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VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala

September 21, 2014 - 2:42am
The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.
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White House security stepped up

September 21, 2014 - 12:48am
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.
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UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

September 20, 2014 - 11:51pm
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: Argentina president in Vatican talks

September 20, 2014 - 11:19pm
Argentina's president discusses global finance with the Pope in private talks at the Vatican prior to a UN meeting about spiralling national debt.
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Boy, 2, falls from hotel balcony

September 20, 2014 - 11:17pm
A two-year-old boy suffers serious head injuries falling from a mezzanine balcony into the lobby of Liverpool's Hilton Hotel.
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The volunteers of Baghdad's peace carnival

September 20, 2014 - 9:54pm
How do you celebrate World Peace Day in Baghdad?
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UN chief on streets for climate deal

September 20, 2014 - 9:38pm
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will take part in a protest march this weekend to highlight global inaction on climate change.
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VIDEO: Yemen in UN truce with Shia Houthi

September 20, 2014 - 9:30pm
Yemen has agreed to a UN-brokered truce with a Shia Houthi group after a week of mounting clashes in the capital Sanaa raised fears of a sectarian war.
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Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only'

September 20, 2014 - 9:12pm
A two-week-old ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the east is a truce "in name only", says Nato top commander Philip Breedlove.
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VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates

September 20, 2014 - 8:55pm
Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.
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VIDEO: Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

September 20, 2014 - 8:39pm
Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict.
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How to go viral at Fashion Week

September 20, 2014 - 7:35pm
How to go viral at New York fashion week
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Detroit cuts off water for families

September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
Detroit cuts off water to non-payers of bills
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Black America and the spanking debate

September 20, 2014 - 7:27pm
Racism, spankings and an American legacy
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

September 20, 2014 - 7:19pm
How Haitians overcame the 'yuk' factor
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Scottish ministers 'back Sturgeon'

September 20, 2014 - 7:19pm
Half the Scottish cabinet are publicly backing Alex Salmond's deputy, Nicola Sturgeon, to replace him as SNP leader and first minister.
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How Liberia lost its handshake

September 20, 2014 - 7:15pm
How Ebola has prevented the traditional Liberian handshake
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Getting a driving licence without a test

September 20, 2014 - 7:03pm
How I got my driving licence without taking a test
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VIDEO: Singing the Western Sahara blues

September 20, 2014 - 7:01pm
Haunting melodies highlight refugee plight
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VIDEO: Westgate mall attack - 60 seconds

September 20, 2014 - 7:01pm
Background to the Westgate mall attack in 60 seconds
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