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Trump denies mocking disabled reporter

November 27, 2015 - 4:12am
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
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VIDEO: The women denied rights to own land

November 27, 2015 - 4:08am
A look at the economic case for solving the imbalance between male and female farmers' output around the world.
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VIDEO: Paris attacks: French memorial service

November 27, 2015 - 4:08am
France holds a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris two weeks ago.
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Miss World Canada 'barred from China'

November 27, 2015 - 3:19am
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
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Prominent Chinese activist jailed

November 27, 2015 - 2:26am
Leading Chinese rights activist Yang Maodong is jailed for six years for disturbing public order with a newspaper protest.
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VIDEO: Exploded SpaceX rocket 'found in UK'

November 27, 2015 - 2:23am
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
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VIDEO: Queen in Malta for Commonwealth meeting

November 27, 2015 - 1:34am
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are in Malta for a three day tour of the island.
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VIDEO: Paris after attacks: 'I'm pessimistic'

November 27, 2015 - 1:18am
Two weeks on from the Paris terror attacks, in which 130 people lost their lives, some Parisians share their thoughts and feelings.
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VIDEO: Black Friday's travels around the world

November 27, 2015 - 12:39am
How far has the traditional start of the US Christmas shopping season - Black Friday - spread around the world?
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'Dangerous' lakes in Everest glacier

November 26, 2015 - 11:53pm
Lakes that have been forming near Mount Everest could threaten settlements downstream if they overflow.
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VIDEO: Millions attend Thanksgiving Day parade

November 26, 2015 - 9:30pm
Millions of people attended New York's annual Thanksgiving Day parade on Thursday, which was held under tight security
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BHP rebuts UN 'toxic waste' claim

November 26, 2015 - 9:11pm
Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.
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El Salvador priest suspended over abuse

November 26, 2015 - 9:08pm
El Salvador's Catholic Church suspends a well-known priest, Jesus Delgado, for sexually abusing a young girl in the 1980s.
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The fearless nun working inside 'hell on earth'

November 26, 2015 - 8:43pm
The fearless nun that walks inside jails
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Born in the USA but choosing Ghana

November 26, 2015 - 8:26pm
Why African Americans are choosing to live in Ghana
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VIDEO: What is the Commonwealth?

November 26, 2015 - 8:19pm
James Robbins explains the history behind the Commonwealth and looks at whether it is still relevant.
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VIDEO: Restoring the roof of Rome's Colosseum

November 26, 2015 - 7:50pm
Adam Fleming meets the people restoring the roof of Rome's Colosseum.
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The youths out to save Hong Kong's unique opera

November 26, 2015 - 7:49pm
The young people dedicated to a unique Hong Kong art
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VIDEO: Cabbie discovers beauty on the backseat

November 26, 2015 - 7:47pm
Taxi driver Mike Harvey's photos of his passengers in Neath and Swansea have become an internet hit.
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Support for climate deal 'declines'

November 26, 2015 - 7:35pm
A public opinion survey suggests that support for strong action on climate change has declined since 2009.
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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.