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Hopes fade for Taiwan quake missing

February 7, 2016 - 12:52pm
Dozens of people are thought to be trapped in a ruined Taiwan apartment complex toppled by an earthquake, but hopes of finding more survivors are diminishing.
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Four killed in Burundi grenade attack

February 7, 2016 - 12:19pm
Four people, including a boy, are killed in Burundi in a grenade attack on a bar in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.
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Algeria recognises Berber language

February 7, 2016 - 11:24am
Algerian MPs pass a package of reforms that reinstate a limit on presidential terms and give the Berber language official status for the first time.
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German arm of Maple Bank shut down

February 7, 2016 - 11:15am
The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
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VIDEO: Frozen 'car park' unexpectedly melts

February 7, 2016 - 10:19am
A frozen lake being used as a car park at the annual Winter Fest event in Wisconsin, US, melts leaving vehicles submerged in the water.
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Spain breaks up 'IS jihadist cell'

February 7, 2016 - 10:03am
Spanish police say they have arrested seven people with suspected links to so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups.
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VIDEO: London bus blown up for film stunt

February 7, 2016 - 9:26am
A double-decker bus explodes on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie.
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Sangin 'on verge of falling to Taliban'

February 7, 2016 - 9:13am
The key Afghanistan district of Sangin in Helmand is once again on the verge of falling to the Taliban, an Afghan commander tells the BBC.
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Hot Licks singer Hicks dies at 74

February 7, 2016 - 9:07am
Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks, best-known as the lead musician with the acoustic band Hicks and His Hot Licks, dies at the age of 74.
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Pakistan's Yasir given doping ban

February 7, 2016 - 8:50am
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is given a three-month ban after admitting to a doping offence.
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Revenant director wins top award

February 7, 2016 - 7:30am
Alejandro Inarritu wins the top prize at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) awards for his film The Revenant, boosting his hopes for the Oscars.
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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.