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Last Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS' 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 08:16:16 GMT 
    Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, after taking over ancient Palmyra.


On the trail of Thailand's human traffickers 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:20:31 GMT 
    A BBC investigation discovers entire communities in Thailand are helping human traffickers, who play a key role in the Asian migrant crisis.


South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 03:41:07 GMT 
    Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.


Cameron starts EU reform negotiations 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 08:29:49 GMT 
    David Cameron says he is determined to reform Britain's relationship with the EU as he begins discussions with other European leaders on his plans.


'Russian soldiers' confess to OSCE 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 00:25:10 GMT 
    Two men captured by Ukrainian troops confess to being members of the Russian armed forces, according to European mediators.


Ireland holds same-sex marriage vote 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 06:42:48 GMT 
    Voters in the Republic of Ireland are voting in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.


Quarter of skin cells 'on road to cancer' 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:51:16 GMT 
    More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.


Ocean's 'tiniest organisms' revealed 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:59:26 GMT 
    Thousands of species of the ocean's tiniest organisms are revealed in a series of studies.


Baltimore police charged over death 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 22:11:24 GMT 
    Baltimore's top prosecutor has announced that a US grand jury has brought indictments against all police officers charged in relation to the death of Freddie Gray.


Mexico probes new disappearances 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 01:35:01 GMT 
    Mexican investigators are probing the disappearance of at least 15 people in Chilapa, Guerrero state, after it was overrun in early May by gunmen.


Thousands attend Colombia mass funeral 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 03:28:42 GMT 
    Thousands turn out at a mass funeral in the Colombian town of Salgar for victims of Monday's devastating mudslide that killed at least 84 people.


Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 22:44:29 GMT 
    Satellites have recorded a big sudden change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a UK-based team.


VIDEO: IS: 'We love death as you love life' 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 22:18:07 GMT 
    John Simpson examines the successes of Islamic State and the consequences for those affected and the wider region.


VIDEO: Thailand's human trafficking trade 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:18:32 GMT 
    Jonathan Head has spent six months investigating the trafficking of humans in Thailand.


VIDEO: Ireland gay marriage: Church v state? 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 18:22:03 GMT 
    The Republic of Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to decide whether to change the constitution to make gay marriage legal.
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