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Syria partial truce comes into effect

April 30, 2016 - 5:52am
The Syrian army says it is observing a partial truce in most parts of Syria apart from in the divided second city of Aleppo, where air strikes have been reported.
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Woman jailed over foetus-cutting attack

April 30, 2016 - 5:20am
A Colorado woman is sentenced to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly eight-month-old foetus from a stranger's womb in a brutal attack.
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VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash

April 30, 2016 - 4:50am
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
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To North Korea with laureates and a prince

April 30, 2016 - 4:29am
Hitching a ride to North Korea with laureates and a prince
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VIDEO: BBC on rare visit to North Korea

April 30, 2016 - 3:12am
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes begins a week in North Korea with three Nobel laureates and a European prince.
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VIDEO: Six-storey building collapses in Kenya

April 30, 2016 - 12:11am
A six-storey building collapses in Nairobi in Kenya, after heavy rains and flooding across the country.
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VIDEO: Afghan hospital bombing 'not a war crime'

April 30, 2016 - 12:09am
A US military report into an air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan in 2015 concludes that it "was not a war crime".
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Argentines protest against Macri reforms

April 29, 2016 - 9:36pm
Thousands of Argentines stage a noisy protest against job cuts imposed under President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms.
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Protesters delay Trump speech

April 29, 2016 - 8:54pm
Hundreds of protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a California hotel, delaying a speech by Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump.
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Nail-biting start for Russia's new Vostochny space centre

April 29, 2016 - 8:05pm
Nervous start for new Russian cosmodrome
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North Korea's rare congress - what is it for?

April 29, 2016 - 7:45pm
Why is North Korea's congress meeting after 40 years?
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Obama: Eight years, eight jokes (almost)

April 29, 2016 - 7:34pm
Highlights from Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinners
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How Beyonce became an 'albums artist'

April 29, 2016 - 7:31pm
How Beyonce gave up hit singles to become an albums artist
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Why this Indian woman is using 'blackface' as solidarity

April 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Why is this Indian woman painting her face black?
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Why the country most poisoned by Chernobyl is going nuclear

April 29, 2016 - 7:29pm
The country worst hit by Chernobyl gets its own reactor
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The prank call crimewave

April 29, 2016 - 7:23pm
The online community who live stream their illegal calls
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Mobile roaming charges cut within EU

April 29, 2016 - 7:12pm
UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see cheaper bills from Saturday, as a further cap on roaming charges takes effect.
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Judge bans clubs in Buenos Aires

April 29, 2016 - 7:05pm
A judge in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, bars nightclubs from opening until they have set up proper health and safety systems following recent drug deaths.
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Irish parties reach deal on government

April 29, 2016 - 6:26pm
The two largest parties in the Republic of Ireland reach agreement on the shape of a future government.
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US accuses Russia over jet manoeuvre

April 29, 2016 - 6:24pm
A Russian jet fighter intercepted a US Air Force plane in an "unsafe and unprofessional manner" over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon says.
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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.