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The woman who broke tech's glass ceiling

May 27, 2014 - 5:16pm
How Esther Dyson broke barriers in the technology industry
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VIDEO: Life of a sumo wrestler

May 27, 2014 - 4:41pm
Why wrestlers' training regime is putting off Japanese children
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My Day: Robot scientist

May 27, 2014 - 4:36pm
'I want to be the Steve Jobs of robotics'
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VIDEO: Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'

May 27, 2014 - 4:35pm
The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue.
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Reviving Filipino tribal tattoo art

May 27, 2014 - 4:35pm
How the Filipino diaspora is trying to save its tattoo heritage
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Britain and France urge EU reform

May 27, 2014 - 4:11pm
Britain and France call for EU reform as leaders arrive for a summit in Brussels on the elections which gave a boost to anti-EU parties.
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Egypt election to run for extra day

May 27, 2014 - 3:56pm
Egypt's presidential election is extended into a third day amid reports of a low turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.
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US to keep 9,800 Afghanistan troops

May 27, 2014 - 3:53pm
The US will keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after the US concludes its combat mission at the end of this year, President Barack Obama says.
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