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Italy earthquake: Mass funeral for 35 victims
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:19:15 GMT - A mass funeral is held in Italy for 35 of the 290 people known to have died in the Italian earthquake on Wednesday.
Syrian war: Government regains Darayya after last rebels leave
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:36:05 GMT - The Syrian town of Darayya is back in government hands after the last rebels left under a deal to end a four-year siege.
Facebook overhauls Trending feature after bias claims
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:41:58 GMT - Social media giant Facebook makes its Trending feature more automated after criticism it was biased against conservative views.
Maine Governor Paul LePage criticised for 'racist' remarks
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:43:56 GMT - Republican governor caps controversial 72 hours by saying people of colour are "the enemy" of his state.
Turkey allows policewomen to wear Muslim headscarf
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:21:51 GMT - Turkey allows policewomen to wear the Islamic headscarf as part of their uniform.
Juno probe makes close pass of Jupiter
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:31:00 GMT - The US space agency’s Juno probe makes its first close approach to Jupiter since going into orbit in July.
Donald Trump doctor admits writing health note in five minutes
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:30:47 GMT - Dr Harold Bornstein says he quickly wrote a letter saying Donald Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever" elected president so that the candidate "would be happy".
Canadians switched at birth in second case at hospital
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:12:04 GMT - Two men in a remote indigenous community in Canada find out they were switched at birth in a government-run hospital 41 years ago.
Bangladesh 'cafe attack planner killed' in police raid
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:30:47 GMT - Bangladesh security forces storm a hideout killing several militants including the suspected planner of a deadly cafe attack, police say.
China school pollution reports 'wrong' - investigation
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:26:40 GMT - Investigators in China say they have found no evidence that pollution caused hundreds of school pupils to become sick, as suggested in dramatic TV reports earlier this year.
Micronesia: Couple rescued from desert island after SOS spotted in sand
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:30:28 GMT - Seven-day search ends when giant SOS sign is seen by helicopter on beach of uninhabited island.
John Cleese 'in talks' over BBC sitcom return
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:23:01 GMT - British actor John Cleese is reported to be in talks to return to the BBC for a sitcom which has been written specifically for him.
Evacuation of Syrian city Darayya begins
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:35:48 GMT - The rebel-held city of Darayya is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave.
Why is Darayya important?
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:21:32 GMT - The evacuation of rebels from the town of Darayya holds strategic and symbolic significance for the Syrian conflict.
Funerals held in Italy as search for survivors continues
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:17:50 GMT - Funerals for some of the victims of Wednesday's earthquake are being held in Italy, while rescuers continue the search for more survivors.
Aleppo residents communicate with family
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 04:04:27 GMT - In Lebanon, Syrian refugee Fatima Tarasho communicates with her family in Aleppo through mobile messaging.
Ukraine's new hottest holiday location?
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:05:41 GMT - Can Odessa become Ukraine's new hot tourism ticket?
How is Halal changing the British high street?
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:04:45 GMT - London has just held the UK’s only Halal Food Festival. BBC News looks at how the so-called Muslim pound is changing the British high street.
Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:02:52 GMT - The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:46:02 GMT - Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.
Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black sells for £18K
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:23:33 GMT - A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black sells for £18,000 at auction.
'First Apple computer' sells for $815,000
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:10:09 GMT - A prototype Apple 1, a holy-grail item in electronics memorabilia, has sold for $815,000 (£618,000) in an online auction.
Mehrnoush Pourziaiee: When child rescuers die too
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:41:27 GMT - The White Helmets save Syrians from death. What happens when they die, too?
What next for IS group in Libya?
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:44:27 GMT - Militants of so-called Islamic State are on the verge of being ousted completely from their stronghold in Libya’s central coastal city of Sirte.
Children among Italy quake victims
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:26:04 GMT - This is what we know about those who died in the devastating earthquake in Italy on 24 August.
How is Nepal investigating civil war crimes?
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:37:52 GMT - The two commissions set up to investigate crimes committed during Nepal's civil war have received nearly 57,000 submissions but many victims are sceptical about getting justice.
Six ways to close the gender pay gap
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:20:10 GMT - What are some of the steps that could be taken to narrow the pay gap between men and women?
Myanmar earthquake
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:20:45 GMT - Scores of historic sites in Bagan - some there since the 10th Century - were badly damaged by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:33:18 GMT - A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Aiming for the skies
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:58:41 GMT - Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies.
Quake-hit Italy from air
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:56:43 GMT - Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
Italy earthquake
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:16:41 GMT - Images from before and after an earthquake struck central Italy show the huge scale of the disaster.
England v Pakistan: Impressive hosts win second one-day international at Lord's
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:44:15 GMT - England produce another polished display to beat Pakistan at Lord's by four wickets and take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
Belgian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg takes pole position from Max Verstappen
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:27:29 GMT - Mercedes' Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix, which team-mate Lewis Hamilton will start from the back.
'Forgive us'
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:44:00 GMT - A firefighter writes a moving letter apologising to a child whose body he pulled out of the quake rubble in Italy.
High-energy worship
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:04:13 GMT - Twice a week, Muslims from the North Caucasus region of Russia pray using a unique group movement. BBC Pop Up asked them what Zikr means to them.
Pawn addiction
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMT - As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.
Making waves
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:31:34 GMT - Iranians bemused by Hollywood-style video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by patriotic fervour.
Hallucinogen quest
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:28:01 GMT - Mawaan Rizwan travels to Rio to see if the ancient drug ayahuasca can make him feel more spiritual.
10 things
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:42:32 GMT - Woody Allen spends $100 a week on lottery tickets, and more news nuggets.
Ugly side
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:21:33 GMT - The deep divisions in Croatian football, between fans and the national federation, were exposed by an ugly incident at Euro 2016, as Guy Delauney reports.
No hiding
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:34:09 GMT - During her year of breast cancer, Sydney woman Alison Habbal occupied hours of nausea and exhaustion by planning for her post-sickness rebirth.
Trump’s shock troops
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:20:18 GMT - A disparate group of provocateurs and internet pranksters is challenging conservative orthodoxy in America. Who are they and what do they believe?
Battle lines drawn
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:52:21 GMT - French artists have put pen and pencil to paper to protest about a French burkini ban
'They all died in their sleep'
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:03:32 GMT - An Italian man who survived the earthquake in Amatrice, killed more than 200 people, describes the "shocking and traumatic" effect it has had on the close-knit community.

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