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Putin 'ordered Litvinenko killing'

July 31, 2015 - 10:09am
Russian President Vladimir Putin "personally ordered" the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the death of the former spy hears.
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Weak oil prices hit Exxon and Chevron

July 31, 2015 - 10:00am
Two of the US's biggest companies report sharply lower quarterly results because of falling oil prices.
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VIDEO: Haka student: 'Humbled by reaction'

July 31, 2015 - 9:24am
A schoolboy who took part in a funeral "haka" that went viral tells the BBC how he feels about the reaction to the video and why students chose to do a haka for their teacher.
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Greek PM defends ex-finance minister

July 31, 2015 - 9:23am
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends his former finance minister in a row over an "emergency plan" in case of Greece's exit from the euro.
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Deadly flash floods hit Myanmar

July 31, 2015 - 9:09am
More more 20 people die as severe flooding in the north and west of Myanmar damages land and homes, displacing many.
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Gills fined for 'race victimisation'

July 31, 2015 - 8:42am
Gillingham and club chairman Paul Scally are fined £75,000 each for "race victimisation" by the FA, but both will appeal.
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VIDEO: Reaction to West Bank toddler death

July 31, 2015 - 8:15am
The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Mark Regev, the spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, give their reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler in an arson attack.
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Chad imposes 'terror' death penalty

July 31, 2015 - 8:07am
Following attacks by Boko Haram militants, MPs in Chad vote to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished.
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Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

July 31, 2015 - 8:00am
A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".
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Studio collapse puts films in limbo

July 31, 2015 - 7:47am
The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.
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VIDEO: Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

July 31, 2015 - 7:34am
Beijing is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city ever to host both a summer and winter games.
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Pair guilty of killing off-duty PC

July 31, 2015 - 7:30am
Two men are found guilty of the manslaughter of an off-duty policeman who died in an attack during a night out in Liverpool.
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Rare seabird returns to Dominica

July 31, 2015 - 7:29am
Scientists find colony of endangered black-capped petrels on Caribbean island.
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Chinese scrutiny and Olympic 'openness'

July 31, 2015 - 7:25am
Sensitivity and suspicion surround China's 2022 bid
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Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

July 31, 2015 - 7:00am
Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, beating the bid of Kazakhstan city Almaty.
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Morrissey claims airport sex assault

July 31, 2015 - 6:09am
British singer Morrissey says he was "groped" by an airport security officer during a search in San Francisco.
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Eurozone inflation holds steady

July 31, 2015 - 5:54am
A drop in energy prices offset a rise in industrial goods and helped keep the eurozone's inflation rate at 0.2% in July.
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Injured Anderson out of fourth Test

July 31, 2015 - 5:49am
England bowler James Anderson is ruled out of the current and fourth Ashes Tests with a side strain.
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Swiss central bank in 50bn franc loss

July 31, 2015 - 5:36am
The soaring value of the Swiss franc against the euro leads Switzerland's central bank to report a first half loss of 50bn francs.
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Shooting at S Lanka campaign rally

July 31, 2015 - 5:30am
Unidentified gunmen open fire at a political campaign rally in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, killing one and injuring 12.
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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.