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VIDEO: Cuba 'keen to update poor internet'

February 26, 2015 - 10:23pm
As the US tweaks its web regulations, Cuba is looking to radically update its internet infrastructure.
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Australian wine firm back to profit

February 26, 2015 - 9:59pm
One of the world's biggest listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has returned to profit in the six months to December.
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How Ghana has reversed exodus of nurses

February 26, 2015 - 9:47pm
How Ghana has reversed the exodus of nurses
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Call for a 'heterosexual pride' day mocked in Brazil

February 26, 2015 - 9:44pm
How a Brazilian politician was mocked online
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Racism still rife in Russian football

February 26, 2015 - 9:40pm
BBC reporter witnesses racism in Russian football first-hand
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The authors hoping for a new Colombia

February 26, 2015 - 9:38pm
Why 2015 may be the year for Colombia authors
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Are the Afghan Taliban ready to talk?

February 26, 2015 - 9:08pm
Are the Afghan Taliban ready to talk?
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Parents in march for Mexico students

February 26, 2015 - 8:18pm
The parents of 43 Mexican students who went missing five months ago in the town of Iguala lead a march in Mexico City to demand justice.
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Row over Savile hospital access claim

February 26, 2015 - 8:14pm
The NHS Trust boss responsible for Stoke Mandeville hospital is criticised for telling an MP Jimmy Savile was 'not given free access', the BBC learns.
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Cyber attacks top US threat list

February 26, 2015 - 8:07pm
A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.
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Currency losses clip AirAsia's wings

February 26, 2015 - 7:51pm
AirAsia, one of Asia's most successful carriers, has posted its first net loss in two years, citing currency exchange losses and higher taxes.
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Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

February 26, 2015 - 7:35pm
Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?
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Historic objects return to Australia

February 26, 2015 - 7:27pm
A collection of rare objects, including a shield thought to have been picked up by Captain Cook in 1770, are set to return to Australia for the first time.
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Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films

February 26, 2015 - 7:13pm
The film stars abducted by North Korea and forced to make movies
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VIDEO: The Iranian and Israeli who make chamber music

February 26, 2015 - 7:10pm
How an Israeli and an Iranian bonded over chamber music
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Greek violence ahead of debt vote

February 26, 2015 - 6:38pm
Greek police clash with rioters after the first protest against the left-wing government, ahead of a key German vote on extending the bailout.
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Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen

February 26, 2015 - 5:41pm
A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.
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Angry fans await Pakistan selector

February 26, 2015 - 5:34pm
Pakistan chief selector Moin Khan returns home to a hostile reception after leaving the World Cup for visiting a casino.
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Fawwaz guilty of US embassy attacks

February 26, 2015 - 5:30pm
A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998, killing 224 people.
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Islamic State seizure of Syria Christians: What we know

February 26, 2015 - 5:27pm
What we know about abduction of Syrian Christians by IS
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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.