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Prof Jenny Graves on the evolution of sex genes from fauna to the male Y chromosome
Tales of austerity, hard work and hope from India, Germany, Ireland, Comoros and Senegal
An American reporter living in Egypt turns her microphone on a man who calls her 'Sugar'
How dust storms changed America in the 1930s, Armistice Day and a deadly boxing match.
Why is the country's economy faltering? And are Russians still obsessed with being first?
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
Is your information safe? Professor Matthew Green explains the weaknesses in encryption
Painting walls – vandalism or treasured art?
Is it really true that spread of disease is inevitable or that dead bodies pose a risk?
A review of the week with the latest news.
Sachin Tendulkar and the living Gods of Hinduism
Can Chinese brands such as Huawei, Shang Xia and Xiaomi compete in the global market?
A lively debate from Hong Kong's City University about the city's uniqueness and future
"A most appalling and extraordinary calamity" Jo Floto on reporting from the Philippines
4/4 Known as 'Her Deepness', Dr Sylvia Earle is one of the world's great oceanographers
Controversial Sri Lanka summit ends; UK age of consent debate; Sachin Tendulkar profile
Ferocious winds drove powerful storm surge
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
Five people who witnessed an aspect of the death of John F Kennedy share their stories
Author of The Golden Notebook dies; Libya's deputy intelligence chief kidnapped
"All the sex scenes are NOT what I practice" Amy Tan keeps her writing out of her bedroom
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Credit card mania is on the rise in China but are people living beyond their means?
They represent power, they can generate fear, but why do we have secrets?
Iran's diplomatic charm offensive in nuclear negotiations; loving the Lagos arts scene
How do other measuring systems rate the Little Master?
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Forensic DNA matching could help identify victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Monday 18 November 2013