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Why Asia should worry about Zika too

February 1, 2016 - 7:27pm
Why Asia too needs to worry about the virus
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Black South African cricket comes of age

February 1, 2016 - 7:21pm
Can black players' success bring cricket revolution in South Africa?
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Fighting crime with puns and hashtags

February 1, 2016 - 7:12pm
How the Mumbai police have won Twitter in India
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When I grow up, I want to be...

February 1, 2016 - 7:01pm
When I grow up I want to be...
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Google owner takes top spot from Apple

February 1, 2016 - 6:40pm
Google parent Alphabet tops Apple as the world's most valuable company, with shares rising 9% in after-hours trading as a result of its latest earnings.
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Rio Olympics 'to go ahead' despite Zika

February 1, 2016 - 6:34pm
Brazil says there is no risk to the Rio Olympics because of Zika, amid warnings a disease linked to the virus poses a global health emergency.
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VIDEO: The chef behind the world's best restaurant

February 1, 2016 - 6:14pm
Benoit Violier, the chef behind the best restaurant in the world, has been found dead at his home.
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Brazil Petrobras ex-director jailed

February 1, 2016 - 5:53pm
A former director of the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 12 years in jail as part of a huge corruption probe.
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Tributes pour in for 'world's best chef'

February 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
The world's top chefs, restaurateurs and food critics mourn the loss of Benoit Violier, who was found dead at his home in Switzerland.
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Missing Czechs found in Lebanon

February 1, 2016 - 4:55pm
Five Czech nationals who went missing in Lebanon in July have been found and are now in the care of Lebanon's security force, Czech officials say.
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Syria opposition upbeat at peace talks

February 1, 2016 - 3:01pm
Syria's key opposition group says it had a "positive" meeting with the UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura at peace talks in Geneva.
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Zika situation declared an emergency

February 1, 2016 - 2:13pm
A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization.
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Canada radio host in sex assault trial

February 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi goes on trial on charges of sexual assault and choking.
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Calais camp mosque and church razed

February 1, 2016 - 1:03pm
French authorities demolish a makeshift church and mosque to create a security zone at the Calais camp home to thousands of migrants.
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S Sudan army 'killed 50 by suffocation'

February 1, 2016 - 12:48pm
South Sudan's government troops killed about 50 civilians last October by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat, ceasefire monitors say.
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Brain wrinkles replicated in a jar

February 1, 2016 - 12:44pm
Scientists recreate the furrows of a human brain using a simple two-layered gel model, showing that the brain's folds have physical origins.
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Kabul suicide bombing kills 20

February 1, 2016 - 12:38pm
A suicide bomber kills 20 people - reportedly police officers - in an attack on a police headquarters in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.
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Nigeria 'war crimes' general reinstated

February 1, 2016 - 12:30pm
Amnesty International criticises the reinstatement of a Nigerian general it accuses of war crimes in the fight against Boko Haram.
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Cuba to have broadband home internet

February 1, 2016 - 12:22pm
Cuba announces it will launch residential broadband internet services in two areas of its capital, Havana.
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Greek volunteers welcome Nobel nod

February 1, 2016 - 12:11pm
The president of a volunteer group among those nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize says award would be "important for ideal of peace and solidarity".
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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.