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Thailand: Many children among dead in nursery attack (Do, 06 Okt 2022)
An ex-police officer killed at least 37 people at a childcare centre before killing himself and his family.
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Ukraine war: 'Mother, I'm scared' - Zaporizhzhia city devastated by rocket attacks (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Survivors recount horror of deadly attacks on city of Zaporizhzhia, being blamed on Russia.
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Nika Shakarami: Iran protester's family forced to lie about death - source (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
State TV shows Nika Shakarami's uncle condemning the protests as a voice appears to threaten him.
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Greek cliff rescue in double migrant tragedy off Lesbos and Kythira (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
At least 17 people have died off Lesbos, after a boat hit rocks under a cliff elsewhere in Greece.
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Annie Ernaux: 'Uncompromising' French author wins Nobel Literature Prize (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
The panel praises French author Annie Ernaux for her "courage" exploring gender, language and class.
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UK's Truss joins Europe's leaders for big summit on Ukraine war (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Leaders from the UK and across Europe meet in Prague as part of a new political forum.
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Kevin Spacey on trial over New York sex abuse claim (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
The actor denies inappropriately touching a 14-year-old boy at a Manhattan apartment party in 1986.
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WHO alert over India-made cough syrups after deaths in The Gambia (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Some 66 deaths in The Gambia may be linked to four syrups made by an India-based firm, world health officials say.
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Hans Niemann: Chess player accused of cheating 'not backing down' (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
After winning his US Championship match, Hans Niemann said the game was "a message to everyone".
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Indonesia football crush was a 'massacre' - man who lost family (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Devi Athok's two daughters and their mother were killed in one of the worst disasters in football history.
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Mexico mayor assassinated in town hall massacre (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
At least 18 people are killed in the shooting blamed on the Los Tequileros crime gang.
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Elon Musk X: What life is like on a super-app in Asia (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
In Asia, super-apps are already a vital part of everyday life, with everything available at a click of a button.
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The terrors of Kenya’s school fire epidemic (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
The BBC talks to students whose schools have been set on fire in a spate of recent arson attacks.
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Vladimir Putin at 70: Seven key moments that made him (Wed, 05 Oct 2022)
As Vladimir Putin turns 70, we look back at a series of turning points that helped shape his worldview.
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Space, the unseen frontier in the war in Ukraine (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
It is the first war where commercial space capabilities have played a significant role, a US general says.
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Will UK royals follow the Danish downsizing? (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Could the British Royal Family have its own "slimming down" in the footsteps of Denmark's queen?
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Fat Bear Week: Race is on for Alaska's bulkiest bear (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Alaskan bears stuffing themselves for the winter have gained a loving audience around the world.
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Mahsa Amini: How one woman's death sparked Iran protests (Wed, 05 Oct 2022)
The BBC has analysed over 1,000 videos of unprecedented protests following Mahsa Amini's death in custody.
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Somalia drought: The fight for survival as famine looms (Tue, 04 Oct 2022)
Children are dying in growing numbers amid the worst drought to hit Somalia in 40 years.
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US midterms: The Trump voters who see a coming storm (Wed, 05 Oct 2022)
Amid warnings of violence, the first vote since the Capitol riot will be a huge test of US democracy.
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Bodies, dogs and burnt-out buildings: Inside liberated Lyman (Tue, 04 Oct 2022)
The BBC's Orla Guerin finds desolate scenes in Lyman, a town Ukraine recaptured from Russia.
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Thailand: Nursery attack witness 'begged for mercy' (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
A survivor says the attacker shot at the door as children in the childcare centre were sleeping.
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The generations of Iranian women fighting for freedom (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
The protests currently sweeping the country have their roots in changes made after the 1979 revolution.
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Lebanon financial crisis: The people robbing banks to get their own money (Thu, 06 Oct 2022)
Bank customers in Lebanon cannot withdraw more than $400 a month, owing to the financial crisis.
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Take a ride around San Francisco in a driverless taxi (Wed, 05 Oct 2022)
Driverless robo-taxis are being allowed on the city's streets at night for paying members of the public.
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Ros Atkins on...why protests are happening in Iran (Tue, 04 Oct 2022)
Demonstrations are happening following the death of a woman detained by 'morality police'.
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