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VIDEO: The earthquake seen through tweets  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:38:35 GMT
Here's the story of what journalists around Nepal are seeing, as captured through their tweets. 
VIDEO: Kidnapped women speak about ordeal  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:11:33 GMT
Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry have given their first British TV interview to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark. 
VIDEO: 'Constant fighting every single day'  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:17:49 GMT
A resident of an apartment block on the edge of Donetsk, which has been heavily shelled, says there is "constant fighting, every single day". 
VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:49:00 GMT
Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday. 
VIDEO: Man rescued two days after quake  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:34:44 GMT
A team of Turkish rescue workers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a building in Kathmandu, two days after the earthquake 
Countdown to Iran nuclear deal - but resistance remains  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:52:49 GMT
A historic Iran nuclear deal is now within reach - but it's still uncertain whether a rare chance to resolve a major security challenge of our time through diplomacy will be grasped, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet. 
Could Australia's migrant policy work in Europe?  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:54:09 GMT
As thousands of migrants drown trying to make their way to Europe, Owen Bennett-Jones asks if Australia's tough approach to unauthorised migrants could work in the EU. 
America's place in a multi-polar world  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:10:22 GMT
The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower. 
Does digital mean the end of history?  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:41:51 GMT
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"? 
Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:36:00 GMT
The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world. 
From the carbon bubble to 'dirty energy'  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:45:09 GMT
Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground. 
VIDEO: Chernobyl fox makes sandwich  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:22:46 GMT
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area. 
Woman denied $41.8m jackpot payout  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:59:35 GMT
A 90-year-old woman is denied a $41.8m (£27.6m) penny slot machine bonus after the casino blames it on a computer error. 
Apple returns more cash to investors  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:11:10 GMT
Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors. 
Google offers cash to Europe's media  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:49:09 GMT
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage. 
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