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Myanmar flood death toll 'to rise'

August 2, 2015 - 2:39am
The death toll from floods in Myanmar, that have hit 156,000 people, is expected to rise over the coming days, the United Nations warns.
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VIDEO: Myanmar floods worst in decades

August 2, 2015 - 12:46am
A state of emergency has been declared in several regions of Myanmar after the worst flooding in decades.
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VIDEO: Calais migrants sprayed with tear gas

August 1, 2015 - 11:52pm
French police use tear gas to force back a group of migrants who attempted to cut through fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais.
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VIDEO: Funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown

August 1, 2015 - 9:44pm
A funeral service is held in the US state of Georgia for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and the rapper Bobby Brown.
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VIDEO: Iraqi Kurdistan warning to PKK

August 1, 2015 - 9:19pm
The government in Iraqi Kurdistan urges the Kurdish separatist group, the PKK, to leave civilian areas in northern Iraq amid continuing Turkish air strikes.
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VIDEO: Selma civil rights march begins

August 1, 2015 - 9:17pm
Civil rights campaigners in the US start an 860-mile (1,385 km) march from Selma, Alabama to Washington DC to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans
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Big walls can cause big problems

August 1, 2015 - 7:42pm
The problems that come from building mega walls
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How many people have gone to Syria to fight?

August 1, 2015 - 7:25pm
How many people have gone to Syria to join Islamic State?
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Canada sees topless rights rally

August 1, 2015 - 7:14pm
Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.
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The troubleshooting teddies of Tirana

August 1, 2015 - 7:04pm
Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops
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VIDEO: Keeping track of HIV in Malawi

August 1, 2015 - 7:04pm
People living with HIV in Malawi are being given access to vital tests thanks to a simpler way of transporting blood.
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VIDEO: Chef's journey from drugs to dining

August 1, 2015 - 7:02pm
Former prisoner Edwin Chua reflects on being a former drug addict in Singapore and how he is trying to turn his life around.
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Woods's hopes dwindle after 74

August 1, 2015 - 7:01pm
Tiger Woods's hopes of a first PGA Tour win in two years fade after a 74 at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia.
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New US rights march starts in Selma

August 1, 2015 - 5:46pm
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.
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Queen portrait shows off best sides

August 1, 2015 - 5:07pm
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.
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Harman calls for Calais compensation

August 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.
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Bin Laden relatives on crash plane

August 1, 2015 - 3:59pm
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.
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Display pilot killed in CarFest crash

August 1, 2015 - 3:56pm
The pilot of a display team aeroplane is killed in a crash at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire.
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New Taliban leader calls for unity

August 1, 2015 - 3:40pm
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
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Outburst mars Bobbi Brown memorial

August 1, 2015 - 3:33pm
The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.
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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.