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Cameroon Cardiopad inventor wins award

May 27, 2016 - 8:25am
A Cameroonian inventor wins a £25,00 ($37,000) innovation prize for creating a monitor that can diagnose heart conditions in remote areas.
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Geologists revisit giant Zion landslide

May 27, 2016 - 8:17am
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
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France boss to sue Cantona over race row

May 27, 2016 - 8:00am
Lawyers for French national manager say he will sue Eric Cantona for suggesting his Euro 2016 squad selection was racially motivated.
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23 test positive from London Olympics

May 27, 2016 - 7:53am
Olympic chiefs announce 23 competitors at the London 2012 Games have failed retrospective doping tests.
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Is this the most racist advertisement ever made?

May 27, 2016 - 7:43am
Is this the most racist advertisement ever made?
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N Korea 'could be linked to bank heists'

May 27, 2016 - 7:25am
A top cyber-security firm is investigating whether North Korea could be linked to attacks on banks in recent months.
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Obama: Hiroshima memory must not fade

May 27, 2016 - 7:11am
Barack Obama becomes the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima, saying the memory of the US 1945 nuclear bombing must never fade.
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Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US

May 27, 2016 - 6:05am
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.
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VIDEO: What Mexicans think of Trump's wall

May 27, 2016 - 4:47am
Donald Trump's proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is seen as both the solution to illegal immigration and a potential nightmare for Mexico.
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Possible MH370 debris found in Mozambique

May 27, 2016 - 4:36am
Experts following the MH370 search say it is likely a new piece of debris found by a BBC reader in Mozambique came from the missing plane.
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VIDEO: President Obama visits Hiroshima

May 27, 2016 - 4:27am
Barack Obama becomes the first serving American President to visit Hiroshima
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Australia removed from UN climate report

May 27, 2016 - 4:00am
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
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VIDEO: 'I've lived with death threats for 10 years'

May 27, 2016 - 3:41am
Writer Roberto Saviano tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme about living for 10 years under threat of death from the mafia.
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VIDEO: 'We're fighting for $15'

May 27, 2016 - 3:25am
McDonald's employees are protesting outside the company's annual meeting in Chicago.
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German words tie US Spelling Bee again

May 27, 2016 - 2:29am
The words "Feldenkrais" and "Gesellschaft" make Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the US Spelling Bee, the third tie in a row.
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India probes Nigerian student 'attack'

May 27, 2016 - 1:56am
India's foreign ministry says it is looking into an alleged attack on a Nigerian student by a local man in the southern city of Hyderabad.
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G7 says Brexit is risk to growth

May 27, 2016 - 1:54am
A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth".
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Plane catches fire on Tokyo runway

May 27, 2016 - 1:41am
More than 300 passengers and crew are evacuated from a Korean Air plane in Tokyo, Japan, after its left engine catches fire, local media say.
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VIDEO: Why migrants are on hunger strike

May 27, 2016 - 12:03am
Nearly 20 migrants on the Greek island of Chios are taking part in a hunger strike.
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Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

May 26, 2016 - 10:24pm
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.
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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.