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The Afro-Colombian village which celebrates Christmas in February

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 23:10
The tradition dates back to the days of slavery and has been preserved in an Afro-Colombian village.
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Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:55
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
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Nirav Modi fraud case and India's bank debt crisis

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:03
The Nirav Modi loan case is serious, but just a sign of a far deeper malaise in the banking sector.
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Kidnap case model Chloe Ayling revisits where she was held

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 21:48
Model Chloe Ayling revisits the place she was allegedly held after being lured to Milan.
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Winter Olympics: Petition calls for ban for South Korean speed skater 'bullies'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 21:21
More than 350,000 people sign a petition calling for two South Korean speed skaters to be banned for "bullying" a team-mate.
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Liu Wen: China supermodel's new year message sparks row

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 21:07
Liu Wen was accused of betraying her Chinese heritage by wishing fans a happy "Lunar New Year".
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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie's hopes over after 1,000m disqualification

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:56
Briton Elise Christie's hopes of winning a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics are over after she is disqualified in her 1,000m short track heat.
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Russian guns for hire who die in Syria

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:41
A grieving mother sheds some light on Russia's secret mercenary war in Syria.
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Phil Neville names Anita Asante in first England women squad

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:20
England women head coach Phil Neville names Chelsea's Anita Asante in his first squad for the SheBelieves Cup next month.
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Post-Brexit UK won't be like Mad Max, says David Davis

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:05
The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.
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Alex Hales: Notts & England opener to play only limited-overs cricket

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:52
Nottinghamshire's England opener Alex Hales is to follow Adil Rashid's lead and give up red-ball cricket.
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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie disqualified from short track 1000m heat

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:51
Great Britain's Elise Christie is disqualified, despite finishing second, in her short track speed skating 1,000m heat, ending a miserable Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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Singer Fergie apologises for national anthem

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:45
The singer tells fans she 'tried her best' after criticism of her rendition of the national anthem at an NBA game.
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Call to make 'upskirting' an offence in UK

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:38
Campaigners say a law change in England and Wales would make it easier for police to take action.
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FA Cup: Wigan to investigate pitch invasion after Manchester City tie

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:36
Wigan chairman David Sharpe says the club will work with the FA and police as they review the pitch invasion after their 1-0 FA Cup win over Manchester City.
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: Is this the greatest Olympic 'love story' ever told?

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:12
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won two Olympic titles and broken all records - but all anyone is asking is: "Are they going to kiss?"
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The ex-strongman who has divided Peru for decades

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:06
Why former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori's controversial career divided a nation.
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Syria war: Scores of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:51
More than 100 people may have been killed in the Damascus area of the Eastern Ghouta.
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Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:45
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.
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Peru's ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:25
A court says the ex-president's recent pardon will not count in a case involving six dead farmers.
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