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Mourinho and Man Utd agree deal

May 26, 2016 - 3:04pm
A deal has been agreed for Jose Mourinho to become the new Manchester United manager, with confirmation expected on Friday.
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VIDEO: Footage of migrant boat capsize released

May 26, 2016 - 1:44pm
The Italian navy has released footage of a migrant boat that capsized on Wednesday.
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Do French workers really have it easy?

May 26, 2016 - 1:41pm
So why then is the French workforce so restive?
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Uganda World Cup bomb mastermind guilty

May 26, 2016 - 1:32pm
The mastermind of the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people as they were watching the World Cup final, is found guilty.
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VIDEO: Woman dons male disguise to get into Iranian soccer stadium

May 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
Iranian woman dons male disguise to watch the footie
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US hiker 'lost for 26 days before dying'

May 26, 2016 - 1:17pm
A hiker who got lost on a remote part of the Appalachian Trail in the US sent text messages appealing for help for 26 days before she died.
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Venice Biennale's brighter future

May 26, 2016 - 1:02pm
Highlights of the Venice Architecture Biennale
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VIDEO: Ambassador tackles ceremony protester

May 26, 2016 - 12:48pm
The Canadian ambassador to Ireland tackles a protester who tried to disrupt a ceremony to honour British soldiers killed during the 1916 Easter Rising.
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Congo stone throwers 'kill policewoman'

May 26, 2016 - 12:36pm
A policewoman and a protester are killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN says, as tensions rise over whether President Kabila will step down.
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Violence in Egypt after affair rumours

May 26, 2016 - 11:51am
Houses are set on fire and an elderly woman is paraded naked through the streets of a village in Egypt after rumours of an inter-religious affair.
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Vital aid 'not reaching most Syrians'

May 26, 2016 - 10:56am
The UN says it has been able to deliver aid to only a fraction of the Syrians it planned to reach, calling the situation "horrendously critical" in some areas.
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Orphan who moved Italy starts new life

May 26, 2016 - 10:51am
A Nigerian baby girl who survived a shipwreck in the Mediterranean goes to a foster family in Sicily, after touching Italian hearts.
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Caitlyn Jenner TV show axed in Africa

May 26, 2016 - 10:21am
A TV show about Caitlyn Jenner becoming a transgender woman will no longer be shown in sub-Saharan Africa following complaints from viewers, its South African broadcaster says.
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VIDEO: Tourists brave slopes of erupting Etna

May 26, 2016 - 9:24am
Europe's most active volcano erupted on Wednesday, 25 May, shooting spectacular bursts of lava into the sky.
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Obama: World leaders 'rattled' by Trump

May 26, 2016 - 8:39am
US President Barack Obama says international leaders "have good reason to be rattled" by pronouncements made by the Republican White House contender, Donald Trump.
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India 'heaviest baby' weighs 15lb

May 26, 2016 - 7:30am
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.
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VIDEO: Did Neanderthals create stone rings?

May 26, 2016 - 6:53am
Stone rings thought to be created by Neanderthals have been found in France
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Oil hits $50 for first time this year

May 26, 2016 - 6:52am
Oil continues its recovery, with prices rising above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 as a result of supply disruptions and increased global demand.
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UN alarmed by plans for Gaza executions

May 26, 2016 - 6:36am
The UN expresses alarm after Hamas says it intends to implement death sentences in Gaza, where the Palestinian Islamist group is dominant.
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On Zuma's wives and their flashy cars

May 26, 2016 - 6:14am
Jacob Zuma's wives and their flashy cars
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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.