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Day in pictures: 23 April 2014

April 23, 2014 - 20:59
A collection of news photographs from around the world
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Colombia court restores Bogota mayor

April 23, 2014 - 20:58
A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.
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Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd job

April 23, 2014 - 20:56
David Moyes thanks Sir Alex Ferguson for giving him the chance to manage Manchester United.
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Saudi Arabia approves female pilot

April 23, 2014 - 20:47
A 35-year-old woman becomes Saudi Arabia's first licensed female pilot.
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NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

April 23, 2014 - 20:28
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
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NYPD social media drive backfires

April 23, 2014 - 19:54
A drive by New York police backfires when people respond to a request to share photos of themselves with officers with a deluge of negative images.
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S Sudan attacks 'an abomination'

April 23, 2014 - 19:49
The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.
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Pakistan TV station in shooting row

April 23, 2014 - 19:45
Pakistan's biggest news channel should be shut for airing claims the country's spies were behind an attack on presenter Hamid Mir, the defence ministry says.
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Poster wars breaking out across Europe

April 23, 2014 - 19:36
Fear, hope, shock or fun - the election posters going up across Europe
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Bieber upsets with war shrine image

April 23, 2014 - 19:35
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.
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US runs the show in Ukraine - Russia

April 23, 2014 - 19:17
Russia's foreign minister accuses the US of "running the show" in Ukraine, influencing Kiev's anti-terror operations in the east.
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Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian country

April 23, 2014 - 19:14
8 arguments for and against the UK as a Christian country
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Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

April 23, 2014 - 19:09
Paul Scholes will assist long-time friend Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.
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More held in S Korea ferry disaster

April 23, 2014 - 18:54
Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.
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Top Gear 'regrets' Burma remark

April 23, 2014 - 18:49
The executive producer of Top Gear has expressed regret for a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
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Boy, 11, dies after canal pipe fall

April 23, 2014 - 18:44
An 11-year-old boy who tried to cross a canal balancing on a pipe dies after falling into the water in Lancashire.
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Everest Sherpas discuss boycott

April 23, 2014 - 18:14
Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.
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UK government borrowing sees fall

April 23, 2014 - 18:06
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
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Myanmar democracy veteran mourned

April 23, 2014 - 18:04
Hundreds of mourners gather for the funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who served 19 years in prison for his activism.
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Cost 'no issue' in plane search

April 23, 2014 - 17:35
Australia vows it will not abandon the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if the current mini-sub search is unsuccessful.
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