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18 December 2014 Last updated at 05:00 ET

Palestinian peace plan put before UN

A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel is submitted to the UN Security Council by Jordan.


Mass grave 'found in eastern Syria'

The bodies of more than 230 people thought to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, activists say.

The late Albert EbosseTests claim Ebosse died from beating

New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans. BBC Sport

Special Reports

Islamic State fighters in Raqqa (30/06/14)Islamic State crisis

Background, features and analysis on turmoil over extremist group in Syria and Iraq

Features & Analysis

  • Palestinian protest in Umm al-Faham, Israel, 9 Nov 14Push for Palestine

    European Parliament backs Palestinian bid for statehood


  • Museum of Islamic ArtArt not bling

    The cultural revolution taking place in Qatar's art scene


  • bloody shoeShared shoe

    Shock image 'from Taliban school attack' revealed as Israel photo


  • Diana Darke in the courtyard of her house Strange normality

    How everyday life continues despite Syrian civil war


  • Iraqi Kurdish flag and vehicle in JalawlaTransformed town

    How Iraq's Jalawla changed with ousting of Islamic State


  • Man carries injured child in Aleppo (file photo)Tough truce

    Can ceasefire plan end Aleppo bloodshed, asks Lyse Doucet


  • Islamic State fighters, file picMaking money

    Interactive video: How Islamic State is funded


  • A person walking in a street in ChefchaouenTricky touts

    The country where it's hard to be alone


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    Discover a Turkish valley that serves as home to roughly 100 species of butterfly

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