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Two killed at US cartoon conference  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:07:14 GMT
Two gunmen are shot dead in a suburb of Dallas after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, US police say. 
Freed women tell of Boko Haram horror  Sun, 03 May 2015 19:27:55 GMT
Former hostages held by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria say some of their fellow captives were stoned to death by the militants. 
Police defend Bali Nine actions  Mon, 04 May 2015 03:38:18 GMT
The Australian Federal Police defend their role in the 2005 arrest of the Bali Nine drug smuggling gang, after two were executed in Indonesia. 
Ethiopian Jews protest in Tel Aviv  Sun, 03 May 2015 21:26:43 GMT
Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews protest against police brutality and racism in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, leading to violent clashes. 
US marines and aircraft reach Nepal  Sun, 03 May 2015 18:10:39 GMT
Nepal's only international airport restricts larger aircraft because of concerns over its runway, as the post-earthquake aid effort continues. 
Baltimore lifts post-riot curfew  Sun, 03 May 2015 17:53:32 GMT
National Guard troops begin leaving Baltimore and a curfew is lifted, as tension subsides following rioting over the custody death of a black man. 
Thousands of migrants rescued at sea  Mon, 04 May 2015 02:37:40 GMT
More than 5,800 migrants are rescued and 10 bodies recovered in several operations in the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard says. 
Australian budget a 'horror story'  Mon, 04 May 2015 01:25:09 GMT
The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte. 
Costa Rica shipwreck sparks alert  Sun, 03 May 2015 22:49:37 GMT
The Costa Rican government issues an alert along about 100 km (60 miles) of coast near Puntarenas, after a vessel carrying tons of toxic chemicals sinks. 
Nigeria troops 'killed civilians'  Sun, 03 May 2015 23:07:45 GMT
Community leaders in central Nigeria accuse government troops of killing civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers. 
India soldiers die in rebel attack  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:39:31 GMT
Indian police say eight soldiers have been ambushed and killed by rebels, one of whom also died, in the north-eastern state of Nagaland. 
German train drivers set for strike  Sun, 03 May 2015 22:28:34 GMT
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations. 
VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:11:23 GMT
Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening. 
VIDEO: Police answer Bali Nine criticism  Mon, 04 May 2015 01:54:03 GMT
The head of the Australian Federal Police, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, responds to criticism of their role in the events leading to the executions of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia. 
VIDEO: Shells rip through homes in Ukraine  Sun, 03 May 2015 14:21:52 GMT
Heavy shelling took place overnight in Donetsk. One Ukrainian soldier and two civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours. 
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