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Peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey

October 29, 2014 - 4:20am
Scores of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle militants besieging the town of Kobane.
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Pilot strike hits Air France profits

October 29, 2014 - 4:05am
Air France-KLM has said last month's pilots' strike cost it €416m (£328m) in lost revenues as it reported operating profit fell by more than half in the three months to the end of October.
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India 'fails' victims of abuse

October 29, 2014 - 3:58am
The epidemic of domestic violence that blights India
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Deutsche Bank in 92m-euro loss

October 29, 2014 - 3:26am
Deutsche Bank swings to a loss in the third quarter because of higher legal costs to settle investigations.
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VIDEO: Hungary protest at internet tax plans

October 29, 2014 - 2:06am
Tens of thousands of people in Hungary have taken part in a peaceful march against the government's plans to tax the internet - the second demonstration in three days.
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India court given 'black money' list

October 29, 2014 - 1:56am
The Indian government gives a list with names of more than 600 Indians suspected to have parked untaxed wealth in foreign banks to the Supreme Court.
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NZ to hold flag referendum in 2016

October 28, 2014 - 11:20pm
New Zealand is to hold a binding referendum in 2016 on whether to change the design of the national flag, PM John Key says.
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Canberra 'trying to verify IS death'

October 28, 2014 - 11:11pm
The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
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VIDEO: Negative campaign adverts: Good, bad and ugly

October 28, 2014 - 10:46pm
The best and worst negative campaign adverts
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Migrants who risk everything to reach Europe

October 28, 2014 - 10:45pm
Migrants who risk everything to try to get to Europe
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Japan industrial data lifts stocks

October 28, 2014 - 10:44pm
Asia stocks are lifted by stronger-than-expected Japan industrial production in September and positive US consumer confidence data.
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Singapore 'best place for business'

October 28, 2014 - 10:31pm
Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report.
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US hails West Africa Ebola progress

October 28, 2014 - 10:09pm
US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.
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VIDEO: The island disappearing into the sea

October 28, 2014 - 9:44pm
Life on the island disappearing into the sea
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Million pound grant for museum

October 28, 2014 - 9:21pm
The Wellcome Trust is giving £1.3m to fund the creation of six new science and technology galleries at the National Museum of Scotland.
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Salt destroying fertile land - UN

October 28, 2014 - 9:05pm
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis.
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Where do billionaires go to university?

October 28, 2014 - 8:30pm
Where do the super-rich go to university?
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Australia sets fuel-tax increase

October 28, 2014 - 8:23pm
The Australian government has announced an increase on fuel tax, despite the move being opposed in the Senate.
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VIDEO: Play games with your pet remotely?

October 28, 2014 - 8:23pm
Richard Taylor checks out PetCube, a product that wants to let you interact with your pet while you are away from home, using your phone.
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VIDEO: UK opposes future migrant rescues

October 28, 2014 - 8:18pm
Officials in charge of securing the EU's borders are meeting in Brussels to consider how best to deal with the surge in migrants trying to reach Europe.
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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.