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Updated: 6 min 27 sec ago

Federer seals Davis Cup for Swiss

12 min 46 sec ago
Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
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VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia

13 min 16 sec ago
Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
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Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

16 min 5 sec ago
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
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UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target

19 min 43 sec ago
EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.
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Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

22 min 16 sec ago
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
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Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match

28 min 24 sec ago
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.
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New web data powers plan for police

36 min 6 sec ago
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
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Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool

57 min 11 sec ago
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.
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Diplomats push for Iran nuclear deal

59 min 26 sec ago
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.
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MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

1 hour 5 min ago
Debris from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 leaves rebel-held areas near the crash site heading for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv.
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Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

1 hour 13 min ago
Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.
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Hamilton wins world championship

1 hour 36 min ago
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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India tea workers kill boss over pay

1 hour 46 min ago
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.
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Australia top ODI rankings after win

2 hours 25 min ago
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
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'Up to five' terror plots stopped

2 hours 43 min ago
Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.
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'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

3 hours 6 min ago
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
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Stenson retains World Tour Championship

3 hours 23 min ago
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.
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Cosby defends rape claims silence

3 hours 32 min ago
US entertainer Bill Cosby defends his silence over allegations of sexual assault, describing accusations he drugged and raped women as "innuendo".
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Thai king quashes health concerns

3 hours 33 min ago
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand attends a ceremony to confirm two government ministers in Bangkok, quashing speculation about his health.
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Blind Massage in Golden Horse sweep

3 hours 52 min ago
Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.
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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.