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VIDEO: Taiwan veg seller is secret millionaire

October 6, 2014 - 7:11pm
A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
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The preacher refusing to give up keys to a Yangon church

October 6, 2014 - 7:02pm
The preacher refusing to hand over the keys to a Yangon church
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VIDEO: Preacher refuses to give up church keys

October 6, 2014 - 7:01pm
Following a recent Magazine article on Myanmar's Armenian community, the head of the Armenian Church has just been to Yangon to resolve a dispute at the church there.
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Far right holds secret congress in Hungary

October 6, 2014 - 6:52pm
Radical congress meets in secret after Hungary ban
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Israeli families scarred by Gaza war

October 6, 2014 - 6:24pm
Israeli communities struggle with lasting effect of Gaza conflict
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From Alien to Fifa: The art of noise

October 6, 2014 - 6:21pm
From Alien: Isolation to Fifa 15, the magic of video game sound effects
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VIDEO: Photos from the royal court of Benin

October 6, 2014 - 6:17pm
Behind the scenes at Benin's royal court
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'No impunity' over Mexico students

October 6, 2014 - 6:15pm
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto vows to identify and punish those responsible for the recent disappearance of 43 students after clashes with police.
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Is it right to pay ransoms?

October 6, 2014 - 6:04pm
Is it right to pay ransoms or do payouts encourage kidnappers?
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Dopers could benefit 'for decades'

October 6, 2014 - 6:02pm
Convicted drug cheats such as Justin Gatlin could benefit from taking banned substances for decades afterwards, say scientists.
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The 1920 British air bombing campaign in Iraq

October 6, 2014 - 6:01pm
How Britain tried to control Iraq in the 1920s
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Taiwan's charitable vegetable vendor

October 6, 2014 - 5:51pm
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?
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US developing Ebola airport checks

October 6, 2014 - 5:12pm
The US is developing measures to screen incoming air passengers for Ebola, both in the US and at foreign airports, President Barack Obama says.
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VIDEO: Where Ebola kills day after day

October 6, 2014 - 5:05pm
People with Ebola are being turned away from a medical facility in West Africa as it is full.
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Iraq's battles need sense of resolve

October 6, 2014 - 5:01pm
Beating IS is more than a game of numbers, says Lyse Doucet
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Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain

October 6, 2014 - 4:14pm
Spain's health minister confirms a nurse who treated two Ebola victims in Madrid has contracted the virus in the first infection outside Africa.
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Phelps handed six-month suspension

October 6, 2014 - 4:12pm
Michael Phelps is suspended from all competition for six months by USA Swimming following his drink-driving arrest.
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VIDEO: Eiffel Tower gets a glass floor

October 6, 2014 - 4:07pm
A new glass floor has been unveiled at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
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Body found is Alice Gross suspect

October 6, 2014 - 3:42pm
Police say a body found in a west London park is that of Arnis Zalkalns - the prime suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Alice Gross.
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VIDEO: Victim of 2007 Kenya violence

October 6, 2014 - 3:29pm
Focus on Africa's Dennis Okari has been to meet a woman who suffered horrific injuries in the violence that followed the 2007 elections.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").