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Kenya arrests over alcohol deaths

May 7, 2014 - 3:19pm
Two people have been arrested in Kenya after the deaths of 70 people from drinking illicit alcohol, amid growing anger over the incident.
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I want Man Utd job, says Van Gaal

May 7, 2014 - 3:17pm
Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal tells BBC Sport he wants to become the new manager of Manchester United.
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Real Madrid 'most valuable' club

May 7, 2014 - 3:16pm
Real Madrid has emerged as the most valuable football club in the world, according to research by Forbes.
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Real Valladolid v Real Madrid

May 7, 2014 - 3:03pm
Live coverage of Wednesday's Spanish La Liga game between Real Valladolid and Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: Syrian rebels evacuated from Homs

May 7, 2014 - 2:37pm
Paul Wood reports on the UN escorted evacuation from the city once dubbed the "capital of the revolution", Homs.
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Nigeria reward to find schoolgirls

May 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
Nigerian police offer a $300,000 reward for help to rescue girls abducted by Islamist militants, said to have killed 300 people in a recent attack.
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EU voters in the dark about their power

May 7, 2014 - 2:15pm
Voters struggle to understand European elections
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Putin 'backs' Ukraine election

May 7, 2014 - 1:56pm
In an apparent policy shift, Russia's president describes Ukraine's election on 25 May as a step "in the right direction".
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FBI agent arrested in Pakistan

May 7, 2014 - 1:51pm
An American FBI agent is arrested under anti-terrorism laws in Pakistan for carrying ammunition while trying to board a flight.
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VIDEO: Gay Russians tie the knot in Denmark

May 7, 2014 - 1:21pm
Three gay Russian couples have been married in civil ceremonies in the Danish capital Copenhagen and pleaded for tolerance back home, where homophobia is rife.
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Kaka and Robinho not in Brazil squad

May 7, 2014 - 12:56pm
AC Milan duo Kaka and Robinho are among the big names to miss out on Brazil's provisional 23-man World Cup squad.
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