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Pressure mounts for political solution in Libya

September 2, 2015 - 7:43pm
Unity government in Libya remains elusive
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US state executing killers faster than any other

September 2, 2015 - 7:39pm
The US state executing more killers than any other
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Should flamethrowers be sold in the US?

September 2, 2015 - 7:24pm
Anger as US firm markets "cool tool" flamethrower
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Crime clan continues to intrigue Argentina

September 2, 2015 - 7:15pm
Puccio crime family still shocks Argentina
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VIDEO: How bad are US maternity benefits?

September 2, 2015 - 7:14pm
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has sparked a maternity leave debate in the US. So how much time should parents take off work?
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VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians

September 2, 2015 - 7:05pm
The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.
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Hodei: The man who vanished

September 2, 2015 - 7:05pm
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months
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VIDEO: 'We need Europeans to save us'

September 2, 2015 - 6:40pm
In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.
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Cardiff jihadist, 21, killed in Syria

September 2, 2015 - 6:33pm
A Cardiff man who is one of three from the city to have joined a jihadist group in Syria has died, the BBC is told.
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Emissions 'far above' 2C target

September 2, 2015 - 6:29pm
Researchers say that global efforts to cut carbon are far short of what's needed to avert dangerous climate change.
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Budapest standoff enters second night

September 2, 2015 - 6:05pm
Angry migrants are stranded outside a Budapest railway station for a second night, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to the refugee crisis.
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Outcry over drowned migrant boy photo

September 2, 2015 - 6:02pm
Images emerge of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whom reports name as Aylan, who drowned when the migrant boat he was in capsized off Turkey.
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Separate trials in Freddie Gray case

September 2, 2015 - 5:41pm
A US judge rules that six Baltimore police officers accused of causing the death of a man in their custody will stand trial separately.
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Video suggests slain US man was armed

September 2, 2015 - 5:37pm
Texas authorities say a new video shows that a man killed by police officers was holding what appears to be a knife when he was shot.
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France drops Arafat poisoning probe

September 2, 2015 - 5:29pm
French judges say they have dropped an investigation into claims that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned.
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Is Teesta Setalvad India's most hounded activist?

September 2, 2015 - 4:50pm
The story of India's 'most hounded' activist
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Eurostar passengers 'left in dark'

September 2, 2015 - 3:28pm
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.
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Lotus set to race at Italian GP

September 2, 2015 - 3:08pm
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.
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Bombs 'kill at least 20' in Yemen

September 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
A double suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Yemen's capital has killed at least 20 people, according to medical officials.
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VIDEO: Who are Japan's Yakuza? In 60 secs

September 2, 2015 - 2:35pm
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.
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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.