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Wikileaks publishes Sony documents

April 16, 2015 - 5:03pm
Wikileaks has published hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment last year.
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Dreaming of Uighuristan

April 16, 2015 - 5:02pm
Why China's separatists are now unwelcome in Central Asia
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Germany warns Greece over credit

April 16, 2015 - 4:37pm
Greece would struggle to find creditors outside of the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says.
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Etsy shares surge 88% on debut

April 16, 2015 - 4:29pm
Shares in arts and crafts marketplace Etsy surge 88% in their US market debut, valuing the 10-year-old Brooklyn firm at more than $3.3bn.
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Vikings' Peterson reinstated by NFL

April 16, 2015 - 4:26pm
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson can play again after serving a ban for assaulting his four-year-old son.
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Man 'planned to kill US soldiers'

April 16, 2015 - 4:17pm
An Ohio man who travelled to Syria to fight with al Nusrah Front has been charged over alleged plans to carry out a terror attack in the US.
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Full-back Tomkins to rejoin Wigan

April 16, 2015 - 4:01pm
England full-back Sam Tomkins will rejoin Wigan Warriors on a four-year deal after agreeing to leave New Zealand Warriors.
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Vatican ends crackdown on US nuns

April 16, 2015 - 3:46pm
The Vatican ends a six-year row with a group of American nuns it had branded "radical feminists" who were undermining Church teaching.
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Paris tunnel thieves grab jewels

April 16, 2015 - 3:23pm
French police are looking for three thieves who stole a handbag containing €5m worth of jewels after breaking into an art collector's car in traffic.
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Blatter likened to Jesus & Mandela

April 16, 2015 - 3:08pm
Sepp Blatter is likened to Jesus and Nelson Mandela as Concafaf members give him their backing for May's Fifa election.
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Express owner Desmond gives UKIP £1m

April 16, 2015 - 2:34pm
UKIP says a £1m donation from Express owner Richard Desmond will help it "significantly" in its election campaign.
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Migrants killed in 'religious clash'

April 16, 2015 - 2:22pm
Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard after a row on a boat heading to Italy.
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Al-Qaeda seizes Yemen airport

April 16, 2015 - 1:55pm
Militants from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula seize the southern Yemeni airport Mukalla, taking advantage of chaos elsewhere in the country.
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Adichie on top 100 influential list

April 16, 2015 - 1:50pm
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among seven Africans listed by Time magazine as the world's 100 most influential people.
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New York approves slavery monument

April 16, 2015 - 1:25pm
The New York City Council has approved a marker recognising the contributions of slaves to the city's founding and economy
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VIDEO: Entrepreneur takes massive pay cut

April 16, 2015 - 1:23pm
The CEO of a US credit card firm will take a 90 per cent pay cut so that his staff can receive a pay rise.
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Pope Francis to visit Latin America

April 16, 2015 - 1:16pm
Pope Francis announces his first visit to Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador in July, with leaders from host countries welcoming the news.
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IS steps up assault on Iraq's Ramadi

April 16, 2015 - 1:03pm
Islamic State steps up its assault on the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, launching a series of suicide attacks against government positions.
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Please Mr Putin, help me get a dog

April 16, 2015 - 12:55pm
All of the Russian president's skills as a negotiator were called upon in his 13th annual telethon when he was asked to convince Boris to let his wife have a dog.
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Body at farm is missing student Karen Buckley

April 16, 2015 - 12:54pm
A body found at a farm north of Glasgow is missing Cork student Karen Buckley, Police Scotland confirm.
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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.