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Fresh clashes erupt in Syrian Golan

September 1, 2014 - 8:39am
Fresh fighting between rebels and government forces is being reported in the Syrian Golan Heights, where 44 UN peacekeepers were abducted last week.
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Hernandez joins Real Madrid on loan

September 1, 2014 - 8:23am
Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez joins Champions League winners Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
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Woman has boy after swim to safety

September 1, 2014 - 8:21am
An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
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Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings

September 1, 2014 - 8:20am
Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.
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VIDEO: Ashya King's parents in Madrid court

September 1, 2014 - 8:04am
The parents of Ashya King are expected to appear in a court in Madrid in Spain on Monday morning. The five-year-old was taken from hospital in the UK against medical advice.
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VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland

September 1, 2014 - 7:54am
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
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Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks

September 1, 2014 - 7:44am
India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
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Russia and China launch gas pipeline

September 1, 2014 - 7:13am
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
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Holtby on verge of Hamburg loan

September 1, 2014 - 7:13am
Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is having a medical at Hamburg as he closes in on a proposed loan move to the German club.
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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

September 1, 2014 - 6:58am
Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

September 1, 2014 - 6:38am
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
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Richards set to sign for Fiorentina

September 1, 2014 - 6:24am
Manchester City defender Micah Richards - their longest serving player - arrives in Italy to finalise a loan move to Fiorentina.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

September 1, 2014 - 5:47am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

September 1, 2014 - 5:25am
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
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Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears

September 1, 2014 - 5:25am
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
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VIDEO: Police search as NZ gunman kills two

September 1, 2014 - 5:20am
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.
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Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

September 1, 2014 - 5:02am
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wildcard in this month's event.
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VIDEO: India and Japan PMs meet in Tokyo

September 1, 2014 - 4:56am
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

September 1, 2014 - 4:50am
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

September 1, 2014 - 4:45am
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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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.