The human cost of the Afghan war

The human cost of the Afghan war

Tens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in the past four years. This is their story.
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Paris police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Paris police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Police in the French capital fire tear gas as a number of motorbikes are set on fire by protesters.
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'If I could fly cleanly, I would'

'If I could fly cleanly, I would'

Actress Emma Thompson defends her decision to fly to London from the US to attend a climate change protest.
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Why no charge of obstruction of justice?

Why no charge of obstruction of justice?

The redacted report gives clues to that legal question and also why the president was not interviewed in person.
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'Patience key to my hyperreal art'

'Patience key to my hyperreal art'

BBC Africa's What's New meet with Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu who creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like photographs.
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Windrush scandal: One year on

Windrush scandal: One year on

Paulette was threatened with deportation to Jamaica despite living in the UK for 50 years.
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Once destroyed by the Taliban, Buddhas come back to life

Once destroyed by the Taliban, Buddhas come back to life

A team of conservators are working to breathe new life into a collection of Buddha statues destroyed by the Taliban
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Teenage translators

Teenage translators

Three quarters of a million people in the UK speak little or no English. In some cases, parents are relying on their kids to help them learn.
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'My hair is how the world sees me'

'My hair is how the world sees me'

Several black actors and models say their industries need more stylists capable of caring for their hair.
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Europe's first underwater restaurant

Europe's first underwater restaurant

Norway's 'Under' combines the disciplines of architecture, marine biology and gastronomy.
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The man who lives with 110 dogs

The man who lives with 110 dogs

Audun lived a normal city life. But fed up with being annoyed all the time, he moved to the Arctic with his wife and bought some dogs.
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Notre-Dame: 'We have to use today's technology'

Notre-Dame: 'We have to use today's technology'

French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte talks about the Notre-Dame fire.
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Marine crawls to finish Boston Marathon

Marine crawls to finish Boston Marathon

Micah Herndon's legs gave way around 22 miles into the race. But that didn't stop him from finishing.
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'No method to this madness' in Sudan

'No method to this madness' in Sudan

Sudanese society remains divided, says opposition politician Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani.
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Would you be willing to eat insects?

Would you be willing to eat insects?

Scientists are looking to the wild to find nutritious and sustainable solutions to growing food insecurity. They now report that they have found the food for the future in insects, as livestock grazing and farming become increasingly unsustainable...
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'I was playing at mass when the fire broke'

'I was playing at mass when the fire broke'

Johann Vexo was evacuated from Notre-Dame whilst playing the organ.
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The tragedy of hair loss in the quest for beauty

The tragedy of hair loss in the quest for beauty

African women often suffer from traction alopecia - a type of hair loss that is sometimes irreversible and caused by prolonged wearing of braids, wigs and weaves among other hairstyles where hair is tightly pulled. In today's Life Clinic, we look ...
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'Assange smeared faeces in our embassy'

'Assange smeared faeces in our embassy'

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno tells the BBC why his government revoked Julian Assange's asylum.
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Violins playing for Notre-Dame fire

Violins playing for Notre-Dame fire

Hundreds of people gathered in tribute to the devastated Notre-Dame cathedral.
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Patrick Kilonzo 'waterman' quenches wildlife

Patrick Kilonzo 'waterman' quenches wildlife

How far can you go to do good despite having a health condition, BBC Life clinic met Patrick Kilonzo, a generous man who spends his afternoons driving to drought stricken wildlife to deliver 10000 litres of water despite battling a chronic kidne...
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Notre-Dame structure 'saved' after blaze

Notre-Dame structure 'saved' after blaze

The main structure of the cathedral has been saved, according to a Paris fire official.
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'We will rebuild this cathedral'

'We will rebuild this cathedral'

President Macron says Notre-Dame will be rebuilt after a huge fire destroyed a large section of the cathedral.
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Should pollution be an election issue in India?

Should pollution be an election issue in India?

