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US anti-Vietnam war priest dies aged 94

May 1, 2016 - 12:54am
The American priest and poet Daniel Berrigan - famous for leading defiant protests against the Vietnam War - dies in New York aged 94.
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VIDEO: Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump

May 1, 2016 - 12:31am
President Obama makes jokes at the expense of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and critics of his healthcare plan at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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VIDEO: Droughts in India as temperatures soar

April 30, 2016 - 9:11pm
Much of India is experiencing record-breaking temperatures and droughts.
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Mosque collapse kills 15 in Somalia

April 30, 2016 - 8:10pm
A mosque under refurbishment collapses during Friday prayers in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40.
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Venezuelans lose sleep to save power

April 30, 2016 - 8:02pm
Venezuelans lose half an hour of sleep on Sunday when their clocks move forward to save power, as they grapple with a deep economic crisis.
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How a Muslim and a Hindu became 'blood brothers'

April 30, 2016 - 7:38pm
How childhood friendships transcend caste and religion
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The 81-year-old Indian teacher still transforming lives

April 30, 2016 - 7:36pm
The 81-year-old teacher still transforming lives
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Challenging the 'white saviour complex'

April 30, 2016 - 7:34pm
The Instagram account poking fun at "orphanage chic"
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What are US university 'honour codes'?

April 30, 2016 - 7:24pm
Raped as a student - and then accused of bad behaviour
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Why Iran's moderates must capitalise quickly

April 30, 2016 - 6:33pm
Why Iran's moderates must capitalise quickly on poll win
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Circus lions reach South Africa sanctuary

April 30, 2016 - 5:37pm
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
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Scores missing after migrant boat sinks

April 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
Eighty-four migrants are missing after their inflatable dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration says.
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Shia protesters storm Iraq parliament

April 30, 2016 - 3:27pm
Hundreds of Iraqi Shia Muslims breach Baghdad's fortified Green Zone for the first time, seizing control of parliament in protest at political deadlock.
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German party congress marred by clashes

April 30, 2016 - 2:54pm
Clashes erupt at the start of a meeting of Germany's right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party, with hundreds of protesters detained.
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Iran moderates win back parliament

April 30, 2016 - 12:24pm
Run-off elections give moderates and reformists a working majority in the Iranian parliament for the first time in more than a decade.
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VIDEO: Plucky pony makes break for freedom

April 30, 2016 - 11:55am
A pony that was part of a biblical-themed spring festival in Russia escaped, pursued by a costumed actor.
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VIDEO: Kenya burns huge stockpile of elephant tusks

April 30, 2016 - 11:24am
Authorities in Kenya have set fire to its vast stockpile of ivory in a gesture aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants.
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Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile

April 30, 2016 - 10:04am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sets fire to a huge stockpile of ivory in an effort to show his country's commitment to saving Africa's elephants, but the move has its critics.
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Bangladesh Hindu hacked to death

April 30, 2016 - 9:44am
A Hindu tailor once arrested for derogatory comments about Islam has been hacked to death in a district in central Bangladesh, police say.
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VIDEO: Cregg makes surprise White House briefing

April 30, 2016 - 9:05am
The actress Allison Janney, who played C.J. Cregg in the Emmy-award winning West Wing, made a surprise White House press briefing.
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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.