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VIDEO: US blames Russia for Ukraine violence

August 28, 2014 - 4:38pm
The United States and Nato accuse Russia of stoking violence in eastern Ukraine.
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Liverpool drawn against Real Madrid

August 28, 2014 - 4:35pm
Liverpool are drawn against holders Real Madrid as Manchester City get a tough draw in the Champions League.
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Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine

August 28, 2014 - 4:11pm
Nato releases satellite images which it says show Russian forces inside Ukraine to help rebels fight government troops - a claim Russia denies.
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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president

August 28, 2014 - 3:48pm
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is officially sworn in as Turkish president after winning the country's first ever public vote for head of state.
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GB women break 4x100m relay record

August 28, 2014 - 2:59pm
Britain's women break the national 4x100m record while James Dasaolu comes third in the 100m at the Zurich Diamond League.
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Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight

August 28, 2014 - 2:28pm
Russia responds to a Canadian geography lesson
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VIDEO: Nigerian Ebola death outside Lagos

August 28, 2014 - 2:28pm
Nigeria has recorded its first Ebola death outside Lagos after a doctor died of the virus in the oil hub of Port Harcourt.
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DNA tells story of Arctic peopling

August 28, 2014 - 1:52pm
A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
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Nigeria launches electronic ID cards

August 28, 2014 - 1:45pm
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
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Ronaldo named Europe's best player

August 28, 2014 - 1:21pm
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo wins Uefa's Best Player in Europe Award ahead of Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben.
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'Significant' rise in migration to UK

August 28, 2014 - 12:52pm
There has been a "significant" increase in net migration into the UK, which reached 243,000 in the 12 months to March, government statisticians say.
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Pakistan PM named as murder suspect

August 28, 2014 - 12:45pm
Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.
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Morsi investigated over 'Qatar leak'

August 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report.
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Zambia leader sacks potential rival

August 28, 2014 - 11:55am
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.
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Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP

August 28, 2014 - 11:47am
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.
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'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine

August 28, 2014 - 11:27am
Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in the country's east, while Nato says Russia has stepped up its arms supply to separatists.
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Caf stands firm on Nations Cup venues

August 28, 2014 - 11:08am
Caf declares there will be no further changes to September's Nations Cup qualifiers despite some relocation requests over Ebola fears.
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Police seize video gamer live on cam

August 28, 2014 - 11:06am
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.
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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.