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VIDEO: Kinshasa suburbs named after major cities

3 hours 48 min ago
Some of Kinshasa's residents have big aspirations for DR Congo - so much so that they have started renaming suburbs with the names of faraway capital cities whose style they admire.
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VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

4 hours 52 min ago
Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.
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VIDEO: Friend pays tribute to reporter Foley

11 hours 56 min ago
Sunday Times photographer Paul Conroy pays tribute to US reporter James Foley, who has apparently been killed by the Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Barenboim: 'Orchestra must play on'

13 hours 9 min ago
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.
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VIDEO: BBC moved on amid Ferguson protests

13 hours 28 min ago
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

15 hours 47 min ago
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
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VIDEO: Pakistan rally marches on parliament

18 hours 46 min ago
Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are advancing towards parliament, breaching a designated secure zone in the capital Islamabad.
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VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 18:01
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.
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VIDEO: Hacker conference - behind the scenes

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 18:00
From hacking cars to traffic lights - behind the scenes at a cyber-security conference, Def Con.
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VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:45
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.
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VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:53
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.
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VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:54
With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.
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VIDEO: Iceland volcano eruption risk raised

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:29
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.
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VIDEO: Jackie Chan son in drug arrest

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:55
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say, amid an ongoing crackdown on drugs.
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VIDEO: Africa's elephants in net decline

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 06:48
A new study suggests the number of Africa's elephants has declined to a critical point.
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VIDEO: House prices mean life in a cemetery

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 06:29
In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, rising prices have forced almost two million people out of their homes over the years, and many now live in cemeteries.
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VIDEO: Australia MP's verbal attack on China

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 05:55
Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
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VIDEO: War Horse gallops into China

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 05:44
The War Horse is due to take to the stage in China next year. Carrie Gracie reports from Beijing where rehearsals are taking place.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 04:55
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.
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VIDEO: Iraq recaptures Mosul dam - Obama

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 01:06
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have recaptured Mosul dam from the Islamic State militant group, US President Barack Obama says
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