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Finding your way in a country without street addresses

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 09:18
The app for a country without street addresses
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Instagram imams are unlikely online hit

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:49
Iranian clergy doing everyday things are unlikely online hit
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El Salvador launches fight against Zika

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:43
El Salvador works to contain the spread of the virus
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VIDEO: Females in FIFA: 'Now is our time'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:24
Isha Johansen, president of the Sierra Leone Football Association, offers the business advice she wishes she had had when she started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
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The country that supplies eyes

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:13
The country that donates eyes to the rest of the world
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VIDEO: Monk: Donating organs 'good karma'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:09
Meet the Buddhist monk who believes that donating organs and other body parts helps to create good karma.
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VIDEO: New Saudi artists challenge boundaries

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:06
New wave of Saudi artists explore religion and culture
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VIDEO: Hunger crisis worsens in Ethiopia

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:00
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits a drought-hit region of Ethiopia to help raise awareness of the worsening hunger crisis.
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VIDEO: WHO to decide if Zika is an emergency

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:46
On Monday, the World Health Organization will meet to discuss whether the Zika virus - which is spreading rapidly through Latin America - should be declared an international emergency.
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Tanzania arrests after UK pilot killed

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 04:48
Tanzanian police arrest three suspects over the death of a British helicopter pilot whose aircraft was shot at by elephant poachers.
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Mexico nets Sinaloa Cartel members

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 04:06
Mexican police with the help of US agencies have arrested 24 members of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel in a joint border operation.
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VIDEO: On board a migrant rescue ship

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 03:22
The BBC's James Reynolds reports from a rescue boat in the Aegean Sea as more migrants attempt to reach Europe.
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Jewish holy site's prayer rules relaxed

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 02:50
The Israeli government approves the creation of a new mixed-sex prayer space for non-Orthodox Jews at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
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UCI confirms 'technological fraud'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 02:46
UCI president Brian Cookson confirms the first top-level case of "technological fraud" in the sport.
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'Youngest' conjoined sisters separated

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 01:04
Doctors in Switzerland say they have separated eight-day-old conjoined sisters - believed to be the youngest ever to be successfully parted.
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AU abandons Burundi peacekeeper plan

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:54
The African Union has abandoned its plan to send 5,000 peacekeepers to help restore stability to troubled Burundi, saying it will encourage dialogue instead.
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VIDEO: Find Bernie! On a candidate crawl in Iowa

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:39
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan hits the campaign trail in Iowa to see how many candidates she could see in a day.
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Attack on Nigeria village 'kills 50'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:29
At least 50 people are reported killed in north-eastern Nigeria in a gun and bomb attack by suspected Boko Haram militants.
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Masked carnival-goers checked in Venice

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:22
Revellers at the carnival in Venice are asked by police to lift their masks as part of heightened security checks.
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Cameron to push EU on benefits 'brake'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 22:24
David Cameron will put forward changes to a proposed "emergency brake" on in-work benefits for EU migrants when he meets a senior EU official later.
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