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Police and vendors clash in Hong Kong

February 8, 2016 - 11:40pm
Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong during an operation to shut down illegal food stalls.
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New Hampshire set for key US primary

February 8, 2016 - 10:48pm
People in New Hampshire prepare to vote for Democrats and Republicans seeking their party nomination in the first primary of the US presidential race.
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North Korean satellite 'is in orbit'

February 8, 2016 - 10:30pm
A satellite sent into space by a widely condemned North Korean rocket launch is in orbit but it is not clear if it is working, says South Korea.
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Caves reveal Australia wasteland's secret past

February 8, 2016 - 10:06pm
Caves reveal a desert's rainforest past
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Bloomberg 'looks at' US presidency bid

February 8, 2016 - 9:59pm
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is considering running for US president, the first time he has confirmed he is eyeing a bid.
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'Hack' on DoJ and DHS downplayed

February 8, 2016 - 9:11pm
US authorities acknowledge a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - but downplay its severity.
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Mexico journalist kidnapped in Veracruz

February 8, 2016 - 9:11pm
The Mexican authorities in Veracruz state search for a reporter who was dragged from her home by armed men.
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Top court to rule on Zuma residence

February 8, 2016 - 9:05pm
South Africa's top court is to rule on whether President Jacob Zuma must pay back the millions of dollars in public funds used to upgrade his rural home.
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Viewpoint: Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?

February 8, 2016 - 8:24pm
Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?
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'Miracle rescue' of avalanche soldier

February 8, 2016 - 7:40pm
An Indian soldier who was buried after an avalanche struck the Siachen glacier six days ago has been found alive, officials say.
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VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter

February 8, 2016 - 7:24pm
Danish pensioner is world's oldest licensed powerlifter
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New questions for African force in Somalia

February 8, 2016 - 7:11pm
Deadly attack raises questions for African forces in Somalia
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Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU deal

February 8, 2016 - 7:09pm
Portugal has more pressing concerns than UK and EU
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VIDEO: The couple trapped on Ukraine's frontline

February 8, 2016 - 7:03pm
The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.
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Is self-publishing coming of age?

February 8, 2016 - 7:03pm
How easy is it for authors to self-publish?
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IS widow charged over US hostage death

February 8, 2016 - 6:59pm
The widow of a former senior Islamic State leader is charged over the death of US hostage Kayla Mueller last year, the US justice department says.
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Man shot dead in Dublin 'reprisal'

February 8, 2016 - 6:20pm
A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what police believe could be a reprisal for a murder at a boxing match weigh-in on Friday.
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Japan and the whale

February 8, 2016 - 5:30pm
History, food, identity or perhaps bureaucracy?
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Sikh barred from flight 'over turban'

February 8, 2016 - 5:09pm
Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia claims he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight because of his turban.
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US to help S Korea missile defence

February 8, 2016 - 3:32pm
The US will help South Korea deploy an advanced missile defence system as soon as possible, officials from the Pentagon have said.
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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.