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Burkina militants free Australian woman

February 6, 2016 - 8:39pm
Militants freed an Australian woman kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso, where they provided health services.
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The snipers trained to protect rhinos

February 6, 2016 - 7:42pm
The snipers with rhino poachers in their sights
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Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?

February 6, 2016 - 7:41pm
Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?
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Foreign Legion ex-chief held in Calais

February 6, 2016 - 7:18pm
A former head of the French Foreign Legion is arrested with about 20 other protesters at a banned anti-Islam rally in the port of Calais.
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VIDEO: A taxi ride with a difference

February 6, 2016 - 7:12pm
In the run up to the New Hampshire primary, BBC Pop Up is picking up voters to talk about their thoughts on the presidential candidates.
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VIDEO: Making India's children smile

February 6, 2016 - 7:03pm
Mark Rego, a cancer survivor, spends his time bringing smiles to the faces of destitute children in India.
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VIDEO: Taiwan quake: Rescue mission continues

February 6, 2016 - 6:52pm
Rescuers work through the night in Taiwan, as they search for more than 100 people who are still missing.
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VIDEO: Carnival in Rio despite Zika fears

February 6, 2016 - 6:37pm
Carnival is under way in Rio de Janeiro despite fears over the spread of the Zika virus.
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VIDEO: Anti-migration protest in Calais

February 6, 2016 - 6:36pm
Some members of the right-wing group Pegida in the French port of Calais protest against the presence of refugees there.
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Syrian president's mother dies aged 86

February 6, 2016 - 6:25pm
The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anisa, has died at the age of 86 in the capital Damascus, his office announces.
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Ecuador-Turkey row over speech scuffle

February 6, 2016 - 3:18pm
Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.
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Skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

February 6, 2016 - 1:21pm
Five Czech skiers have been killed in a huge avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 17 people, local police say.
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Syrian refugee numbers soar at border

February 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting has nearly doubled to 35,000, a Turkish official says.
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Somali airliner 'was holed by bomb'

February 6, 2016 - 12:20pm
A blast that punched a large hole in the fuselage of a passenger plane at Somalia's Mogadishu airport on Tuesday was caused by a bomb, officials say.
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'Further arrests' over UK pilot killing

February 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Five people have now been arrested in connection with the killing of a UK pilot whose helicopter was shot down by poachers in Tanzania, his employer says.
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Somali troops 'retake' key port city

February 6, 2016 - 10:44am
Somalia's military has retaken Merca from al-Shabab militants who entered the port city on Friday, residents there say.
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VIDEO: At the scene of the Taiwan earthquake

February 6, 2016 - 10:43am
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tainan, where over 200 people have been rescued from buildings that collapsed after an earthquake
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Channel rescue for migrants in dinghy

February 6, 2016 - 10:34am
French coastguards rescue four migrants who were found trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy.
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Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

February 6, 2016 - 9:51am
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 14 people.
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UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka probe

February 6, 2016 - 9:15am
The UN's top human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
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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.

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