Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 02:47
Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
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VIDEO: NZ PM: Gallipoli 'sadness, loss, pride'

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 02:39
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key tells the BBC's Lucy Hockings what the story of the Anzacs at Gallipoli means to him.
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Statue of Liberty in NY evacuated

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 02:35
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island in New York have been evacuated, the National Park Service has said.
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Third charge over preacher murder

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 02:32
A man is charged with possession of an explosive substance by police investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher.
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VIDEO: Coastguard rescue 80 Libyan migrants

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 01:47
The coastguard have rescued 80 migrants on Friday after their boat got into difficulties while trying to sail from Libya to Europe.
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10 things we didn't know last week

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 01:46
What does 170-year old shipwrecked champagne taste like?
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Malawians boycott South African shops

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 01:43
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.
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London set for 'greatest ever race'

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 01:34
Defending champion Wilson Kipsang and world record holder Dennis Kimetto will go head-to-head at Sunday's London Marathon.
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VIDEO: Prince Charles' Gallipoli tribute

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 00:55
At a ceremony marking its centenary, the Prince of Wales pays tribute to those who fought in Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns.
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Poland bars Putin-backed bikers

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 00:44
The Polish foreign ministry refuses entry to the pro-Kremlin biker group Night Wolves, saying it cannot ensure proper security for the gang.
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Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 00:31
Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.
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Man, 70, jailed over £150m drug plot

BBC World News - April 25, 2015 - 00:09
A 70-year-old man who skippered a yacht across the Atlantic in a £150m cocaine smuggling operation is jailed for 10 years.
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Sunkus store manager arrested for attempting to rob Lawson store

Japan Society News - April 24, 2015 - 23:58
The manager of a convenience store in Osaka has been arrested for robbing another convenience store in Osaka, police said Friday. (Japan Today)
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Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:49
Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
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Lawmakers work to restrict where drones are allowed to be flown

Japan Politics News - April 24, 2015 - 23:48
The government and ruling parties on Friday began considering a plan to submit to the current Diet session a lawmaker-initiated bill for regulating drone flights, a move that comes in response to the discovery of a drone on the rooftop heliport of the Prime Minister's Office earlier this week. (The Japan News)
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Plea to tackle tabloid 'hate speech'

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:47
UK authorities are urged to tackle "anti-foreigner abuse" in the tabloid press after a Sun column refers to migrants as "cockroaches".
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Chile volcano causes flight problems

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:30
The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.
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EU allows sale of more GM food crops

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:25
The EU approves the sale of 17 more genetically modified (GM) crops - mostly for use in animal feed.
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Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:24
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Niger battles meningitis outbreak

BBC World News - April 24, 2015 - 23:16
A mass immunisation programme to protect children against meningitis starts in Niger, as the death toll rises from 85 to 129.
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