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VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

2 hours 52 min ago
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.
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VIDEO: Clashes go on amid Israeli funerals

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 16:49
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.
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VIDEO: Train with MH17 bodies on the move

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:40
A Ukrainian train with bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash heads for the eastern city of Kharkiv from rebel-held areas amid worsening fighting.
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VIDEO: 'Chaos and death' in Gaza hospital

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:56
At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say.
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VIDEO: Gaza 'terror tunnels' - in 60 secs

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:08
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.
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VIDEO: BBC witnesses 'panic' in Donetsk

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:48
Fergal Keane reports from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine where heavy fighting has been heard and "people are panicking".
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VIDEO: BBC on ground in Gaza as rockets fly

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:07
Paul Adams reports from the almost deserted streets of Sha'af in Gaza where rockets are "coming in all the time".
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VIDEO: BBC handed MH17 victim's wallet

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:03
A BBC reporter at the site of the MH17 crash was handed passengers' documents, as fears mount that vital evidence will be lost.
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VIDEO: 'Convert to Islam or face death'

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:09
Isis Sunni militants gave Christians an ultimatum: convert to Islam or face death.
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VIDEO: Fighting at Tripoli airport

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:35
At least 50 people have been killed in fighting at Tripoli airport since it began a week ago, according to the health ministry.
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VIDEO: New video of MH17 crash aftermath

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 18:58
The BBC has been shown pictures filmed by pro-Russian rebels at the scene of the MH17 crash immediately after the plane came down.
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VIDEO: Israeli soldiers' funerals take place

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 18:48
Israel and Gaza have both suffered their bloodiest day since the beginning of the current offensive, with the death of 13 Israeli soldiers and at least 87 Gazans.
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VIDEO: Race to save woman in Gaza rubble

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 17:57
Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since the offensive by Israel began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Netanyahu: Hamas using 'human shields'

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:01
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has said that the area of Shejaiya in Gaza under attack on Sunday is a "terror stronghold" and is a centre for rockets that are fired out to Israel.
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VIDEO: 'Families are on the run again'

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:28
Gaza has come under the most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive 13 days ago, with more than 50 people reported killed in one district.
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VIDEO: Widow wins tobacco payout

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 23:33
A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.
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VIDEO: Cyprus: Bridging the mistrust

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:51
Forty years ago on 20 July 1974 Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island. Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.
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VIDEO: Can a robot write sacred scriptures?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:45
An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.
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VIDEO: Loris success in Sri Lanka

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:37
The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.
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VIDEO: Hamas 'defiant' as Gaza toll rises

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:03
The Israeli military has stepped up its ground offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinian officials say the death toll in Gaza is now past 300.
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