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Thousands flee Mosul over fear of air strikes

16 hours 18 min ago
Eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the US led air strikes against so-called Islamic State in the battle for Mosul.
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Afraid of spiders? Charity's steps to tackle arachnophobia

17 hours 58 min ago
A charity is hoping to help sufferers in south Wales by launching the first self-help group of its kind in the area.
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Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum

18 hours 35 min ago
A judge rules the 18-year-old can stay in US as he faces political persecution in Singapore.
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Harrison Ford: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'

19 hours 44 min ago
Harrison Ford explains to air traffic control why he landed on a taxiway, just missing a passenger jet.
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Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

March 24, 2017 - 8:48pm
Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help.
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Cardboard cribs

March 24, 2017 - 8:29pm
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?
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Curse of the diamonds

March 24, 2017 - 8:23pm
How illegal diamond mining is threatening the way of life of the Cinta Larga indigenous group in Brazil.
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Bid to legalise 'magic' mushrooms

March 24, 2017 - 8:22pm
An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.
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The boy who lost his legs playing at home

March 24, 2017 - 8:21pm
How children are bearing the brunt of the war in Yemen.
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'Stolen child'

March 24, 2017 - 8:17pm
Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.
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Hanged for having a phone

March 24, 2017 - 8:08pm
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen inside Mosul explains the challenges Iraq will face when IS are defeated.
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A vote with few voters

March 24, 2017 - 8:05pm
Hong Kong chooses its next leader amid fierce divisions over stalled political reform in the city.
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UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul

March 24, 2017 - 6:54pm
The UN looks into reports that 200 people, mostly civilians, died in an air strike in the past week.
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Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

March 24, 2017 - 6:37pm
It is seen as a huge blow to Mr Trump, who had pledged to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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President Trump's 'Obamacare nightmare' in his own words

March 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
Repeal and replace Obamacare - it was his number one campaign promise. So what happened?
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Police investigate Indian MP who beat airline employee

March 24, 2017 - 4:55pm
Ravindra Gaikwad has also been banned from flying on five major Indian airlines.
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Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates

March 24, 2017 - 3:58pm
At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.
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Switzerland investigates Turkey spying allegations

March 24, 2017 - 2:54pm
Prosecutors are looking into claims Turks living in Switzerland are being spied on.
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Germanwings pilot 'wasn't depressed'

March 24, 2017 - 2:16pm
Guenter Lubitz said his son was not responsible for the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 people.
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Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

March 24, 2017 - 2:05pm
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.
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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.