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Baby abandoned at NY nativity scene

Wed, 2015-11-25 08:35
A newborn baby with his umbilical cord still attached is found lying in a manger at New York's Holy Child of Jesus church, police say.

Gambia bans female genital mutilation

Wed, 2015-11-25 08:27
The Gambian president bans female genital mutilation - in a country where 76% of women get the risky procedure.

Fury over 'Paris was inevitable' claims

Wed, 2015-11-25 08:20
Recriminations are flying among intellectuals, after a top philosopher said France brought the Paris attacks on itself, reports the BBC's Hugh Schofield.

Dell faces fresh security questions

Wed, 2015-11-25 08:19
Dell admits to a second security problem that researchers say could expose users' data to hackers

Aamir Khan stands by intolerance remark

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:57
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who has been criticised for his remarks on growing "intolerance" in India, says he stands by his comments.

Depp and Clooney among biggest flops

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:55
Films starring Bradley Cooper, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth and George Clooney are among the list of the biggest film flops of 2015.

Europe 'cannot take any more refugees'

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:22
European countries cannot accept any more refugees, the France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls is quoted as saying in German media.

Army ants 'mind the gap' efficiently

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:17
Faced with a trade-off between shortest route and foraging power, army ants find the most cost-efficient route.

Congolese NBA star's shirt retired

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:12
The Atlanta Hawks honours former NBA basketball player Dikembe Mutombo by retiring his shirt, meaning no-one will wear his number 55 again.

Petrobras probe arrests billionaire

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:11
One of Brazil's richest businessman has been arrested as part of the corruption probe into the state oil giant Petrobras.

FBI seeks hacker after logins stolen

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:06
The FBI has linked a hacker to the theft of 1.2 billion internet credentials - the largest heist of its kind.

Haiti poll results trigger protests

Wed, 2015-11-25 06:58
Violent protests erupt in Haiti after election officials confirm the results of the first round of presidential elections, held in October.

Dieudonne sentenced for anti-Semitism

Wed, 2015-11-25 06:42
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is sentenced to two months in jail by a Belgian court for anti-Semitic comments made in Belgium.

What the backlash against Bollywood's Aamir Khan tells us about India

Wed, 2015-11-25 06:33
The bitter backlash against Bollywood star Aamir Khan's remarks against "growing intolerance" in India tells us a few things about the world's largest democracy, writes Soutik Biswas.

Mockingjay topples Bond at cinema

Wed, 2015-11-25 06:03
The latest Hunger Games film topples Jams Bond's Spectre at the UK box office.

VIDEO: Australia bushfire rages near Adelaide

Wed, 2015-11-25 06:03
Australian fire crews are struggling to bring a major bushfire under control near the southern city of Adelaide.

Russia halts gas supplies to Ukraine

Wed, 2015-11-25 05:47
Russian energy giant Gazprom says it has halted gas deliveries to Ukraine after the country failed to make upfront payments for more supplies.

Nazi-inspired TV adverts removed in NY

Wed, 2015-11-25 05:41
Nazi-inspired advertising for the TV show The Man in the High Castle is removed from the subway in New York after complaints.

VIDEO: On the trail of Einstein's last mystery

Wed, 2015-11-25 05:34
It is 100 years since Albert Einstein predicted them but where are the Universe's gravitational waves?

2015 likely to be warmest on record

Wed, 2015-11-25 05:13
Temperatures across the globe are likely to break records in 2015 with readings running "well above" any previous year, scientists say.