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Valbuena speaks on Benzema 'plot'

November 27, 2015 - 10:25am
Footballer Mathieu Valbuena speaks publicly for the first time about an alleged sex tape blackmail plot involving France teammate Karim Benzema.
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Pope urges Kenyans to end tribalism

November 27, 2015 - 9:52am
Pope Francis urges Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the destructive effects of tribalism by asking a stadium of people to hold hands.
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Children die as boats sink off Turkey

November 27, 2015 - 9:21am
Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish media say.
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VIDEO: Russians tell Turks: we're abandoning your beaches

November 27, 2015 - 8:38am
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
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'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'

November 27, 2015 - 8:04am
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.
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VIDEO: 'Education is our gap in Angola'

November 27, 2015 - 7:59am
Africa's richest woman talks about the obstacles to economic growth in Angola.
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Row over Adam Lambert Singapore concert

November 27, 2015 - 6:54am
A growing controversy over a Singapore concert starring gay singer Adam Lambert has highlighted the widening cultural divide in the strait-laced city-state.
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Israel 'to open mission in UAE'

November 27, 2015 - 6:52am
Israel is to open its first diplomatic mission in the UAE, Israel says, despite the absence of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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VIDEO: Pope gives last address in Kenya

November 27, 2015 - 6:44am
The Pope has been greeted by an enthusiastic crowd at a youth rally at Nairobi's Kasarani Stadium, his last public event in Kenya before travelling to Uganda, as Anne Soy reports.
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Space rocket debris found off Scilly

November 27, 2015 - 6:38am
A large chunk of what is believed to have been an unmanned American space rocket is found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly.
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IS 'carried out Bangladesh attack'

November 27, 2015 - 6:27am
The so-called Islamic State group claims it was behind an attack on a Shia mosque in Bangladesh which killed at least one person and injured three.
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VIDEO: 'Their laughter, we'll never hear again'

November 27, 2015 - 6:01am
At a memorial service in Paris, President Francois Hollande pays tribute to the victims of the gun and bomb attacks in the city two weeks ago.
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Boys arrested for gang-raping classmate

November 27, 2015 - 5:53am
Four schoolboys in the western Indian city of Mumbai are arrested for gang-raping their classmate, police say.
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Wanted Polanski can stay in Poland

November 27, 2015 - 5:16am
A Polish legal move to extradite film director Roman Polanski - wanted in the US over a child sex case - is dropped.
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Police seize 800 Belgium-bound guns

November 27, 2015 - 4:57am
Italian police in the northern port city of Trieste seize nearly 800 shotguns en route from Turkey to Belgium.
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VIDEO: Why did Miss World contender get flight ban?

November 27, 2015 - 4:22am
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the China city hosting this year's pageant.
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Trump denies mocking disabled reporter

November 27, 2015 - 4:12am
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
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VIDEO: The women denied rights to own land

November 27, 2015 - 4:08am
A look at the economic case for solving the imbalance between male and female farmers' output around the world.
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VIDEO: Paris attacks: French memorial service

November 27, 2015 - 4:08am
France holds a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris two weeks ago.
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Miss World Canada 'barred from China'

November 27, 2015 - 3:19am
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
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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.