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VIDEO: Brawl erupts at Turkish parliament

May 2, 2016 - 3:21pm
Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.
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On board a historic US-Cuba crossing

May 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
On board landmark US cruise to Cuba
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Syria conflict 'out of control' - Kerry

May 2, 2016 - 2:59pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian conflict is "in many ways out of control", as he tries to salvage a nine-week truce.
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Detroit teachers hold 'sick-out'

May 2, 2016 - 2:46pm
Detroit Public School teachers are holding a "sick-out" to protest funding levels for the already-struggling district.
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Bitcoin industry 'sceptical' of Satoshi

May 2, 2016 - 2:06pm
Scepticism has greeted claims by Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency.
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Brazil blocks WhatsApp in probe row

May 2, 2016 - 2:04pm
A Brazilian judge blocks messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours after its owner Facebook failed to hand over information required in a criminal investigation.
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VIDEO: Inside stormed Iraqi parliament

May 2, 2016 - 1:23pm
The BBC has gained special access to the Iraqi parliament, after it was stormed by anti-government protestors.
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Thousands mourn Papa Wemba at memorial

May 2, 2016 - 1:17pm
Thousands of people attend the first day of official commemorations in DR Congo to mark the sudden death of music star Papa Wemba.
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Breast cancer genetic discovery hailed

May 2, 2016 - 11:59am
Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which they hope will unlock new ways of treating the disease.
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VIDEO: Bear chased from apartment refrigerator

May 2, 2016 - 11:55am
A Colorado man was forced to lock himself in his bedroom when a bear entered his apartment and rummaged through his refrigerator.
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Searching for self-reliance and 'real people' in Pyongyang

May 2, 2016 - 11:55am
Searching for self-reliance and 'real locals' in Pyongyang
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Prince's family starts dividing assets

May 2, 2016 - 11:35am
The family members of pop singer Prince are beginning the process of dividing up the singer's sizeable assets.
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Outrage at France's English Euro anthem

May 2, 2016 - 11:25am
A French minister describes the choice of I was Made for Lovin' You as the official anthem for the French team at the Euro 2016 championship as "incomprehensible".
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Reckitt Benckiser says sorry for deaths

May 2, 2016 - 11:23am
The head of a South Korean division of a UK company is slapped by an angry relative as he apologises for selling a disinfectant that killed about 100 people.
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Queues mar Brussels airport reopening

May 2, 2016 - 11:17am
Some passengers miss flights as long queues form at Brussels Airport as it reopens its departure hall some 40 days after the suicide attacks in March.
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DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

May 2, 2016 - 11:14am
Genetic analysis unlocks the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants.
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Bitcoin creator reveals identity

May 2, 2016 - 10:41am
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is the creator of the digital cash system Bitcoin, ending years of speculation.
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Nauru asylum seeker sets herself alight

May 2, 2016 - 10:35am
A Somali woman seeking asylum in Australia has set herself on fire in protest at her detention at a centre on the island of Nauru.
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VIDEO: Blaze engulfs New York church

May 2, 2016 - 10:12am
The historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York is destroyed by a huge fire on Sunday evening.
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Berlin airport 'whistleblower poisoned'

May 2, 2016 - 9:46am
German prosecutors investigate allegations that a senior engineer was poisoned in relation to an ongoing corruption scandal hanging over Berlin's new airport.
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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.