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North Korea: Kim Jong Un celebrates 'space power' after spy satellite launch

November 24, 2023 - 21:19
North Korea calls its satellite launch a success - but South Korea says it is not known if it is working.
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Mozambique parliament backs move to extend military service to five years

November 24, 2023 - 20:59
Foreign troops are helping Mozambique tackle a six-year Islamist insurgency in the north.
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Oscar Pistorius to be freed on parole

November 24, 2023 - 20:35
The former Paralympian has been serving a 13-year sentence for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Police bodycam captures traffic stop marriage proposal

November 24, 2023 - 20:01
Officers helped with staging the surprise proposal, pulling over the couple in Wisconsin.
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Korean true crime fan murdered stranger 'out of curiosity'

November 24, 2023 - 18:59
The 23-year-old woman in South Korea was obsessed with crime shows and hunted for victims on a tutoring app.
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Kenya floods: Seven feared dead after crossing flooded river in Makueni County

November 24, 2023 - 17:51
The group was returning home after meeting the First Lady in Nairobi when they were swept away.
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China trials visa-free travel for six countries

November 24, 2023 - 17:22
China is expanding its visa-free policy to a handful of countries, with France and Germany among them.
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Watch: Moment Israel Gaza fighting pause begins

November 24, 2023 - 16:45
A long-anticipated four-day pause in hostilities has come into effect, with both sides saying the pause is temporary.
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Oscar Pistorius makes new parole bid 10 years after killing girlfriend

November 24, 2023 - 15:23
The former Paralympian is serving 13 years for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
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Watch: Fireworks and looting as riots rocks Dublin

November 24, 2023 - 15:05
The Irish capital saw outbreaks of disorder after a knife attack left several injured earlier on Thursday.
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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Glitches prolong wait for Indians stuck in tunnel

November 24, 2023 - 13:20
Forty-one workers have been trapped in a tunnel in Uttarakhand state for the past 12 days.
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Africa's week in pictures: 17-23 November 2023

November 24, 2023 - 12:07
A selection of the best photos from across the African continent this week.
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Rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of rape in new lawsuit

November 24, 2023 - 11:30
The US rapper and music mogul is accused in a civil suit of assaulting a college student in 1991.
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'I thought climate change was a hoax. Now I teach it'

November 24, 2023 - 10:59
Sarah Ott spent years as a climate change sceptic - now she's an advocate for clean energy.
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A23a: World's biggest iceberg on the move after 30 years

November 24, 2023 - 10:55
A giant ice block more than twice the size on Greater London is on the move, years after its formation.
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Could airports make hydrogen work as a fuel?

November 24, 2023 - 09:02
Hydrogen is being touted as a fuel for aircrafts, but handling it at airports will be challenging.
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Davis Cup Finals 2023: Novak Djokovic seals Serbia's win over Great Britain

November 24, 2023 - 08:11
Novak Djokovic tells a group of British fans to "shut up" after Serbia knocked Great Britain out of the Davis Cup quarter-finals.
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Doctor Who: I rescued Kylie Minogue as David Tennant double

November 24, 2023 - 07:58
When David Tennant was away, one lookalike extra was in the right place, right time... lord!
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Japan ordered to compensate wartime 'comfort women'

November 24, 2023 - 07:57
A South Korean court has ordered Japan to compensate a group of women who were forced to work in wartime brothels.
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Iran secretly executes man over 2022 anti-government protests - sources

November 24, 2023 - 07:08
Milad Zohrevand, 21, was put to death on Thursday at a prison in western Iran, sources tell the BBC.
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