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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence
The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:00:44 GMT)

Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp
Scores are killed when a military jet targets a refugee camp, thinking it was Boko Haram militants.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:36:00 GMT)

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple
A baby has been born to an infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of "three-person IVF".
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:09 GMT)

Trump sued for defamation by former Apprentice Summer Zervos
Former Apprentice contestant says Donald Trump is a "misogynist" who "debased and denigrated" her.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:43:54 GMT)

Flight MH370: Another search still possible, Australia says
Australia says the search for MH370 could resume one day, but only with "credible new evidence".
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:16:31 GMT)

Europe sees UK set for 'hard' Brexit after May speech
Europeans see a "hard" UK Brexit looming - but welcome more British clarity on future EU ties.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:55:02 GMT)

Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial
An Italian court sentences the group over the disappearance of Italian nationals in the 70s and 80s.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:30:56 GMT)

European Parliament election: Antonio Tajani new president
Italian conservative wins after his EPP group allies with liberals to counter rising populism.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:09:44 GMT)

Gambia state of emergency declared
President Yahya Jammeh is meant to hand over power to Adama Barrow on Thursday.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:45:52 GMT)

European vegetables: 'Perfect storm' raises prices
The impact of wet and cold weather means yields in Spain and Italy are much lower and prices higher.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:50:46 GMT)

Horses more deadly than snakes in Australia, data shows
Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than venomous animals combined, data shows.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:50:14 GMT)

Syrian conflict: What's left of Aleppo's Great Mosque?
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has visited the site of Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque to see what's left after the war in Syria.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:13:58 GMT)

Manning 'should not have spent a single day in prison' - Greenwald
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden leaks on secret US surveillance, says Chelsea Manning "did a great deal of public good".
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:46:13 GMT)

'Inspiring, determined, kind': Who are these London schoolgirls describing?
Some of the British schoolgirls who met Michelle Obama in 2015 pay tribute to the outgoing US first lady.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:02:17 GMT)

Tsukiji fish seller: 'My family has sold tuna for 170 years'
As Tokyo's legendary fish market prepares to move, a third-generation tuna seller tells his story.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:09:01 GMT)

US President Barack Obama: Nine African highlights
As President Obama's presidency comes to an end, BBC Africa looks back at his most significant visits to the continent.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:40:28 GMT)

Green-eyed girl: Photo 'caused problems'
National Geographic Afghan 'cover girl' speaks exclusively to the BBC about life back in her homeland.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:58:41 GMT)

Drone footage shows huge Antarctic ice crack
Aerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:55:18 GMT)

Colo, the oldest gorilla in captivity, dies aged 60
Western lowland gorilla dies in her sleep at a zoo in the US less than a month after her birthday.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:56:30 GMT)

Dancing With The Stars: Hughie Maughan in fake tan storm
Hughie Maughan sends viewers into a spin with the intensity of his fake tan on a TV dance show.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:28:50 GMT)

Russian region debates Nutcracker 'occult' row
Officials in Siberian region are to debate a religious row over The Nutcracker ballet.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:12:47 GMT)

Sweden midwives offer training for car births
Midwives in Solleftea are preparing for the closure of the town's maternity ward.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:59:59 GMT)

Samoa minister defends new rules on old cars
Cars more than eight years old can no longer be imported under new law.
(Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:12:16 GMT)

Mud hut periods
BBC Nepali reporter Krishnamaya on that tradition that forces menstruating women into outhouses.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:20:28 GMT)

Golden idea
Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:21:51 GMT)

Enduring lessons
How Australia's deadliest train crash - 40 years ago on Wednesday - reshaped its response to disasters.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:48:30 GMT)

Awaiting the cut
The dark mood inside the iconic Tsukiji fish market ahead of a controversial move to a new location.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:32:38 GMT)

Love to the rescue
Melissa Dohme was viciously stabbed more than 30 times by her ex-boyfriend. She survived against all the odds and found love in an unexpected place.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:40:10 GMT)

'Nobody's people'
In 1991, the world's largest refugee camp opened in Kenya to shelter Somalis fleeing war.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:35:51 GMT)

MH370 mystery
Mystery around flight MH370 may remain after the search was halted, as the BBC's Anna Jones reports.
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:04:10 GMT)

McDosa to go
The BBC's in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhatt, on McDonald's bid to become "more Indian".
(Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:10:05 GMT)

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