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Israel 'to open mission in UAE'

12 hours 31 min ago
Israel is to open its first diplomatic mission in the UAE, Israel says, despite the absence of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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VIDEO: Pope gives last address in Kenya

12 hours 39 min ago
The Pope has been greeted by an enthusiastic crowd at a youth rally at Nairobi's Kasarani Stadium, his last public event in Kenya before travelling to Uganda, as Anne Soy reports.
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Space rocket debris found off Scilly

12 hours 45 min ago
A large chunk of what is believed to have been an unmanned American space rocket is found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly.
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IS 'carried out Bangladesh attack'

12 hours 56 min ago
The so-called Islamic State group claims it was behind an attack on a Shia mosque in Bangladesh which killed at least one person and injured three.
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VIDEO: 'Their laughter, we'll never hear again'

13 hours 23 min ago
At a memorial service in Paris, President Francois Hollande pays tribute to the victims of the gun and bomb attacks in the city two weeks ago.
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Boys arrested for gang-raping classmate

13 hours 30 min ago
Four schoolboys in the western Indian city of Mumbai are arrested for gang-raping their classmate, police say.
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Wanted Polanski can stay in Poland

14 hours 8 min ago
A Polish legal move to extradite film director Roman Polanski - wanted in the US over a child sex case - is dropped.
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Police seize 800 Belgium-bound guns

14 hours 26 min ago
Italian police in the northern port city of Trieste seize nearly 800 shotguns en route from Turkey to Belgium.
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VIDEO: Why did Miss World contender get flight ban?

15 hours 1 min ago
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the China city hosting this year's pageant.
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Trump denies mocking disabled reporter

15 hours 12 min ago
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
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VIDEO: The women denied rights to own land

15 hours 15 min ago
A look at the economic case for solving the imbalance between male and female farmers' output around the world.
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VIDEO: Paris attacks: French memorial service

15 hours 16 min ago
France holds a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris two weeks ago.
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Miss World Canada 'barred from China'

16 hours 5 min ago
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
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Prominent Chinese activist jailed

16 hours 57 min ago
Leading Chinese rights activist Yang Maodong is jailed for six years for disturbing public order with a newspaper protest.
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VIDEO: Exploded SpaceX rocket 'found in UK'

17 hours 1 min ago
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
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VIDEO: Queen in Malta for Commonwealth meeting

17 hours 50 min ago
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are in Malta for a three day tour of the island.
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VIDEO: Paris after attacks: 'I'm pessimistic'

18 hours 6 min ago
Two weeks on from the Paris terror attacks, in which 130 people lost their lives, some Parisians share their thoughts and feelings.
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VIDEO: Black Friday's travels around the world

18 hours 45 min ago
How far has the traditional start of the US Christmas shopping season - Black Friday - spread around the world?
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'Dangerous' lakes in Everest glacier

November 26, 2015 - 11:53pm
Lakes that have been forming near Mount Everest could threaten settlements downstream if they overflow.
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VIDEO: Millions attend Thanksgiving Day parade

November 26, 2015 - 9:30pm
Millions of people attended New York's annual Thanksgiving Day parade on Thursday, which was held under tight security
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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.