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Schoolgirls die in Thai dormitory fire

May 23, 2016 - 12:19am
At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.
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Libya intercepts 850 migrants in boats

May 23, 2016 - 12:07am
Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
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VIDEO: Volcano erupts in Indonesia killing seven

May 22, 2016 - 11:58pm
A volcano in western Indonesia erupts, killing seven people and leaving two more in hospital.
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Garcia Marquez's ashes laid to rest

May 22, 2016 - 9:12pm
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
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VIDEO: Obama begins visit to Vietnam

May 22, 2016 - 8:50pm
President Obama arrives in Vietnam at the start of a visit to the country.
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Olympian ‘drove drunk with shotgun’

May 22, 2016 - 8:15pm
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
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Hinchcliffe returns for Indy 500 pole

May 22, 2016 - 7:32pm
James Hinchcliffe secures pole position for the 100th Indianapolis 500, a year after suffering a serious injury at the same race.
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The men who are taking a stand against 'dude fests'

May 22, 2016 - 7:22pm
The growing men's movement against all-male 'dude-fests'
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Tunisians seek justice for past wrongs

May 22, 2016 - 7:16pm
Mementos of a mother seeking justice for dead son
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India's transgender sari models winning hearts

May 22, 2016 - 7:13pm
The young designer using transgender sari models
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Vietnam hopes as Obama visits

May 22, 2016 - 7:10pm
Vietnamese want their voices heard as Obama visits
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VIDEO: Austrian election count is very close

May 22, 2016 - 7:04pm
Votes are being counted in Austria in a presidential race that is proving to be very close.
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Axa stubs out €1.7bn tobacco investment

May 22, 2016 - 7:02pm
Axa, the world's largest insurer, plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry to help highlight the human and economic cost of smoking.
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Austrian run-off rivals face dead heat

May 22, 2016 - 6:17pm
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result depending on postal ballots.
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Greece passes new cuts to unblock funds

May 22, 2016 - 5:21pm
The Greek parliament passes widely unpopular new budget cuts and tax rises two days before a eurozone meeting expected to unblock much-needed bailout funds.
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The divorced couple who built a shoe firm

May 22, 2016 - 5:01pm
The divorced couple who have built a global shoe company
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Oil strikes close French petrol stations

May 22, 2016 - 2:24pm
Hundreds of French petrol stations run out of fuel after workers blockade oil refineries in protest over controversial labour reforms.
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Turkey needs presidential rule - new PM

May 22, 2016 - 1:07pm
The Erdogan ally named as Turkey's new prime minister calls for a move to presidential rule and a new constitution.
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Obama's Vietnam trip marks warming ties

May 22, 2016 - 12:34pm
Barack Obama arrives for the start of his three-day visit to Vietnam, only the third by a sitting US president since the end of the Vietnam War.
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Afghans confirm Taliban leader's death

May 22, 2016 - 12:21pm
Afghanistan's spy agency confirms Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strike.
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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.