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Calls to 'boycott' Indiana after law

March 27, 2015 - 3:10pm
Activists are encouraging a boycott of Indiana after the US state enacted a "religious freedom" law which they say discriminates against gay people.
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Cancellara breaks back in Belgium

March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
Fabian Cancellara is ruled out of the spring classics after breaking two vertebrae his lower back in the E3 Harelbeke.
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Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'

March 27, 2015 - 2:06pm
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
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US charges in beating of Indian man

March 27, 2015 - 1:38pm
Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.
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Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies

March 27, 2015 - 1:27pm
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.
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Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes

March 27, 2015 - 1:18pm
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.
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10 things we didn't know last week

March 27, 2015 - 1:15pm
What kitchen strategy makes rice less fattening?
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Wales players 'used to pressure'

March 27, 2015 - 1:07pm
Wales boss Chris Coleman says his players' experience of large crowds will help them cope against Israel on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted

March 27, 2015 - 1:05pm
A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
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US gives permit to rhino hunter

March 27, 2015 - 12:59pm
A man who won an auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been given a US permit to import the trophy if he kills one.
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Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'

March 27, 2015 - 12:53pm
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor

March 27, 2015 - 12:43pm
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.
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Ukraine top official to be released

March 27, 2015 - 12:33pm
A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.
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Israel to resume tax transfers to PA

March 27, 2015 - 12:29pm
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.
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British medic declared free of Ebola

March 27, 2015 - 12:20pm
A UK military medic has been discharged from hospital in London after being declared free of Ebola. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be given the experimental drug MIL 77.
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Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015

March 27, 2015 - 12:02pm
Selection of the best news photographs around the world
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Dwyer found guilty of O'Hara murder

March 27, 2015 - 12:01pm
An architect accused of murdering a childcare worker in the Republic of Ireland is found guilty.
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Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown

March 27, 2015 - 11:59am
The authorities in Sierra Leone enforce a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
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VIDEO: Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone

March 27, 2015 - 11:38am
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home
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Singapore advises against Lee queues

March 27, 2015 - 11:13am
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
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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.