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Fawwaz guilty of US embassy attacks

February 26, 2015 - 5:30pm
A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998, killing 224 people.
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Islamic State seizure of Syria Christians: What we know

February 26, 2015 - 5:27pm
What we know about abduction of Syrian Christians by IS
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Everton 3-1 BSC Young Boys (agg: 7-2)

February 26, 2015 - 4:55pm
Romelu Lukaku scores five goals in the tie as Everton cruise past Young Boys to make the last 16 of the Europa League.
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Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues'

February 26, 2015 - 4:52pm
A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.
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Hockney art inspired by fly-tipping

February 26, 2015 - 4:46pm
David Hockney releases artwork showing the landscape that inspired him after it was blighted by fly-tipping.
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Llama chase captivates Twitter

February 26, 2015 - 4:38pm
Two llamas went on the lam in Arizona. Thanks to a local news live feed, the US watched - and Tweeted - in rapt attention.
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'Jihadi John' named as London man

February 26, 2015 - 4:28pm
The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in videos of the beheadings of hostages, is named as Mohammed Emwazi from London.
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VIDEO: Llamas on the loose in Arizona

February 26, 2015 - 4:22pm
Residents of Sun City, Arizona, chased two llamas who had escaped on Thursday.
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Besiktas 1-0 Liverpool (agg 1-1, pens 5-4)

February 26, 2015 - 4:09pm
Liverpool are knocked out of the Europa League in the round of 32 as Turkish side Besiktas win a penalty shootout.
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Fiorentina 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur (agg 3-1)

February 26, 2015 - 3:59pm
Fiorentina knock Tottenham out of the Europa League after second-leg goals from Mario Gomez and Mohamed Salah.
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Campaignspotting: BBC's 2016 blog

February 26, 2015 - 3:50pm
The 2016 race starts here - and so does our blog
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McCartney home sells for £150,000

February 26, 2015 - 3:49pm
The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club for £150,000.
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Boehner silent on shutdown vote

February 26, 2015 - 3:32pm
House Speaker John Boehner has refused to say if the House will vote on a Senate bill funding homeland security before a Friday deadline.
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Algeria hostage deaths 'unlawful'

February 26, 2015 - 3:06pm
Seven British men who died in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis were "unlawfully killed", the judge in an inquest into their deaths says.
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Canadian court keeps oath to Queen

February 26, 2015 - 3:01pm
Canada's Supreme Court rejects a move to scrap the country's citizenship oath, which requires applicants to swear allegiance to the UK monarchy.
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Deadly bombs at Nigeria bus stations

February 26, 2015 - 2:58pm
Suicide bomb attacks kill at least 32 people in northern Nigeria, as the wave of violence from Boko Haram continues.
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Inter Milan 1-0 Celtic (agg 4-3)

February 26, 2015 - 2:53pm
Ten-man Celtic are knocked out of the Europa League by Inter Milan for whom Fredy Guarin scored a fabulous late goal.
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VIDEO: Banksy artwork on streets of Gaza

February 26, 2015 - 2:19pm
Street artist Banksy has secretly travelled to Gaza where he produced a range of murals as part of a new documentary.
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Ghana to receive $1bn loan from IMF

February 26, 2015 - 2:14pm
Ghana has secured a $1bn loan from the International Monetary Fund that could stabilise its troubled economy.
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World number 1,555 leads Joburg Open

February 26, 2015 - 2:06pm
Nic Henning, the joint lowest-ranked golfer on the professional tour, shoots a course record 62 to lead in South Africa.
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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.