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Respect your elders

Image copyright Weibo Image caption Professor Hu Ming’s mother A university professor and his elderly mother have become social media stars in China. Some 9,000 Sino Weibo users commented in response to an article in Beijing Youth Daily highlighting that ...

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The long wait

Image copyright Getty Images Dolores and Antonio used to talk to their son Juan every day – he usually rings them from work. But he hasn’t called them since Tuesday morning. That morning, like every morning, Juan had gone to ...

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Deep impact

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brain disease resulting from repeated head impacts was found in 99% of former NFL players’ brains donated for examination The suicide of a jailed ex-NFL footballer later found to have had brain disease is renewing ...

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Farglish no more

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple introduced new iOS on Tuesday Android devices as well as Apple computers have Persian keyboards, but until this week the option wasn’t available on Apple phones or iPads. For years Persian speakers used the ...

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Syria war ‘ignored by United Nations’

A cinematographer for an Oscar-winning documentary about the Syria war says the topic has been overlooked at the United Nations this year. He tells the BBC why photographers and filmmakers documenting the conflict are more important than ever. Footage courtesy ...

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