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Russia 'destabilising' Ukraine - US 
  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:34:20 GMT 
    The US accuses Russia of "deception and destabilisation" in eastern Ukraine, warning of further sanctions unless Moscow defuses the crisis.


Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:58:18 GMT 
    Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.


New clashes in Rio over dancer death 
  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:53:41 GMT 
    Brazilian police clash with resident of a slum in Rio, after the funeral of dancer who was shot by officers during unrest there on Tuesday.


Tech giants settle hiring court case 
  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:38:19 GMT 
    Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.


South Sudan treason charges dropped 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:39:05 GMT 
    South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war.


Deadly air strike on Syria market 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:14 GMT 
    A Syrian government air strike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say.


Plane stowaway 'going to Somalia' 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:38:00 GMT 
    The father of a US teenager who stowed away in a wheel well on a flight to Hawaii has said his son was unhappy at school and trying to return to Somalia.


US to propose 'fast lane' net rules 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:59:30 GMT 
    New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.


John Paul II crucifix crushes man 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:35 GMT 
    A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy.


VIDEO: Teacher tells of Boko Haram attack 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:38:35 GMT 
    A Koranic teacher, who has fled to Niger, tells the BBC about a Boko Haram attack on his village last year.


VIDEO: William and Kate - tour highlights 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:03:56 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent the last two weeks touring Australia and New Zealand, but their tour is due to come to an end on Friday.


VIDEO: How Iranian woman defy hijab rule 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:12:41 GMT 
    Nearly 35 years after Iran's Islamic government made it compulsory for women in the country to wear the hijab, many have taken to wearing headscarves made from western-style, fashionable fabrics which are not approved by the government.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:37:22 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Banksy street art on show in hotel 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:30:01 GMT 
    Street murals by graffiti artist Banksy - many of them cut off the sides of buildings - have been put on show at an exhibition in London before they are auctioned off.


VIDEO: Our week with the Chinese army 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:49:48 GMT 
    The BBC follows two British soldiers as they take part in an exchange program with the Chinese army.
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