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Kurdish leader seeks Turkey peace

February 28, 2015 - 11:03am
The jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group urges his followers to end a 30-year armed struggle and seek a democratic peace.
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Terror tactics 'flawed' - Davis

February 28, 2015 - 10:32am
The intelligence agencies are accused of using flawed tactics after it emerged they were aware of the man dubbed 'Jihadi John' before he went to Syria.
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West Ham United 1-3 Crystal Palace

February 28, 2015 - 10:29am
Glenn Murray scores twice and is sent off as Crystal Palace beat West Ham, who are booed off by their own fans.
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Cyclist, 15, killed in stab murder

February 28, 2015 - 10:19am
A 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.
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Stomach virus rules out Sharapova

February 28, 2015 - 9:51am
World number two Maria Sharapova withdraws from the Acapulco International semi-final with a stomach virus.
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Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group

February 28, 2015 - 9:43am
An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.
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Video technology trials delayed

February 28, 2015 - 9:07am
Football's lawmakers have postponed plans in the Netherlands to trial video replays in live games.
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Looted Iraq museum opens 12 years on

February 28, 2015 - 8:24am
Iraq's national museum officially reopens in Baghdad, 12 years after it was looted in the aftermath of the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
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VIDEO: Ballots cast in Lesotho elections

February 28, 2015 - 7:58am
The people of Lesotho are voting in snap elections called two years early in an effort to restore political stability in the mountain kingdom.
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First-time buyers get 20% discount

February 28, 2015 - 7:46am
First-time home buyers aged under 40 in England can now register to buy new homes at a discount of up to a fifth off the normal price.
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Supreme India crush outclassed UAE

February 28, 2015 - 6:45am
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.
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Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes

February 28, 2015 - 5:55am
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."
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Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead

February 28, 2015 - 4:56am
Boris Nemtsov, a leading Russian opposition politician and ex-deputy PM, is shot dead in Moscow ahead of a march against the war in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

February 28, 2015 - 4:19am
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.
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India budget to boost investment

February 28, 2015 - 3:25am
Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.
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McIlroy set for Honda Classic exit

February 28, 2015 - 3:17am
World number one Rory McIlroy looks destined to miss the cut at the Honda Classic after a four-over-par second round.
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England women win NZ ODI series

February 28, 2015 - 3:17am
England's women defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the final ODI between the sides, and sealed the series victory.
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NZ scrape to victory over Australia

February 28, 2015 - 3:07am
New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game.
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Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

February 28, 2015 - 3:02am
A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.
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Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

February 28, 2015 - 1:55am
The Mexican president hails the capture of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.
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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.