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Ukraine PM Honcharuk offers to quit in audiotape furore

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:11
PM Honcharuk appears to mock President Zelensky's grasp of economics in a leaked recording.
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Chinese birth rate falls to lowest in seven decades

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:40
At the same time, China's population hit 1.4 billion in 2019 - but the gender imbalance remains.
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Panama: Seven people found dead after suspected exorcism

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:33
Authorities in Panama's Ngäbe-Buglé region believe an exorcism was performed on the victims.
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Australia droughts: ‘Wall of dust’ envelops town

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:09
A dust cloud sweeps across a New South Wales town, turning it red in seconds.
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China's economic growth hits 30-year low

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 05:44
The world's second largest economy has seen weak domestic demand amid a trade war with the US.
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What can I do about climate change?

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:23
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.
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Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:21
How much more efficiency can be wrung out of the jet engine - technology which is over 70 years old?
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Chinese student Wu Huayan died 'after donations withheld'

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:14
More than a million yuan ($144,000; £111,000) was raised for Wu Huyan - but she only saw a fraction.
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Serbia migrants: The man offering heat to people rejected by Europe

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:10
A priest tries to ease migrants' winter misery near Hungary's tightly-guarded border.
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Does your company nurture neurodiverse talent?

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:07
Universal Music UK have changed their work culture to be more inclusive to neurodiverse people.
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What's behind the fight for Libya?

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:04
The oil-rich North African country has been beset by a civil war for nearly a decade.
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What it means to be mixed race in the US

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 23:49
The number of multi-racial people in the US is on the rise. But the experience comes with struggles.
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US officials ground drones over espionage fears

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 23:20
US officials are reviewing a civilian drone programme because of concerns about Chinese infiltration.
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Utah condom campaign halted over racy packaging

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 23:16
The US state was to distribute 100,000 condoms for free as part of an HIV-prevention campaign.
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Why so many pens?... and other impeachment oddities

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 22:54
A long signature, a dramatic procession, and cries of "hear ye" were all part of the impeachment trial.
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Prohibition: US activists fight for temperance 100 years on

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 22:52
US Prohibition was launched on 17 January 1920. A hundred years later, some activists won't give up.
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Hong Kong Express Airways sorry for making woman take pregnancy test

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 22:34
Hong Kong Express Airways told the woman she could not fly to US territory Saipan without the test.
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Trump impeachment: Senators sworn in for historic trial

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 22:32
The articles of impeachment were read aloud on the Senate floor as the trial got under way.
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White House 'broke law' by withholding Ukraine aid, says watchdog

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 22:09
A non-partisan US watchdog agency says the White House block on congressional aid was illegal.
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Putin's plans: What Russian president's surprise means

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 21:43
New PM, new government and plans to change the constitution - the BBC's Sarah Rainsford explains what's going on in Russia.
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