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Clinton and Sanders clash over Obama

February 11, 2016 - 11:52pm
Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over their support for the president in their first debate since the New Hampshire primary.
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Kimunji emoji take on Kimoji emoji

February 11, 2016 - 11:20pm
Kim Kardashian's chart-topping Kimoji web icons are facing new competition from a set of emojis mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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NY officer convicted in stairwell death

February 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell.
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Mexico prison riot leaves 49 dead

February 11, 2016 - 8:33pm
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico leaves 49 people dead and 12 injured, state officials say.
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E Make Brain! Emojis for Africa

February 11, 2016 - 8:28pm
The app which captures African English pidgin
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Is it right to take eggs from crocs?

February 11, 2016 - 8:19pm
Is it ever OK to harvest wild crocodile eggs?
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Mexicans hope papal visit brings change

February 11, 2016 - 7:57pm
Could the Pope's visit lift despair over violence and corruption?
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#StationManKneelstoParents: The kowtow of one Chinese son

February 11, 2016 - 7:55pm
Is kowtowing to parents going too far?
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Wall writings on Apollo 11 revealed

February 11, 2016 - 7:20pm
Uncovering the markings on Apollo 11
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South Sudan president reappoints rival

February 11, 2016 - 7:18pm
South Sudan President Salva Kiir reappoints rival Riek Machar to the government as part of a peace deal aimed at ending the country's civil conflict.
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

February 11, 2016 - 7:16pm
Police in the Irish Republic tell a number of journalists that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
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VIDEO: Spearing giants in 'ocean's Jurassic Park'

February 11, 2016 - 6:55pm
Spear-fishing expert Colin Chester explains the appeal of fishing off Ascension Island.
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VIDEO: Do Cubans care about religious visit?

February 11, 2016 - 6:52pm
Will Grant asked Cubans what they made about the upcoming historic meeting between Russian Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis
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VIDEO: Why Pope and Patriarch meeting matters

February 11, 2016 - 6:48pm
As the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches meet for the first time in 1,000 years, Sarah Rainsford assesses what it means to followers of both in Moscow.
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Opposition thrown out of Zuma speech

February 11, 2016 - 6:07pm
Opposition MPs are thrown out of South Africa's parliament for heckling President Jacob Zuma during his state of the nation address.
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VIDEO: Children tell of having to watch beheadings

February 11, 2016 - 5:51pm
More evidence has come to light of the way Iraqi and Syrian children are being targeted by so-called Islamic State.
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Anxiety hits US and European markets

February 11, 2016 - 4:26pm
The FTSE 100 has fallen 2.4%, with US and European markets also posting sharp declines amid continued anxiety about the state of the global economy.
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VIDEO: Bosch paintings in historic homecoming

February 11, 2016 - 3:38pm
The strange and terrifying works of the painter Hieronymous Bosch have been gathered in his home town, Den Bosch, in the Netherlands for the first time.
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Kenya misses athletics doping deadline

February 11, 2016 - 3:15pm
Kenya misses a deadline to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency it is tackling cheating in athletics.
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Oregon militia stand-off ends

February 11, 2016 - 3:02pm
The remaining armed occupiers of a US wildlife sanctuary in the state of Oregon surrender, ending a tense 41-day stand-off over government control of local land.
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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.