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Why tourists are shunning a beautiful Italian island

February 12, 2016 - 8:46pm
Why tourists have stopped visiting a beautiful Italian island
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Colombia: A nation in panic over Zika

February 12, 2016 - 8:20pm
Colombia's experience of the Zika virus
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Photographs of Dublin in rubble

February 12, 2016 - 8:14pm
The story told by rare photos of the 1916 Easter Rising
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VIDEO: Woman and toddler saved from sinking car

February 12, 2016 - 8:04pm
Video has emerged showing the dramatic rescue of a woman and her child after her car went into a canal in Amsterdam.
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VIDEO: What is happening on Turkey/Syria border?

February 12, 2016 - 8:01pm
Thousands of refugees are fleeing the conflict in Aleppo after a recent surge in the military operations by the government backed by Russian airstrikes
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VIDEO: How Beyonce got political, in 60 seconds

February 12, 2016 - 7:32pm
The pop star's journey to 'Black Lives Matter,' in 60 seconds
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Life as the mother of the Columbine killer

February 12, 2016 - 7:02pm
Dylan Klebold's mother breaks years of silence
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VIDEO: Troops to join battle against Zika

February 12, 2016 - 6:19pm
Two hundred thousand troops will be deployed on the streets of Brazil in a bid to contain the Zika virus.
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VIDEO: Creeping paralysis fear for Zika patients

February 12, 2016 - 5:48pm
The Zika virus has moved north to Colombia where it is being linked by some doctors to cases of paralysis.
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VIDEO: Civilians starve as bombs fall in Syria

February 12, 2016 - 5:40pm
Doubts mount over international agreement to cease some of the hostilities in Syria.
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VIDEO: Japan MP quits amid affair scandal

February 12, 2016 - 4:57pm
A Japanese MP who sparked a national debate about paternity leave has quit after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth
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VIDEO: 'Bring back our girls' - the fight goes on

February 12, 2016 - 3:46pm
Activists in Nigeria say they will continue their campaign to secure the safety of more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
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Quake mobile app invites public test

February 12, 2016 - 3:38pm
A new app that turns a smartphone into a mobile seismometer is being rolled out by California scientists.
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Ohio police kill diner machete attacker

February 12, 2016 - 3:28pm
Police in the US state of Ohio shoot and kill a man who attacked four people with a machete in a Mediterranean diner.
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Top Kenyan wins key war crimes ruling

February 12, 2016 - 3:17pm
International judges in the case of Kenyan Vice-President William Ruto disallow the use of recanted witness statements.
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Assad vows to retake all of Syria

February 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake "the whole country", but says the involvement of regional powers means it could take "a long time".
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VIDEO: Surfers take on 'hazardous' competition

February 12, 2016 - 2:16pm
Surfers in northern California compete in what has been dubbed one of the world's most dangerous sporting competitions.
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Venezuela leader's foes move to oust him

February 12, 2016 - 2:11pm
The new opposition-controlled National Assembly in Venezuela plans to speed up moves to oust the government of Nicolas Maduro as economic woes deepen.
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Manilow 'doing well' after surgery

February 12, 2016 - 1:23pm
Singer Barry Manilow is out of surgery and "doing well" after being rushed to hospital in Los Angeles.
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Valcke given 12-year football ban

February 12, 2016 - 12:33pm
Former Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke is banned from all football-related activity for 12 years.
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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.