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What if robots and humans sat down together to talk?
Should bankers receive big bonuses or are salaries already too high?
What do the results of the Israeli elections mean for Benjamin Netanyahu's party?
"It was like I was deaf, because I couldn't 'hear' what people were saying."
Blake Hall, former US Army ranger, on the young Iraqi who worked for him as an interpreter
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
The Yoruba: their beliefs and legacy is the focus of a new theatre production in London
Work on the Eiffel Tower started in 1887 but many Parisians were opposed it
How political turmoil is damaging Egypt's economy
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
What if genetically modified food is the solution to world hunger?
How the young Tsar's visit to 17th Century England inspired him to modernise Russia
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Latest from Syria where on Tuesday 71 dead bodies were discovered in a river in Aleppo.
Shell responsible for one case of oil pollution;Bolshoi problems;church organists extinct?
Abdoul Kader Toure on watching his own death reported on TV
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
Shell and Friends of the Earth go head to head over a ruling over pollution in Nigeria.
What is the rationale behind military intervention?
New research shows early treatment of patients reduces the risk of transmitting HIV virus
Logging still despoiling the rainforest in Uruara; deft diplomacy on a flight to Tel Aviv
Alec Baldwin of WNYC talks to the writer and star of the huge successful TV series Girls.
Syria accuses Israel of bombing, Morsi pleas for funds and honking all over the world
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Thursday 31 January 2013