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Pope reaches hardest day of Africa trip

7 min 54 sec ago
Pope Francis visits a mosque in the capital of the Central African Republic, in what is being seen as the most difficult part of his Africa tour.
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Obama lays rose for Paris victims

22 min 48 sec ago
US President Barack Obama, in Paris for the UN climate talks, visits the Bataclan theatre to pay his respects to those killed there.
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Poor 'left behind' at climate talks

1 hour 7 min ago
A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.
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Japan whalers to set sail on Tuesday

1 hour 18 min ago
Japan says its Antarctic whaling fleet will sail on 1 December, despite a UN legal decision that its "research ships" are actually commercial hunts.
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Campaigners target online trolls by putting their comments on billboards

2 hours 40 min ago
Targeting trolls by putting their comments on billboards
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Brazilian state calls Zika fever alert

2 hours 50 min ago
The Brazilian state of Pernambuco announces a state of emergency to help speed up the response to Zika fever, which has been linked to birth defects.
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Malaysia ex-diplomat in NZ guilty plea

November 29, 2015 - 11:43pm
A former Malaysian diplomat pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in New Zealand last year, in a case that has caused a diplomatic row.
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VIDEO: Haka performed for Jonah Lomu

November 29, 2015 - 11:38pm
Former All Black player Jonah Lomu has been remembered at a special service in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Hamburg says no to 2024 Olympics

November 29, 2015 - 11:31pm
Residents of the German city of Hamburg vote against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a referendum.
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NZ remembers Jonah Lomu at memorial

November 29, 2015 - 10:48pm
A public memorial for New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at 40, has been held at Auckland's Eden Park stadium.
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Hungry hippos move into Colombia town

November 29, 2015 - 10:40pm
Biologists in Colombia say a drought has forced two hippopotamuses into a town in search of food.
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Why do so many people hate US airports?

November 29, 2015 - 7:51pm
Why so many people hate American airports
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VIDEO: Syria's drought: How has the country at war coped?

November 29, 2015 - 7:41pm
Syrian farmers are suffering from both the ongoing crisis and the effects of the drought that ended in 2010
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VIDEO: The 'biggest' solar farm in the world

November 29, 2015 - 7:37pm
China produces two-thirds of the world's solar panels. The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie explains the country's plans for solar energy.
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VIDEO: Obama visits Bataclan theatre

November 29, 2015 - 7:27pm
US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attacks in Paris.
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Fears for surfers missing in Mexico

November 29, 2015 - 7:02pm
Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
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Vote count under way in Burkina Faso

November 29, 2015 - 6:12pm
Counting is under way in Burkina Faso where voters have been electing a new president and parliament after a year of political turmoil.
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Thousands march for climate action

November 29, 2015 - 6:05pm
Hundreds of thousands of people take part in protests worldwide to demand action to stop climate change but violence mars a demonstration in Paris.
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Russian pilot's body flown to Ankara

November 29, 2015 - 6:04pm
Turkey flies the body of the Russian pilot killed after his plane was downed on the Syrian border to Ankara, to be met by Russian diplomats.
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Pope calls for reconciliation in CAR

November 29, 2015 - 5:40pm
Pope Francis uses a Mass in the war-torn Central African Republic to call on fighting factions to "arm themselves with justice" instead.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.