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Nigeria fail to reach Nations Cup

November 19, 2014 - 4:11pm
Reigning champions Nigeria fail to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after drawing their final group match on Wednesday.
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Second Frenchman in IS video named

November 19, 2014 - 4:04pm
France names another Frenchman in a video showing the killing of Syrian prisoners by IS militants as Muslim convert Mickael Dos Santos, 22.
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Fed in easy decision to end stimulus

November 19, 2014 - 3:42pm
Despite turmoil in emerging markets, the US Federal Reserve reached an easy consensus to end its stimulus programme, latest minutes reveal.
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Obama to unveil immigration overhaul

November 19, 2014 - 3:07pm
Major changes to the immigration system that could help millions of people living illegally in the US are to be unveiled in a presidential primetime address on Thursday.
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How McDonald's conquered India

November 19, 2014 - 2:51pm
How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
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Kabul foreigners' compound attacked

November 19, 2014 - 1:51pm
Police kill four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on a compound housing foreign workers in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.
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Army man named Burkina Faso PM

November 19, 2014 - 1:31pm
Lt Col Isaac Zida, one of the Burkina Faso army officers who took power when President Blaise Compaore was ousted, is appointed transitional PM.
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UK denies 'pick-up artist' Blanc visa

November 19, 2014 - 1:30pm
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc is barred from entering the UK by the Home Office following an online petition.
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Jerusalem attack synagogue reopens

November 19, 2014 - 1:25pm
Worshippers return to the synagogue which on Tuesday was the scene of the deadliest mass killing seen in Jerusalem for years.
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Liberian workforce hard-hit by Ebola

November 19, 2014 - 1:20pm
Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found.
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Ford starts as England make changes

November 19, 2014 - 1:19pm
Bath fly-half George Ford will make his first international start as England make five changes for the visit of Samoa.
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Bono bike accident details revealed

November 19, 2014 - 1:12pm
U2 frontman Bono broke his humerus and fractured his eye socket and left shoulder blade in his recent bicycle accident, the New York hospital that treated him reveals.
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Egypt radio bans 'critical' singer

November 19, 2014 - 1:08pm
Egyptian state radio has banned the songs of popular singer Hamza Namira from its airwaves, officials say, because they criticise the authorities.
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Wigan 'protected' over Mackay claims

November 19, 2014 - 1:06pm
Wigan are entitled to terminate the contract of new boss Malky Mackay if he is found guilty by an FA investigation.
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India guru arrested after clashes

November 19, 2014 - 12:59pm
Indian police arrest a controversial guru a day after deadly battles with his supporters left at least six people dead.
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Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

November 19, 2014 - 12:41pm
A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in the Netherlands, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.
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Honduras beauty queen found dead

November 19, 2014 - 12:32pm
The bodies of Honduran beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister are found nearly a week after the two women vanished on a night out.
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Catalan leader faces criminal charges

November 19, 2014 - 12:21pm
Spanish prosecutors are to file criminal charges against Catalan President Artur Mas in response to a 9 November unofficial independence vote.
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F1 driver Bianchi 'out of coma'

November 19, 2014 - 12:08pm
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma after crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, his parents confirm.
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Irish government caps water charges

November 19, 2014 - 11:52am
The Irish government caps water charges and admits it made mistakes over its controversial austerity measure, which prompted widespread protests.
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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.