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Jeanine Áñez is backed by the Constitutional Court, but accused of a coup by ex-leader Morales.
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The former Democratic nominee refuses to rule it out, telling the BBC: "Never say never."
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The 16-year-old climate activist will sail from the US to Madrid for the COP25 summit.
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Mikhail Galin is stripped of his air miles after sneaking his overweight cat on an Aeroflot flight.
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The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.
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Huge blazes continue to rage in two drought-hit states, amid warnings of a dangerous summer.
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Several places experience record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic air mass hits the country.
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The city is rocked by continued protests after a night of pitched battles at a top university.
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The ex-Vatican treasurer is given a final chance to challenge his sexual abuse convictions in Australia.
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Rights groups claim Xinjiang products made using forced labour may be sold to Western brands.
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When a refugee bumped into a baby, a tale of death threats, hijack and escape emerged.
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Protests against inequality continue, with a strike bringing much of the country to a standstill.
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Fashion bloggers are covering up and sales of modest clothes are up in high street stores.
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Yarsan is one of the Middle East's oldest faiths and has more than one million followers in Iran.

Features

Is tap water in Macau safe to drink?

Water samples at some 90 sampling points across the supply network are randomly selected by Macao Water and the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) lab on a daily basis.

Where does your water come from?

In end-2016, Macau’s total population was 644,900 and annual water consumption hit 86.70 million cubic meters. The number had been steadily rising. “Over the past decade, Macau’s population has increased by nearly 26 percent and water consumption has increased by 44 percent, with the [Taipa and Coloane] islands seeing the most significant growth in water consumption."

Red panda day out

Most Macau visitors know that in the heart of Coloane live two giant pandas and their offspring. But many are not aware that two red pandas have recently taken up residence alongside the bigger animals at the Seac Pai Van Park.