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Poor 'left behind' at climate talks
A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:50:03 GMT)

Pope reaches hardest day of Africa trip
Pope Francis visits a mosque in the capital of the Central African Republic, in what is being seen as the most difficult part of his Africa tour.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:50:00 GMT)

Obama lays rose for Paris victims
US President Barack Obama, in Paris for the UN climate talks, visits the Bataclan theatre to pay his respects to those killed there.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:35:06 GMT)

NZ remembers Jonah Lomu at memorial
A public memorial for New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at 40, has been held at Auckland's Eden Park stadium.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:48:09 GMT)

Vote count under way in Burkina Faso
Counting is under way in Burkina Faso where voters have been electing a new president and parliament after a year of political turmoil.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:12:27 GMT)

Brazilian state calls Zika fever alert
The Brazilian state of Pernambuco announces a state of emergency to help speed up the response to Zika fever, which has been linked to birth defects.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 05:07:19 GMT)

Fears for surfers missing in Mexico
Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:02:30 GMT)

Hamburg says no to 2024 Olympics
Residents of the German city of Hamburg vote against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a referendum.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:31:26 GMT)

Malaysia ex-diplomat in NZ guilty plea
A former Malaysian diplomat pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in New Zealand last year, in a case that has caused a diplomatic row.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:43:43 GMT)

China's yuan set for IMF reserve status
The International Monetary Fund is expected to announce on Monday that China's currency, the yuan, will join the fund's select group of international reserve currencies.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:38:31 GMT)

Japan whalers to set sail on Tuesday
Japan says its Antarctic whaling fleet will sail on 1 December, despite a UN legal decision that its "research ships" are actually commercial hunts.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:39:05 GMT)

Russian pilot's body flown to Ankara
Turkey flies the body of the Russian pilot killed after his plane was downed on the Syrian border to Ankara, to be met by Russian diplomats.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:04:02 GMT)

Hungry hippos move into Colombia town
Biologists in Colombia say a drought has forced two hippopotamuses into a town in search of food.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:40:29 GMT)

Eco activists fill Paris with spoof ads
More than 600 artworks critiquing corporate sponsors of the UN climate summit are installed in advertising spaces across Paris on the eve of the talks.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:20:39 GMT)

VIDEO: Obama visits Bataclan theatre
US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attacks in Paris.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:27:31 GMT)

VIDEO: The 'biggest' solar farm in the world
China produces two-thirds of the world's solar panels. The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie explains the country's plans for solar energy.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:37:17 GMT)

VIDEO: Pope brings message of peace to CAR
Pope Francis calls for peace and reconciliation in the deeply divided Central African Republic, on the latest leg of his African tour.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:18:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Haka performed for Jonah Lomu
Former All Black player Jonah Lomu has been remembered at a special service in Auckland, New Zealand.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:38:20 GMT)

VIDEO: Syria's drought: How has the country at war coped?
Syrian farmers are suffering from both the ongoing crisis and the effects of the drought that ended in 2010
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:41:08 GMT)

VIDEO: Fighting the disability taboo
Shaimaa Khalil meets one of the country's up and coming artists and public speakers who has been in a wheelchair for more than seven years after a car accident destroyed her spine.
(Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:00:23 GMT)

VIDEO: Peace-keeping meetings in 'no-man's land'
Rayhan Demytrie reports from one of the monthly meetings aimed at resolving tensions between Georgia and Russia over South Ossetia, one of Georgia's two breakaway regions.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:21:06 GMT)

VIDEO: 'My children are half-Russian, half-Turkish'
The BBC's Olga Ivshina reports from Antalya on how Russians there feel about Russia sanctions against Turkey.
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 16:30:46 GMT)

Campaigners target online trolls by putting their comments on billboards
Targeting trolls by putting their comments on billboards
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 05:17:51 GMT)

Far right group ‘used me for propaganda’
One Muslim woman's encounter with Australia's far right
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:04:30 GMT)

Why do so many people hate US airports?
Why so many people hate American airports
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:51:16 GMT)

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