 1, 2016 - 3:24am
Colombia's Congress approves a peace deal to end the 50-year conflict with the Farc rebels.
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Kanye West is 'released from hospital' after being admitted for exhaustion

December 1, 2016 - 3:10am
The rapper is back home with wife Kim Kardashian after leaving hospital, according to US media reports.
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Colombia plane crash: Thousands gather for vigils

December 1, 2016 - 2:43am
Tens of thousands of fans gathered at the Medellin stadium in Colombia, and at Chapecoense's home ground in Chapeco, Brazil, to pay tribute to those killed in Medellin.
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'My alcoholic brother chose euthanasia'

December 1, 2016 - 2:38am
The brother of a man who has been legally allowed to end his life in the Netherlands because he was an alcoholic has been talking about the day he died.
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'Over-fed' squirrels at China tourist spot

December 1, 2016 - 2:36am
Squirrels at China’s top tourist spots are putting on weight and have triggered much online humour..
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China introduces 10% extra tax on 'super cars'

December 1, 2016 - 2:20am
China introduces an additional 10% tax on "super cars", including Ferrari and Rolls-Royce.
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Terror in Taiz

December 1, 2016 - 2:06am
Residents of Yemen's third city of Taiz tell the BBC they live in fear of snipers, shells and landmines.
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Martin Shkreli: Australian boys recreate life-saving drug

December 1, 2016 - 1:38am
Australian students cheaply recreate a life-saving drug that was famously hiked in price last year.
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Australia parliament: Second dramatic protest over asylum

November 30, 2016 - 10:17pm
Abseiling activists criticise Australia's asylum policies in a second day of protests at parliament.
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Chapecoense air crash: Leaked tape shows plane 'ran out of fuel'

November 30, 2016 - 10:08pm
The plane carrying footballers which crashed in Colombia ran out of fuel, a leaked tape reveals.
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Arctic conditions

November 30, 2016 - 9:06pm
Photographer Ed Gold's images from the remote community of Galena in Alaska, USA.
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Potential conflicts

November 30, 2016 - 8:50pm
A list of business holdings that could force Trump to choose between US interest and his bottom line
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Exam fail

November 30, 2016 - 8:44pm
A million people took China's civil service exam. One woman is on her sixth attempt.
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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.