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China jails 32 on terror charges

July 11, 2014 - 4:09am
Courts in China's Xinjiang region jail 32 on charges of spreading extremist content online and organising terror groups, state media report.
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More weight loss ops for diabetes

July 11, 2014 - 4:06am
An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.
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US 'ready to broker Gaza ceasefire'

July 11, 2014 - 4:01am
The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued unrest.
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T festival: Zero tolerance of legal highs

July 11, 2014 - 2:08am
Festival organiser Geoff Ellis tells Newsbeat that T in the Park can never be "complacent" over the issue of legal highs.
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VIDEO: The artworks that get washed away

July 11, 2014 - 2:03am
Artist Andres Amador explains how his skill at creating stunning beach designs with a rake has enthralled audiences across the world.
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VIDEO: 'Ukraine rebels will not surrender'

July 11, 2014 - 1:25am
A separatist leader tells the BBC that militants will not surrender, despite a crackdown by Ukrainian forces.
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VIDEO: Kerry to hold Afghan poll talks

July 11, 2014 - 1:21am
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to try to resolve tensions over the country's disputed presidential election.
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Tributes pour in for Indian actress

July 11, 2014 - 1:01am
Tributes pour in for celebrated Indian actress Zohra Sehgal who has died in the capital, Delhi, aged 102.
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China children's bus crash kills 11

July 10, 2014 - 11:46pm
An overloaded minivan ferrying children home from kindergarten in China's Hunan province crashes into a pond, killing all 11 on board.
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US-German relations' 'Groundhog Day'

July 10, 2014 - 9:58pm
US must find spy dispute with Germany all too familiar
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VIDEO: Fifa partner 'flees arrest' in Rio

July 10, 2014 - 9:49pm
The head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality has flees to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say.
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VIDEO: The arcade where Donkey Kong lives on

July 10, 2014 - 9:47pm
Video-game arcades have all but died out, but Mark Starkey has salvaged and repaired old machines to keep the arcade alive.
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Ukraine report highlights violence

July 10, 2014 - 9:42pm
Amnesty International says that it has "compelling evidence of beatings" of people kidnapped by separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.
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US man sentenced for China espionage

July 10, 2014 - 7:59pm
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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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.