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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:34 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Middle East Beats: Yousra El Gendy 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:20:45 GMT 
    Yousra El Gendy is far from being the typical glamorous Egyptian singer musing about Prince Charming and performing the occasional belly dance.


VIDEO: An immigrant's struggle to assimilate 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:09:21 GMT 
    Roger Cohen's memoir tells the story of his mother's journey from South Africa and her struggle with mental illness.


VIDEO: Art among the rubble in Shanghai 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:51:34 GMT 
    Demolition in China is often a sensitive, political subject, touching on the relative powerlessness of local residents in the face of omnipotent local officials.


VIDEO: How toys are going hi-tech in 2015 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:53:24 GMT 
    Toys are getting ever more hi-tech - from robots that can research the internet to toy drones and plastic pets.


Will the falling oil price undermine green energy? 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:25:57 GMT 
    Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector.


Campaign challenges blasphemy laws 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:24:46 GMT 
    New campaign challenges blasphemy laws


The complex case of joint enterprise 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:19:10 GMT 
    BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine.


VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:41:16 GMT 
    Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.


VIDEO: Is the world really getting nastier? 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:09:56 GMT 
    As Human Rights Watch describes a litany of rights abuses in its latest annual report, BBC News asks if the world really is becoming a nastier place.


VIDEO: Investigating crime virtually - 15 secs 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:05:50 GMT 
    A Swiss software developers team has created a system to enable crime investigators to enter a virtual world


Saudi Arabia and an uncertain future 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:28:57 GMT 
    BBC editor Jawad Iqbal


Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:08:09 GMT 
    The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.


Kenya bid to beat reading record 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:31:21 GMT 
    Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools try to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book.


Russia cuts interest rates to 15% 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:44:22 GMT 
    Russia has cut its main interest rate from 17% to 15% because inflation "is stabilising".
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