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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 23:38:00 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Clash of new and old in Moroccan music  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:59:04 GMT
For the BBC's Best Nightclub in Africa series, Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu travels to Morocco to check out the music scene. 
VIDEO: Revolutionary urinal 'makes energy'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:18:41 GMT
A toilet that could revolutionise sanitation facilities in refugee camps has been developed by a group of researchers at the University of the West of England. 
VIDEO: More women in German boardrooms  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:25:20 GMT
A law passed in Germany will see 100 of the country's largest businesses appointing more women on their supervisory boards to meet the newly set quota of 30%. 
VIDEO: The 'Google' of real things?  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:05:58 GMT
Camfind is an app which lets users take snaps of physical objects and find out more about them. 
Why migration is changing almost everything  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:24 GMT
What's the message in experimental figures on the true shape of migration in England? 
'Emailgate' shows Hillary what's ahead  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:42:21 GMT
Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of her personal email to conduct business as US secretary of state could spell dangers ahead. 
Fears over UK Sunni-Shia divide  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:05:31 GMT
Sunni and Shia Muslims have co-existed in peace in the UK in the past, says Caroline Wyatt - but there are concerns about growing tensions. 
Gen Soleimani: Iran’s rising star  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:45:50 GMT
The head of the Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force has emerged from a lifetime in the shadows to achieve almost celebrity status in Iran, reports BBC Persian's Bozorgmehr Sharafedin. 
VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul?  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:34:51 GMT
A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban. 
VIDEO: The Ceres space probe - in 60 secs  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:56:02 GMT
The US space agency's Dawn probe is set to go into orbit around Ceres. What will it find there? 
Germany Eurovision entrant withdraws  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:18:05 GMT
The winner of the search to find Germany's Eurovision Song Contest entrant turned down the chance to represent his country on live TV. 
Fifty Shades of Grey boy causes stir  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:26:51 GMT
An 11-year-old boy who dressed as a character from Fifty Shades of Grey was excluded from his school's World Book Day celebrations, says his mother. 
US adds 295,000 jobs in February  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:29:59 GMT
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show. 
Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:42:28 GMT
Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March. 
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