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The perils of speaking out against Islamic law in Malaysia

March 29, 2015 - 4:25pm
Malaysian journalist's satirical video prompts threats
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A question for Indian men: What does your wife do?

March 29, 2015 - 4:20pm
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing
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VIDEO: Race is on to count Nigeria votes

March 29, 2015 - 3:08pm
International observers have praised Nigeria's elections, despite technical hitches, protests and reports of violence.
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Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

March 29, 2015 - 2:45pm
Singapore holds a state funeral for its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, with tens of thousands lining the streets despite torrential rain.
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Deal creates largest travel retailer

March 29, 2015 - 2:41pm
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.
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Northern Ireland 2-1 Finland

March 29, 2015 - 2:02pm
Kyle Lafferty continues his hot goalscoring streak as Northern Ireland beat Finland to boost their chances of making Euro 2016.
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Watching my country from afar

March 29, 2015 - 2:01pm
Missing out on Singapore's biggest story
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Observers praise Nigeria election

March 29, 2015 - 1:29pm
The UN and regional body Ecowas praise the conduct of Nigeria's election despite technical hitches and reports of violence.
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VIDEO: Alps crash cockpit recording leaked

March 29, 2015 - 1:17pm
As forensics teams say they have isolated 78 strands of DNA at the Germanwings Alps crash site, more details of the plane's final moments have reportedly been leaked to German media.
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Mass rally in Tunis over museum raid

March 29, 2015 - 12:55pm
Thousands march in Tunis over the Bardo Museum terror attack, as authorities say that one of the raid's leaders has been killed.
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VIDEO: Passengers describe plane runway skid

March 29, 2015 - 12:19pm
Passengers describe the moment an Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway as it landed at Halifax International Airport on Sunday.
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Brazil 1-0 Chile

March 29, 2015 - 12:07pm
Roberto Firmino's goal helps Brazil extend their winning run to eight matches at the expense of Chile at Emirates Stadium.
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VIDEO: Thousands join Tunisia museum rally

March 29, 2015 - 11:08am
Thousands of people take in an anti-terrorism rally in the capital, Tunis, with a rally ending at the Bardo Museum where militant gunmen killed 22 people.
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How F1's title fight got interesting

March 29, 2015 - 11:03am
Sebastian Vettel's Malaysian Grand Prix win ignites the prospect of a potential challenge to Mercedes' dominance.
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Mad Men to live on at Smithsonian

March 29, 2015 - 10:33am
A collection of costumes and props from hit US drama Mad Men is donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
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Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

March 29, 2015 - 10:32am
An Air Canada plane landing at Halifax, Nova Scotia, leaves the runway while landing, with 23 people taken to hospital for observation.
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Benefit cuts 'not yet decided'

March 29, 2015 - 9:15am
The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.
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Team Sky's Porte wins in Catalunya

March 29, 2015 - 9:13am
Australian Richie Porte of Team Sky continues his fine early season form with victory at the Volta a Catalunya.
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Clarke dedicates victory to Hughes

March 29, 2015 - 8:57am
Captain Michael Clarke dedicates Australia's fifth World Cup title to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes.
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VIDEO: Tapping into Armenia's potential

March 29, 2015 - 8:31am
Armenian authorities investigate new technology and online industries as a way of creating wealth.
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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.