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German trains in deadly head-on crash
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:47:03 GMT - At least 10 people are killed and more than 100 injured as two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria.
New Hampshire votes in key US primary
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:37:28 GMT - People in New Hampshire vote for Democrats and Republicans seeking their party nomination in the first primary of the US presidential race.
US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:28:36 GMT - North Korea could soon have enough plutonium to build nuclear weapons after restarting one of its reactors, a US spy chief says.
UN fears for fate of Aleppo civilians
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:42:28 GMT - Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
Australia indigenous policy falls short
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:33:35 GMT - Australia's prime minister admits government's efforts to improve the lives of indigenous Australians are not on track in key areas.
Tennis umpires banned in fixing probe
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:55:58 GMT - Two umpires are banned by the International Tennis Federation and four more are being investigated over allegations of fixing.
FBI 'still can't crack' gunman's phone
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:14:20 GMT - US investigators are still unable to access encrypted data on a phone owned by one of the attackers behind the shootings in San Bernardino last year, the FBI says.
Obama approves Africa electricity plan
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:02:40 GMT - US President Barack Obama signs into law an initiative aimed at bringing electricity to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020.
Landmine 'kills 3 soldiers' in Mali
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:40:33 GMT - Three Malian soldiers were killed when their vehicle hit a landmine in the central region of Mopti, officials say.
Mexico students: Official story doubted
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:34:56 GMT - A second report into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students says there is no evidence to support the official version of what happened to them.
Poles held in Sweden asylum centre plot
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:13:21 GMT - Fourteen Polish far-right activists are arrested in Sweden accused of planning to attack asylum seekers with axes and knives, police say.
Indian police 'to use slingshots'
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:52:29 GMT - Police in India's northern Haryana state will use slingshots to control violent protesters, a senior officer says.
VIDEO: 'We're 70, we're not leaving Ukraine now'
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:03:21 GMT - The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.
VIDEO: Can fish help stop spread of Zika virus?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:19:21 GMT - As Barack Obama requests $1.8bn to fight Zika, some communities in El Salvador think they hold the key to stopping the spread of the virus.
VIDEO: Exploring India's 'dead' car auctions
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:54:25 GMT - At India's "dead" car auctions, you can buy a car for a fraction of its market price. But there's a catch - the cars have all been damaged by flooding.
VIDEO: Life in Kokang a year on from conflict
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:13:35 GMT - The BBC's Jonah Fisher reports from the Kokang special region in north-eastern Myanmar, a year on from the scene of heavy fighting.
VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:24:40 GMT - At 93, Danish pensioner 'Svend Stensgaard' is the world's oldest licensed powerlifter,
VIDEO: Smartpatch aims to put snoring to bed
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:17:01 GMT - The Silent Partner claims to have come up with a solution for those sleeping with someone who snores.
VIDEO: What to expect from Year of Monkey
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:41:26 GMT - Monday 8 February 2016 marks the start of the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.
VIDEO: Behind the scenes of an air strike
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 23:38:25 GMT - Behind the scenes of an air strike, aboard the French aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, in the Gulf.
VIDEO: Taiwan quake: The moment a survivor was found
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:42:23 GMT - Search teams in Taiwan have rescued a man and a woman from a collapsed apartment block more than two days after it was brought down by an earthquake.
Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU deal
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:09:25 GMT - The EU renegotiation may be centre stage in the UK, but the rest of Europe has other pressing concerns, says Mark Mardell.
Hillary Clinton's problem with women
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:59 GMT - Hillary Clinton has a problem with women and especially younger women.
Who owns Bavaria's trains?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:26:11 GMT - There is a tangled web of ownership and management of services on the German railway line where two trains have crashed, killing nine people.
What happened in Mong Kok?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:53:13 GMT - Hundreds of people clashed with police in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district on Monday night, as officials tried to shut down a night food market.
Man 'hurls alligator' into restaurant
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:47:14 GMT - A man in Florida is facing charges of aggravated assault after allegedly throwing an alligator into a fast-food restaurant.
Oil glut 'threatens price recovery'
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:06:45 GMT - A recent rise in oil prices is a "false dawn" and the oversupply of crude is set to worsen, according the International Energy Agency.
Deutsche Bank finances 'rock solid'
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:00:53 GMT - Shares in Deutsche Bank continue to fall on Tuesday despite assurances from the bank that its balance sheet is rock solid.
Facebook hit by French privacy order
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:24:52 GMT - Facebook has been given three months to stop tracking non-members of its social network without their consent in France.
'Hack' on DoJ and DHS downplayed
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:11:26 GMT - US authorities acknowledge a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - but downplay its severity.
