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23 JAN: Are firefighters on water the firefighters of the future? In Dubai, the Dolphin firefighting system, which involves a jet ski and a water-powered jetpack being used to extinguish blazes, has been showcased. The Dubai Civil Defence says the system is already in use and could be expanded across the city. 🎥: Dubai Media Office/ Dubai Civil Defence. Find out more: bbc.in/dubaidolphin #Firefighting #Dubai #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews 🚒

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23 JAN: Men soar through the air on a wooden sledge during a traditional Bavarian horn sledge race, known as "Schnablerrennen" in Gaissach near Bad Toelz, Germany. Traditionally used for transport by alpine farmers, the sledges are nowadays mostly used for fun races that attract hundreds of spectators every year. PHOTO: EPA/LUKAS BARTH
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23 JAN: Nineteen buildings were demolished in central China on Saturday in less than 10 seconds. Find out more: bbc.in/chinademolition #Wuhan #Hubeiprovince #Demolition #Construction #China #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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23 JAN: Hundreds of people have been celebrating in The Gambia's capital city of Banjul as West African troops entered the presidential compound, but more than $11m is reportedly missing from state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh. The former president flew into exile on Saturday, ending his 22 years in power. He had refused to accept election results but finally left after mediation by regional leaders and the threat of military intervention. Find out more: bbc.in/thegambia #TheGambia #Gambia #Africa #Politics #AdamaBarrow #YahyaJammeh #Senegal #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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23 JAN: Hosts Gabon are out of their own African Nations Cup at the group stage. They could only draw 0-0 with Cameroon in a game they had to win to make it through to the quarter-finals. Star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed early on, and an injury-time effort hit the post - but it was not enough.
For more, see bbc.co.uk/africanfootball
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JAN 23: Do you want to see a frisbee madly skittering over the ice cap of a lake? (Warning: it can be hypnotic!) It was captured by a youth frisbee team in the US: Falmouth Rogue captain Shea Gunther filmed the action on his phone while ice-skating on the frozen Great Pond in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The disc rolled across the ice for almost a minute and a half before coming to a halt. Watch again: bbc.in/frisbee

#Frisbee #FrisbeeChallenge #Maine #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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22 JAN: Millions of women across America march in protest of US President Donald Trump following his inauguration. While he received 42 percent of the female vote, a larger majority, specifically minority women, voted against him. For women of colour, the message is not just about what they are against, but rather, what they plan to fight for under this new administration. Photo courtesy: @charlienorthcott For more on Trump supporters vs. protesters bbc.in/womenofcolour
#women #march #MarchOnWashington #womensmarch #protests #protesters #America #USElection #politics #Trump #DonaldTrump #womenofcolour #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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22 JAN: A book, film and exhibition make up author and artist Siouxzi Connor’s latest work, Little Houses, Big Forests: Desire Is No Light Thing. She says the aim of the images is to show the “multifaceted nature of any moment”. Images: 'Little Houses, Big Forests: Desire Is No Light Thing' by Siouxzi Connor. Find out more: bbc.in/siouxzi #Art #BBCWorldUpdate #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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21 JAN: Some of US President Donald Trump’s supporters, who are not even old enough to vote yet, attended his inauguration filled with enthusiasm about the issues that made him the nation’s new leader. They were candid about their hopes for a better America. For more reaction to the inauguration: bbc.in/trumpchildren
#inaugurationday #inauguration #inaug2017 #DonaldTrump #Trump #president #USPresident #speech #children #kids #youth #young #supporters #immigration #economy #Mexico #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews​

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21 JAN: A leopard shark has become the first in the world to switch from reproducing with a male to asexual reproduction. Leonie hatched eggs with three pups, despite being separated from male sharks for three years, at the Reef HQ Aquarium in Queensland, Australia, according to research published in Scientific Reports. Footage: Reef HQ Aquarium. For more: bbc.in/leopardshark #LeopardShark #Animals #ReefHQAquarium @reefhqaquarium #Queensland #Australia #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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20 JAN: Power belongs to the American people again, President Donald Trump said after he was sworn in as US president.
He took the oath of office on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington to become the country's 45th president.
Thousands of Trump supporters travelled across the country to witness the occasion from the National Mall.
The moment marks the end of an improbable journey for the property tycoon after a campaign marked by controversy.
In his inaugural address, he promised to be the voice of the "forgotten people", ignored by Washington politicians.

