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Five children die in US house fire

November 25, 2014 - 5:00pm
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.
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FC Schalke 04 0-5 Chelsea

November 25, 2014 - 4:59pm
Chelsea qualify for the Champions League knockout phase as they ruthlessly beat Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke.
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Ferguson jury process is 'broken'

November 25, 2014 - 4:57pm
Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".
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Delhi media gossip sets Indian Twitter abuzz

November 25, 2014 - 4:15pm
Twitter gossip tempts Delhi's chattering classes
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Business group attacks £25m pay deal

November 25, 2014 - 4:08pm
A pay package proposed for the new head of gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive and inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.
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Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts

November 25, 2014 - 4:03pm
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.
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PJ Crowley: What Hagel's exit means

November 25, 2014 - 3:48pm
Obama's priorities as his defence secretary resigns
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VIDEO: Pope claims Europe appears 'elderly'

November 25, 2014 - 3:18pm
Pope Francis warns that the world sees Europe as "somewhat elderly and haggard" during a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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Hungary police 'blame rape victims'

November 25, 2014 - 2:47pm
Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.
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PM warns net firms after Rigby murder

November 25, 2014 - 2:29pm
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.
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VIDEO: Fury turns to violence in Ferguson

November 25, 2014 - 2:07pm
The US town of Ferguson has seen rioting and looting after a jury decided not to bring charges over the killing of a black teenager.
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Girl died after stem cell transplant

November 25, 2014 - 1:56pm
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.
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Simmons hopes Hughes shares his fate

November 25, 2014 - 1:28pm
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.
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Cairo building collapse kills 17

November 25, 2014 - 1:25pm
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.
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Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'

November 25, 2014 - 12:58pm
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
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Rigby murder 'not preventable'

November 25, 2014 - 12:33pm
Intelligence agencies could not have stopped Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder but they did not have access to a "significant" online exchange, a report finds.
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Nigeria devalues currency on low oil

November 25, 2014 - 12:28pm
Nigeria has devalued the naira, saying a drop in oil prices has been making it hard to defend its currency.
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Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast

November 25, 2014 - 12:27pm
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.
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Cambodian elephant finally retired

November 25, 2014 - 12:13pm
The only working elephant in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is blessed ahead of her imminent retirement after more than 30 years of carrying tourists.
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VIDEO: Flash floods kill dozens in Morocco

November 25, 2014 - 11:57am
Flooding in southern Morocco has killed 32 people and six others are missing after the heavy rains, according to officials.
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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.