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UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka probe

February 6, 2016 - 9:15am
The UN's top human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
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LA mayor's slow jam about road closure

February 6, 2016 - 7:13am
The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.
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Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

February 6, 2016 - 6:24am
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and had an "epiphany" in space, dies at the age of 85.
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Russians sneak a peek at BBC's War and Peace

February 6, 2016 - 6:19am
Russians take a view on BBC's version of Tolstoy
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Bhutan's queen gives birth to heir

February 6, 2016 - 6:15am
Bhutan's King Jigme Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema have their first child, who becomes crown prince of the remote Himalayan kingdom.
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North Korea advances 'satellite' launch

February 6, 2016 - 6:11am
North Korea reportedly advances the date of its controversial "satellite" launch suspected to be a cover for weapons testing
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Deadly quake fells buildings in Taiwan

February 6, 2016 - 5:44am
Rescuers search for trapped survivors after an earthquake topples buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 11 people.
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VIDEO: Onlooker films New York crane collapse

February 6, 2016 - 5:37am
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
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VIDEO: Bollywood singer performs mid-flight

February 6, 2016 - 4:54am
An Indian airline has suspended five crew members who let a Bollywood star sing over its public address system.
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VIDEO: Drone films collapsed quake building

February 6, 2016 - 4:29am
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, with rescue teams trying to reach people trapped in rubble.
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Pentagon releases prisoner abuse photos

February 6, 2016 - 4:18am
The Pentagon releases nearly 200 photographs linked to allegations of abuse by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.
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VIDEO: How much did this Ferrari sell for?

February 6, 2016 - 3:07am
A 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti has become the highest priced car sold in euros.
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Syrian fighting rages as thousands flee

February 6, 2016 - 12:42am
Fierce clashes are reported near the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, as thousands of refugees stream to the Turkish border.
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Sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

February 6, 2016 - 12:07am
A hungry sea lion pup is rescued after finding its way into a restaurant in the US city of San Diego.
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Recovering from an acid attack

February 5, 2016 - 11:21pm
How Natalia's confidence was rebuilt after an acid attack
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Thank you to my mysterious soldier saviour

February 5, 2016 - 11:01pm
Survivor thanks soldier who saved her from beach attack
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Political crisis turns lethal in Haiti

February 5, 2016 - 10:55pm
Protesters in Haiti beat a man to death in a clash with former soldiers amid political uncertainty after an election is postponed.
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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas: Crashing fall from grace

February 5, 2016 - 8:54pm
The Rajapaksa family's crashing fall from grace in Sri Lanka
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Attacks on Calais migrants investigated

February 5, 2016 - 8:38pm
French prosecutors are investigating at least six attacks on migrants at the makeshift Calais camp called the Jungle, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Taiwan earthquake: 'No way to escape'

February 5, 2016 - 8:11pm
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan.
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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.

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