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Electric car sets world acceleration record

June 23, 2016 - 7:15am
An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles.
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Cameroon debates criminalising adultery

June 23, 2016 - 7:06am
Men who commit adultery could be sent to jail under a new law being debated by parliament in Cameroon, where women already face the same sanction.
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Saudi man killed in police raid on Shia village

June 23, 2016 - 6:56am
A wanted Saudi man has been shot dead during a police raid in the country's predominantly Shia east, officials say.
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Nigeria Boko Haram: Scores of refugees starved to death - MSF

June 23, 2016 - 6:41am
Nearly 200 people fleeing Boko Haram militants have died of starvation in the Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, medical charity MSF says.
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Democrat stage Congress sit-in over gun control

June 23, 2016 - 6:17am
Democrats have staged a sit-in in the lower house of the US Congress to demand a vote on gun control legislation.
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Kuwait files $1bn lawsuit against IOC over suspension

June 23, 2016 - 5:44am
Kuwait files a lawsuit demanding $1bn in damages from the International Olympic Committee because of the suspension of its Olympic committee.
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Apology after Japan porn industry coercion claims

June 23, 2016 - 4:26am
A Japanese porn industry association apologises and promises reform, amid allegations women were being forced to perform.
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Highlights, goals and fun from day 13 of the 2016 Uefa European Championship in France.

June 23, 2016 - 4:12am
Catch up with all the goals, match highlights, fun moments and more from day 13 of the 2016 Uefa European Championship in France.
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Chinese authorities to tear up 'toxic' school running tracks

June 23, 2016 - 3:34am
China's Ministry of Education says it will tear up any school running tracks found to contain hazardous materials blamed for making students ill.
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Solar Impulse completes Atlantic crossing with landing in Seville

June 23, 2016 - 3:11am
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, lands in the southern Spanish city of Seville to complete its historic Atlantic crossing.
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Indonesia president visits islands in disputed waters

June 23, 2016 - 3:08am
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo visits the remote Natuna Islands in the South China Sea, as maritime rights dispute with China.
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First bid for McDonald's China franchises confirmed

June 23, 2016 - 3:00am
The first bid is confirmed for McDonald's China and Hong Kong restaurants, as the US fast food giant plans to franchise its business in the country.
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Darth Vader is set for a Star Wars comeback in the prequel film, Rogue One

June 23, 2016 - 2:52am
One of cinema's greatest villains will make some sort of appearance in the Star Wars prequel film, Rogue One.
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China's Communist Party members given quiz online

June 23, 2016 - 1:49am
Millions of members of the Chinese Communist Party are being asked to complete a 20 question quiz testing their knowledge of party doctrine.
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Kim says North Korean missiles can reach US in Pacific

June 23, 2016 - 1:13am
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the latest test of a mid-range missile shows his country has "the sure capability to attack US interests".
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Rescuers fight to free buried boy

June 23, 2016 - 1:05am
The BBC has obtained harrowing footage from activists in the divided northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
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Democrats stage gun law protest in House of Representatives

June 23, 2016 - 12:15am
Democrats in the US Congress are staging a protest in the House of Representatives.
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Australian company's workers kidnapped in Nigeria

June 22, 2016 - 11:10pm
Seven people, including three Australians and a New Zealander, are believed kidnapped in Nigeria in an attack which left one person dead.
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South Korea's Kia tops US car quality ranking

June 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
South Korean car maker Kia comes first in a closely watched US car quality ranking, edging out the luxury brands that usually claim the top spot.
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New charges loom for Brazil's suspended speaker Eduardo Cunha

June 22, 2016 - 9:14pm
Brazil's supreme court rules there is enough evidence to file new corruption charges against the suspended leader of the lower house of Congress.
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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.