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Australia prevents 'militant' trips

March 25, 2015 - 3:10am
Australian police have prevented 200 people suspected of trying to join militant groups from leaving the country since August, say officials.
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VIDEO: Procession for Lee Kuan Yew's coffin

March 25, 2015 - 2:36am
A procession has carried the coffin of Lee Kuan Yew from his official residence to Parliament House in Singapore.
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India navy plane crashes off Goa

March 25, 2015 - 2:13am
Two crew members are missing after an Indian navy surveillance plane crashes into the sea off the western state of Goa.
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Britons 'likely' on board Alps plane

March 25, 2015 - 1:26am
It is "sadly likely" there were some British nationals on board the plane that crashed in the French Alps, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
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VIDEO: Road swallows then spits out entire bus

March 25, 2015 - 1:02am
A bus has been swept away by flood waters after it fell into a river in the tropical Para state in Brazil.
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VIDEO: President defends Myanmar 'brutality'

March 24, 2015 - 10:51pm
Nearly 100 people are expected to appear in court in Myanmar on Wednesday, in connection with the violent dispersal of a student demonstration two weeks ago.
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Kraft 'in $40bn takeover talks'

March 24, 2015 - 9:57pm
Private equity firm 3G Capital is in talks to buy Kraft in a deal that could value the US food giant at more than $40bn (£27bn), according to reports.
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Yemen crisis: An Iranian-Saudi battleground?

March 24, 2015 - 9:44pm
How an impending civil war could pull in regional powers
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Hopes grow for climate-proof beans

March 24, 2015 - 9:23pm
A breakthrough in the development of temperature-resilient beans could help sustain a vital source of protein for millions of people around the globe.
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MPs raise US-EU trade deal concerns

March 24, 2015 - 8:39pm
Trade talks between the US and European Union are marked by 'dog whistle' politics, a report by the Business Select Committee says.
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The divisive South African statue

March 24, 2015 - 8:31pm
Statue is symbolic target at South African university
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VIDEO: The Archbishop murdered celebrating Mass

March 24, 2015 - 8:24pm
On 24 March 1980 the Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, was murdered by death squads. Milagro Granados was there.
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VIDEO: The $10,000 bag made in the US

March 24, 2015 - 8:19pm
Steven Fischer, the creator of a $10,000 luxury leather bag, explains what inspired him.
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VIDEO: Cuba's only woman boxer leaves

March 24, 2015 - 8:16pm
Why Cuba's only known female boxer has decided to leave
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Australian gangs driving meth boom

March 24, 2015 - 8:13pm
More than 60% of Australia's major organised crime figures are dealing crystal meth - known as "ice" - a new report finds.
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More women join FTSE 100 boards

March 24, 2015 - 8:12pm
Britain's biggest companies have doubled the number of female directors, but some smaller firms still have all-male boards.
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Shattering the highest glass ceiling

March 24, 2015 - 8:09pm
Can Clinton shatter the ‘highest, hardest’ glass ceiling?
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Is this the sweetshop of the future?

March 24, 2015 - 8:04pm
Edible diamonds, candy floss lamps and 3D-printed chocolates are the futuristic vision of a pair of food experts,
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Yemen president calls for UN action

March 24, 2015 - 8:03pm
Yemen's embattled President Hadi asks the UN Security Council to back military action by "willing countries" against Houthi rebels.
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Indiana set to enact 'freedom' bill

March 24, 2015 - 7:59pm
The governor of Indiana is poised to enact a "religious freedom" law, which opponents say will allow state businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
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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.