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Ex-NBA star Odom home after collapse

October 20, 2015 - 12:10pm
Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom is back in Los Angeles after receiving treatment at a Las Vegas hospital, a week after collapsing at a brothel.
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Canada's Liberals sweep to power

October 20, 2015 - 11:37am
Canada's Liberal Party mounts a stunning comeback in the country's general elections and ends nearly a decade of Conservative rule.
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Britain's steel industry: What's going wrong?

October 20, 2015 - 11:27am
Why is Britain's steel industry in such trouble with so many jobs being lost - and is it really all the fault of cheap Chinese imports for the collapse in steel prices?
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VIDEO: How is Slovenia coping with migrants?

October 20, 2015 - 11:09am
As Slovenia prepares to deploy its army to deal with number of migrants, Guy Delauney and Nick Thorpe report from border towns to the north and south of Slovenia.
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Fifa confirms February election date

October 20, 2015 - 11:04am
World football's governing body Fifa will elect Sepp Blatter's successor as president on 26 February.
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Canada reopens market to EU beef

October 20, 2015 - 11:01am
Canada resumes beef imports from the EU, which were blocked in 1996 because of the "mad cow disease" crisis.
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IRA 'army council' still exists

October 20, 2015 - 11:00am
The IRA's ruling body, the 'army council' still exists, but has a "wholly political focus", Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers tells MPs.
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Hammond rejects China security fears

October 20, 2015 - 10:31am
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond defends Chinese investment in the UK - saying it is being done for financial, not political, reasons.
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Row over tourist's Hindu tattoo

October 20, 2015 - 10:23am
An Australian man who said locals from the Indian city of Bangalore harassed him over his tattoo of a Hindu goddess has now left the city, police say.
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Walking Dead star's play to hit Broadway

October 20, 2015 - 10:17am
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o is to star on Broadway in a play written by Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira.
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Migrant arrivals to Greece top 500,000

October 20, 2015 - 10:16am
The number of migrants who have arrived in Greece this year tops half a million, with 8,000 arriving each day, according to UN figures.
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Africa fear for deadly malaria strain

October 20, 2015 - 10:04am
A drug-resistant malaria parasite that is spreading across South East Asia can also infect different mosquito species in Africa, laboratory experiments show.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows Sutton at Istanbul airport

October 20, 2015 - 9:57am
Turkish authorities have released CCTV footage of Briton Jacky Sutton, who was found dead at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Saturday.
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Divided families reunite in North Korea

October 20, 2015 - 9:55am
Hundreds of South Koreans begin meeting relatives in the North, in a rare reunion event for families separated by the Korean War.
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Gunfire and tear gas amid Congo protests

October 20, 2015 - 9:53am
Police fire shots and tear gas in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, in a clamp down on protests against the president's bid for a third term.
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Zimbabwe Cecil hunter fails to end trial

October 20, 2015 - 9:42am
The Zimbabwean hunter who led the expedition that killed the famed lion Cecil fails in his legal bid to have charges against him dropped.
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'Forced shopping' death in Hong Kong

October 20, 2015 - 9:23am
A Chinese tourist dies in Hong Kong after being beaten up at a jewellery shop during a so-called "forced shopping" tour.
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Tour de France 2016 route revealed

October 20, 2015 - 8:56am
Britain's defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome welcomes a "great course" for the 2016 race.
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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.