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Samsung sees $5.44bn quarterly profit

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 0:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Samsung Electronics has forecast a quarterly operating profit of about 5.9 trillion won ($5.44bn; £3.65bn) for the first three months of 2015.
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Bloomberg fights smoking in Uruguay

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 1:20
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg funds anti-smoking initiative
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CBI says UK economy growing faster

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 1:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: March

Business lobby group, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), estimated that the UK's economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to March, up from 0.6% in the previous quarter.
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Obama: US will be there for Israel

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 1:39
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran, United States United States

President Obama seeks to reassure Israel that the US remains its staunchest supporter, amid Israeli fears about a deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 2:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba

Lawyers for two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia say they will continue to fight for them, after losing a legal challenge.
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Japan's stocks lead Asian markets up

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 3:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Shares in Japan led Asian stocks higher on Monday, boosted by a weaker yen and gains from Wall Street overnight.
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What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 3:49
related countries: United States United States

What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?
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Couple's bodies found in trunks

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 4:16
related countries: India India
related places: Haryana

The naked bodies of a man and woman are found in trunks in the Indian state of Haryana in what police suspect is a case of honour killing.
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VIDEO: Between war and peace 20 years on

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 5:30
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Armenia Armenia

Rayhan Demytrie reports from Nagorno-Karabakh, the region that is the subject of a 'frozen' conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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Nanjing mayor jailed for 15 years

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 5:56
related countries: China China
related places: Nanjing

The former mayor of Nanjing, Ji Jianye, is sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption, the latest official felled by China's crackdown.
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VIDEO: Secrets of American Pie revealed?

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 6:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The original manuscript to Don McLean's iconic song American Pie is up for auction in New York - with an estimated value of $1.5m.
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Rahul Gandhi returning from break

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 6:26
related countries: India India

India's main opposition Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is returning to politics after a leave of absence of nearly two months, his party says.
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Parties row over GP opening hours

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 6:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Almost 600 fewer GP surgeries in England now open at evenings and weekends than before 2010, says Labour, but its figures are disputed by ministers.
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Lost boy found after five days

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 6:48
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Victoria

An 11-year-old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.
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Blast rocks China chemical plant

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:06
related countries: China China

An explosion and blaze rip through a plant manufacturing the controversial chemical PX in Fujian province in eastern China.
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Illegal downloaders face exposure

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:06
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

An Australian court orders internet service providers to hand over details of customers accused of illegally downloading a US movie.
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Artist adds value to old paintings

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:15
related countries: Canada Canada

Upcycled charity shop canvases get cult characters added to them by Canadian artist, to create new images.
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VIDEO: Afghan government 'failing women'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Amnesty International has said the Afghan government is not doing enough to support those who stand up for women's rights in the country.
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A&E waiting hits new worst level

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target for the past three months with performance dropping to its lowest level for a decade, figures show.
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Warning over prison radicalisation

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 8:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Staff shortages are making it harder to tackle Islamic radicalisation in England's prisons, the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office warns.
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Gervais to make Netflix comedy film

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 9:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Gervais is to make a comedy film for streaming service Netflix that will see the star of The Office and Derek appear alongside Australia's Eric Bana.
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UK services growth picks up speed

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 9:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: March

Activity in the UK's services sector accelerated in March at its fastest pace since August last year, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Video shows Afghan hostage beheaded

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 9:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Militants who kidnapped 31 people from a bus in Afghanistan release a video showing one of the hostages being beheaded.
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VIDEO: Clearing mines from conflict region

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 9:39
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Armenia Armenia

For over two decades Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which lies in Azerbaijan but has a majority population that is ethnic Armenian.
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VIDEO: The floating pop-up power station

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

A pop-up power station that can be set up in a day is being developed by a US start-up.
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Former Olympic champion Liu retires

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 10:12
related countries: China China

China's Olympic gold medal-winning 110m hurdler Liu Xiang announces his retirement from athletics.
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VIDEO: Lost boy rescued after five-day ordeal

