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VIDEO: Deaf-blind lawyer on typing to Obama

November 17, 2015 - 9:40pm
Deaf and blind lawyer reaches president by other means
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South African mother's baby swap anguish

November 17, 2015 - 9:32pm
A mother's anguish after babies in South Africa swapped forever
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Restoring the home of RK Narayan

November 17, 2015 - 9:01pm
India to restore legendary author RK Narayan's home
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Bolivian president in lesbian jibe row

November 17, 2015 - 8:38pm
Bolivian President Evo Morales apologises for joking that Health Minister Ariana Campero could be a lesbian.
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VIDEO: NZ rugby star Jonah Lomu dies

November 17, 2015 - 8:22pm
Jonah Lomu, considered one of New Zealand's finest rugby union players of all time, dies at the age of 40.
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VIDEO: France's state of emergency explained

November 17, 2015 - 7:42pm
France announces it will extend its state of emergency, following the attacks in Paris, by three months.
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Four killed in Australia bushfires

November 17, 2015 - 7:32pm
Four people have been killed and there are fears for two others caught in out-of-control bushfires in Western Australia.
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The app that hopes to empower women

November 17, 2015 - 7:30pm
The app boss who aims to improve the lives of females
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VIDEO: Octogenarians talk sex and marriage

November 17, 2015 - 7:22pm
Five octogenarians share their wisdom on sex, marriage and motherhood to kick off the BBC's 100 Women season this year.
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Paris tributes after the attacks - 360-degree video

November 17, 2015 - 7:10pm
Reflection and grief outside Bataclan and the Place de la Republique
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Jindal drops campaign for US president

November 17, 2015 - 6:54pm
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal drops out of the race for US presidency after struggling for months to gain traction amid a sprawling field of Republican candidates.
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VIDEO: Police speak of horror inside Bataclan

November 17, 2015 - 6:03pm
The biggest loss of life on Friday night was at the Bataclan hall where 89 people who had gone to watch an Eagles of Death Metal concert were killed.
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VIDEO: 'Her father left her side for minutes'

November 17, 2015 - 5:34pm
A nurse on shift on the day of attacks in Paris, tells of moment she found out her daughter's best friend was at the Bataclan and is still missing.
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Paris video 'shows ninth attacker'

November 17, 2015 - 5:33pm
French security sources say that surveillance video shows a possible ninth assailant among those who carried out Friday's deadly attacks.
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VIDEO: Wembley unites to sing La Marseillaise

November 17, 2015 - 4:56pm
Football fans gathered to watch England play France at Wembley united to sing La Marseillaise, the French national anthem.
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Police search Paris suspects' premises

November 17, 2015 - 4:13pm
French police investigating Friday's deadly attacks search premises in the Paris suburbs as a huge security mobilisation continues.
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Germany friendly called off

November 17, 2015 - 4:02pm
Germany's friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday is called off after a bomb threat at Hannover stadium.
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Two more dams 'could burst' in Brazil

November 17, 2015 - 2:57pm
Mining company Samarco, which owns a dam that burst earlier this month in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, says two other reservoirs are at risk.
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Man shot by Minneapolis police dies

November 17, 2015 - 2:50pm
A black man shot by police in an incident that sparked protests has died after two days on life support.
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VIDEO: Dutch and German fans on stadium scare

November 17, 2015 - 2:38pm
Fans react after Germany's friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday was called off because of security concerns.
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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.