According to a recent report by IQAir Air Visual and Greenpeace, 15 of the world's 20 most polluted cities are in India. On top of the list is India's millennium city of Gurugram, a major commercial and residential hub, home to plush offices, high...
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Farmers on the edge

Farmers on the edge

Poor mental health is emerging as one of the biggest challenges in the farming industry.
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First look inside Notre-Dame after fire

First look inside Notre-Dame after fire

Search teams are assessing the damage to the 850-year-old Parisian landmark.
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'You won't go to school, you'll work for me'

'You won't go to school, you'll work for me'

The number of victims of male trafficking seeking help is five times higher than it was five years ago.
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The tribe who can't read so can't vote

The tribe who can't read so can't vote

For illiterate communities in remote areas of Indonesia, casting their ballot in this week's election will be a daunting task.
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Rival rallies for Trump and Omar

Rival rallies for Trump and Omar

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's supporters come out after Trump's tweet about her discussing the 9/11 attacks.
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Hymns and shock after Notre-Dame fire

Hymns and shock after Notre-Dame fire

People gathered in disbelief as they watched the 850-year-old Gothic buidling burn.
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Flames 'have completely engulfed the roof'

Flames 'have completely engulfed the roof'

The BBC's Lucy Williamson surveys the scene of an ongoing fire at the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
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Snow skiing to water skiing

Snow skiing to water skiing

Competitors in the Slush cup race down a mountain and then have to try and glide over the pool of water
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Snow skiing to water skiing

Snow skiing to water skiing

Competitors in the "Slush Cup" race down a mountain and then have to try and glide over a pool of water
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'We will rebuild Sudan'

'We will rebuild Sudan'

After ten days, protesters are still in the capital demanding the military government hand over power to civilians.
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Texas tornado: 'It looked like a bomb had gone off'

Texas tornado: 'It looked like a bomb had gone off'

Many injured when a powerful storm hit the small town of Franklin, as storms batter the southern US
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IS children: 'These children's lives are at risk'

IS children: 'These children's lives are at risk'

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville on conditions inside al-Hawl camp in Syria.
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Milk for fish: Bartering in Venezuela

Milk for fish: Bartering in Venezuela

As soaring inflation in Venezuela creates a shortage of cash, people turn to bartering.
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Australia election: What's to play for?

Australia election: What's to play for?

Hywel Griffith explains what's at stake for the main parties in the country's first election for almost three years.
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Who is Julian Assange?

Who is Julian Assange?

Some see the man behind Wikileaks as a reckless 'hacktivist' - others think he's a campaigner for truth.
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SpaceX nails triple booster landing

SpaceX nails triple booster landing

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy launched a satellite into orbit for a Saudi Arabian company.
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The all-singing, all-dancing Chinese Trump opera

The all-singing, all-dancing Chinese Trump opera

A new Cantonese opera inspired by the US president has opened in Hong Kong.
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World's tallest indoor waterfall opens in airport

World's tallest indoor waterfall opens in airport

Thousands are flocking to Singapore's Changi Airport to see the world's tallest indoor waterfall.
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Fans pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Fans pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Family, friends, fans and community members said goodbye to Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles with a memorial procession through the city.
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Police hunt 'intruder', find vacuum cleaner

Police hunt 'intruder', find vacuum cleaner

Police in Oregon were called after moving shadows were seen behind a locked bathroom door.
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From street coffee vendor to politician

From street coffee vendor to politician

Eha Soleha is just one of the many women running for election in Indonesia.
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What Trump has said about Wikileaks

What Trump has said about Wikileaks

The US president says WikiLeaks is "not his thing". We look in the archives to see if it ever was.
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Pope kisses feet of South Sudan leaders

Pope kisses feet of South Sudan leaders

The 82-year-old pontiff kneels down in front of each leader and then appeals for peace.
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Sudan protesters march through Khartoum

Sudan protesters march through Khartoum

Anti-government protesters gathered on Thursday as Sudanese waited for the army to make a statement.
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How do Indians vote?

How do Indians vote?

Here is what happens inside an Indian polling station
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