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Privacy Shield: White House makes EU spying promise

June 24, 2016 - 1:12pm
The EU and US agree final changes to a new data protection agreement known as the EU-US Privacy Shield.
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Pope speaks of Armenian 'genocide' in Yerevan visit

June 24, 2016 - 12:52pm
Pope Francis, visiting Yerevan, uses the word "genocide" to describe mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One.
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EU Brexit referendum: UK 'must not delay leaving'

June 24, 2016 - 12:51pm
EU leaders insist the UK must move swiftly to negotiate leaving the organisation after Thursday's referendum, saying any delay would prolong uncertainty.
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Senegal's Karim Wade freed by Macky Sall and 'flies to Qatar'

June 24, 2016 - 11:37am
The son of Senegal's ex-President Abdoulaye Wade is freed from prison after serving three years of a six-year sentence for corruption.
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10 things

June 24, 2016 - 11:34am
Listening to Mozart lowers your blood pressure, plus more news nuggets.
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Donald Trump in Scotland: 'Brexit a great thing'

June 24, 2016 - 11:25am
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said it is a "great thing" that the people of the UK have "taken back their country" in voting to leave the EU.
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Junk house of Bondi

June 24, 2016 - 11:04am
In a suburb known for its version of Australian glitz and hipness, the Bondi hoarders' fame stands apart for all the wrong reasons.
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US election: Sanders says he will vote for Clinton

June 24, 2016 - 10:42am
US Senator Bernie Sanders says he will vote for his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in November's presidential election.
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California blaze 'most destructive I've ever seen'

June 24, 2016 - 10:37am
Firefighter-shot footage shows the impact of the so-called Erskine blaze, which has torn across 11 miles of parched central California in just 13 hours.
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View from BBC drone reveals China tornado damage

June 24, 2016 - 9:05am
BBC drone footage shows the devastation in Jiangsu province, eastern China, following a tornado and hailstorm in which at least 98 people died.
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California wildfire forces hundreds to flee flames

June 24, 2016 - 8:52am
A wildfire destroys at least 80 buildings and forces hundreds of people to flee their homes in central California.
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In one word: Brussels reacts to Brexit

June 24, 2016 - 8:50am
We asked people in Brussels to sum up in just one word their thoughts about the UK's decision to leave the EU. .
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Angela Merkel: 'We have to remain calm and composed'

June 24, 2016 - 7:56am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to "remain calm and composed" following Britain's exit from the European Union.
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China weather: Tornado and hail kill scores in Jiangsu

June 24, 2016 - 7:23am
A tornado and hailstorm kill at least 98 people and injure nearly 800 in the east Chinese province of Jiangsu, says state media.
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South African court refuses Zuma appeal request in arms case

June 24, 2016 - 7:03am
A South African court refuses to give the president permission to appeal against its ruling that he should face 783 corruption charges.
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Brexit: 'Surge' in searches on Irish passports, says Google

June 24, 2016 - 6:55am
Google says there was a large spike in searches for Irish passport applications as news of the UK's decision to leave the EU broke.
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"How do I tell the cats?" - the world reacts to #Brexit online

June 24, 2016 - 5:53am
Brexit was the top Twitter topic by some distance on Friday - here are some of the best social media posts.
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Brexit: Spain calls for joint control of Gibraltar

June 24, 2016 - 5:37am
Spanish foreign minister says the "Spanish flag on the Rock" is "much closer than before" following massive Gibraltar vote to remain in the EU.
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EU referendum: Brexit sparks calls for other EU votes

June 24, 2016 - 5:24am
The UK's vote to leave the EU sparks demands from far-right parties for referendums in other member nations.
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Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

June 24, 2016 - 4:54am
Led Zeppelin did not plagiarise the opening chords of the rock epic Stairway to Heaven from the US band Spirit, a jury in Los Angeles finds.
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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.