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VIDEO: Egypt's last Jews: 'We are dying'

2 hours 12 min ago
The Jewish community in Egypt is on the verge of disappearing - up until the 1950s, as many as 100,000 Jews called the country home - now, just 12 remain.
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VIDEO: Mayor of Toronto diagnosed with cancer

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 20:49
Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare type of cancerous tumour.
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VIDEO: South-west US hit by extreme weather

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:34
Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.
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VIDEO: Fijians cast first votes since 2006

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:28
Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
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VIDEO: Thai murder police to quiz Britons

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:17
Police investigating the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand say two British men are "possible suspects" and will face questioning.
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VIDEO: Why bagpipe makers want No vote

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:11
The Scottish referendum campaign is being watched closely by the business community in Pakistan, particularly by makers of traditional bagpipes and kilts.
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VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:10
A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin.
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VIDEO: Barely a house intact in Ukraine village

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:11
After a long summer of bombardment by government forces, residents of Luhansk are trying to return to normal life as the BBC's Paul Adams reports.
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VIDEO: Chief defends Kashmir flood response

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 05:20
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
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VIDEO: California church destroyed in wildfires

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 05:05
Two wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including in the town of Weed.
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VIDEO: Healthy Britons given Ebola vaccine

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 03:31
Fergus Walsh reports on a British trial of an experimental vaccine fast-tracked In an attempt to stop the spread of Ebola.
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VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:00
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.
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VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 19:18
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports
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VIDEO: Last of the castanet makers?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:30
Juan Vela is one of very few artisans making traditional, handcrafted castanets for Spanish flamenco.
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VIDEO: US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:25
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.
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VIDEO: Controlled explosion on US bridge

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:59
Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.
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VIDEO: Surviving childhood in Malawi

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:13
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.
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VIDEO: Rare colossal squid defrosted

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:06
Scientists in New Zealand have thawed and started to examine a rare colossal squid caught in a fisherman's net.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Odile stuns Mexico resorts

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:10
Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.
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VIDEO: On front line near IS-controlled Zumar

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 01:12
Jim Muir reports from the front line near IS-controlled Zumar, near Mosul, where Kurdish forces are fighting Islamic State militants.
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