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VIDEO: Police answer Bali Nine criticism

May 3, 2015 - 9:54pm
The head of the Australian Federal Police, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, responds to criticism of their role in the events leading to the executions of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia.
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Australian budget a 'horror story'

May 3, 2015 - 9:25pm
The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.
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Westpac results miss expectations

May 3, 2015 - 9:21pm
One of Australia's biggest lenders, Westpac, missed expectations and posted a cash profit of 3.78bn Australian dollars ($2.98bn; £1.96bn) for the six months to March.
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The female Kenyan brewery owner

May 3, 2015 - 7:30pm
The female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant
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How does al-Qaeda attract Yemenis?

May 3, 2015 - 7:27pm
How does al-Qaeda continue to attract Yemenis?
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Saudi king faces changing landscape

May 3, 2015 - 7:24pm
Saudi King Salman has made bold policy choices, but what do his subjects think?
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Surveillance law prompts unease in France

May 3, 2015 - 7:20pm
Proposed surveillance law prompts unease in France
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What happened when an anti-Semite found he was Jewish?

May 3, 2015 - 7:13pm
What happens when an anti-Semite finds out he's Jewish?
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Nigeria troops 'killed civilians'

May 3, 2015 - 7:07pm
Community leaders in central Nigeria accuse government troops of killing civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers.
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VIDEO: 'I impersonate boxer Manny Pacquiao'

May 3, 2015 - 6:59pm
The BBC meets Johnny Dagami, who makes a living in the Philippines, impersonating the famous boxer. Manny Pacquiao.
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Costa Rica shipwreck sparks alert

May 3, 2015 - 6:49pm
The Costa Rican government issues an alert along about 100 km (60 miles) of coast near Puntarenas, after a vessel carrying tons of toxic chemicals sinks.
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Windies stun England to tie series

May 3, 2015 - 5:51pm
West Indies tie the series with England at 1-1 after reaching a target of 192 to win the final Test in Barbados by five wickets.
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VIDEO: Arctic research from an ice-bound boat

May 3, 2015 - 5:15pm
David Shukman reports from a research vessel deliberately wedged into the arctic ice pack.
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Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn split

May 3, 2015 - 5:10pm
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods and his skiing champion girlfriend Lindsey Vonn have split up, they have announced.
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Murphy one frame up in final thriller

May 3, 2015 - 5:03pm
Shaun Murphy holds a narrow 9-8 lead over Stuart Bingham after a thrilling first day of the World Championship final at the Crucible.
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VIDEO: China's old art of Peking Opera

May 3, 2015 - 4:34pm
Fu Wenyu is one of few young students trying to stop the old theatrical art of Peking Opera from dying out.
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Troll or hero? The sex blogger who's offending Muslims

May 3, 2015 - 4:24pm
Sex blogger who insults Muslims in the name of free speech
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Election battle focuses on EU poll

May 3, 2015 - 4:13pm
David Cameron says he will "not bargain away" an EU referendum - as leaders lay out deal breakers for coalition talks.
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Rugby player Jones dies after game

May 3, 2015 - 3:20pm
Keighley Cougars rugby league player Danny Jones dies after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a game on Sunday.
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Chelsea 1-0 Crystal Palace

May 3, 2015 - 2:36pm
Chelsea secure their fourth Premier League title as Eden Hazard's first-half penalty rebound defeats Crystal Palace.
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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.