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Pakistan raids on 'fake degree' firm

May 19, 2015 - 12:26pm
Police in Pakistan raid the offices of a software company accused by the New York Times of selling fake degrees, detaining more than 20 people.
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Zimbabwe team arrive in Pakistan

May 19, 2015 - 12:21pm
Zimbabwe's national cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country since a deadly 2009 militant attack.
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Burundi leader in no revenge pledge

May 19, 2015 - 12:13pm
Burundi's government will not take revenge against those involved in last week's failed coup, the president's office says.
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'I want to be best of my generation'

May 19, 2015 - 12:00pm
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.
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VIDEO: Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

May 19, 2015 - 11:08am
Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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Antelopes dying out in Kazakhstan

May 19, 2015 - 11:05am
Saiga antelopes are dying out in Kazakhstan, with more than 10,000 dying in one week recently because of infection.
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VIDEO: Inside an Asian boat migrants' camp

May 19, 2015 - 10:54am
Martin Patience visits an Indonesian camp for migrants and meets Bangladeshi men hoping to reach Malaysia and Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar.
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UK inflation rate turns negative

May 19, 2015 - 10:51am
UK consumer price inflation turned negative in April for the first time since 1960, falling to -0.1%, helped by falling transport and food prices.
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Taliban blast kills four in Kabul

May 19, 2015 - 10:36am
The Taliban claims responsibility for an explosion in the government quarter of Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed at least four people.
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Man 'with 17 girlfriends' arrested

May 19, 2015 - 10:24am
A Chinese man who was caught cheating on 17 girlfriends at once is arrested for fraud.
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Thai general election to be delayed

May 19, 2015 - 10:12am
A general election in Thailand is to be delayed following a decision by the military government to hold a referendum on a new constitution.
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'True face of Shakespeare' revealed

May 19, 2015 - 9:59am
A 400-year-old botany book contains what could be the only known portrait of William Shakespeare made in his lifetime, according to an academic expert.
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Prince Charles meets Gerry Adams

May 19, 2015 - 9:46am
Prince Charles meets Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams in a major conciliatory step in the Northern Ireland peace process.
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Turkey TV contestant shot in head

May 19, 2015 - 9:33am
A 19-year-old Turkish woman taking part in a talent show on national TV is shot in the head while at home in south-east Turkey, media say.
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Disney Pixar reveal diversity push

May 19, 2015 - 9:03am
Disney / Pixar chief John Lasseter says telling more animated stories about female and ethnic characters is "very important" to them.
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Iran sets trial date for US reporter

May 19, 2015 - 8:57am
The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained in Iran for almost 10 months on espionage charges, will begin next week.
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'Child rapist' Bob Hewitt gets bail

May 19, 2015 - 8:47am
Former tennis star Bob Hewitt is granted bail by a South African court, a day after receiving a six-year prison sentence for raping underage girls.
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Portuguese police beat football fan

May 19, 2015 - 8:36am
Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a police officer who beat a man in front of his young children outside Benfica's football stadium.
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Cannes 'bans' women in flat shoes

May 19, 2015 - 8:34am
The Cannes Film Festival comes under fire after reports that women were turned away from a red carpet screening for wearing flat shoes instead of high heels.
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Gillespie needs England 'persuasion'

May 19, 2015 - 8:16am
Jason Gillespie says he would take "persuading" to leave Yorkshire for the England coach's job, but says he is "humbled".
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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.