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US: Iraqi forces lack will to fight

16 min 2 sec ago
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says the rout of Iraqi forces at Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State.
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'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed

22 min 36 sec ago
Renowned mathematician John Nash, subject of film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a New Jersey taxi crash with his wife, US media reports say.
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Halep & Federer win at French Open

23 min 44 sec ago
Roger Federer and women's third seed Simona Halep progress in straight sets on the opening day of the French Open.
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Man hunted over three house deaths

27 min 29 sec ago
Police probing the deaths of a man, woman and young girl in Oxfordshire appeal for help in finding a man called Jed Allen.
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VIDEO: On-air proposal after marriage vote

57 min ago
After Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage, Linda Cullen proposed to her long-term partner Feargha Ni Bhroin live on air.
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Irish Church needs 'reality check'

57 min 56 sec ago
One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
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Famous spats over wills and legacies

1 hour 1 min ago
BB King, a heiress pooch and a frozen baseball player ...
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Hamilton robbed as Rosberg wins

1 hour 3 min ago
Lewis Hamilton is robbed of victory in the Monaco Grand Prix because of a strategic error by his Mercedes team.
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Spain faces local election shake-up

1 hour 30 min ago
Spaniards are voting in regional and municipal elections that could challenge the grip of the country's two main parties.
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VIDEO: Female activists cross Koreas' DMZ

1 hour 56 min ago
A group of female activists have made a rare crossing through one of the world's most militarised borders to promote reconciliation between North and South Korea.
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Drogba exits Chelsea for second time

2 hours 2 min ago
Didier Drogba leaves Chelsea for the second time and says he has one more season before retirement.
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Tax credits change 'key to EU talks'

2 hours 24 min ago
Limiting the rights of EU migrants to claim tax credits is a key part of renegotiating the UK's relationship with the EU, Sajid Javid says.
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Polish voters decide on president

2 hours 59 min ago
Poland goes to the polls as Andrzej Duda and Bronislaw Komorowski vie for the presidency in a run-off vote.
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Labour to back EU referendum bill

3 hours 21 min ago
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.
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'No return' to easier dismissal plan

3 hours 37 min ago
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he hopes to save firms more than £10bn by cutting red tape - but rejects a fresh move to make it easier to sack employees.
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The shadowy centre helping former al-Shabab members quit

3 hours 44 min ago
The centre rehabilitating al-Shabab defectors
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Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

3 hours 48 min ago
Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.
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Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

4 hours 40 min ago
Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.
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Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

5 hours 47 min ago
Authorities in Malaysia find several mass graves near the border with Thailand suspected of containing the bodies of trafficked migrants.
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Ashley regime 'from another planet'

6 hours 13 min ago
Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan claims owner Mike Ashley "runs the club from another planet" and "disrespects fans".
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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.