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Bollywood stars flee India event blaze

Bollywood stars flee ‘Make in India’ fire in Mumbai 14 February 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The blaze at the Chowpatty Beach stage was caused by a short circuit Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir … Continue reading

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Israel kills Palestinian ‘attackers’

Palestinian teenagers killed ‘after attacking Israelis’ 14 February 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption A knife and a purse are seen at the scene of what officials say was an attempted stabbing attack on officers … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Birds-eye view of sheep looking like birds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Birds-eye view of sheep looking like a flock of birds 14 February 2016 Last updated at 18:50 GMT A photographer who also works as a pilot has captured this video of sheep being … Continue reading

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Haiti chooses interim president

Haiti chooses interim president 14 February 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption Jocelerme Privert is the current head of Haiti’s National Assembly Haiti’s parliament has chosen an interim president a week after Michel … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Car crash kills British band Viola Beach

Media playback is unsupported on your device Car crash kills British band Viola Beach in Sweden 14 February 2016 Last updated at 14:11 GMT Four members of British band Viola Beach and their manager have been killed in a car … Continue reading

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West Indies win Under-19 World Cup

West Indies recovered from a mid-innings setback to chase down the total ICC Under-19 World Cup final, Dhaka: India 145 (45.1 overs): Sarfaraz 51, John 3-38, Joseph 3-39 West Indies 146-5 (49.3 overs): Carty 52 not out, Paul 40 not … Continue reading

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Afghan casualties ‘reach record high’

Afghan civilian death and injuries ‘reach record high’ 14 February 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption Children accounted for one in four casualties in 2015 The number of people killed and wounded in conflict in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Venus Williams wins 49th title

Venus Williams started her professional career in 1994 at the age of 14 Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams beat Misaki Doi 6-4 6-2 to win the inaugural Taiwan Open on Sunday. Top seed Williams, 35, overcame the Japanese player … Continue reading

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Row over US Supreme Court future

Justice Antonin Scalia’s death sparks battle for Supreme Court control 14 February 2016 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People pray in front of the US Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin … Continue reading

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Bradman comparisons ‘uncomfortable’

Adam Voges surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s record of Test runs scored between dismissals, taking it on to 614 First Test, Wellington (Basin Reserve), day three: New Zealand 183 & 178-4: Latham 63, Lyon 2-30 Australia 562: Voges 239, Khawaja 140 Scorecard … Continue reading

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