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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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VIDEO: Biden: 'We own the finish line'

April 15, 2014 - 4:20pm
Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.
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Few stewards trained for World Cup

April 15, 2014 - 4:05pm
Brazil has so far trained only 20% of the private security guards needed inside the 12 stadiums for coming football World Cup, BBC Brasil has learned.
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Dave Lee Travis charged with assault

April 15, 2014 - 3:51pm
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is charged with one count of indecent assault under Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard says.
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VIDEO: Kim Il Sung anniversary divides Koreas

April 15, 2014 - 3:46pm
Celebrations are held in North Korea to mark the 102nd anniversary of the birth of the country's founding leader Kim il Sung, while protests are held in South Korea to condemn the north's nuclear ambitions.
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Coca-cola's fizzy sales go flat

April 15, 2014 - 3:19pm
The amount of fizzy drinks Coca-Cola sells worldwide falls for the first time in 15 years, but still drinks sales are up by 8%.
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VIDEO: Third gender recognised in India

April 15, 2014 - 3:11pm
India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling. Yogita Limaye reports.
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Hair salon visited over N Korea ad

April 15, 2014 - 2:21pm
North Korean officials visit a west London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's image in a poster.
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VIDEO: Russian Lada 'chases Ukraine tank'

April 15, 2014 - 2:07pm
Footage posted online purports to show pro-Russian activists in a Lada confronting a Ukrainian tank.
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VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 22 - in 60 secs

April 15, 2014 - 2:03pm
The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has seen a Valentine's card which his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp had intended to give him before he shot her dead.
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Iraq shuts notorious Abu Ghraib jail

April 15, 2014 - 1:58pm
Iraq's government closes the notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of what it says are security concerns.
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Coulson quizzed over the 'dark arts'

April 15, 2014 - 1:52pm
Andy Coulson tells the hacking trial he should have paid more attention to the use of the "dark arts" at the News of the World when he was editor there.
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Bolivia files claim over Chilean sea

April 15, 2014 - 1:47pm
Bolivia's president submits legal documents to the UN highest court in support of his country's claim to regain access to the sea from Chile.
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