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 10:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An 11-year-old Australian boy who went missing during a family camping trip five days ago has been found alive.
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Turkey threatens Google with ban

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 10:32
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey threatened to ban Google unless it removed links to controversial images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint.
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'Racism' put US man on death row

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 11:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

A man released from prison after nearly 30 years on death row in Alabama says he blames his conviction on being black and poor.
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Two detained over attack on team coach

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 11:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish police have detained two people suspected of being involved in a gun attack on Fenerbahce's team coach.
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VIDEO: Kenyans 'shocked and angry'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 11:35
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Hundreds of students take part in a march in Nairobi to remember those killed in last week's attack at Garissa University.
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Iraqi mass graves exhumed in Tikrit

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 11:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Tikrit

Iraqi forensic experts are exhuming suspected mass graves of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants in a massacre in June 2014.
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VIDEO: Fear and terror in Damascus camp

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 11:52
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The United Nations Security Council has demanded urgent humanitarian access to the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
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NBA to hold basketball camp in Cuba

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 12:06
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The NBA becomes the first US professional sports league to visit Cuba since the two countries announced a thaw in their relations.
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Russian fans banned for Nazi symbol

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 13:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Premier League side Torpedo Moscow will play two games in an empty stadium after fans display a Nazi symbol.
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Deals help to lift US stock markets

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street, Stocks

Stocks on Wall Street open higher, with a series of takeover deals helping to push prices higher.
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S Africa's first nudist beach opens

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:17
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Naturists start using South Africa's first official nudist beach despite ongoing protests against it.
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Malaysia passes anti-terror bill

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, reintroducing detention without trial, which it says is needed to tackle Islamic extremism.
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FedEx to buy rival TNT Express

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:19
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United States United States

US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4bn (£3.22bn) as it looks to expand its European operations.
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VIDEO: 'War in Aden is on every street'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.
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Dutch man jailed for horsemeat sales

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:32
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
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Accused French senator found dead

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:36
related countries: France France, China China
related places: Loire

A French Socialist senator is found dead on the day he was due to stand trial for corruption over Chinese wedding tours.
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UN demands access to Damascus camp

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 14:40
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The UN demands humanitarian access to "desperate" Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk camp in Damascus, amid an assault by Islamic State fighters.
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American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The original manuscript of Don McLean's American Pie sells for $1.2m at a New York auction.
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Fast & Furious 7 tops UK box office

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:34
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.
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Kenyans rally against al-Shabab

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:41
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Garissa

About 2,500 people march in Kenya's Garissa town in a show of defiance against al-Shabab following its deadly assault on a university.
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India 'sandalwood smugglers' killed

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:44
related countries: India India

Police in India say they have killed at least 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers in fierce gunfights in Andhra Pradesh.
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Iran-Pakistan border guards killed

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Iran Iran

Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with gunmen in a province near Pakistan, Iranian media say.
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Seven children found dead at US home

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 15:55
related countries: United States United States

A Maryland man and his seven children have been found dead at home, apparently overcome from carbon monoxide poisoning, says a relative.
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Mugabe rivals to 'form new party'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:00
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

An expelled member of Zimbabwe's ruling party says a new party will be formed to challenge President Mugabe for power at the next election.
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Dukes of Hazzard star Best dies at 88

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Best

US actor James Best, who was best known for his role as bumbling sheriff Rosco P Coltrane on TV show Dukes of Hazzard, dies aged 88.
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VIDEO: 'Snipers everywhere' in Yarmouk camp

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:10
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

BBC Arabic's Assaf Abboud visits the centre of the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Syria and finds its battered streets deserted and silent.
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Duggan determined to make World Cup

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Toni Duggan says the England players are making it hard for manager Mark Sampson to pick his squad for the World Cup in June.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh lashed by storms

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Many are feared dead and scores of others injured after thunderstorms devastated parts of Bangladesh. Chris Fawkes reports.
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Safety deposit box vault burgled

