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Nepal quake relief drive intensifies  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:47:18 GMT
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,800 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years. 
Baltimore protest turns violent  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:59:03 GMT
A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests. 
Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:28:18 GMT
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say. 
Vault owner 'not contacted by police'  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:03:47 GMT
The director of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit vault tells the BBC he has not been contacted by police investigating the heist. 
Putin-backed bikers head for Berlin  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:59:01 GMT
An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border. 
Kazakh leader seeks five more years  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:58:45 GMT
Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years. 
Indonesia issues execution orders  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:43:10 GMT
At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution. 
VW chairman resigns in power struggle  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:22:03 GMT
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive. 
Syria Islamists take northern town  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:31:44 GMT
Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say. 
Arrest over Japan radioactive drone  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:25:47 GMT
A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say. 
VIDEO: Moment Nepal earthquake struck  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:34:51 GMT
More than 1,500 people are believed to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, wrecking many historic buildings. 
VIDEO: Kazakhs vote to elect president  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:28:21 GMT
Kazakhstan is holding an early presidential election, with the state of the economy posing a major challenge to the incumbent, Nursultan Nazarbayev. 
VIDEO: Pinhead-sized Bible goes on show  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:01:07 GMT
A copy of the Hebrew Bible the size of a pinhead has gone on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. 
VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:51:37 GMT
A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin. 
VIDEO: Services mark Gallipoli 100 years on  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:16:43 GMT
Services are taking place around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One. 
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