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VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:24 GMT
India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:35:14 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Yemen 'on the brink' of civil war  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:10:44 GMT
The United Nations envoy to Yemen has warned that the country could slide into prolonged conflict like Iraq, Syria or Libya. 
VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 22:33:05 GMT
BBC News meets the makers of the giant puppets of Spanish Theatre Company Carros de Foc. 
VIDEO: Londonderry fire temple to peace  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:48:57 GMT
A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future. 
VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:15:14 GMT
A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries. 
VIDEO: Can we design for better living?  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:43:02 GMT
Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award. 
Putin still in fashion 15 years on  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:15:12 GMT
Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow. 
Is it possible to end global poverty?  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:29:26 GMT
The UN is expected to adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Could we really see the end of poverty within a generation? 
VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:12:01 GMT
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments. 
What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:49:11 GMT
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva. 
Germanwings crash: Counting the cost  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:24:24 GMT
Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss? 
Dickens' desk saved for public view  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:37:21 GMT
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant. 
Graphene light bulb set for shops  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:46:01 GMT
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year. 
Apple boss criticises 'anti-gay' law  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:53 GMT
Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers. 
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