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VIDEO: Helicopter rescues US hikers

August 5, 2014 - 1:50am
Footage shows the dramatic rescue of two US hikers from mountains in California.
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Horses' ears 'communication tool'

August 5, 2014 - 1:45am
Horses look to the ears to work out what another animal is thinking, according to a study.
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Man Utd beat Liverpool in US final

August 5, 2014 - 1:38am
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United beat Premier League rivals Liverpool 3-1 in Miami to win the International Champions Cup.
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VIDEO: Militants 'may use dams as weapons'

August 5, 2014 - 1:05am
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports on fears in Iraq that Isis militants could take control of the country's dams, bringing flooding to communities along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
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VIDEO: Refugees take shelter in Kiev factory

August 5, 2014 - 12:59am
Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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Japan security environment 'severe'

August 5, 2014 - 12:58am
The security environment around Japan has become "increasingly severe" amid tensions with China and concern over North Korea, a white paper says.
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VIDEO: World Bank launches Ebola fund

August 5, 2014 - 12:34am
The World Bank announces that it is allocating $200m in emergency assistance to help West African countries contain the Ebola outbreak.
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Gaza rivals 'agree 72-hour truce'

August 4, 2014 - 11:34pm
A 72-hour truce between Israel and Palestinian groups is due to begin in Gaza shortly, as claims emerge that Israel has achieved its main war aims.
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VIDEO: Ukraine refugees shelter in factory

August 4, 2014 - 10:57pm
Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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NY man being tested for Ebola virus

August 4, 2014 - 9:06pm
A US man who became sick after visiting West Africa last month is being tested for Ebola in hospital in New York, health officials say.
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VIDEO: Ukrainian soldiers retreat to Russia

August 4, 2014 - 9:04pm
The BBC's Steven Rosenberg reports from Russia's border with Ukraine on the 438 Ukrainian soldiers who have retreated to Russia because they are ''under intense pressure''.
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World Bank launches $200m Ebola fund

August 4, 2014 - 8:47pm
The World Bank announces $200m in aid to help West African countries contain the Ebola outbreak.
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How Ethiopians in the US cling onto their heritage

August 4, 2014 - 8:26pm
How Ethiopian children in the US rediscover their roots
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British 'angels' who braved WW1 trenches

August 4, 2014 - 8:24pm
Two British nurses braved heavy fire with Belgian troops in WW1
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Amazon tribe fights Brazil dam project

August 4, 2014 - 8:22pm
Brazilian indigenous group takes stand against dam project
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Why so many ships fly Panama's flag

August 4, 2014 - 8:12pm
Why do so many ships fly the Panamanian banner?
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The rebel mothers seeking lost children

August 4, 2014 - 7:57pm
The ex-fighters seeking children they were forced to give up
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Ukraine conflict: High stakes in Donetsk

August 4, 2014 - 7:49pm
BBC speaks to Ukraine rebel at centre of MH17 allegations
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LinkedIn in $6m labour settlement

August 4, 2014 - 7:42pm
LinkedIn agrees to pay $6m in wages and damages after an investigation finds it failed to account for all the hours worked by its employees.
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VIDEO: Race to rescue China quake survivors

August 4, 2014 - 7:22pm
A rescue operation is underway in China after a strong earthquake struck a remote area in the south west of the country, killing at least 398 people.
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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.