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VIDEO: Tensions rise after Myanmar shelling

November 20, 2014 - 10:18am
Officials in Myanmar have said that a mortar shell that killed more than 20 ethnic rebel soldiers on Tuesday was meant as a warning shot.
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Cleverly expects Bellew repeat win

November 20, 2014 - 10:16am
Nathan Cleverly expects to hit the "repeat button" in his rematch with Tony Bellew in Liverpool on Saturday.
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D'Arcy and Best to start for Ireland

November 20, 2014 - 9:40am
Gordon D'Arcy & Rory Best are picked for Ireland's Australia Test in the only changes from the win over South Africa.
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VIDEO: Police raid Japan widow's home

November 20, 2014 - 9:08am
Police in Japan have raided the homes of a 67-year-old Japanese woman arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband, as details of six former partners' deaths emerge in local media.
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Graduate director Mike Nichols dies

November 20, 2014 - 9:06am
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.
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McIlroy & Lowry share lead in Dubai

November 20, 2014 - 8:41am
Rory McIlroy shares the first-round lead with Shane Lowry at six under in the World Tour Championship in Dubai.
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I'm feeling no pressure - Hamilton

November 20, 2014 - 8:27am
Lewis Hamilton insists he is feeling no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend.
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Cameron on attack over English votes

November 20, 2014 - 8:17am
David Cameron says he is the only leader offering English votes for English laws, in heated exchanges at the Commons Liaison Committee.
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Federer fit for Davis Cup final

November 20, 2014 - 8:15am
Roger Federer will play in the Davis Cup final, which starts on Friday, for Switzerland after recovering from his back problem.
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Sony reportedly drops Steve Jobs film

November 20, 2014 - 8:13am
Sony Pictures drops a film based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, according to reports.
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VIDEO: A safe haven for street children

November 20, 2014 - 8:08am
The number of sexually abused children in Pakistan has risen in the past year according to a report released this week, and local charities are calling from more efforts to protect vulnerable children .
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VIDEO: Two killed in China pile-up

November 20, 2014 - 8:05am
At least two people were killed and many more injured when at least 70 vehicles we involved in a mass pile-up on a Chinese expressway.
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New Cosby TV show scrapped by NBC

November 20, 2014 - 8:01am
US TV network NBC scraps a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.
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Travels on Mexico's protest caravan

November 20, 2014 - 7:51am
Around Mexico with families of missing students
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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

November 20, 2014 - 7:39am
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
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Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

November 20, 2014 - 7:12am
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.
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Buffon to stay at Juventus until 39

November 20, 2014 - 6:58am
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon signs new contract extension to keep him at the club beyond his 39th birthday.
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RBS fined £56m over computer failure

November 20, 2014 - 6:53am
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £56m by regulators after a 2012 software issue left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.
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VIDEO: Egyptian street art movement

November 20, 2014 - 6:49am
In the wake of uprisings in the Arab region since 2011, the street art movement has been gaining momentum employed as a means to address not only political issues, but also social problems in the society.
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Eritreans 'flee conscription drive'

November 20, 2014 - 6:36am
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
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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.