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Malaysia passes anti-terror bill

April 7, 2015 - 10:19am
Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, reintroducing detention without trial, which it says is needed to tackle Islamic extremism.
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S Africa's first nudist beach opens

April 7, 2015 - 10:17am
Naturists start using South Africa's first official nudist beach despite ongoing protests against it.
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Deals help to lift US stock markets

April 7, 2015 - 10:08am
Stocks on Wall Street open higher, with a series of takeover deals helping to push prices higher.
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Microsoft targets autistic workers

April 7, 2015 - 9:58am
Microsoft is to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.
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Doctor Who 'on screen until 2020'

April 7, 2015 - 9:53am
Sci-fi favourite Doctor Who will remain on TV for at least another five years, according to its executive producer Steven Moffat.
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Russian fans banned for Nazi symbol

April 7, 2015 - 9:23am
Russian Premier League side Torpedo Moscow will play two games in an empty stadium after fans display a Nazi symbol.
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Alonso happy with McLaren progress

April 7, 2015 - 8:07am
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is happy with the team's progress after his difficult start to the campaign.
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NBA to hold basketball camp in Cuba

April 7, 2015 - 8:06am
The NBA becomes the first US professional sports league to visit Cuba since the two countries announced a thaw in their relations.
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VIDEO: Fear and terror in Damascus camp

April 7, 2015 - 7:52am
The United Nations Security Council has demanded urgent humanitarian access to the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
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Police end Clarkson 'fracas' inquiry

April 7, 2015 - 7:48am
Police say there is "no need for further action" against Jeremy Clarkson in their Top Gear "fracas" inquiry.
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Iraqi mass graves exhumed in Tikrit

April 7, 2015 - 7:40am
Iraqi forensic experts are exhuming suspected mass graves of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants in a massacre in June 2014.
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VIDEO: Kenyans 'shocked and angry'

April 7, 2015 - 7:35am
Hundreds of students take part in a march in Nairobi to remember those killed in last week's attack at Garissa University.
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VIDEO: Beauty of Afghanistan frame by frame

April 7, 2015 - 7:32am
Frame by Frame is a new documentary looking at the challenges photojournalists face in Afghanistan.
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Highs and lows of Olympic star Liu Xiang

April 7, 2015 - 7:29am
The highs and lows of Olympic champion Liu Xiang
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Nagorno-Karabakh: 'Frozen' conflict threatens to reignite

April 7, 2015 - 7:27am
Fears of flare-up in Nagorno-Karabakh
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Two detained over attack on team coach

April 7, 2015 - 7:18am
Turkish police have detained two people suspected of being involved in a gun attack on Fenerbahce's team coach.
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'Racism' put US man on death row

April 7, 2015 - 7:01am
A man released from prison after nearly 30 years on death row in Alabama says he blames his conviction on being black and poor.
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Turkey threatens Google with ban

April 7, 2015 - 6:32am
Turkey threatened to ban Google unless it removed links to controversial images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint.
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VIDEO: Lost boy rescued after five-day ordeal

April 7, 2015 - 6:31am
An 11-year-old Australian boy who went missing during a family camping trip five days ago has been found alive.
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Blatter calls for racism crackdown

April 7, 2015 - 6:22am
Fifa chief Sepp Blatter says teams found guilty of racism must be punished by suspensions, points deductions or even relegation.
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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.