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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:18:10 GMT
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume. 
New Russia drills after Ukraine raid  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:03:55 GMT
Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east. 
Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:54:01 GMT
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name. 
US medics killed in Kabul attack  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:56:17 GMT
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. 
Korea ferry disaster school reopens  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:46:33 GMT
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again. 
Japan pact 'covers disputed islands'  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:08:02 GMT
US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward. 
South Sudan treason charges dropped  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:39:05 GMT
South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war. 
Abdullah leads Afghan poll count  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:29:42 GMT
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah remains the frontrunner with 80% of votes counted, although a run-off vote next month is expected. 
Deadly air strike on Syria market  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:14 GMT
A Syrian government air strike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say. 
Russia extends Navalny house arrest  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:26:24 GMT
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions. 
US to propose 'fast lane' net rules  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:59:30 GMT
New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all. 
John Paul II crucifix crushes man  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:35 GMT
A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy. 
VIDEO: Film features plight of African park  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:22:06 GMT
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary which has just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. 
VIDEO: Ethiopia's Jewish community divided  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:07:22 GMT
Thousands of Ethiopian Jews have been left disappointed by an Israeli government decision to end a 30-year-old programme that saw tens thousands of Ethiopian Jews airlifted to the Holy Land. 
VIDEO: Can Obama perfect the Japanese bow?  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:27:29 GMT
President Obama is under pressure to perfect his Japanese etiquette during his official tour of the country.