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The Beijing connection

November 19, 2017 - 7:22pm
The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.
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Birth of the cool

November 19, 2017 - 7:16pm
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.
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Young bucks

November 19, 2017 - 7:09pm
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.
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'We need him to resign' - Zimbabweans react to Mugabe statement

November 19, 2017 - 5:47pm
The 93-year-old president fails to resign, and has vowed to stay in power for several weeks.
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Robert Mugabe fails to resign during live televised speech

November 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
The embattled president vows to stay on, despite widespread speculation that he would announce his resignation.
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Zimbabwe's ruling party sacks Robert Mugabe as leader

November 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF removes Robert Mugabe and gives him a day to resign as president.
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Bristol sailor dies in Clipper Round the World Race

November 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
Clipper Round the World Race team says Simon Speirs was swept overboard during gale force winds.
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Italian team's worst ever start to season

November 19, 2017 - 11:55am
Benevento break Manchester United's record for the worst ever start in the top five European leagues after conceding in added time to Sassuolo.
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Israeli president rejects pardon for soldier Elor Azaria

November 19, 2017 - 11:54am
Reuven Rivlin says an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker should not be pardoned.
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Thousands run in Delhi 'smogathon'

November 19, 2017 - 11:20am
Air pollution levels were eight times the safe level and doctors wanted the half marathon postponed.
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'Love has no border': Getting married at the US-Mexico border's 'door of hope'.

November 19, 2017 - 10:48am
Every few months, US authorities open the gate to the fence separating the two countries and allow families to meet without a visa.
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Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions

November 19, 2017 - 10:32am
The governor's office says the move has been taken on security grounds and to protect public order.
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Lena Dunham sorry for comment on writer accused of sexual assault

November 19, 2017 - 10:05am
The Girls star admits she was "naive" in supporting a colleague after a sexual assault claim.
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Dancing breaks out at Zanu-PF headquarters

November 19, 2017 - 7:49am
People sing and celebrate as Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is sacked as ruling party leader.
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French policeman kills three and himself north of Paris

November 19, 2017 - 7:46am
The 31-year-old used his service gun against his girlfriend, her family and passers-by near Paris.
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Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF meets to decide Mugabe future

November 19, 2017 - 6:39am
The president's closest allies turn against him as pressure builds for him to step down.
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Beijing housing block fire: Nineteen people killed

November 19, 2017 - 6:16am
The blaze broke out in the city's southern Daxing district, mostly inhabited by migrant workers.
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Chile to elect President Bachelet's successor

November 19, 2017 - 6:12am
Eight candidates are standing, with ex-president Sebastián Piñera seen as a clear favourite.
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US nuclear chief would resist 'illegal' presidential strike order

November 19, 2017 - 4:52am
Gen John Hyten says that instead he would work to agree a legal alternative with a president.
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US warship and Japanese tug collide in latest incident

November 19, 2017 - 4:06am
A US warship suffers slight damage after being struck by a Japanese tug.
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