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Faulty part 'factor' in AirAsia crash

12 min 13 sec ago
A faulty component as well as the crew's response caused an AirAsia plane to crash into the Java Sea last December, killing 162 people, Indonesian officials say.
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Prince Charles to make forest appeal

29 min 29 sec ago
Prince Charles is to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.
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US marine guilty of transgender killing

36 min 52 sec ago
A US marine is found guilty of killing a Filipina transgender woman, in a case which has strained ties between the US and the Philippines.
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Turkey challenges Russia over IS claim

1 hour 28 min ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenges Russia to prove that Ankara shot down a Russian plane to protect oil trade with Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Yacht owner's expensive mistake

2 hours 57 min ago
A yacht owner in California made an expensive mistake when his boat became stuck on a tidal wall.
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Taj Mahal 'not a Hindu temple'

3 hours 40 min ago
India's government refutes claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple.
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Japanese whaling ships depart for hunt

November 30, 2015 - 11:43pm
Japanese whaling ships depart for the Antarctic hunt, after a one year pause, despite international opposition.
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The images and influence of Japan's greatest manga artist

November 30, 2015 - 11:34pm
The images of Japan's manga horror king
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Finding Argentina's stolen babies

November 30, 2015 - 9:43pm
Argentine activist talks about finding her own grandson
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Argentine man to meet lost mother

November 30, 2015 - 9:15pm
The Argentine campaign group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo say they have found another child of a political detainee from the 1970s.
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Kabore elected Burkina Faso president

November 30, 2015 - 8:08pm
Roch Marc Kabore wins presidential elections in Burkina Faso, official results show, after a year of political turmoil in the country.
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Venezuela arrests three suspects

November 30, 2015 - 7:59pm
Venezuela arrests three people suspected of the murder of a regional opposition leader ahead of parliamentary elections.
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Russian tourists told to seek new destinations

November 30, 2015 - 7:42pm
Russians lose their favourite tourist destination
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Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil'

November 30, 2015 - 7:25pm
Russia says Turkey shot down one of its planes near the border with Syria to protect its oil trade with Islamic State - a trade Turkey has always denied.
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Bid to drill deep inside Earth

November 30, 2015 - 7:23pm
Scientists set out this week to drill a hole into the Indian Ocean floor to try to get below the Earth's crust for the first time, testing theories about the make-up of the crust on the way down.
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Sectarian terror fears grip Bangladesh

November 30, 2015 - 7:19pm
Bangladesh lurches from secularism to sectarian strife
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VIDEO: The rise of the banking app?

November 30, 2015 - 7:13pm
The BBC's Personal Finance correspondent Simon Gompertz looks at the rising popularity of banking by app.
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Will Nigeria follow China's lead?

November 30, 2015 - 6:54pm
Will Nigeria follow China's economic transformation?
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VIDEO: Colorado abortion clinic 'gunman' in court

November 30, 2015 - 6:17pm
The gunman who allegedly killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has appeared in court and will be charged with first-degree murder.
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VIDEO: First of 6 officers head to trial in Gray case

November 30, 2015 - 6:14pm
Jury selection has begun in the first trial over the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man whose death in police custody set off days of protests.
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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.