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Postal votes to decide Austria election

May 23, 2016 - 8:31am
The far-right candidate has a slender lead in Austria's presidential run-off vote, but the result will depend on postal ballots.
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Suicide bomb kills Yemen army recruits

May 23, 2016 - 8:28am
At least 40 people, most of them army recruits, are killed in two bomb attacks claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Yemeni city of Aden.
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Third climber dies on Everest

May 23, 2016 - 6:56am
About 30 climbers are suffering frostbite or illness on Mount Everest, after three others died from apparent altitude sickness.
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VIDEO: Amateur video 'shows Tartous blast'

May 23, 2016 - 6:53am
Amateur video shows smoke billowing from buildings in the city of Tartous, one of two Syrian government coastal strongholds to be hit by bomb blasts.
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SA prosecutor to challenge Zuma ruling

May 23, 2016 - 6:48am
South Africa's prosecuting authority says it will appeal against a High Court ruling that it should reconsider corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.
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Bayer in $62bn bid to buy Monsanto

May 23, 2016 - 6:10am
German drugs and chemicals company Bayer makes a $62bn offer for Monsanto, in a takeover bid that would create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.
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Humanitarian summit opens amid criticism

May 23, 2016 - 5:58am
Delegates from 175 countries gather in Istanbul for a World Humanitarian Summit which has been sharply criticised by aid agencies.
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Weaponised Lego 'in toy arms race'

May 23, 2016 - 5:46am
Lego products are growing more violent as toy makers engage in an 'arms race' to catch the attention of children in a digital age, a new study says.
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VIDEO: NZ firemen rescue ducklings from drain

May 23, 2016 - 4:46am
A team of firefighters in New Zealand have rescued a group of ducklings which had fallen into a cesspit.
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Filipina star's drug dealer role wins at Cannes

May 23, 2016 - 4:38am
How the portrayal of a drug-dealing mother won at Cannes
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VIDEO: Obama in Vietnam: US arms embargo to end

May 23, 2016 - 3:43am
US President Barack Obama has announced that the US is fully lifting its embargo on arms exports to Vietnam.
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Ducklings rescued from cesspit

May 23, 2016 - 3:30am
Firefighters rescue a handful of ducklings that had fallen into a cesspit in Auckland, New Zealand, reuniting them with their mother.
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VIDEO: Building the world's largest radio telescope

May 23, 2016 - 3:06am
BBC science correspondent Rebecca Morelle travels to China to take a close up tour of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope - or Fast for short.
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VIDEO: Drone footage shows shark feeding frenzy

May 23, 2016 - 3:00am
Drone footage shows tourists catching an unusual sight in Shark Bay, Australia - dozens of tiger sharks feeding on a dead whale.
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VIDEO: New life for Syrian children in Turkey

May 23, 2016 - 2:55am
Many Syrian refugees have moved to Turkey, and many children are now enrolled in schools there.
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India launches mini space shuttle

May 23, 2016 - 12:36am
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.
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Schoolgirls die in Thai dormitory fire

May 23, 2016 - 12:19am
At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.
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Libya intercepts 850 migrants in boats

May 23, 2016 - 12:07am
Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
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VIDEO: Volcano erupts in Indonesia killing seven

May 22, 2016 - 11:58pm
A volcano in western Indonesia erupts, killing seven people and leaving two more in hospital.
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Garcia Marquez's ashes laid to rest

May 22, 2016 - 9:12pm
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
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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.