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Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership in Africa

February 17, 2018 - 10:42am
The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.
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Nirav Modi fraud investigation makes first arrests

February 17, 2018 - 9:20am
Three people have been arrested over alleged fraud linked to a luxury celebrity jeweller.
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Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

February 17, 2018 - 8:40am
Three suicide bombers strike in the town of Konduga killing at least 18.
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Pakistan: Zainab Ansari's killer gets four death sentences

February 17, 2018 - 6:28am
Man sentenced to death for raping and killing six-year-old girl whose murder sparked outrage in Pakistan.
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New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings

February 17, 2018 - 5:39am
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.
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ICYMI: Tiny dogs and robots skiing (badly)

February 17, 2018 - 5:34am
Some of the stories you might have missed this week.
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Mexico earthquake: Tremor shakes newspaper office

February 17, 2018 - 4:49am
Journalists at the office of Mexican newspaper Milenio film the moment a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit.
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Plymouth man completes 20,000-mile pub adventure

February 17, 2018 - 4:39am
It took Ben Coombs seven months to drive from the Arctic Circle to the southernmost tip of Chile.
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Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

February 17, 2018 - 4:06am
Pressure is growing on the FBI over the agency's failure to act on a tip about suspect Nikolas Cruz.
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Roger Federer beats Robin Haase to become oldest world number one

February 17, 2018 - 2:14am
Roger Federer says becoming the oldest world number one in tennis history - 14 years after first topping the rankings - is a "dream come true".
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Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state

February 17, 2018 - 12:42am
The 7.2-magnitude tremor hits in the Oaxaca state, causing buildings to shake in Mexico City.
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Winter Olympics: Jamaica bobsleighers to use preferred sled after purchase

February 17, 2018 - 12:38am
The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team will use their preferred sled at the Winter Olympics after it is purchased by a beer producer.
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Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

February 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
The named Russians are indicted along with three Russian companies by special counsel Robert Mueller.
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Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip on gunman's 'desire to kill'

February 16, 2018 - 8:19pm
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review the bureau's processes after the misstep.
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Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on Thesaurus.com

February 16, 2018 - 8:14pm
Thesaurus.com says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.
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Kosovo turns 10 but has little to celebrate

February 16, 2018 - 7:59pm
Ten years after declaring independence Kosovo still struggles to find its place in the world.
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New Zealand goose: How one blind bisexual bird became an icon

February 16, 2018 - 7:54pm
Henry the goose spent many years in a love triangle with two swans, helping raise their children.
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Reality Check: Has Shinzo Abe's 'womenomics' worked in Japan?

February 16, 2018 - 7:52pm
PM Shinzo Abe claims narrowing the gender gap is a political priority. But how much progress has actually been made during his time in office?
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'I knew I had to get out' of DR Congo

February 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced millions of refugees. Some are finding sanctuary in Uganda.
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Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'

February 16, 2018 - 7:13pm
Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.
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