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Guatemala arrests ex-football chief

January 12, 2016 - 9:03pm
A former head of Guatemala's football federation, Brayan Jimenez, is arrested as part of the US corruption investigation into Fifa.
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Indian acid attack survivor is new face of fashion brand

January 12, 2016 - 8:56pm
The acid attack survivor who is redefining beauty
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Mistrust and fear in battle for Helmand

January 12, 2016 - 8:55pm
Mistrust and fear as heartlands return to Taliban
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The rise of China's 'pyjama traders'

January 12, 2016 - 8:54pm
The aunties and grannies who influence China's stock markets
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Israelis charged over migrant beating

January 12, 2016 - 8:49pm
Four Israelis are charged over the beating of an Eritrean migrant who was mistaken for a gunman during an attack last October.
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VIDEO: The Taiwan rock star running for MP

January 12, 2016 - 8:37pm
Taiwan's voters go to the polls on Saturday to choose a new president and parliament.
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VIDEO: Will 3D-printed running shoes take off?

January 12, 2016 - 8:34pm
Click tries out the world's first commercially available running shoe with a 3D-printed midsole
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Changes since Obama's first speech

January 12, 2016 - 8:23pm
Jobs, soldiers and No 1 songs – since Obama took office
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VIDEO: The top five Middle East stories for 2016

January 12, 2016 - 8:07pm
Lyse Doucet, the BBC's Chief International Correspondent, explains the Middle East stories that are likely to dominate in 2016.
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VIDEO: The world's first Alzheimer’s patient

January 12, 2016 - 8:04pm
In 1995, Dr Konrad Maurer found the missing case study of the first ever Alzheimer's patient.
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Obama to give upbeat State of the Union

January 12, 2016 - 8:04pm
President Barack Obama is set to strike an optimistic and hopeful tone in his final State of the Union address.
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Russian doping 'risked lives' in 2009

January 12, 2016 - 7:59pm
The IAAF warned Russia its athletes were risking their lives by blood doping - six years before the country was banned from track and field.
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VIDEO: Artist's tribute to friend David Bowie

January 12, 2016 - 7:52pm
The South African artist Beezy Bailey has paid tribute to his friend David Bowie who died on Sunday at the age of 69.
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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.