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100 Women 2016: The Arab women told 'Girls don't do maths'

December 5, 2016 - 9:43pm
The BBC 100 Women season speaks with three Arab female mathematicians to get their advice for younger girls.
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Fighting for Vietnam

December 5, 2016 - 9:38pm
Portraits of the female veterans who risked their lives for their country
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100 Women 2016: Christine and the Queens on being pansexual

December 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
Heloise Letissier, aka Christine and the Queens, talks pansexuality and rejecting gender stereotypes.
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India politician J Jayalalitha dies at 68

December 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, dies at the age of 68.
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Five things you might not know about Ghana election

December 5, 2016 - 9:15pm
The Ghanaian presidential election is about to take place.
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How trees helped an infertile woman

December 5, 2016 - 9:15pm
How planting trees helped a 105-year-old Indian woman cope with infertility
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Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms

December 5, 2016 - 6:08pm
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube link up to curb the spread of extremist images on the platforms.
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Oakland fire: Death toll rises to 36 and 'will increase'

December 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
A criminal inquiry opens into a fire that killed dozens of people at a warehouse party in California.
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Brazil corruption: Senate head Renan Calheiros ordered to resign

December 5, 2016 - 5:53pm
A top Brazilian judge orders Senate head Renan Calheiros to stand down over embezzlement charges.
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Aleppo battle: Russia and China veto UN truce resolution

December 5, 2016 - 5:45pm
Russia and China veto a draft UN resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo.
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In the Blue House

December 5, 2016 - 5:40pm
The BBC's Seoul correspondent Stephen Evans profiles the controversial leader.
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Al Gore meets Donald Trump and Ivanka for climate talks

December 5, 2016 - 5:30pm
US ex-Vice-President and climate activist Al Gore holds talks with Donald Trump and his daughter.
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Give and take

December 5, 2016 - 5:27pm
A father in China is accused of exploiting his daughter’s cancer in order to get donations.
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Drudge, Twitter, Breitbart

December 5, 2016 - 5:26pm
Donald Trump claims the US media is crooked and biased. So where do his supporters get their news?
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Disappearing act

December 5, 2016 - 5:21pm
In June 2015, G7 leaders took a group photo, 17 months later, five of them are out of power or close to it.
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Australia Day: Fremantle banned from citizenship ceremonies

December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
An Australian city is not allowed to hold citizenship ceremonies on its alternative national day.
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Mistrial in Walter Scott murder case

December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
The murder case of a South Carolina officer who shot a fleeing black motorist ends in a mistrial.
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France election: PM Manuel Valls to run for president

December 5, 2016 - 5:03pm
French Socialist PM Manuel Valls announces he is standing in next year's presidential election.
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On the money

December 5, 2016 - 4:56pm
The Bank of Canada have released the name of five women who could go on Canada's money. But will anyone recognise them?
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Trophy awarded to Brazilian air crash team

December 5, 2016 - 4:46pm
Brazilian club Chapecoense, who lost 19 players and staff in an air crash en route to the Copa Sudamericana final, are awarded the trophy.
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Images from Cuba before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.