Don McLean pleads not guilty to assault
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:47:19 GMT - American Pie singer Don McLean pleads not guilty to a domestic violence charge and will not appear in court later this month.
Oscars 2016: Stallone considered boycott
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:35:56 GMT - Sylvester Stallone says he thought about boycotting the Oscars ceremony because of this year's diversity row.
Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:59:56 GMT - Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.
Water rights 'threaten Spanish wetland'
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:16:50 GMT - One of Europe's most important wetland areas is under threat say environmentalists as Spain and Catalonia argue about the future of the Ebro river.
Flashes of light may stop jet lag
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:45:08 GMT - Exposure to short flashes of light at night could help travellers adjust to new time zones and avoid jet lag, according to scientists.
Mutant sperm-factories spread in testes
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:46:30 GMT - Mutant sperm-factories spread in men's testicles as they age to increase the risk of children with genetic diseases, researchers have shown.
West Ham United 2-1 Liverpool (aet)
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:24:25 GMT - Angelo Ogbonna's extra-time header puts West Ham into the FA Cup last-16 with a dramatic fourth-round replay win against Liverpool.
De Kock and Amla humble England
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:07:37 GMT - Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla hit centuries to help South Africa beat England by seven wickets in the third ODI.
How the British and Americans started listening in
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:31:13 GMT - A secret visit to Bletchley Park sparked an alliance between UK and US intelligence agencies which continues today.
The 'fat girl' everybody loved
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:34:57 GMT - Sophie Tucker, who died 50 years ago, became a household name with her songs and skits on sex, ageing and being overweight.
Zuma U-turn over home revamp money
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:48:27 GMT - South Africa's president makes a U-turn in court over his refusal to repay millions of dollars in public funds used to upgrade his rural home.
Kenya casino gambler 'stoned to death'
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:04:04 GMT - A gambler is stoned to death by fellow players at a casino in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, after killing two of its employees in a row over a $300 (£210) loss, police say.
Clashes over Hong Kong food stalls
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:16:43 GMT - Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong during an operation to shut down illegal food stalls.
Indonesia imprisons IS supporters
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:55:36 GMT - A court in Indonesia sentences seven men to between three and five years in jail for supporting the Islamic State (IS) group.
Bosnian Serb general dies in jail
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:11:29 GMT - A Bosnian Serb general, described as commander Ratko Mladic's right-hand man during the Bosnia war, dies in custody in The Hague.
Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:30:00 GMT - Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
Colombia bans mining in moorlands
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:31:18 GMT - Colombia's constitutional court bans mining in the country's moorlands, which environmentalists say are key to the nation's water supplies.
Mexico gang captives freed by gas blast
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:45:01 GMT - About 60 Central American migrants held captive by a gang in the Mexican city of Reynosa escape after a gas explosion.
Car bomb targets Damascus police club
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:34:35 GMT - Several people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a police officers' club in the Syrian capital, Damascus, the interior ministry says.
UAE creates minister for happiness
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:38:37 GMT - The United Arab Emirates announces the creation of ministers of state for happiness and tolerance, as part of a major government shake-up.
Google boss becomes highest-paid in US
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:49:15 GMT - The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (£138m) in shares, a regulatory filing reveals.
Iraqi charged over Kayla Mueller death
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:59:34 GMT - The widow of a former senior Islamic State group leader is charged over the death of US hostage Kayla Mueller, the US justice department says.
Charity appeal to trace slum families
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:51:00 GMT - Housing charity Shelter wants to find former residents
In pictures: Refugees at Turkey's border
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 04:02:11 GMT - Syrian refugees trapped on the Turkish border at Kilis
Can technology help build a perfect country?
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:14:32 GMT - Can technology help build a perfect country?
Iranian youth get app to dodge morality police
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:37:59 GMT - App helps Iranian youth to evade fashion police
Viewpoint: Are Donald Trump and his rivals a big joke?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:02:27 GMT - Are Trump and his rivals a big joke, asks PJ O'Rourke
Japan and the whale
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:30:35 GMT - History, food, identity or perhaps bureaucracy?
Why more Americans are giving up their passports
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:35:57 GMT - Why expats are handing back their passports
Why do people use flotation tanks?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:21:06 GMT - Why do people spend hours lying in flotation tanks?
Caves reveal Australia wasteland's secret past
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:06:52 GMT - Caves reveal a desert's rainforest past
Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road kill
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:44:24 GMT - What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass
Viewpoint: Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:24:36 GMT - Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?
When is a theory 'just a theory'?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:34:23 GMT - Is it wrong to call evolution 'just a theory'?
Is self-publishing coming of age?
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:03:15 GMT - How easy is it for authors to self-publish?

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