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VIDEO: What does the world think of Putin?

July 11, 2014 - 9:08pm
What is Vladimir Putin's global reputation
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The World Cup France always wins

July 11, 2014 - 8:15pm
The World Cup that France always wins
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VIDEO: Baby rescued from rubble in Aleppo

July 11, 2014 - 7:47pm
A two-month-old baby has been rescued from under rubble in the war-battered city of Aleppo in Syria.
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The Karzai years: From hope to recrimination

July 11, 2014 - 7:09pm
Did Hamid Karzai fail Afghanistan?
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US labs 'mishandled deadly germs'

July 11, 2014 - 7:02pm
US government infectious disease labs mishandled dangerous pathogens five times in the last decade, according to a health agency report.
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Blake injured as Dasaolu is fourth

July 11, 2014 - 5:29pm
Sprinter James Dasaolu finishes fourth in men's 100m Diamond League in Glasgow as Yohan Blake pulls up injured.
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Harry Potter actor Legeno found dead

July 11, 2014 - 5:09pm
Actor Dave Legeno, who played Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter films, was found dead in California's Death Valley last weekend, authorities say.
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Strong quake off east Japan coast

July 11, 2014 - 4:48pm
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits an ocean rea east of Iwaki city on the Japanese island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey says.
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Ukraine vows action over army deaths

July 11, 2014 - 3:36pm
The Ukrainian president says his forces will destroy pro-Russian separatists who killed more than 20 soldiers in the east on Friday.
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Fifa partner boss 'did not flee'

July 11, 2014 - 3:14pm
A World Cup hospitality company says its director did not flee a Brazilian hotel when police came to arrest him over alleged illegal ticket sales.
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Hansen set for Match of the Day farewell

July 11, 2014 - 2:54pm
Legendary football pundit Alan Hansen set to make final appearance for Match of the Day this Sunday at World Cup final.
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Balotelli gun message to 'haters'

July 11, 2014 - 2:02pm
AC Milan and Italy footballer Mario Balotelli posts a picture of himself pointing a gun at the camera with a message "a big kiss to all the haters".
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Reid sets world record in Glasgow

July 11, 2014 - 1:53pm
British Paralympic silver medallist Stef Reid sets a new F44 long jump record at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.
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England collapse hands India control

July 11, 2014 - 1:49pm
England suffer another batting collapse as India strengthen their grip on the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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Lohan 'will not miss London shows'

July 11, 2014 - 1:41pm
Actress Lindsay Lohan tells the BBC she will not miss any shows when she makes her West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow next month.
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Cocaine found in banana delivery

July 11, 2014 - 1:31pm
Cocaine with an estimated street value of £25m is found inside plastic bananas among a consignment of Colombian fruit.
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VIDEO: Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

July 11, 2014 - 1:18pm
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.
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Turkey PM in new constitution move

July 11, 2014 - 1:18pm
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledges to push for a new constitution if he is elected president next month.
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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.