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Fukushima officials to face trial

July 31, 2015 - 11:11am
Three former executives at a Japanese power giant are to stand trial over the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011.
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Robbery thwarted by 'ignoring teens'

July 31, 2015 - 10:44am
Police are searching for a man who failed to rob a sandwich shop after being ignored by the teenage employees.
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Five killed in PKK attacks in Turkey

July 31, 2015 - 10:44am
Separate PKK attacks in Turkey on a police station and railway leave two police, two attackers, and a railway worker dead, officials say.
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Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

July 31, 2015 - 10:31am
It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.
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Indian teachers 'kidnapped in Libya'

July 31, 2015 - 10:22am
A group of four Indian teachers are kidnapped in Libya, but India's foreign ministry says it has secured the release of two of them.
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US Good Samaritans killed by driver

July 31, 2015 - 10:22am
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed two people who stopped to help him along a road in a Montana Indian reservation.
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Palestinian fury at child arson death

July 31, 2015 - 10:11am
Palestinians react with outrage as an 18-month-old boy is killed in a West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish settlers.
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Putin 'ordered Litvinenko killing'

July 31, 2015 - 10:09am
Russian President Vladimir Putin "personally ordered" the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the death of the former spy hears.
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Weak oil prices hit Exxon and Chevron

July 31, 2015 - 10:00am
Two of the US's biggest companies report sharply lower quarterly results because of falling oil prices.
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VIDEO: Haka student: 'Humbled by reaction'

July 31, 2015 - 9:24am
A schoolboy who took part in a funeral "haka" that went viral tells the BBC how he feels about the reaction to the video and why students chose to do a haka for their teacher.
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Greek PM defends ex-finance minister

July 31, 2015 - 9:23am
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends his former finance minister in a row over an "emergency plan" in case of Greece's exit from the euro.
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Deadly flash floods hit Myanmar

July 31, 2015 - 9:09am
More more 20 people die as severe flooding in the north and west of Myanmar damages land and homes, displacing many.
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Gills fined for 'race victimisation'

July 31, 2015 - 8:42am
Gillingham and club chairman Paul Scally are fined £75,000 each for "race victimisation" by the FA, but both will appeal.
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VIDEO: Reaction to West Bank toddler death

July 31, 2015 - 8:15am
The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Mark Regev, the spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, give their reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler in an arson attack.
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Chad imposes 'terror' death penalty

July 31, 2015 - 8:07am
Following attacks by Boko Haram militants, MPs in Chad vote to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished.
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Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

July 31, 2015 - 8:00am
A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".
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Studio collapse puts films in limbo

July 31, 2015 - 7:47am
The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.
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VIDEO: Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

July 31, 2015 - 7:34am
Beijing is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city ever to host both a summer and winter games.
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Pair guilty of killing off-duty PC

July 31, 2015 - 7:30am
Two men are found guilty of the manslaughter of an off-duty policeman who died in an attack during a night out in Liverpool.
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Rare seabird returns to Dominica

July 31, 2015 - 7:29am
Scientists find colony of endangered black-capped petrels on Caribbean island.
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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.