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Super Bowl trailers whip up fan anticipation

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 7:46am
Adverts for Fast and Furious 8 and Stranger Things' second series entertain Super Bowl viewers.

Afghan civilian casualties: Why have they hit a new high?

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 7:41am
The rise includes a ten-fold increase in casualties from attacks linked to Islamic State militants.

Trump travel ban: States urge retention of temporary block

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 7:05am
Lawyers for two US states argue against removing a legal block on President Trump's travel ban.

Romanian protesters light up huge rally with phone torches

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:55am
Up to 500,000 protesters shone torches on their phones at an anti-corruption rally in the capital Bucharest, lighting up Victory Square.

The shop on the front line of Ukraine-Russia conflict that's always open

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:37am
The BBC's Tom Burridge visits a shop in Avdiivka, on the front line of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, which remains open despite fierce fighting.

Hacker briefly hijacks insecure printers

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:04am
Warning messages urging printer owners to beef up security are left on insecure devices.

Sister Monica and Siervas: The Peruvian nuns who rock

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:59am
Sister Monica and Siervas are a Peruvian-based rock'n'roll band comprised entirely of nuns.

Nigeria's President Buhari extends medical leave in UK

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:49am
Concerns about the health of Nigeria's president increase as he extends his medical leave in the UK.

Lost Bob Marley tapes restored after 40 years in London basement

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:35am
The tapes, once damaged by water, contain recordings of concerts in London and Paris in the 1970s.

The coolest president?

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:11am
President Trump is just one of the sculptures carved out of snow and ice featured in the annual Sapporo snow festival.

Toyota says weakening yen will help profits

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:08am
Despite the upgrade, the carmaker's profits will still be considerably less than a year earlier.

Afghan diplomat shot dead inside Karachi consulate

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 4:11am
The diplomat was killed by a security guard at the Karachi consulate, but the motive is unclear.

Catalan trial: Big crowds for Artur Mas independence vote case

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 3:30am
Catalan ex-president Artur Mas is tried over the Spanish region's unofficial 2014 independence vote.

Inquiry reveals Australia Catholic abuse

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 1:12am
Almost 4,500 people claim to have been victims between 1980 and 2015.


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