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An older alternative to antibiotics in the fight against bacteria.
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Greece is asking for billions more in bailout loans today. We ask if lenders will agree.
What might Erdogan and Ocalan have in common? And is hope or fear winning out in Tunisia?
The success of Tunisia's revolution has been threatened by growing internal tensions.
Maria Toor Pakay, the Pakistani squash player who defied death threats to play the sport.
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
We examine the trend for western rock producers to work with prominent African musicians.
In March 1921 Marie Stopes opened Britain's first birth control clinic in London.
Will the huge new copper mine in the Gobi desert benefit everyone in Mongolia?
News and issues making the headlines each day.
We hear reaction from around the world to the election of Pope Francis.
The UN envoy who tried to secure the release of Western hostages in Lebanon.
Demands for punishment for war crimes in Nepal fall on deaf ears.
Pope Francis first day; Silicon Valley future; modern opera singers lacking commitment?
The Syrian doctors who risk their lives to treat the wounded in makeshift hospitals.
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
Can he justify the claims he makes for the benign power of the web?
As Pope Francis takes over at the Vatican, we ask how the Church's finances are looking.
Nasa's Curiosity rover finds rock indicating that there may have been water on Mars.
Why 1971's news still roils Bangladeshis today; how chaos might feed literary creativity.
Maya Jaggi, chair of the judges, reveals the name of the winner of the Man Asian Prize.
Pope Francis' Jesuit roots; film censorship in Egypt; Detroit gets a manager
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Friday 15 March 2013