The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
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Astonishment at the election result in The Gambia, The science of dog sniffing
President Salva Kiir says claims of ethnic cleansing by UN are wrong
Ukraine tests missiles near Crimea, China imposes extra tax on 'super cars'
An electrical fault and fuel shortage reported in final contact with traffic control
Shell-fire kills civilians in east Aleppo, India cinema must play national anthem
Brazil declares three days of mourning after plane crash in Colombia
At least 75 people killed as airliner carrying top Brazilian team crashes near Medellin
Syrian rebels pull back after major army gains
Syrian government troops capture more areas of eastern Aleppo from rebels
Syria army makes rapid gains in Aleppo, Uganda police arrest king over clashes
Cuba announces nine days of national mourning, Many Cuban exiles in Miami celebrate
Fidel Castro - who led Cuba for half a century - has died. He was ninety years old.
US Green Party requests presidential poll recount in Wisconsin; firecrackers ban in Delhi
French terror suspects 'planned attack', Iceland - country or grocery shop?
Colombian government signs a new peace deal with FARC rebels
Thu 24 Nov 2016
UN accuses Myanmar of ethnic cleansing, Predatory bacteria 'wipe out superbugs'
Nikki Haley is nominated as US envoy to the UN and Betsy DeVos as education secretary
Wed 23 Nov 2016
South Korean Presidential spokesman justifies purchase of Viagra pills
Aid resumes to Syrians on Jordan border, Cameroon protests, Music legend Balamurali dies
Tue 22 Nov 2016
Trump says that pro-Brexit politician Farage would make a good ambassador to Washington
Pope makes pronouncement on abortion, Dementia crisis may not be as bad as feared
Mon 21 Nov 2016
Human rights campaigners allege Myanmar army has destroyed over 1200 Rohingya houses
Merkel confirms she'll seek 4th term in office, 'Trumpmania' in Russia,
Sun 20 Nov 2016
US President-elect accuses Hamilton musical cast of being rude to his deputy, Mike Pence
Sat 19 Nov 2016
The infection continues to be a significant challenge that requires intense action
Fri 18 Nov 2016
VW plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide, Dying teen won ruling to preserve body
Boosting plant growth - to feed the growing world population; biggest US bank fined
Thu 17 Nov 2016
Obama makes farewell visit to Germany, Bad weather slows advance in Mosul
Syrian government air strikes hit children's hospital; racism in South Africa
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