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Soldiers guard El Salvador buses

5 hours 40 min ago
El Salvador provides security escorts for buses forced to observe a strike called by criminal gangs, after several drivers were killed.
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Plane debris to be sent to France

5 hours 45 min ago
Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is to be sent to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.
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West Ham United 2-2 Astra Giurgiu

5 hours 58 min ago
West Ham's hopes of qualifying for the Europa League group stages suffer a setback as they are held against Astra Giurgiu.
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US inquiry into African lion killer

6 hours 8 min ago
US officials launch an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved.
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Google to defy French privacy ruling

6 hours 31 min ago
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.
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US baby gets lifetime hunting permit

7 hours 31 min ago
Daylen Brickley, a baby from the US state of New Hampshire, is the proud owner of a lifetime permit to hunt and fish - the first license holder under a new program.
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Finn puts England on brink of win

8 hours 23 sec ago
Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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IMF wary of third Greek bailout

8 hours 33 min ago
The International Monetary Fund is wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout and is unlikely to provide funds at the first stage.
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Kids Company charity in police probe

8 hours 38 min ago
An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.
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Comet yields 'rich array' of organics

8 hours 55 min ago
The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.
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EU extends farm aid amid Russian ban

9 hours 10 min ago
The EU extends help for exporters of dairy produce, fruit and vegetables into next year to ease the impact of a Russian ban.
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The Taliban enter uncharted territory

9 hours 17 min ago
Mullah Omar's replacement as Taliban chief faces tough task
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Kenya's Garissa campus 'must reopen'

9 hours 21 min ago
Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.
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Apprentice contestant found dead

9 hours 31 min ago
Apprentice star Stuart Baggs is found dead at his home in the Isle of Man, police say.
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Spy leaks website being investigated

9 hours 38 min ago
Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.
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Cameron in warning to Calais migrants

9 hours 48 min ago
The UK will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron warns, after hundreds continued attempts to reach the country overnight.
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China ex-general in corruption probe

10 hours 50 sec ago
Former high-ranking Chinese army figure Guo Boxiong is expelled from the Communist Party amid corruption allegations.
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Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal

10 hours 14 min ago
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
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VIDEO: Inside Calais migrant camp 'village'

10 hours 24 min ago
The makeshift migrant camp in Calais is now equipped with a school room, a canteen, and its shelters are becoming more permanent. Christian Fraser looks around.
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Kairat Almaty 2-1 Aberdeen

10 hours 25 min ago
Kenny McLean nets an away goal as Aberdeen lose narrowly to Kairat in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg.
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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.