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20 JAN: Donald Trump has taken the oath and now becomes the 45th US president of the United States. President Trump was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington.
Thousands of Trump supporters who travelled across the country lined the streets to witness the occasion. The moment marks the end of an improbable journey for the property tycoon after a campaign marked by controversy.
In his inaugural address, he promised to be the voice of the "forgotten people", ignored by Washington politicians. Today, he said, was "the day the people became rulers of this nation again". PHOTO: Patrick Semansky/AP
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20 JAN: Rules governing nudity on social media sites differ between male and female bodies. Unlike men, women do not have complete freedom to expose their nipples. Most usually, it is considered indecent. But a growing number of women argue current guidelines go against a more important principle: equality between the sexes. They are women who in their own words want to ''free the nipple''. Read more: bbc.in/nipple #FreeTheNipple #GenderlessNipples #Women #Equality #SexualPolitics #FemaleBody #Patriarchy #Victorian #Madonna @madonna #Rihanna #MileyCyrus #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews đź“·: Getty, Thinkstock

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20 JAN: As the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump gets underway, President Barack Obama enters the final hours of his second term in office. Donald Trump is to be sworn in as 45th president of the US, taking over from President Obama at precisely noon (17:00 GMT). Before then, the president-elect must recite the oath of office. President Trump will deliver his inaugural address and later lead a parade to the White House. Supporters and protesters are expected to take to Washington's streets, with a major demonstration also expected on Saturday. For live coverage of the inauguration day events: bbc.in/inauguration #BarackObama #Obama #POTUS #USA #InaugurationDay #WashingtonDC #WhiteHouse #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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20 JAN: Ukrainian Orthodox Christians have braved icy waters of the Dnipro river for an Epiphany tradition in honour of the baptism of Jesus Christ. Find out more: bit.ly/epiphanydip #OrthodoxChristmas #Epiphany #Cold #Icewater #ukraine #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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20 JAN: People are travelling from near and far to attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington DC. Watch some Trump supporters, who will be making the journey to the capital, share their excitement about the event. Watch more: bbc.in/goingtodc #DonaldTrump #POTUS #InaugurationDay #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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20 JAN: Manchester City's Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is costing his team goals - and data scientists have proved it. Opts stats show Bravo has let in nearly 7 more goals than he should have done so far this season. However, they do also show that he makes the second highest number of passes of any Premier League keeper.
Photo: Getty
More: bbc.co.uk/football
#Bravo #mancity #bbcnews #bbcshorts #bbcsport #opta

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JAN 20: Thailand’s roads are the second most lethal in the world after Libya's. About 24,000 people are killed every year in road accidents, yet few law-enforcement or road safety measures are in place to combat the problem. Find out more: bbc.in/thairoads

#Thailand #ThaiRoads #RoadSafety #Travel #DriveSafe #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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20 JAN: “I understand what she did was wrong…but it wasn’t all bad.” Find out how a girl who was kidnapped as a baby from a hospital feels about the woman who took her. For more: bbc.in/kamiyah
#LexisManigo #KamiyahMobley #GloriaWilliams #Family #Baby #Jacksonville #JAX #Florida #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews

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19 JAN: Ravi Jakhotia, who is also known as DJ Ravidrums, is among the artists who is performing at US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration welcome festivities. He explains why, unlike others, he did not back out of the event and is taking the stage for a candidate he did not support. Video courtesy: Ravi Jakhotia Photo courtesy: Getty For more on inauguration day: bbc.in/inaugurationday
#inaugurationday #inauguration #RaviJakhotia #DJRavidrums #DonaldTrump #President #USElections #America #India #washington #BBCShorts #BBCNews @BBCNews
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