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VIDEO: Photo project addresses Lebanon racism 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 23:03:19 GMT 
    BBC News hears how an exhibition is highlighting Lebanon's ethnic diversity to address racism.


VIDEO: Turkey's fast train to success? 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 23:02:35 GMT 
    Will Turkey's infrastructure projects, such as this high-speed train, prove to be a vote-winner for the governing AK Party?


VIDEO: The 'radical' Barenboim piano unveiled 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 22:04:02 GMT 
    Will Gompertz is at the unveiling of the Barenboim piano in London.


VIDEO: Stolen art returns home to Rome 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 14:15:20 GMT 
    The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.


VIDEO: Moment BBC Women's Footballer named 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 18:43:38 GMT 
    Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.


The Iraq syndrome 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 01:58:26 GMT 
    Repercussions of the war in Iraq will be felt not just there but globally for many years to come, says Nick Bryant.


Why Venezuelans worry more about food than crime 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 02:03:39 GMT 
    Why have food shortages and inflation overtaken security as Venezuelans' prime concern, in a nation that has high levels of violent crime?


Ukraine's civilians living on frontline 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 17:23:56 GMT 
    Fergal Keane travels to Pisky on Ukraine's frontline to discover why an elderly couple refuse to leave their destroyed and deserted hometown.


Solar Impulse awaits 'moment of truth' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 08:44:46 GMT 
    In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will soon try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.


Nash's ground-breaking ideas 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 21:27:31 GMT 
    John Nash, the US mathematician who has died aged 86, made an enduring contribution to his field, writes maths lecturer John Moriarty.


Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews? 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 23:19:52 GMT 
    Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.


Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 13:54:37 GMT 
    Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.


Atwood book goes in 'Future Library' 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 04:28:36 GMT 
    Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.


Ireland to sell Aer Lingus stake 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 21:40:20 GMT 
    The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.


SpaceX cleared for military launches 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 23:56:07 GMT 
    The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
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