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‘Why eat it?’

Dildar Beg urges Muslims to not kill cows, which India's majority Hindu population consider sacred. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-39771288http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-39771288

Fighting back

More than 140 high-profile women sign an open letter urging big brands to end advertising on GeenStijl. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39854823http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39854823

Released but not free

Twenty-one Chibok girls released in October 2016 have not been reunited with their families. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39855519http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39855519
Some say the sentencing of Basuki Tjahaja is not tough enough - others say it damages democracy. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39856413http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39856413

Undercover idol

While the West had James Bond, the USSR had its own favourite spy - Stierlitz. And it could have been Stierlitz who prompted Vladimir Putin to join the KGB. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39862225http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39862225
Estonia wants to clear beaver dams from its border with Russia to prevent smugglers and other illegal activity. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39837088http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39837088
Wrestler Tarek Abdul Salam wins a gold for Bulgaria, disappointing fans in Egypt, where he was born. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39860113http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39860113
Afrobeat star Femi Kuti says he will try again to break the record for the longest single note on a saxophone. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39858648http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39858648

‘Super Moon?’

South Korea's new leader will need diplomatic flexibility to confront many challenges, writes Dr John Nilsson-Wright. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39457385http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39457385
MasterChef Australia judge George Calombaris is accused of pushing a football fan in Sydney. BBC WORLD NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-39866482http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-39866482
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