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Polish president approves surveillance law

February 5, 2016 - 5:38am
Polish police are given greater surveillance powers under the latest controversial law to be passed in the country.
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Actor declared dead after stage stunt

February 5, 2016 - 5:28am
An Italian actor left in a coma, after a hanging scene went wrong in a live theatrical production, is declared brain dead.
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Uproar over changes in French spelling

February 5, 2016 - 4:59am
Controversy has emerged in France over new spellings for more than 2,000 French words.
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Clinton and Sanders clash one-on-one

February 5, 2016 - 4:24am
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash sharply over Wall Street and foreign policy in their first head-to-head TV debate.
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Gut microbes 'help bears hibernate'

February 5, 2016 - 3:05am
A Swedish study suggests that changes in the gut flora of brown bears help them to cope with the weird metabolic demands of hibernation.
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VIDEO: 'More trouble predicted' for Ethiopia drought

February 5, 2016 - 2:45am
Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in decades with failed crops, livestock at risk and more than 10 million people needing emergency aid.
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Thai campaign targets condom stigma

February 5, 2016 - 12:41am
Thai authorities launch a pre-Valentine's Day campaign urging teenagers not to be ashamed to buy and carry condoms.
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Plans put forward to cap US gas leak

February 5, 2016 - 12:26am
Plans have been put forward to cap a huge gas leak near Los Angeles by the end of next week, a Californian official says.
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Spread of bee disease 'largely manmade'

February 4, 2016 - 9:16pm
The global honeybee trade is driving a pandemic that threatens hives and wild bees, according to a study.
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VIDEO: Elderly bridge club raided by Thai police

February 4, 2016 - 8:19pm
A promise by Thailand's military rulers to rid the country of corrupt practices nets some unusual suspects - a group of elderly foreign card players.
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US in $450m aid plan for Colombia peace

February 4, 2016 - 8:09pm
President Barack Obama says he will ask the US Congress for $450m (£309m) in aid to help Colombia implement a peace deal with the Farc rebel group.
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VIDEO: The largest annual human migration

February 4, 2016 - 7:58pm
Chinese New Year sees the largest annual human migration in the world. What are the numbers?
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Greeks 'necktie revolt' over pensions

February 4, 2016 - 7:57pm
Greeks fight back to defend their pensions
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India's 'dead' car auctions: Where you can get a Porsche for $7,000

February 4, 2016 - 7:54pm
Where you can get a Porsche for $7,000
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Does Ethiopia need aid to cope with drought?

February 4, 2016 - 7:52pm
Drought stalks fast-growing Ethiopia
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Earth, Wind & Fire founder White dies

February 4, 2016 - 7:38pm
Maurice White, founder of US soul band Earth, Wind & Fire, has died aged 74, his brother says.
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Michelle Obama prepares for freedom

February 4, 2016 - 7:19pm
Life after the White House
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Carnival cancelled in budget cuts

February 4, 2016 - 7:12pm
The Brazilian cities that can't afford to party
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Spared by the hitmen with principles

February 4, 2016 - 7:10pm
The woman who gatecrashed her own funeral
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VIDEO: Why do Delhi’s homeless prefer streets to shelters?

February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tens of thousands of people are homeless in Delhi, and many risk death in the cold weather by choosing the streets over shelters.
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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.