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VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:17:19 GMT 
    South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.


VIDEO: Iceland's spectacular Northern Lights 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:30 GMT 
    Footage of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed over Iceland on Wednesday - courtesy of Gardar Olafsson


VIDEO: IndyCar stars in Golden Gate tribute 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:33:28 GMT 
    IndyCar stars pay tribute to UK's Justin Wilson who died in a crash at the weekend, by driving over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.


VIDEO: Inside a Kenyan speciality tea factory 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:18:30 GMT 
    Lerato Mbele visits a tea farm to find out why Kenya is the world's largest exporter of the beverage.


VIDEO: Hundreds of migrants arriving in Berlin 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:59:11 GMT 
    The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from a busy reception centre in the German capital Berlin, as Europe's migrant crisis grows.


Why the paralysis on migrant crisis? 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:34:27 GMT 
    Europe's biggest migration crisis since WW2 is both a human tragedy and a moment of political risk for the European project, the BBC's Chris Morris says.


Why the Fed is facing a tricky choice 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:52:22 GMT 
    Newsnight's economics correspondent Duncan Weldon on the dilemma over interest rates the US Federal Reserve faces as it meets for its annual symposium.


Troubled history of Virginia gunman Flanagan 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:22 GMT 
    The man who killed two broadcast journalists in Virginia was indentified as Vester Lee Flanagan, a former employee at the station where the victims worked.


The politics behind China's stock market turbulence 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:50:58 GMT 
    China's politicians have been carrying on as normal throughout the stock market crisis - but there are signs of serious divisions behind the scenes, the BBC's Carrie Gracie reports.


VIDEO: Boeing laser shoots drone from sky 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:08:33 GMT 
    Boeing says it has successfully shot a drone out of the sky using a high-powered laser during a test.


Usain Bolt knocked down in Beijing - in pictures 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:12 GMT 
    Pictures from the World Athletics Championship in Beijing as Usain Bolt is knocked down by a cameraman riding a scooter.


Brazil's economy enters recession 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:19:21 GMT 
    Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.


Shanghai shares end wild week down 8% 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:39:35 GMT 
    Chinese shares have ended the week almost 8% lower after volatile trading that started on Monday with shock losses and spread fear to global markets.


Instagram images no longer all square 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:35:51 GMT 
    Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.


Lizard Squad 'copycats': Teens arrested 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:19:47 GMT 
    Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas.
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