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Vietnam key dissidents released

April 14, 2014 - 10:49am
Vietnam frees two high-profile political activists after the recent release of dissident Cu Huy Ha Vu, amid ongoing free trade talks with the US.
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Sharp increase in US retail sales

April 14, 2014 - 10:43am
US retail sales saw their biggest gain in 18 months in March, official figures show, as the economy continues to gather strength.
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VIDEO: Thousands flee deadly Chile fire

April 14, 2014 - 10:09am
At least 12 people die in forest fire sparked over the weekend in the hills around the Chilean city of Valparaiso.
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Citigroup quarterly profits increase

April 14, 2014 - 9:51am
US bank Citigroup announces it made profits of $3.9bn in the first three months of 2014, buoyed by narrowed losses on troubled assets.
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US footballer held in 'bomb threat'

April 14, 2014 - 9:25am
Professional football player Aldon Smith of the San Francisco 49ers is arrested at the Los Angeles airport after making a bomb threat, police say.
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VIDEO: Duke and Duchess on tour in NZ

April 14, 2014 - 8:57am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met the families of people killed in the Christchurch earthquake of 2011.
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Pakistan 'cannibal' re-arrested

April 14, 2014 - 8:56am
A man who previously admitted to cannibalism is arrested again, this time on suspicion of cannibalising a young child, Pakistani police say.
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AUDIO: Pyongyang marathon was 'quite funny'

April 14, 2014 - 8:26am
Foreign amateur runners have been allowed to compete in a North Korean marathon for the first time in 30 years.
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Mixed reviews for Strictly musical

April 14, 2014 - 8:19am
Critics say Baz Luhrmann's stage musical has failed to live up to the magic of his 1992 film, with the Sydney Morning Herald saying it "sparkles but falls short".
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Peugeot outlines major recovery plan

April 14, 2014 - 8:05am
Struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen announces a major recovery plan after net losses of 7.2bn euros in the past two years.
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Oil prices steady as Libya woes ease

April 14, 2014 - 7:56am
Crude oil prices rise in early Monday trading amid tensions in Ukraine, but fall again after Libyan protesters end their occupation of an oil port.
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VIDEO: Jerusalem's holy sites in 2.5 minutes

April 14, 2014 - 7:52am
Guided tour of Jerusalem's holiest sites in two-and-a-half minutes.
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Wiggins' anxious Tour de France wait

April 14, 2014 - 7:42am
Sir Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, admits there are doubts around him making Sky's team for this year's race.
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Eurozone industry output grows 0.2%

April 14, 2014 - 7:32am
Industrial output in the eurozone grows by 0.2% in February, driven by growth in "intermediate" goods, such as electronic components.
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VIDEO: Cleaning up Cairo's waste system

April 14, 2014 - 7:19am
The Egyptian government is turning to its traditional rubbish collectors - the Zabaleen - to revolutionise Cario's waste disposal industry.
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Forsyth explains Strictly decision

April 14, 2014 - 7:01am
Sir Bruce Forsyth says criticism over his age was a factor in his decision to step down from Strictly Come Dancing.
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Evans urges rethink on abuse cases

April 14, 2014 - 6:59am
MP Nigel Evans, cleared last week of rape and sexual assault charges, calls for an investigation into when prosecutors can pursue historical cases.
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Broadway actress Frelich dies at 70

April 14, 2014 - 6:55am
Tony award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies at the age of 70 at her home in California.
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Pacquiao targets Mayweather bout

April 14, 2014 - 6:33am
Manny Pacquiao is hoping to secure a long-awaited bout with Floyd Mayweather after winning the WBO welterweight title.
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Nicaragua shaken by third quake

April 14, 2014 - 6:23am
A quake hits the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, raising fears that a fault line beneath the capital may have been reactivated.
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