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VIDEO: Egyptian street art movement

November 20, 2014 - 6:49am
In the wake of uprisings in the Arab region since 2011, the street art movement has been gaining momentum employed as a means to address not only political issues, but also social problems in the society.
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Eritreans 'flee conscription drive'

November 20, 2014 - 6:36am
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
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Detective Luther to make comeback

November 20, 2014 - 6:32am
Detective drama Luther is making a comeback for two episodes, as part of a raft of new drama commissions on the BBC.
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Japan woman arrested for 'poisoning'

November 20, 2014 - 6:19am
Police raid the homes of a 67-year-old Japanese woman suspected of poisoning her husband, as details of six ex-partners' deaths emerge.
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S Africa rhino deaths hit new record

November 20, 2014 - 6:13am
Poachers have killed 1,020 rhinos in South Africa so far this year, officials say, despite a government push to protect the endangered species.
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Islamic State video draws attention to Syrian victims

November 20, 2014 - 5:57am
What do we know about the Syrians beheaded in IS video?
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Asia trades on China and Japan data

November 20, 2014 - 5:54am
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after trade data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showed that global demand was picking up.
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Greengrass to direct Orwell's 1984

November 20, 2014 - 5:53am
British director Paul Greengrass, best known for action sequel The Bourne Ultimatum, is to bring George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four to the big screen.
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India guru remanded in custody

November 20, 2014 - 5:45am
Controversial Indian guru Rampal, who was arrested on Wednesday night after a week-long stand-off at his ashram in Haryana state, is remanded in custody until 28 November.
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Taylor Swift scores US chart first

November 20, 2014 - 5:32am
Taylor Swift becomes the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 song chart.
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VIDEO: Jagger on Brown and losing L'Wren

November 20, 2014 - 5:21am
Sir Mick Jagger has told the BBC about his new biopic on music legend James Brown, and how going on tour helped the Rolling Stones singer get over the loss of his partner L'Wren Scott.
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Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

November 20, 2014 - 5:16am
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over 1996 Philippines night club fire in which 162 died, one of the world's worst such blazes.
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Sturgeon sworn in as first minister

November 20, 2014 - 5:10am
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
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Vettel joins Ferrari as Alonso exits

November 20, 2014 - 5:03am
Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari on a three-year deal as Fernando Alonso leaves the Italian team.
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NFF accepts blame for Nigeria exit

November 20, 2014 - 4:55am
The Nigeria Football Federation accepts the blame for the champions' failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
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SA police suspended over mob justice

November 20, 2014 - 4:47am
Three South African police officers are suspended for allegedly not helping a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob and later died.
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Joel's songwriting career honoured

November 20, 2014 - 4:23am
Musician Billy Joel receives the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at a gala in Washington DC, honouring his life's work in songwriting.
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Arrests over Delhi 'honour killing'

November 20, 2014 - 4:07am
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest the parents of a woman who they say was killed for marrying against her family's wishes.
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Russian site lists breached webcams

November 20, 2014 - 4:04am
Privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds.
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Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

November 20, 2014 - 3:59am
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
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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.