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Protest death could stop French dam

October 29, 2014 - 11:19am
The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.
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IS 'kills Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

October 29, 2014 - 11:15am
Islamic State militants have shot dead 30 Sunni Arab tribesmen in a town west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
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VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

October 29, 2014 - 11:05am
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
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Collins hands over Alamo artefacts

October 29, 2014 - 10:39am
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".
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S Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

October 29, 2014 - 10:27am
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

October 29, 2014 - 10:17am
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

October 29, 2014 - 9:59am
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.
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Ex-baseball star in gun accident

October 29, 2014 - 9:38am
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.
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Iran MPs reject Rouhani nominee

October 29, 2014 - 9:29am
The Iranian parliament rejects the government's nominee for science minister, in a new setback for reformist President Hassan Rouhani.
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Fed set to end US stimulus programme

October 29, 2014 - 9:18am
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
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US rocket explodes during launch

October 29, 2014 - 9:06am
An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.
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Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

October 29, 2014 - 9:05am
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.
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U2 star's PA loses theft appeal

October 29, 2014 - 8:56am
A former personal assistant to U2 star Adam Clayton loses an appeal against her conviction for stealing 2.8m euros (£2.2m) from the guitarist.
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US man missing during NFL game found

October 29, 2014 - 8:49am
Police find a Colorado man five days after he went missing while attending a professional football game in Denver on Thursday.
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Rose keen to boost world ranking

October 29, 2014 - 8:27am
Britain's Justin Rose hopes a win in the BMW World Masters in China this weekend will help lift him up the world rankings.
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SA tycoon gives $1m to fight Ebola

October 29, 2014 - 8:18am
South Africa's first black billionaire, Patrice Motsepe, donates $1m (£620,000) to Guinea to help the country fight the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: Zambian President Sata dies in UK

October 29, 2014 - 8:17am
Zambian President Michael Sata dies in a UK hospital, becoming the second president of the country to die in office.
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Day in pictures: 29 October

October 29, 2014 - 8:07am
A selection of news photos from around the world
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White House computers 'hacked'

October 29, 2014 - 8:02am
US security services are reportedly investigating the breach of an unclassified network.
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N Korea leader 'had surgery on leg'

October 29, 2014 - 7:43am
South Korean intelligence services believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle.
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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.