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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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Suu Kyi asks for 'space' on Rohingya

May 22, 2016 - 11:42am
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi asks for more "space" to address the minority Rohingya issue, after talks with the US secretary of state.
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Austria votes in key test for far right

May 22, 2016 - 10:45am
Austrians are voting in a presidential run-off poll that could elect the European Union's first far-right head of state.
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Man mauled by lions in 'suicide bid'

May 22, 2016 - 9:36am
A man stripped naked and jumped into a lion enclosure at a zoo in Chile in an apparent suicide attempt, forcing staff to shoot dead two lions.
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Japanese pop star stabbed by fan

May 22, 2016 - 9:11am
A Japanese pop star is in a critical condition after being repeatedly stabbed by a fan as she was waiting to perform at a concert venue in Tokyo.
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Sub searches for EgyptAir 'black boxes'

May 22, 2016 - 7:25am
An Egyptian robot submarine heads to the area where the missing EgyptAir plane is reported to have crashed to search for the flight data recorders.
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Deadly gun rampage at Austria concert

May 22, 2016 - 6:50am
A gunman opens fire at a concert in the western Austrian town of Nenzing, killing two people before shooting himself dead, police say.
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Elvis Presley guitar sells for $334,000

May 22, 2016 - 6:41am
A guitar Elvis Presley was given by his father, and John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for Being For The Benefit of Mr Kite! are both sold at an auction in New York.
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Seven killed as Sumatra volcano erupts

May 22, 2016 - 6:22am
Seven people are killed after a volcano in western Indonesia erupts and blasts clouds of volcanic ash three kilometres into the sky
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VIDEO: Sinkhole swallows four cars in China

May 22, 2016 - 4:38am
Footage shows cars falling into a sinkhole in Ruijin City, Jiangxi Province, east China- and firefighters pull them out.
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Taliban chief 'probably killed' in raid

May 22, 2016 - 3:58am
The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour is likely to have been killed in a US air strike on the Afghan-Pakistani border, officials say.
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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.