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VIDEO: Ukraine separatists shun elections

4 hours 40 min ago
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
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VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

5 hours 57 min ago
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.
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VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay

9 hours 49 min ago
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
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VIDEO: 'Negligence' behind Total boss death

13 hours 1 min ago
Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.
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VIDEO: Gibraltar future with Spain 'not realistic'

14 hours 47 min ago
Fabian Picardo says the people of Gibraltar see their future with the UK, and being part of Spain is "not realistic".
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VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

17 hours 57 min ago
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

20 hours 15 min ago
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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VIDEO: Baghdad: Where one bomb is a quiet day

20 hours 42 min ago
The regularity of bombings in Baghdad makes fire-fighting a busy and dangerous profession.
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VIDEO: Hope for Boko Haram girls' return

21 hours 40 min ago
The Nigerian government is still hopeful of securing the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
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VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

22 hours 14 min ago
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
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VIDEO: Victimised by rebels in east Ukraine

22 hours 47 min ago
A woman who helped the Ukrainian army fight in east Ukraine has detailed the violence pro-Russian rebels then subjected her to.
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VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

23 hours 36 min ago
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
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VIDEO: 'Nazis' who left US still got benefits

23 hours 42 min ago
The US government has paid dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in Social Security benefits after forcing them to leave the US.
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VIDEO: Bodies of seven women found in US

23 hours 45 min ago
The bodies of seven women have been recovered in the US state of Indiana as a man confessed to a recent murder and led authorities to more.
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VIDEO: Two-year-old raped in South Sudan

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:09
According to the UN, rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so widespread that a two-year-old child was among the victims.
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VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:56
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.
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VIDEO: Whitlam: 'A radical politician'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:58
The former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of ninety-eight.
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VIDEO: 'The rebels beat me with guns'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:45
In the first part of his road trip across Ukraine ahead of parliamentary elections, Steve Rosenberg meets a candidate who was persecuted by pro-Russian rebels.
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VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:44
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
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VIDEO: Pistorius siblings: 'Truth manipulated'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:27
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius,, Carl and Aimee Pistorius, speak of "twisted truths" in a television interview ahead of his sentencing on Tuesday.
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