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North Korea: Soldiers smash bricks, bend iron rods in combat display

October 13, 2021 - 15:30
The display of force was put on for leader Kim Jong-un at a defence exhibition.
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Squid Game beats Bridgerton to Netflix top spot

October 13, 2021 - 15:28
The Korean drama is Netflix's biggest debut hit, with 111 million users in its first 28 days.
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Beirut blast: How a disaster bought three strangers together from Ethiopia, Ivory Coast and Lebanon

October 13, 2021 - 15:11
When the Beirut blast destroyed a tower block many were missing, including an Ethiopian woman who lived there.
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Havana syndrome reported at US embassy in Colombia

October 13, 2021 - 14:58
The mystery illness has sickened US diplomats around the world since it was first reported in 2016.
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The children of IS: 'It's a disaster we cannot deal with'

October 13, 2021 - 14:00
Inside IS detention camps in Syria, officials say violence and radicalisation are a growing problem.
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US to re-open Mexico Canada borders for fully vaccinated travellers

October 13, 2021 - 13:56
From November, land and ferry crossings will be allowed for non-essential travel like family visits.
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China: Teenager apologises for impersonating boy to join band

October 13, 2021 - 13:53
Many on social media were amused by the revelation, and compared her to Chinese folk heroine Mulan.
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Laser vagina menopause therapy shows no benefit in trial

October 13, 2021 - 13:09
The treatment, meant to rejuvenate and treat dryness, worked no better than a placebo procedure.
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Star Trek star William Shatner ready to boldly go into space

October 13, 2021 - 12:01
The actor who played Captain Kirk in the classic TV show is due to launch above Earth for real within hours.
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Mexico City to swap Columbus statue for one of indigenous woman

October 13, 2021 - 11:46
Mexico City's mayor made the announcement on the anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the Americas.
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Apple shares drop on reports of iPhone 13 chip shortage

October 13, 2021 - 09:17
Bloomberg reported that Apple could produce up to 10 million fewer iPhones due to the chip shortage.
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Ghana’s role in honouring a US civil rights hero

October 13, 2021 - 08:23
A state-of-the-art complex is to be built in Ghana to remember WEB Du Bois.
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Wives do not earn as much as their husbands, says new global study

October 13, 2021 - 08:21
Researchers say data from 45 countries over 40 years shows household is a place of great inequality.
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The men going to military jail for their faith

October 13, 2021 - 08:15
The island nation has a strict military conscription programme, putting pacifists in a difficult situation.
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Minneapolis police 'hunted' protesters with rubber bullets

October 13, 2021 - 08:12
An activist and former officer analyse video of Minneapolis police days after George Floyd's death.
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CEO Secrets: 'No need to convince the haters you're worthy'

October 13, 2021 - 08:04
Michele Roberts, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, shares her CEO Secrets.
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Ros Atkins on... The US climate conundrum

October 13, 2021 - 08:00
Ahead of COP26, Ros Atkins looks at what the world's biggest emitters are doing to tackle climate change.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 'Explosive sex' wins top prize

October 13, 2021 - 06:16
An image of a bursting cloud of eggs and sperm as groupers mate in the Pacific is the judges' pick.
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Elk with a tyre 'necklace' freed

October 13, 2021 - 05:19
A wildlife officer who helped free an elk with a tyre stuck around its neck for two years speaks to BBC.
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Gabby Petito: US blogger was strangled to death - coroner

October 13, 2021 - 04:56
The 22-year-old had been on a road trip across the US with her fiancé, who remains at large.
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