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Brazilian star Edilson facing charges

November 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
Prosecutors in Brazil request the indictment of former football international Edilson for alleged involvement in a lottery fraud scheme.
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The Pope's five big issues in Africa

November 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
What are the Pope's five big issues in Africa?
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Soldiers captured after Afghan crash

November 24, 2015 - 11:07pm
Three people die and 13 soldiers are captured by the Taliban after a helicopter crash lands in Afghanistan's Faryab province.
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Ramayana: Indian children playing god with royal patronage

November 24, 2015 - 10:55pm
The children who act as deities in Varanasi
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Fifa probes second HK-China booing

November 24, 2015 - 10:49pm
Fifa is investigates the Hong Kong Football Association after fans booed the national anthem during a match against China, despite a previous warning.
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Beethoven disrupts anti-migrant rally

November 24, 2015 - 9:59pm
German police take legal action against theatre staff in the city of Mainz for disrupting an anti-foreigner rally by singing Beethoven's Ode to Joy.
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VIDEO: Homeless photographer captures New York

November 24, 2015 - 9:53pm
Homeless photographers capture their lives
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Shark drones to patrol Australian coast

November 24, 2015 - 9:42pm
Drones and "smart" drum lines will be deployed to protect swimmers on New South Wales' north coast from shark attacks, the state government says.
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Canada slows down Syrian refugee intake

November 24, 2015 - 9:28pm
The Canadian government says it will resettle only 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this year - less than half the number it promised earlier.
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Brazil toxic mud 'devastated forests'

November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm
Toxic mud from the dam that collapsed in Brazil earlier this month destroyed a vast area of natural vegetation, the environment minister says.
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Blast hits state security bus in Tunis

November 24, 2015 - 8:14pm
An explosion hits a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia's capital, Tunis, killing at least 13 people, sparking a state of emergency.
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VIDEO: Cuba's post-Soviet food revolution

November 24, 2015 - 7:44pm
Starting new businesses after the Soviet Union fell
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VIDEO: Sania Mirza: Women have to fight harder

November 24, 2015 - 7:38pm
Tennis doubles No. 1 Sania Mirza is one of India's highest earning athletes.
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Nude man arrested for burger theft

November 24, 2015 - 7:37pm
Western Australia police arrest a naked man accused of rifling through a car and stealing a hamburger.
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VIDEO: When Anwar met Malala

November 24, 2015 - 7:32pm
A terminally ill teenage boy from Pakistan has been flown to the UK to fulfil his dying wish to meet the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai.
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VIDEO: What's life like for women in Raqqa?

November 24, 2015 - 7:26pm
Women in Raqqa ‘fed to hyenas’ for defying Islamic State
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VIDEO: Steven Spielberg on spying and politics

November 24, 2015 - 6:22pm
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith speaks to director Steven Spielberg about his new Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, the power of TV, and the trickiest actor he has ever worked with.
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Hostages freed from gunmen in France

November 24, 2015 - 5:40pm
The hostage situation in the French town of Roubaix, near Belgium, has ended, with the hostages now safe, local officials say.
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VIDEO: Test flight for 'reuseable spaceship'

November 24, 2015 - 5:37pm
The entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.
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Paris 'ringleader was near Bataclan'

November 24, 2015 - 5:17pm
Paris's chief prosecutor says the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was near the Bataclan theatre while a siege was taking place.
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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.