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Syria threat to global security - Blair

9 min 32 sec ago
Tony Blair says the international community must be prepared to do "everything and more" to support those fighting Islamist militants in Syria.
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'Delhi I Love You': Can you love India's most reviled city?

13 min 38 sec ago
Can you love India's most reviled city?
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Russia's Muslims divided over Syria air strikes

15 min 56 sec ago
Syria strikes threaten to feed tensions among Russia's Muslims
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VIDEO: The Assassination of Egypt's President Sadat

55 min 49 sec ago
On 6th October 1981, President Sadat of Egypt was assassinated by gunmen at a military parade.
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VIDEO: African skateboarders eye Olympics

1 hour 2 min ago
Skaters at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships explain why the sport is taking off across Africa.
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The rebirth of a natural treasure

1 hour 7 min ago
The rebirth of Mozambique's natural treasure
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Two aides held over Maldives blast

1 hour 8 min ago
Two security officers are arrested in connection with an explosion on board Maldives President Abdullah Yameen's speedboat last month.
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PM to promise 200,000 'starter homes'

1 hour 10 min ago
David Cameron will announce plans to allow developers to offer "affordable homes" to buy not just rent in his closing speech to the Tory conference.
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Yemen's Houthis commit to UN peace plan

1 hour 32 min ago
Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN secretary general their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
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Immigration policy hasn't worked - PM

1 hour 42 min ago
David Cameron tells the BBC his policy on immigration "hasn't worked so far", but that the influx of people needs to be controlled to have a cohesive society.
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US commerce secretary visits Cuba

1 hour 50 min ago
US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arrives in Havana for two days of talks focusing on measures to ease the impact of the US embargo.
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VIDEO: Blair: Curtail Russian clout in Syria

1 hour 53 min ago
Former British PM Tony Blair tells the BBC that the West must counter Russia's attempts at gaining leverage in Syria, to bring about a desirable outcome to the crisis
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California tackles gender pay gap

1 hour 53 min ago
A new law in California forces companies to prove higher salaries paid to men are based on factors other than gender.
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VW expects recall to start in January

2 hours 13 min ago
VW expects to start a recall of cars affected by its emissions scandal in January, the car giant's new chief executive, Matthias Mueller, has said.
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PM 'could intervene' over Saudi case

2 hours 39 min ago
David Cameron says he will "look to see if there is an opportunity" to intervene personally on behalf of a protester on death row in Saudi Arabia.
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Five held over Sydney police shooting

2 hours 44 min ago
Five people are arrested in dawn raids in Sydney over the fatal shooting last week of police worker Curtis Cheng.
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Liverpool close to appointing Klopp

2 hours 49 min ago
Liverpool are close to appointing former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp as their manager on a three-year deal.
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Fiji 47-15 Uruguay

3 hours 14 min ago
Fiji end an encouraging Pool A campaign with a seven-try win over Uruguay, who score their first World Cup try in 12 years.
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Muller has treatment for Alzheimer's

3 hours 42 min ago
Bayern Munich and Germany legend Gerd Muller is receiving treatment for Alzheimer's disease, say the Bundesliga club.
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Korean leader for UN climate panel

3 hours 43 min ago
Hoesung Lee of South Korea is elected as the new chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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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.