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Why Argentines mourned the death of a hateful fictional character

February 6, 2015 - 9:36pm
The fictional Twitter 'fascist' Argentines loved to hate
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Stool transplant 'made woman obese'

February 6, 2015 - 9:19pm
A woman has dramatically gained weight after a stool transplant from her daughter, US doctors report.
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A good death in Kinshasa

February 6, 2015 - 8:49pm
Putting the fun into funerals in Kinshasa as taboos fade
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Leaders upbeat on Ukraine talks

February 6, 2015 - 8:36pm
The leaders of Russia, France and Germany held "constructive and substantive" talks in Moscow on ending the conflict in Ukraine, diplomats say.
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The new Palestinian city that lacks only one thing

February 6, 2015 - 8:13pm
The Palestinian tycoon who built a city that lacks only one thing
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Maps that shaped the world

February 6, 2015 - 8:10pm
The story behind five maps that shaped the world
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Taiwan plane 'lost engine power'

February 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
Officials in Taiwan say they are investigating why both engines on a TransAsia Airlines plane were off when it crashed on Wednesday, killing dozens.
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VIDEO: Life in 'Donetsk People's Republic'

February 6, 2015 - 7:25pm
The BBC's James Reynolds reports on how life is carrying on in what the rebels call the "Donetsk People's Republic".
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Champions must meet FFP - Mourinho

February 6, 2015 - 6:31pm
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho suggests Manchester City should not be allowed to be the league champions after breaking FFP rules.
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Dozens of bodies uncovered in Mexico

February 6, 2015 - 6:27pm
Mexican police investigate after 60 bodies are found piled up in an abandoned crematorium in the resort of Acapulco.
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Wales 16-21 England

February 6, 2015 - 6:03pm
England come from behind to beat Wales in a thrilling Six Nations opener at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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Banker named as new Petrobras chief

February 6, 2015 - 4:48pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opts for the head of a state-owned bank, Aldemir Bendine, to run Brazil's scandal-hit oil giant.
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Yemen rebels announce takeover

February 6, 2015 - 4:40pm
Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel movement announces it is taking over the government and dissolving parliament.
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US family 'stages boy's kidnapping'

February 6, 2015 - 4:33pm
The family of a six-year-old US boy stages his mock abduction because they thought he was too nice to strangers, police in Missouri say.
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Air strike kills US hostage, says IS

February 6, 2015 - 4:14pm
Islamic State militants say US hostage Kayla Jean Mueller was killed in a Jordanian air strike on Syria, without providing evidence.
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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.