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VIDEO: New video shows the battle for Donetsk

11 hours 33 min ago
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
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VIDEO: No Eid respite for CAR muslims

14 hours 15 min ago
Andrew Harding reports on the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic.
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VIDEO: Gang 'sends $19m drugs by courier'

17 hours 14 min ago
Amphetamine drugs worth millions of pounds were sent by international parcel courier from the UK to Australia.
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AUDIO: Fifty shades of red face: Is it a 'date' film?

17 hours 44 min ago
Diana Mather and Rosamund Urwin discuss who it is appropriate to invite to the cinema to watch Fifty Shades of Grey.
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VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia

17 hours 55 min ago
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.
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VIDEO: Sarah Palin launches online channel

20 hours 14 min ago
Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 US vice-presidential candidate, has launched a subscription-based online television channel.
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VIDEO: Trying to bring MH17 victims home

21 hours 25 min ago
A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef'

21 hours 41 min ago
The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.
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VIDEO: Algeria flight 'asked to turn back'

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:44
The French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, has confirmed that the pilots of a plane that crashed in Mali last Thursday had asked for a change of course.
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VIDEO: Children go out to celebrate Eid

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:25
Muslims across the world are taking part in Eid celebrations to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
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VIDEO: Are we safe to fly over warzones?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:56
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.
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VIDEO: Court to hear 'gay conversion' case

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:40
Gay rights activists in China are preparing for a landmark court case against 'gay conversion therapy'.
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VIDEO: Deadly blasts hit Gaza and Israel

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:53
A lull in violence in Gaza is shattered as deadly explosions hit the Palestinian territory's main city and southern Israel.
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VIDEO: Old van turned into mobile sauna

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:36
An entrepreneur in Kyrgyzstan has converted a rusty old van into a mobile steam room.
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VIDEO: War nightmares of Syrian children

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:25
Millions of Syrian children are caught up in the conflict
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VIDEO: Turkish PM scores football hat-trick

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:28
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.
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VIDEO: Huge fire after rocket hits Libya fuel depot

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:51
At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between troops loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist fighters in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
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VIDEO: Eid marked in lull in Gaza violence

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:36
Sporadic attacks by both Israel and Palestinian militants have punctuated a lull in fighting after the quietest night in the 21-day conflict.
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VIDEO: UN warning over Ukraine conflict

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:15
Nick Childs reports on the intensification of fighting in the east of Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'Quiet' in Gaza as Eid begins

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 05:36
Palestinians are marking the start of Eid al-Fitr but many feel "there isn't a great deal to celebrate this year", according to Martin Patience in Gaza.
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