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Nato steps into Aegean migrant crisis 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:24:11 GMT 
    Nato is sending ships to the Aegean Sea to deter people-smugglers taking migrants from Turkey to Greece, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says.


'Dozens dead' in Mexico prison riot 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:30:10 GMT 
    Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in a riot and a fire at a prison in northern Mexico.


Former Auschwitz guard goes on trial 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:18:46 GMT 
    A 94-year-old former Nazi SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp goes on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people.


Saudi teacher 'kills six colleagues' 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:28:22 GMT 
    A teacher has opened fire at an education department office in Saudi Arabia's southern Jazan province, killing six colleagues, officials have said.


N Korea to cut hotlines with South 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:31:13 GMT 
    North Korea vows to cut two crucial military communication hotlines with the South, as tension rises after the North's recent rocket and nuclear tests.


Oregon occupiers 'ready to surrender' 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:10:19 GMT 
    The armed occupiers of a US wildlife reserve in the state of Oregon are preparing to surrender, a member of the group says on a live internet feed.


Powers divided over Syria ceasefire 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:33:46 GMT 
    A US push for an immediate ceasefire in Syria has run into Russian opposition ahead of talks aimed at reviving stalled peace negotiations.


Six children killed in France bus crash 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:48:55 GMT 
    Officials in western France say six school pupils have been killed in a collision involving a bus in Rochefort.


Anxiety drags down European markets 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:28:09 GMT 
    London's top shares fall nearly 2.4%, while other European markets see even bigger falls, amid anxiety about the health of the global economy.


India schools shut over leopard fears 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:35:14 GMT 
    More than 100 schools are closed in Bangalore after reports that another leopard is sighted on the outskirts of the Indian city.


Two in court over Alan Kurdi smuggling 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:49:07 GMT 
    Two suspected people-smugglers are on trial in connection with the death of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and four other people.


Delhi announces fresh car rationing 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:16:36 GMT 
    India's capital Delhi announces a second round of car rationing aimed at curbing alarming pollution levels.


VIDEO: Syrian rebels: 'The West has abandoned us' 
  Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:31:14 GMT 
    A senior Syrian rebel commander inside Aleppo tells the BBC that his fighters felt abandoned by countries such as Britain and the United States.


VIDEO: Battle of Hong Kong's street food hawkers 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:32:21 GMT 
    The BBC talks to vendors in Mong Kok after clashes following an operation to clear unlicensed street food stalls.


VIDEO: What is a 'super-confessor'? 
  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:35:03 GMT 
    Pope Francis sends more than 1,000 priests on a global mission to forgive grave sins that normally only he, or a top Church official, may pardon.
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