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Gaza music school shines in "Arabs Got Talent" spotlight

GAZA, Feb 1 - On the hugely popular "Arabs Got Talent" TV show in Beirut last month, five young musicians in chequered black-and-white scarves brought the house down with a traditional Arabic song that left the judges weeping and earned a ticket straight to the finals.

10:02am GMT

Jordan condemns killing of Japanese hostage Goto

AMMAN, Feb 1 - Jordan strongly condemned on Sunday the killing of a second Japanese hostage by Islamic State and said the militant group had rejected all efforts made by the kingdom to release him.

9:09am GMT

Right-wing firebrand shakes up cosy Swiss politics

MAENNEDORF, Switzerland, Feb 1 - As a child growing up near the Swiss border with Germany in the early 1940s, Christoph Blocher remembers soldiers camping out in his family's garden, ready to defend the neutral nation against a surprise attack from the Nazis.

8:00am GMT

Japan farming reforms a stiff test of Abe's resolve

* Some fear Abe could backtrack to avoid clash before local elections

1:00am GMT

UPDATE 4-Whitney Houston's daughter revived after found unresponsive in tub

Jan 31 - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of the late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georgia home on Saturday, but she was revived and rushed to a hospital, police said.

12:50am GMT
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