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Lords of the ruins

January 19, 2017 - 6:09am
Photographs taken by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen as he takes a journey through eastern Aleppo's largely deserted streets.
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Why do we call it 'The' Gambia?

January 19, 2017 - 5:34am
A language expert explains why the African country is called The Gambia and not Gambia.
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Why are we running out of courgettes?

January 19, 2017 - 4:53am
Why are the numbers of courgettes being exported to northern Europe from Italy and Spain falling?
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Rohingya crisis: Malaysia PM says Muslims must act

January 19, 2017 - 4:49am
Malaysia's prime minister says the Rohingya crisis is no longer Myanmar's internal affair.
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The parody tweeter taking on Trump

January 19, 2017 - 4:36am
The man behind a parody Twitter account wants people to unfollow the real Donald Trump and swap to him instead.
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Footage shows rescuers inside Italy avalanche hotel

January 19, 2017 - 3:21am
Rescuers battled overnight to reach the Rigopiano hotel, with the first of them arriving on skis.
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India school bus crash kills 15 pupils

January 19, 2017 - 2:56am
The bus collided with a truck in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Mexico's Colima volcano in fiery explosion

January 19, 2017 - 2:48am
Webcams have caught the dramatic eruption of Mexico's Colima volcano, which has seen an increase in activity since October.
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Ana-Alecia Ayala, 'dancing and laughter' cancer patient, dies

January 19, 2017 - 2:43am
Ana-Alecia Ayala, who has died from cancer, inspired millions by dancing on camera in hospital.
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Kidnapped girl Lexis Manigo defends abductor 'mother'

January 19, 2017 - 2:00am
A girl, who was kidnapped as a baby 18 years ago, has defended the woman who took her from a Florida hospital.
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Gambia's President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

January 19, 2017 - 12:26am
Yahya Jammeh refuses to step aside for Adama Barrow as regional troops mass at the border.
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Alanis Morissette's manager admits $5m fraud

January 18, 2017 - 11:55pm
Jonathan Schwartz admits stealing over $7m from the singer and other celebrities, prosecutors say.
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South Korea: Court denies arrest warrant for Samsung chief

January 18, 2017 - 11:46pm
A judge rules there is not enough evidence to justify arresting Lee Jae-yong for corruption.
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NSW Premier Mike Baird gives emotional resignation speech

January 18, 2017 - 11:00pm
Mike Baird, the leader of New South Wales, has announced he is quitting politics.
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Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal

January 18, 2017 - 10:29pm
The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal
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Istanbul Reina attack suspect says nightclub was chosen at random

January 18, 2017 - 10:11pm
The man suspected of killing 39 people on New Year's Eve says the venue was not his initial target.
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Mexican anti-logging activist Isidro Baldenegro killed

January 18, 2017 - 9:54pm
Isidro Baldenegro, a Mexican indigenous leader, had been receiving death threats when he died.
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Australia Day campaign raises A$100,000 to replace billboard

January 18, 2017 - 8:26pm
A campaign to reinstate an Australia Day billboard showing two girls in hijabs is "overwhelmed" with donations.
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Chelsea Manning decision: Obama says justice was served

January 18, 2017 - 8:05pm
The president defends his commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence, at his final news conference.
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Incredible journey of Trump's mother

January 18, 2017 - 7:48pm
Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.
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