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China officials try to rein in 'bride price'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 7:13am
Officials in northern China want to limit amount grooms must pay out to brides' families.

Dabbing son upstages new US congressman

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 6:44am
Rep. Roger Marshall was upstaged by his son during a swearing-in photo op with US House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Saddam Hussein 'the most secretive person I ever met'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 6:39am
Ex-CIA agent John Nixon tells Victoria Derbyshire how he interrogated former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein after his capture.

Turkey nightclub attack: Gunman identified, says minister

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 6:26am
Turkey says it has identified the chief suspect in the Istanbul nightclub attack but does not reveal his name.

Mayor of Panzhihua, China, 'shot by senior official'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 6:02am
A high-ranking official in Panzhihua, China, reportedly shoots the mayor and local party secretary.

Ellen bans singer after gay comments

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 5:59am
Ellen DeGeneres says Kim Burrell will not appear on her show after the gospel singer made homophobic comments.

French baby death linked to vitamin dose

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 5:14am
France acts to suspend the sale of a vitamin D supplement after the death of a newborn baby.

In pictures: The life of 'Old Master Q' creator Alfonso Wong

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 4:48am
Alfonso Wong, whose cartoons lampooning Hong Kong shaped the childhood memories of generations, has died.

Krishna Poonia: Athlete hailed for saving girls from molestation

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 4:32am
Olympian Krishna Poonia is hailed as a "real-life hero" after saving two girls from being molested.

CES 2017: Faraday Future shows 'Tesla beating' car

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:37am
An electric car said to be able to accelerate at a faster pace than Tesla's top model is unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Donald Trump: New attack on US intelligence over Russia hacking

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:16am
President-elect Donald Trump makes a fresh assault on US intelligence amid Russian hacking claims.

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims: 'No evidence' of genocide in Rakhine

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:02am
No evidence to suggest genocide is taking place in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a government commission says.

The top European stories to look out for in 2017

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 1:34am
The BBC's Chris Morris looks ahead to some of the top European stories of 2017

CES 2017: Olly the robot aims to be more personal than Amazon's Echo

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 1:11am
A UK start-up unveils a desktop robot at the CES tech show that tailors its personality to different users in the same household.

Indonesia suspends military co-operation with Australia

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:50am
Indonesia says all military co-operation with Australia is on hold, saying "things need to be improved".

CES 2017: Faraday Future unveils super fast electric car

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:26pm
Start-up Faraday Future unveils a self-driving electric car that it says can accelerate from zero to 60mph faster than Tesla's Model S

Scores of inmates escape in Philippine prison break

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:20pm
Dozens of gunmen attack a prison in the southern Philippines, freeing more than 150 inmates.

The slow death of Myanmar's typewriter industry

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:01pm
Myanmar is one of the few places where many still rely on typewriters - but as change creeps in, numbers are dwindling.

Israel soldier Elor Azaria faces verdict over Hebron death

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 8:50pm
An Israeli court is to rule on the case of a soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian attacker.


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