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- VIDEO: CAR Muslims seek sanctuary in school Tue, 10 Dec 2013 19:58:18 GMT
- The entire Muslim community of a small town in the Central African Republic has relocated to a makeshift camp in the playground of a school to avoid Christian reprisal attacks.
- VIDEO: Inside Kiev's frozen protest city Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:06:57 GMT
- The BBC's Steven Rosenberg reports from inside the protest camp in Kiev's Independence Square.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:49:04 GMT
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- VIDEO: 'I lived in Antarctica for two years' Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:24:27 GMT
- The coldest temperature ever of -93C has been recorded in the heart of Antarctica.
- VIDEO: Syria fighter: 'We are all al-Qaeda' Tue, 10 Dec 2013 04:28:35 GMT
- A 25-year-old man from France talks about being part of the biggest brigade of foreign jihadists fighting in Syria, and why he left them.
- VIDEO: Jail term for PIP implant boss Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:37:27 GMT
- The boss of a French company which distributed defective breast implants around the world has been sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
- VIDEO: Snow and freezing temperatures in US Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:02:28 GMT
- A deadly winter storm has caused several deaths in the US and is keeping much of the country blanketed in ice and snow.
- India firms agree telecom deal Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:44:57 GMT
- Two of India's biggest firms, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel, agree to share telecom infrastructure.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:47:03 GMT
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Several plead guilty to Paypal hack Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:47:31 GMT
- Thirteen people plead guilty to disabling Paypal's servers in an attack that US authorities say was orchestrated by hacking collective Anonymous.
- Coach crash eye tracker tested Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:05:05 GMT
- Five European coach companies are testing eye tracking equipment as part of an experiment designed to prevent coach crashes.
- Sound of Music actress dies at 91 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:02:55 GMT
- Oscar-nominated actress Eleanor Parker, who was best known for playing the baroness in The Sound of Music, dies aged 91.
- Austen portrait fetches £164,500 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:23:00 GMT
- A painting described as the "most famous image" of Jane Austen is sold at auction for £164,500.
- 'No case' to water down CO2 targets Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:28:02 GMT
- Chancellor is told that low-carbon economy will save people money in the long run
- UK 'needs farmers to harvest wind' Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:55:51 GMT
- Allowing farmers to use renewable energy technology on their land will help the nation meet its future food and energy needs, experts suggest.