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Egypt at daggers drawn (part1)

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At least 7 killed in clashes as Burundi awaits vote results

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Millions affected by Boko Haram's mass violence

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Winehouse doco traces singer's tragic demise

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'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

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Obama: Peas in guacamole are a no-no

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It's hot, get over it!

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US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

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The group buying phenomenon

The Chicago-based group buying company 'Groupon' is credited with sparking one of the latest waves in online shopping by connecting merchants and consumers with unbelievable deals. Although the company is now encountering a number of obstacles from management woes to overseas expansion, the group buying phenomenon that Groupon sparked is taking off.

By Eric Olander

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2015-06-26 Twitter

Governing in 140 characters

Virtual governance is a reality in Spain, where the town of Jun is administered using Twitter. Our special report looks at how it works. Next, we speak to Lama Mansour, founder...

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2015-06-19 technology

Cyborgs: The future of the human race?

This week we explore biohacking. One of our own journalists volunteers to get a chip injected in his hand and become... a cyborg! We also meet a specialist in the biohacking...

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2015-06-12 Apple

Netatmo's Welcome, a camera that recognises your family and friends

This week, we open with Apple's latest venture, Apple Music, a streaming service that's vying for space in a crowded market. Next, we look at the latest facial recognition...

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2015-06-05 technology

Biomimicry: Innovation inspired by nature

This week we explore biomimicry, or nature-inspired technology. We also test a new kind of alarm clock, one that diffuses a smell of your choice to wake you up.

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2015-05-29 environment

One heart, one tree: An app that bridges tech and the environment

In this edition, we pay tribute to John Nash's work in the fields of economics and mathematics. Also, we explore a new app that allows you to plant a tree anywhere in the world...

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