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Australian parliament disrupted by pro-asylum seeker protesters

November 30, 2016 - 4:46am
Around 30 people halted Australia's parliament temporarily while protesting the government's tough detention laws.
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Fidel Castro death: 'We're poor, but we have solidarity'

November 30, 2016 - 4:16am
Double-amputee Heraclito Deschapelles praises Cuba's revolution for providing healthcare and education.
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Fur seal becomes stranded in Australian paddock

November 30, 2016 - 4:08am
A "tired" fur seal is returned to the ocean after being found in a cow paddock in rural Australia.
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Siberian man tracks down great-grandfather's executioners

November 30, 2016 - 3:56am
Denis Karagodin from Siberia has spent the last five years trying to find out who executed his great-grandfather during the Stalinist purges.
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Fidel Castro death: Cuba holds huge rally in Havana

November 30, 2016 - 2:23am
Cuba has held a commemmoration in Havana in honour of its late revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro.
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Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

November 30, 2016 - 2:09am
The Islamic State group says it inspired the student who went on a rampage at Ohio State University.
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Germany extremism: Intelligence agency employee arrested over Islamist comments

November 30, 2016 - 1:52am
A German intelligence agency employee is held after making Islamist statements and leaking material.
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Long-distance storytelling

November 30, 2016 - 1:46am
The story of how a Korean man learned Instagram to show his love to his distant grandchildren.
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Colombian Senate backs new Farc peace deal

November 30, 2016 - 12:09am
Colombia's Senate approves a revised peace accord with the country's largest rebel group, the Farc.
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Castro commemoration

November 30, 2016 - 12:08am
Opinion is divided on Fidel Castro, so which leaders will go to the commemoration in his honour?
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Australia's Dreamworld to reopen after deaths

November 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
Australia's Dreamworld theme park, where four people died last month, will reopen before Christmas.
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100 Women 2016: Is feminism just for white women?

November 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
Is everyone included in the movement for gender equality? Has feminism been able to engage women of all races, religions, sexualities and classes? Does feminism include you? These questions were discussed at the BBC's London headquarters as part of 2016's 100 Women season and the debate will be broadcast on the BBC World Service on 1 December at 0900 GMT. Producer: Karnie Sharp.
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The woman trying to help rapists

November 29, 2016 - 9:11pm
Australian psychologist Erin Sweeny writes about how she copes with treating sex offenders.
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Namibia's 'unique' saxophonist Suzy Eises

November 29, 2016 - 8:55pm
Suzy Eises is a saxophonist from Namibia who has shared the stage with South Africa’s Jimmy Dludlu and other African artists.
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Trump eyes ex-Goldman banker Steve Mnuchin for Treasury

November 29, 2016 - 8:40pm
Donald Trump will reportedly pick former Goldman Sachs bank executive Steve Mnuchin as US treasury secretary.
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Barbados at 50

November 29, 2016 - 8:11pm
As Barbados celebrates 50 years of independence here are some facts you may not know about the island.
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Bigger than Trump

November 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
A 24-year-old gets millions of hits for her provocative - some say race baiting - video essays.
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Dodging the trans murderers in Turkey

November 29, 2016 - 6:57pm
Why Turkey has the highest transgender murder rate in Europe.
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Iraq refugees: 'We are dying here. The dirt is consuming us.'

November 29, 2016 - 6:56pm
Iraqi families fleeing Mosul are finding conditions increasingly difficult as the winter sets in. The BBC has obtained exclusive footage of an area where five infants have died.
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Blowing away stereotypes in the army

November 29, 2016 - 6:50pm
Megan Beveridge started playing bagpipes at the age of nine.
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Images from Cuba before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.