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Pope in historic Russia church talks
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill call for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cuba.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:38:30 GMT)

Syria rebels pledge to keep fighting
Rebel groups in Syria tell the BBC they will not stop fighting, casting doubt on an accord by world powers to bring about a cessation of hostilities.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 03:20:10 GMT)

US scientists warn on 'dustbowl' risk
US scientists have modelled how a 1930s-like "dustbowl" drought might impact American agriculture today, and found it to be just as damaging.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:03:29 GMT)

Bill Murray 'throws phones from bar'
Hollywood actor Bill Murray offers to reimburse drinkers after allegedly throwing their mobile phones from a rooftop bar after they tried to take photos.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:59:00 GMT)

Venezuela leader's foes move to oust him
The new opposition-controlled National Assembly in Venezuela plans to speed up moves to oust the government of Nicolas Maduro as economic woes deepen.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:11:02 GMT)

Valcke given 12-year football ban
Former Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke is banned from all football-related activity for 12 years.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:33:59 GMT)

Top Kenyan wins key war crimes ruling
International judges in the case of Kenyan Vice-President William Ruto disallow the use of recanted witness statements.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:17:48 GMT)

S Korea missile plan 'threatens China'
China's foreign minister says a planned US missile defence system to protect South Korea from the North could also be used to target China.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:56:40 GMT)

Deadly mortar attack hits UN Mali base
Five United Nations peacekeepers have been killed in a mortar attack on one of their bases in northern Mali, the UN says.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:28:45 GMT)

Spaniard pulls six-year sickie
A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:18:47 GMT)

Goa seeks to classify peacock as vermin
The southern state of Goa proposes reclassifying the peacock, India's national bird, as vermin.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:13:47 GMT)

Kimunji emoji take on Kimoji emoji
Kim Kardashian's chart-topping Kimoji web icons are facing new competition from a set of emojis mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:20:30 GMT)

VIDEO: Creeping paralysis fear for Zika patients
The Zika virus has moved north to Colombia where it is being linked by some doctors to cases of paralysis.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:48:57 GMT)

VIDEO: Civilians starve as bombs fall in Syria
Doubts mount over international agreement to cease some of the hostilities in Syria.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:40:33 GMT)

VIDEO: What is happening on Turkey/Syria border?
Thousands of refugees are fleeing the conflict in Aleppo after a recent surge in the military operations by the government backed by Russian airstrikes
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:01:29 GMT)

VIDEO: Japan MP quits amid affair scandal
A Japanese MP who sparked a national debate about paternity leave has quit after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:57:16 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Bring back our girls' - the fight goes on
Activists in Nigeria say they will continue their campaign to secure the safety of more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:46:26 GMT)

VIDEO: Woman and toddler saved from sinking car
Video has emerged showing the dramatic rescue of a woman and her child after her car went into a canal in Amsterdam.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:04:26 GMT)

VIDEO: Troops to join battle against Zika
Two hundred thousand troops will be deployed on the streets of Brazil in a bid to contain the Zika virus.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:19:50 GMT)

VIDEO: Hunting pythons for $5K prize
Hundreds of people in Florida are being encouraged to hunt Burmese pythons.
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:09:36 GMT)

Life as the mother of the Columbine killer
Dylan Klebold's mother breaks years of silence
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:17 GMT)

The blind boy who learned to see with sound
The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:18:24 GMT)

Why tourists are shunning a beautiful Italian island
Why tourists have stopped visiting a beautiful Italian island
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:46:35 GMT)

Is Google feeling unloved?
Is Google finding it difficult to stick to its principles?
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:08:23 GMT)

Photographs of Dublin in rubble
The story told by rare photos of the 1916 Easter Rising
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:14:11 GMT)

Colombia: A nation in panic over Zika
Colombia's experience of the Zika virus
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:20:32 GMT)

VIDEO: How Beyonce got political, in 60 seconds
The pop star's journey to 'Black Lives Matter,' in 60 seconds
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:32:03 GMT)

10 things we didn't know last week
Horses can tell when you're angry, and more news nuggets
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:24:35 GMT)

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