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updated Fri. December 9, 2016

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:46:34 GMT
The Syrian Army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:27:41 GMT
South Korean lawmakers are due to vote on whether President Park Geun-hye should be impeached.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:57:16 GMT
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:48:41 GMT
At least 50,000 IS militants have been killed over the past two years, a top US military official says.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:38:13 GMT
Donald Trump picks a fast-food executive opposed to higher minimum wages to lead the labour department.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:54:37 GMT
Bogota sees the funeral of a seven-year-old girl, whose rape and killing shocked Colombia.

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:01:11 GMT
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for illegal immigrants.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:31:22 GMT
Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama climate policies to head the environment body.

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:58:23 GMT
A tsunami warning is lifted in the South Pacific after a 7.8 quake off the Solomon Islands.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:24:30 GMT
A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:27:45 GMT
A new law aims to stamp out cat-calling and other sexual harassment in the Argentine capital.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:08:05 GMT
A Japanese city is tracking elderly dementia patients by attaching barcodes to their fingernails.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:25:12 GMT
As Britain's relationship with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny, the BBC's Fergal Keane hears human accounts of Saudi air strikes in Yemen.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:39:41 GMT
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:12:29 GMT
As the world marks human rights Day, the BBC looks at China's sweeping crackdown on lawyers.