BBC News - World 6 December 2017

US recognition of Jerusalem 'kiss of death' for peace process

The Palestinians give a warning on President Trump's plan to recognise the city as Israel's capital.

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DR Congo displacement crisis 'worse than Middle East'

Conflict has forced some 1.7 million people to flee their homes this year, aid agencies say.

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Person of the Year: Time honours abuse 'silence breakers'

Women who broke silence on sexual harassment and abuse have been named as Time's Person of the Year.

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Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa

One of the oldest and most complete skeletons of our ancestors is unveiled in South Africa.

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Argentina stolen baby reunited with relatives 40 years on

Born while her mother was in captivity, the 40-year-old woman only found out about her identity now.

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Johnny Hallyday: France's 'Elvis Presley' dies at 74

Nicknamed the French Elvis Presley, he sold 100 million records in a career that spanned six decades.

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Russian athletes appeal over Olympic ban

Twenty two Russian athletes appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being banned for doping offences at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years

Los Angeles and New York see particular surges as the national figure rises by just under 1%.

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Raza Khan: Fears over activist missing in Pakistan

Raza Khan from Lahore disappeared after attending a public meeting about recent religious protests.

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Five Guatemalans electrocuted decorating Christmas tree

The five were decorating the town tree when they made contact with high-voltage cables.

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'Hero' India driver risks life to save children in runaway van

Shiv Yadav threw himself in front of a moving van after the children accidentally put it in gear.

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Hawaii avocado: Huge 'head-sized' fruit in world record bid

Guinness World Records are considering whether the 5.2lb (2.35kg) fruit is the heaviest on record.

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Russian seven-year old gets army call-up papers

A clerical error meant that the seven-year old boy was summoned to begin his military service.

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France's Elvis

Why Johnny Hallyday was France's biggest rock star, but virtually unknown in the rest of the world.

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Unwrapping the past

An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.

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