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VIDEO: Messages of hope as bombed station re-opens

April 25, 2016 - 3:16pm
The Brussels metro station where 16 people were killed by a suicide bomber last month has re-opened.
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Rio cycleway to be rebuilt for Olympics

April 25, 2016 - 2:30pm
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro says a cycleway that collapsed killing at least two people will be rebuilt ahead of the summer Olympics.
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VIDEO: Obama urges EU for 'unity' on security

April 25, 2016 - 2:12pm
President Obama has urged European leaders to pay more towards international security, to tackle threats, like those posed by the self-declared Islamic State group.
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Egypt police disperse anti-Sisi protest

April 25, 2016 - 1:26pm
Riot police fire tear gas and birdshot to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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All-Prince top five in midweek chart

April 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
Pop star Prince holds the top five positions on the UK's midweek album chart, five days after his sudden death at the age of 57.
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Republican pact 'desperate' says Trump

April 25, 2016 - 12:55pm
Donald Trump says a pact formed by his two rivals for the Republican presidential crown is a desperate act, a day before five states cast votes.
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What made Papa Wemba so influential?

April 25, 2016 - 12:07pm
What made Papa Wemba so influential?
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Saudis approve move away from oil

April 25, 2016 - 11:42am
The Saudi cabinet approves plans to try to move the country away from its dependency on oil profits, including creating a giant sovereign wealth fund.
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Warsaw Ghetto author dies aged 93

April 25, 2016 - 11:13am
One of the last survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto, who famously described it in his 1971 autobiography, is found dead in his swimming pool in Belgium aged 93.
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Cleveland to pay $6m over Rice shooting

April 25, 2016 - 10:49am
The US city of Cleveland agrees to pay $6m (£4.14m) to the family of 12-year-old black boy Tamir Rice, shot and killed by a white policeman in 2014.
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Obama urges greater European unity

April 25, 2016 - 9:32am
US President Barack Obama calls for greater European unity and calls on Nato allies to spend more on security.
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Republican rivals team up to slow Trump

April 25, 2016 - 9:15am
Republican rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announce they will co-ordinate strategies to tackle frontrunner Donald Trump in forthcoming US primaries.
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Yemeni forces retake city from al-Qaeda

April 25, 2016 - 8:52am
The Yemeni port city of Mukalla, controlled by jihadist militants from al-Qaeda for a year, is recaptured by Yemeni and Saudi-led coalition forces.
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Burundi general killed at child's school

April 25, 2016 - 8:19am
An army general who is the security advisor to Burundi's vice-president and his wife are shot dead while dropping off their daughter at school.
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Beijing ambulances get taxi-style meters

April 25, 2016 - 7:51am
Fixed prices brought in over public concerns about overcharging.
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African stars pay tribute to Papa Wemba

April 25, 2016 - 7:37am
African stars remember Papa Wemba, the big man with the "angelic voice", who died on Sunday morning at the age of 66.
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Pakistan poisoned sweets kill 23

April 25, 2016 - 7:17am
At least 23 people have died from eating contaminated sweets intended to mark the birth of a baby in Pakistan, police say.
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US to send more special forces to Syria

April 25, 2016 - 7:12am
The US president says he is to send up to 250 more special forces troops to Syria to support local militias against so-called Islamic State.
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Serbia elections: Radical Seselj back in parliament

April 25, 2016 - 7:01am
Ultra-nationalists return in Serbia
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Mexico police attacked in Acapulco

April 25, 2016 - 6:40am
Police officers come under attack in a two-hour gunfight in the Mexican city of Acapulco.
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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.