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Afghan suicide bomber 'kills up to 40'

10 min 30 sec ago
Suicide bomber attacks Afghan military convoy outside capital Kabul, killing as many as 40 police, officials say
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Oscars push for more gender and ethnical diversity

17 min 3 sec ago
Oscar organisers invite a record number of new members to vote in the next Academy Awards, in response to sharp criticism about lack of diversity.
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Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as Philippines president

45 min 36 sec ago
The tough-talking former mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, is sworn in as the president of the Philippines, after a landslide election win.
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Rodrigo Duterte is sworn in as Philippines president

57 min 47 sec ago
Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.
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US election: Michael Sandford who 'wanted to shoot Trump' charged

1 hour 2 min ago
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.
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Alvin Toffler, futurologist guru, dies at 87

1 hour 27 min ago
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.
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Diamonds aren't forever

1 hour 53 min ago
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
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Battle of the Somme centenary

2 hours 5 min ago
Allan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.
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Iraq air strikes 'target militant convoy' near Falluja

2 hours 16 min ago
Iraq's Ministry of Defence has released footage which it says shows air strikes on a convoy of Islamic State militants trying to flee the city of Falluja.
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Rap video aims to 'tell foreigners the truth' about China

2 hours 25 min ago
A rap video posted by China's Communist Youth League, shared more than 40,000 times, aims to change foreign impressions of China.
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Brexit: Obama warns on global growth after UK vote

2 hours 55 min ago
US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises "longer-term concerns about global growth".
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Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

2 hours 56 min ago
A character in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction offensive.
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Cyclist in northern US killed by grizzly bear

4 hours 15 min ago
A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.
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'Psychic' crocodile predicts Australia's election

June 29, 2016 - 10:20pm
A notorious tabloid newspaper claims a "psychic" crocodile has predicted the outcome of Australia's election.
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Sweatshop risk

June 29, 2016 - 9:55pm
Tim Whewell visits the special schools springing up in Turkey to help the refugee children of Syria's "lost generation".
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US compensates Cameroon family for child killed by UN car

June 29, 2016 - 9:48pm
The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.
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World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction

June 29, 2016 - 9:23pm
The world's largest uncut diamond has failed to sell at an auction in London after bids fell short of the reserve price.
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Deutsche Bank and Santander fail US stress test

June 29, 2016 - 8:50pm
Nearly all large US banks pass the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only Europe's Deutsche Bank and Santander failing.
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Somme battlefields from the air 100 years on

June 29, 2016 - 8:02pm
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.
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'Brexit blow' for Pakistan bagpipe makers

June 29, 2016 - 7:46pm
The economic volatility following the UK's vote to leave the EU has apparently been felt as far as Pakistan, where a bagpipe manufacturer says profits have been damaged.
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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.