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VIDEO: 'Salah Abdeslam might go to Syria'

November 26, 2015 - 3:47pm
A man from Brussels, who was a friend of Salah Abdeslam the chief suspect following the Paris attacks, has told the BBC that Salah's options are to "turn himself in" or "go to Syria".
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Russia plans sanctions against Turkey

November 26, 2015 - 2:46pm
Russia is preparing wide-ranging economic sanctions against Turkey after the downing of one of its jets, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
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Pope hits out at trafficking in Africa

November 26, 2015 - 1:53pm
Pope Francis says during his visit to Kenya that the illegal trade in ivory and diamonds fuels conflict and could destroy Africa's environment.
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Two held over Mali hotel attack

November 26, 2015 - 1:28pm
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali officials say.
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Saudi Arabia 'planning mass executions'

November 26, 2015 - 1:24pm
Amnesty International expresses alarm at reports that Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people - including Ali al-Nimr - in a single day.
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German Tornados set for Syria role

November 26, 2015 - 1:13pm
Germany is to deploy Tornado reconnaissance jets to help French planes to bomb so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria.
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A difficult week in Brussels

November 26, 2015 - 12:36pm
A difficult week in Brussels amid terrorism fears
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VIDEO: Baby found in NY church nativity manger

November 26, 2015 - 11:13am
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
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Tanzania mandarins jailed for lateness

November 26, 2015 - 10:43am
Tanzanian rights activists condemn a decision by an official in the main city Dar es Salaam to lock up civil servants for being late for work.
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Rome imposes ban on Centurions

November 26, 2015 - 10:32am
Rome banishes Centurion impersonators from its ancient sites, in a clean up ahead of the Catholic Jubilee year.
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IS conflict: The spiral of violence

November 26, 2015 - 10:21am
Jihadists killed 707 in under a month - and more
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Russia mixes food and foreign policy

November 26, 2015 - 9:58am
Turkey is latest country to be banished from the menu
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Obama 'disturbed' by dashcam video

November 26, 2015 - 9:40am
President Barack Obama says he is "deeply disturbed" by a police video that shows a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times in Chicago.
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Hollande in Moscow: A new era in Russian-French relations?

November 26, 2015 - 9:32am
A new era in Russian-French relations?
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Pirate makes film to avoid being sued

November 26, 2015 - 9:09am
A convicted Czech software pirate agrees to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.
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Adele announces first tour since 2011

November 26, 2015 - 9:04am
Adele is to embark on a UK and European arena tour next year - her first tour for five years.
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China journalist released from jail

November 26, 2015 - 8:45am
Chinese journalist, Gao Yu, will be allowed to serve her sentence for leaking state secrets outside jail on medical grounds, state media say.
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The truth about Facebook quizzes

November 26, 2015 - 8:42am
The truth about Facebook quizzes
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Pope celebrates huge Mass in Kenya

November 26, 2015 - 8:37am
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with many thousands of people in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on his first visit as pontiff to Africa.
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Away fans banned after Paris attacks

November 26, 2015 - 8:28am
Away fans are banned from all football matches in France until mid-December following the attacks in Paris.
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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.