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Burglars use heavy cutting equipment to break into safety deposit boxes in a vault in London's jewellery quarter.
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Battle rages for Yemen 'ghost city'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 16:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The battle for the Yemeni port of Aden has turned it into a "ghost city", the head of the ICRC there tells the BBC.
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Greece makes huge claim for Nazi era

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 17:08
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany
related places: Athens

Athens says Germany owes Greece nearly €279bn in war reparations for the Nazi occupation in World War Two.
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Israel admits killing UN peacekeeper

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 17:29
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon, Spain Spain

A Spanish soldier who died in Lebanon in January was accidentally killed by Israeli fire, Israel's military says.
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Turkey social media ban raises censorship fears

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 19:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's social media ban raises spectre of censorship
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Italy police 'tortured' G8 protester

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 19:16
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Genoa

Italian police's treatment of a protester during the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa amounted to "torture", the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.
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Ryanair cancels 250 flights

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 19:35
related countries: France France

Ryanair says it has been forced to cancel more than 250 flights due to a planned strike by French air traffic controllers.
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Blair attacks Cameron's EU vote plan

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 19:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cameron

Ex-Labour PM Tony Blair enters the election fray, warning against an EU referendum - but David Cameron hits back, saying he wants to give people the choice.
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Cook completes century for England

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 20:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook hits his first century in England colours since November 2013 on day two of their warm-up match in the Caribbean.
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Kenya vigil for massacre victims

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 21:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Hundreds of people attend a candle-lit vigil in Kenya to remember the victims of last week's attack on a university by militant Islamists.
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Mexican police killed in ambush

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 21:07
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Jalisco

Fifteen police officers have been killed and five others wounded after an ambush in the Mexican state of Jalisco, prosecutors say.
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France opens Rwanda genocide archive

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 21:20
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

France declassifies documents related to the 1994 Rwandan genocide which claimed at least 800,000 lives, the French president's office says.
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Russian nuclear sub fire 'put out'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 21:34
related countries: Russia Russia

A fire that set ablaze a Russian nuclear submarine at an Arctic naval shipyard is now out, according to Russian media reports.
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VIDEO: Prince Andrew sex claims struck out

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 21:45
related countries: United States United States

A judge in the US has ruled that sexual allegations made against Prince Andrew should be removed from the court records.
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Fiorentina 0-3 Juventus (2-4 agg)

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 22:38
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian champions Juventus secure their place in the Coppa Italia final by overturning a first-leg deficit to beat Fiorentina.
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US judge strikes out Andrew claims

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 22:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Andrew

Claims that a woman was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 are to be struck from the record of a civil case in the US, a judge says.
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US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:01
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen, United States United States

The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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'Syrian former imam' found shot dead

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:07
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A man understood to be a Syrian-born former imam of a London mosque is found dead with bullet wounds in his car.
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Tory resit plan for poor Sats results

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pupils in England with poor Sats results at the end of primary school will face a resit in secondary school if the Tories form the next government.
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VIDEO: Finding Mexico's missing bodies

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Fed up with the government and violent drug cartels, ordinary people in Mexico are organising on Facebook in order to locate the bodies of their missing relatives.
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VIDEO: India’s emergency that led to mass sterilisation

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:21
related countries: India India

On 25 June 1975, a state of emergency was declared in India. Zaheer Pansari spoke to Witness about the slum clearances and sterilisation programme that followed.
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Syria crisis: A brush with the brutal world of child refugees

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:26
related countries: Syria Syria

BBC reporter finds little mercy for sick Syrian child refugee
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VIDEO: Girl killed in Ukraine 'never existed'

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Natalia Antelava investigates the story of a 10-year-old girl reported killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine - and is reminded that truth is the first casualty of war.
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US officer charged with murder

Tuesday 7th of April 2015, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

A white South Carolina police officer is charged with murder over the shooting death of a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him.
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