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Air strike cripples Syria cave hospital

Image copyright UOSSM Image caption Five missiles managed to blast through the rock protecting the cave hospital A hospital built under 20m (60 feet) of rock in a rebel-held part of central Syria has been wrecked by a powerful air strike, medical sources say. They say the hospital in Hama province - regarded as one…

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‘Just shoot my wife and mother’

As Theresa May visits China, the UK government has raised concerns over religious freedom in the country's mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang. One man, who fled the country for Turkey, has told the BBC he'll "pay for the bullet" to kill his family to save them from a detention camp. John Sudworth reports from Xinjiang,…

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Apple sells fewer phones but profits rise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new iPhone X started selling in November Apple sold 77.3 million iPhones in the final months of 2017, slightly fewer than during the same period in the prior year. But higher prices compensated for the dip, lifting the firm's profits in the quarter to more than $20bn (£14bn).…

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