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VIDEO: Killer avalanche leads to protests

April 22, 2014 - 9:42pm
Climbing on Mount Everest has come to a halt, four days after an avalanche killed 16 sherpa mountain guides.
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US abduction 'targeted wrong person'

April 22, 2014 - 9:35pm
A US prosecutor was the original target of a kidnapping plot that ended with her father being held captive for five days, officials say.
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KFC owner's profits get China boost

April 22, 2014 - 8:57pm
Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, reports an 18% jump in first quarter profit, helped by a rebound in sales in China.
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VIDEO: Pakistan mobile network auction

April 22, 2014 - 8:53pm
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to the nation's economy.
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Shakespeare 'a cultural icon' abroad

April 22, 2014 - 8:47pm
William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth.
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Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved

April 22, 2014 - 8:01pm
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.
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Indian elections: Hope and anger in transgender community

April 22, 2014 - 7:57pm
Can voting bring respect to India's transgender people?
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My Day: Pakistani station master

April 22, 2014 - 7:54pm
Keeping the trains on time in a little corner of Pakistan
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VIDEO: My friend Robert Mugabe

April 22, 2014 - 7:49pm
How Zimbabwe's leader changed once in power
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Is South Africa ready for mixed-race love?

April 22, 2014 - 7:44pm
How South Africa is learning to live with mixed-race couples
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VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending

April 22, 2014 - 7:16pm
Felicia Day writes her own Hollywood rules
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VIDEO: Meet Brazil's silver surfers

April 22, 2014 - 7:15pm
Meet the Brazilian pensioners who live for the big wave
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Why Palestinians love St George

April 22, 2014 - 7:14pm
Why St George is a hero on the West Bank
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The trouble with technology stocks

April 22, 2014 - 7:12pm
Are investors calling time on tech stocks?
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Brazil ex-president 'not murdered'

April 22, 2014 - 7:03pm
Brazil's National Truth Commission says the death of ex-President Juscelino Kubitschek was an accident, despite claims he was murdered.
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Breast cancer drug price cut urged

April 22, 2014 - 7:02pm
Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds.
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VIDEO: China's growing naval power obsession

April 22, 2014 - 6:58pm
US President Barack Obama has left Washington for a week-long tour of Asia as part of what the White House is calling an "eastward rebalancing" of US foreign policy.
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Mourinho 'wants to rest players'

April 22, 2014 - 6:46pm
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he wants to rest key players for Sunday's Premier League trip to leaders Liverpool.
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VIDEO: Fans worldwide react to Moyes' sacking

April 22, 2014 - 6:39pm
Manchester United fans from India, Kenya and Singapore and Brazil give their reaction to the sacking of David Moyes as club manager.
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VIDEO: Armed men torch 34 buses in Brazil

April 22, 2014 - 6:29pm
Heavily armed men have set fire to 34 buses in a Sao Paulo suburb and held employees hostage.
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