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Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson

24 min 25 sec ago
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
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VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides

28 min 33 sec ago
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
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Albania opens huge Cold War bunker

44 min 6 sec ago
A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
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Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life'

57 min 55 sec ago
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".
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Kenya bus gunmen 'want religious war'

1 hour 19 min ago
The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.
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Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla

1 hour 58 min ago
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.
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Bahrain holds disputed election

2 hours 13 min ago
Voters have taken part in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias had urged a boycott.
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Wales 16-34 New Zealand

3 hours 8 min ago
Wales slip to a 34-16 defeat to New Zealand in Cardiff - continuing a run of 61 years without a win over the All Blacks.
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'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000

3 hours 10 min ago
A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
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Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

3 hours 23 min ago
A first away win under Louis van Gaal puts Manchester United fourth in the Premier League, while Arsenal slip to eighth.
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'Big gaps' hamper Iran nuclear talks

4 hours 23 min ago
Important sticking points remain in talks with Iran, Western powers warn, as negotiations on Tehran's nuclear programme enter their final stages.
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US and Turkey discuss IS and Syria

4 hours 54 min ago
The US vice-president and Turkish president discuss ways to fight Islamic State and strengthen the Syrian opposition, despite reports of strained ties.
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Ireland 26-23 Australia

5 hours 5 min ago
Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.
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Colombia general 'free next week'

5 hours 12 min ago
Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
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Militants claim deadly Kenya attack

5 hours 22 min ago
Militants from Somali group al-Shabab say they attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 people, in revenge for security raids on mosques.
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West 'seeks Russia regime change'

5 hours 24 min ago
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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VIDEO: Ferguson protests inspire local artist

5 hours 37 min ago
US artist inspired by Ferguson anger at Michael Brown killing
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Red Bull excluded from qualifying

5 hours 43 min ago
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.
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NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola

5 hours 57 min ago
The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.
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Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City

5 hours 57 min ago
Manchester City come from behind to beat Swansea and stay eight points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea.
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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.