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Could an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza meet its aims?

October 14, 2023 - 08:40
It is now only a matter of time before Israeli forces enter Gaza, with the goal of wiping out Hamas.
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Louise Glück, poet and Nobel laureate, dies at 80

October 14, 2023 - 08:30
Glück won a Nobel in 2020 and was the first American poet to win the prize since TS Eliot in 1948.
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China's Belt and Road Initiative: Kenya and a railway to nowhere

October 14, 2023 - 08:12
A $5bn transport project, funded by Chinese loans, is in danger of becoming a white elephant.
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BBC show is a 'lifeline' for Afghan girls, UN says

October 14, 2023 - 08:03
Girls barred from the classroom by the Taliban government are using a BBC programme to learn in secret.
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Putin denies Russia behind Finland gas pipeline damage

October 14, 2023 - 06:18
Finnish officials say they cannot rule out a state actor being responsible for the rupture.
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Poland election: Poles prepare to vote as rivals end acrimonious campaign

October 14, 2023 - 06:02
Poland elects a new parliament on Sunday with the right-wing ruling party seeking a third term.
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Trump-backed Jim Jordan chosen as Speaker nominee

October 14, 2023 - 05:44
It is still unclear whether Jim Jordan has enough support to win an overall majority in the House.
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Voices from across Gaza: We don't know where we can go

October 14, 2023 - 04:28
With more than a million people told to leave their homes, three people in different parts of Gaza share their fears.
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Man pleads guilty to stealing Wizard of Oz ruby slippers

October 14, 2023 - 04:08
Terry Martin thought the rubies in the slippers were real gems, but they were in fact made of glass.
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France raises security level after school knife attack

October 14, 2023 - 03:53
France is put on its highest counter-terrorism alert, following the death of a teacher stabbed at a high school.
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Israel-Gaza conflict proves treacherous ground for US politicians

October 14, 2023 - 03:43
Turbulence caused by the fighting in the Middle East could upend the 2020 presidential race.
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BBC journalists held at gunpoint by Israeli police

October 14, 2023 - 02:17
A BBC Arabic team was driving to back to a hotel when they were stopped and dragged from their car.
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Hamas attack on Israel kibbutz Be’eri captured by mothers’ WhatsApp group

October 14, 2023 - 01:59
Trapped families call for help and share messages of comfort as militants kill 100 in a village near Gaza border.
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Venice airport closed, flights diverted by flock of seagulls

October 14, 2023 - 01:05
Flights were also diverted from Marco Polo Airport in the Italian city due to the birds' presence.
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CCTV shows how Hamas militants broke into Be'eri kibbutz

October 14, 2023 - 00:26
Footage verified by the BBC shows militants hiding in a booth at the gates of the community before ambushing a car.
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Searching for my peace activist mother in Israel

October 13, 2023 - 23:16
Yonatan Ziegen's mother Vivian Silver texted her son to say her home had been attacked.
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How would an Israeli ground assault on Gaza unfold?

October 13, 2023 - 20:58
Sending forces into Gaza's densely populated urban areas is an operation fraught with peril.
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Russia to build nuclear plant to meet Burkina Faso's energy needs

October 13, 2023 - 20:06
The deal comes after junta leader Capt Traore asked President Putin to help set up a nuclear plant.
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Kibbutz massacre survivor describes attack by Hamas gunmen

October 13, 2023 - 20:05
Neta Portal describes the horror of a Hamas attack after being shot in the legs six times.
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One dead in France school stabbing

October 13, 2023 - 19:02
One dead and two seriously injured in knife attack at school in France
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