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Progress check

February 17, 2017 - 3:24pm
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
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One, two or three?

February 17, 2017 - 1:27pm
A two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is one of a number of formulas, writes Prof Colin Shindler.
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Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after Sufi shrine attack

February 17, 2017 - 1:13pm
Pakistan kills suspected militants in Sindh and the north-west, and fires rockets into Afghanistan.
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Robert Harward turns down Trump's national security adviser offer

February 17, 2017 - 1:09pm
Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward reportedly wanted to bring in his own team.
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Best-selling Miffy the rabbit author Dick Bruna dies

February 17, 2017 - 12:41pm
The Dutch author who sold more than 80 million children's books dies in the city of Utrecht.
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German parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls

February 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child.
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Winter White House

February 17, 2017 - 10:46am
President Trump is using his Florida estate Mar-a-Lago as a winter retreat to entertain everyone from his closest advisers to the prime minister of Japan.
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Blame game

February 17, 2017 - 10:44am
The Pakistani military points the finger at Afghanistan and India, but some believe the answer is more complex.
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Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan

February 17, 2017 - 10:26am
Bill Gates is 'hopeful' a Trump-led team could plan a response to a global epidemic
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Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud

February 17, 2017 - 10:01am
Huge piles of imitation banknotes represent the biggest known bank fraud in Moldova's history.
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Philippines: Duterte critic Leila de Lima faces drugs charges

February 17, 2017 - 9:55am
The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown.
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Hundreds of migrants storm fence to reach Spanish enclave of Ceuta

February 17, 2017 - 9:44am
Police say around 700 migrants, some with shears and clubs, tried to reach a Spanish territory.
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'Notably offensive'

February 17, 2017 - 9:14am
The president asked the journalist "Are they friends of yours?" in response to a question about black lawmakers.
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Welsh taking off in Tokyo

February 17, 2017 - 8:46am
Daito Bunka University is giving its students the opportunity to learn Welsh
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Donald Tsang: Hong Kong ex-leader guilty of misconduct

February 17, 2017 - 8:34am
Donald Tsang is the most senior Hong Kong official to face a corruption trial.
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'Excessive Trumpophilia'

February 17, 2017 - 8:17am
Russian media euphoria about Donald Trump has turned to scepticism, Steve Rosenberg reports.
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Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial

February 17, 2017 - 7:43am
Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, is given a jail sentence by the court in Majorca.
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Coup capers

February 17, 2017 - 7:11am
India state lawmakers had a good downtime in a resort even as the state plunged into political chaos
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Belarus sports writer eats own paper after losing bet

February 17, 2017 - 6:48am
Belarusian journalist literally eats his own words after Dinamo Minsk make it to ice hockey league play-offs.
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Sky taxi to fly in Dubai 'from July'

February 17, 2017 - 6:42am
A drone that can carry people will begin "regular operations" in Dubai from July, says the city's Roads and Transportation Agency.
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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.