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UN fears for fate of Aleppo civilians

February 9, 2016 - 3:42pm
Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
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Iranian youth get app to dodge morality police

February 9, 2016 - 1:37pm
App helps Iranian youth to evade fashion police
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Poles held in Sweden asylum centre plot

February 9, 2016 - 1:13pm
Fourteen Polish far-right activists are arrested in Sweden accused of planning to attack asylum seekers with axes and knives, police say.
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Obama approves Africa electricity plan

February 9, 2016 - 1:02pm
US President Barack Obama signs into law an initiative aimed at bringing electricity to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020.
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Tennis umpires banned in fixing probe

February 9, 2016 - 12:55pm
Two umpires are banned by the International Tennis Federation and four more are being investigated over allegations of fixing.
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Indian police 'to use slingshots'

February 9, 2016 - 12:52pm
Police in India's northern Haryana state will use slingshots to control violent protesters, a senior officer says.
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German trains in deadly head-on crash

February 9, 2016 - 12:47pm
At least 10 people are killed and more than 100 injured as two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria.
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US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb

February 9, 2016 - 12:28pm
North Korea could soon have enough plutonium to build nuclear weapons after restarting one of its reactors, a US spy chief says.
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Zuma U-turn over home revamp money

February 9, 2016 - 11:48am
South Africa's president makes a U-turn in court over his refusal to repay millions of dollars in public funds used to upgrade his rural home.
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Man 'hurls alligator' into restaurant

February 9, 2016 - 11:47am
A man in Florida is facing charges of aggravated assault after allegedly throwing an alligator into a fast-food restaurant.
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Clashes over Hong Kong food stalls

February 9, 2016 - 10:16am
Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong during an operation to shut down illegal food stalls.
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Town's beer fountain plan goes ahead

February 9, 2016 - 9:50am
Objections from some councillors fail to scupper plans for a beer fountain in Slovenian town.
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Bosnian Serb general dies in jail

February 9, 2016 - 9:11am
A Bosnian Serb general, described as commander Ratko Mladic's right-hand man during the Bosnia war, dies in custody in The Hague.
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Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine

February 9, 2016 - 8:30am
Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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'We are not criminals' Nigerians tell their president

February 9, 2016 - 8:15am
Nigerians stand up to their president
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Kenya casino gambler 'stoned to death'

February 9, 2016 - 7:04am
A gambler is stoned to death by fellow players at a casino in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, after killing two of its employees in a row over a $300 (£210) loss, police say.
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'Miracle rescue' of avalanche soldier

February 9, 2016 - 7:02am
An Indian soldier who was buried after an avalanche struck the Siachen glacier six days ago has been found alive, officials say.
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Google boss becomes highest-paid in US

February 9, 2016 - 6:49am
The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (£138m) in shares, a regulatory filing reveals.
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Mexico gang captives freed by gas blast

February 9, 2016 - 6:45am
About 60 Central American migrants held captive by a gang in the Mexican city of Reynosa escape after a gas explosion.
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Paltrow takes stand in stalking trial

February 9, 2016 - 6:33am
Gwyneth Paltrow tells a Los Angeles court she feared for her family's safety after receiving multiple letters from a man accused of stalking her.
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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.