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Prize catch

September 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
The BBC's James Badcock examines how activists doggedly pursued their country's former economy minister and IMF chief, Rodrigo Rato, over corruption claims.
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Foolish prince

September 24, 2016 - 7:15pm
Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after fears he had converted to Islam. But it also put an end to the threat of Ethiopia entering into World War One, writes Martin Plaut.
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Liverpool calling

September 24, 2016 - 7:06pm
When 15-year-old Waheed Arian arrived in the UK from 1990s Afghanistan, he was told he would probably become a taxi driver. Some years later, he started a degree at the University of Cambridge and has now set up a scheme where British doctors advise medics in Kabul via Skype.
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Opposition rejects Gabon court's ruling on Ali Bongo election win

September 24, 2016 - 4:41pm
Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping has said a constitution court ruling which upheld President Ali Bongo's election victory was "unjust".
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Hungary PM suggests giant migrant city in Libya

September 24, 2016 - 3:21pm
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the European Union should set up a giant camp to process migrants before they reach Europe.
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Irish abortion laws: Protests held across the world

September 24, 2016 - 1:53pm
Thousands of protesters march in Dublin and 20 other world cities to press their demand for a referendum to repeal Ireland's abortion laws.
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Washington state attack: Manhunt after Burlington shootings

September 24, 2016 - 1:49pm
Police in the north-western US state of Washington hunt for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping centre north of Seattle, killing five people.
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Obama opens African-American museum in Washington DC

September 24, 2016 - 1:40pm
US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American history and culture in Washington DC.
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John Lewis hails new Museum of African American History and Culture

September 24, 2016 - 1:40pm
US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis hails the opening of the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp

September 24, 2016 - 10:10am
French President Francois Hollande says he intends to close the "Jungle" camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France.
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Ugandan police block gay pride parade

September 24, 2016 - 9:59am
Ugandan police stop gay pride celebrations in two resorts outside the capital Kampala.
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Washington state attack: Burlington mall fatalities rise to five

September 24, 2016 - 8:46am
The death toll from a mass shooting at a shopping centre in Washington state has risen to five, police say, with the suspected gunman still at large.
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Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo 'without water'

September 24, 2016 - 7:56am
Intensified attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo have left nearly two million people without water and at risk of disease, the UN says.
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Video emerges of N Carolina shooting

September 24, 2016 - 6:54am
Video emerges of the moment North Carolina police shot a black man, captured by his wife, who is heard pleading: "Don't shoot him!"
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Deep divisions over elephants to dominate key species meeting

September 24, 2016 - 6:34am
The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.
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Italy court orders man to buy feminist books for underage victim

September 24, 2016 - 5:55am
An Italian judge orders a man convicted of using an underage prostitute to buy her feminist literature.
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Nirvana nostalgia

September 24, 2016 - 5:15am
The album which catapulted Nirvana, Kurt Cobain and grunge on to the global stage is a quarter-century old, but what does it mean to the youth of the 90s?
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US mall shooting: 'Stay indoors, stay secure'

September 24, 2016 - 4:37am
US police searching for a gunman who shot four women dead at a mall in Burlington, Washington State, warn people to stay indoors until he is caught.
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Michelin star fails to save Shanghai restaurant

September 24, 2016 - 4:15am
A Shanghai restaurant closes a day after being awarded a Michelin star, reportedly because it lacked the necessary licences to operate.
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Gabon court upholds Ali Bongo election win

September 23, 2016 - 8:39pm
Gabon's constitutional court rejects an opposition challenge to the result of August's elections, upholding President Ali Bongo's victory.
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