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Boston marks bombing anniversary

April 15, 2014 - 8:58pm
Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.
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Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria

April 15, 2014 - 8:10pm
Somali refugee children's letters of hope to homeless Syrians
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VIDEO: Son of slain Sikh plans US House run

April 15, 2014 - 8:07pm
Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress
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On a hill, in sight of Europe

April 15, 2014 - 7:56pm
Trying to get into Europe from Morocco
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VIDEO: Migrants jumping fence into Europe

April 15, 2014 - 7:56pm
Spain asks for more help from the European Union as the number of migrants illegally scaling the border fence into Spain increases.
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Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action

April 15, 2014 - 7:41pm
Authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists, as Moscow warns that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.
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VIDEO: The Spanish hamlet being given away for free

April 15, 2014 - 7:29pm
The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
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NYPD disbands Muslim 'spying' unit

April 15, 2014 - 7:14pm
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.
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Hamilton back to brilliant best - Lowe

April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.
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MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack

April 15, 2014 - 6:58pm
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.
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Syria 'torture' photos shown to UN

April 15, 2014 - 6:48pm
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
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AUDIO: Hair salon poster angers N Korea

April 15, 2014 - 6:02pm
North Korean officials have paid a visit to a London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's picture in a poster offering haircuts.
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Syria: Report shows how foreign fighters use social media

April 15, 2014 - 5:56pm
Report shows how foreign fighters in Syria are using social media
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Arsenal 3-1 West Ham United

April 15, 2014 - 5:38pm
Arsenal come from behind to beat West Ham and move back above Everton into the top four of the Premier League.
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Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya

April 15, 2014 - 5:38pm
Masked gunmen kidnap Jordan's ambassador to Libya in the capital, Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded, officials say.
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VIDEO: Mass stabbing at Canada college party

April 15, 2014 - 5:23pm
Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada.
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Five dead in Calgary party stabbing

April 15, 2014 - 5:03pm
The son of a long-serving policeman is arrested in connection with the stabbing death of five people at a house party in Calgary, police in the Canadian city say.
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Yahoo shares jump despite profit fall

April 15, 2014 - 4:59pm
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.
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US casino: Poker pro Ivey cheated

April 15, 2014 - 4:44pm
An Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino sues professional poker player Phil Ivey, accusing him of winning $10m (£6m) by cheating at baccarat.
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New Banksy art removed with crowbar

April 15, 2014 - 4:33pm
New street art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy is removed within hours of appearing in Bristol.
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