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CAS upholds ban for Ghana's Mensah

May 19, 2015 - 6:15am
The Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds a four-month ban for Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah over his 2011 transfer to Evian.
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India farmer's son's top exam result

May 19, 2015 - 5:49am
The son of a poor Indian farmer who beat nearly 3.5 million students to top secondary school exams in Uttar Pradesh state talks to BBC Hindi about his struggles and ambition.
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'Surge' in Egypt forces' sex attacks

May 19, 2015 - 4:58am
Egyptian security forces are using sexual violence against detainees on a massive scale, according to human rights campaigners.
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France teachers strike over reforms

May 19, 2015 - 4:54am
Teachers across France go on strike against the government's proposed education reforms, including devoting less time to Latin and Greek.
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VIDEO: How Farkhunda has changed Afghanistan

May 19, 2015 - 4:53am
The legacy of Farkhunda is increasingly bitterly contested, explains the BBC's David Loyn.
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Afghanistan's 'museum to jihad'

May 19, 2015 - 4:42am
Remembering Afghanistan's 'holy war' against the Soviets
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VIDEO: US joins Jordan in military wargames

May 19, 2015 - 4:42am
In Jordan, 18 countries including the US are staging drills to practice how to recapture an international border.
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Deutsche Bank mulls UK EU exit plan

May 19, 2015 - 4:25am
Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU.
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Has an Indian 'man-eating tiger' been wrongly imprisoned?

May 19, 2015 - 4:24am
Has an Indian 'man-eating' tiger been wrongly imprisoned?
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Vodafone's 4G bet starts to pay off

May 19, 2015 - 4:03am
Mobile phone operator Vodafone reports a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services.
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Fourth Indy 500 crash inside a week

May 19, 2015 - 3:44am
Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe has surgery after a fourth crash in less than a week at the Indianapolis 500.
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Greek deal 'within the next week'

May 19, 2015 - 3:41am
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he expects to reach an agreement with the country's international creditors within the next week.
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Call to lower drink-drive limit

May 19, 2015 - 3:21am
The government is urged to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales and do more to discourage female drink-drivers.
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UN offers Malaysia migrant help

May 19, 2015 - 2:54am
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is offering to help Malaysia handle a migrant crisis that has left thousands stranded in the Andaman sea.
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Tuesday's gossip column

May 19, 2015 - 2:54am
James Milner to turn down new Man City contract, Jose Mourinho on Barcelona and Real Madrid, plus more.
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Only 25% of workers in 'stable' jobs

May 19, 2015 - 2:52am
Only one quarter of workers around the world have permanent jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
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VIDEO: The Filipinos who make fake diplomas

May 19, 2015 - 2:33am
Detectives investigating the killings at Stepping Hill Hospital flew to Victorino Chua's native Philippines, where their investigation has cast serious doubt over his medical qualifications.
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VIDEO: Clooney: Syria 'incredibly complex'

May 19, 2015 - 2:10am
George Clooney has told the BBC that he intends to do more to help the people of Syria - but without being formally involved in politics.
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Fishermen rescued from life raft

May 19, 2015 - 1:53am
Five fishermen are rescued from a life raft after their fishing boat sank in gale force winds off the Isles of Scilly.
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'Lost' My Fair Lady songs to be heard

May 19, 2015 - 1:52am
Seven songs dropped from the musical My Fair Lady will be heard in public for the first time in almost 60 years when they are performed later.
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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.