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Hungary court clears terror suspects

November 25, 2015 - 8:31pm
A court in Hungary rules that four men detained as suspected terrorists are in fact World War Two enthusiasts.
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VIDEO: AU head: marriage 'oppresses women'

November 25, 2015 - 8:11pm
The BBC speaks to the chair of the African Union Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma about women's rights in Africa.
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VIDEO: Afghan rapper escaped child marriage

November 25, 2015 - 8:01pm
The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.
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VIDEO: 'No one can tell you who to love'

November 25, 2015 - 7:57pm
Hilary Swank, Oscar-winning actor, talks to BBC 100 Women.
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Billionaire arrested in Petrobras probe

November 25, 2015 - 7:15pm
One of Brazil's richest businessmen and a leading senator are arrested as part of a corruption inquiry into the state oil giant Petrobras.
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The firms using Mexican prisoners

November 25, 2015 - 7:13pm
The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners
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VIDEO: Switzerland’s vanishing natural wonder

November 25, 2015 - 7:07pm
Drone footage shows retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier
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VIDEO: Canada 'strong role to play' against IS

November 25, 2015 - 6:05pm
The end of its bombing campaign against Islamic State does not mean Canada is scaling back its role, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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NFL star had brain trauma disease

November 25, 2015 - 5:30pm
A legend of American football, Frank Gifford, suffered from a concussion-related brain injury when he died, his family reveals.
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Pope urges Kenyans to work for peace

November 25, 2015 - 5:09pm
Pope Francis urges Kenyans to work for peace as he starts his visit to Africa, with crowds lining the streets of the capital to welcome him.
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Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning

November 25, 2015 - 4:25pm
The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.
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VIDEO: Obama pardons pair of turkeys

November 25, 2015 - 3:32pm
President Barack Obama pardons turkeys for the seventh year in a row, this time a pair named 'Honest' and 'Abe'.
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Protests after Chicago dashcam video

November 25, 2015 - 2:42pm
The release of a video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times sparks largely peaceful protests in Chicago.
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US bombed Kunduz clinic 'in error'

November 25, 2015 - 2:27pm
A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.
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How sport responds to security risks

November 25, 2015 - 2:11pm
How sport responds to security risks
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French PM warns on refugee numbers

November 25, 2015 - 2:08pm
European countries cannot accept so many refugees, says France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls before a meeting with Germany's Angela Merkel.
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Yemen rebels 'blocking aid deliveries'

November 25, 2015 - 12:27pm
The UN's aid chief accuses Yemen's Houthi rebel movement of obstructing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the country's third city of Taiz.
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Islamic State claims Tunisia bus blast

November 25, 2015 - 12:12pm
The so-called Islamic State group says one of its suicide bombers carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia.
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French ex-minister delivers baby girl

November 25, 2015 - 12:07pm
Former French minister Philippe Douste-Blazy helps to deliver a baby girl on an Air France flight to Paris.
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VIDEO: On board the Pope's plane to Africa

November 25, 2015 - 10:46am
Prior to his arrival in Kenya for a three-nation African tour, Pope Francis was filmed on board the papal plane greeting reporters.
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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.