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US troops in Poland for exercises  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:28:38 GMT
A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine. 
Ban blames all Syria sides over aid  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:02:52 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid. 
Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:43:34 GMT
Facebook reports growing earnings on surging mobile advertising revenue as chief finance officer David Ebersman prepares to leave. 
Obama, Abe discuss regional security  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:21:05 GMT
US President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks on regional security and trade, on the first full day of his Asia tour. 
Oldest baseball player dies aged 102  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:49:53 GMT
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, dies in at home in Havana aged 102. 
Indians vote on big polling day  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:28:13 GMT
Indians begin voting in the sixth phase of a marathon general election in which the governing Congress party is fighting the main opposition BJP. 
S Sudan president sacks army chief  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:28:59 GMT
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu. 
Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:00:21 GMT
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July. 
Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:59:14 GMT
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks. 
Debris dismissed in plane search  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:28:25 GMT
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. 
Ecclestone trial to begin in Germany  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:16 GMT
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on bribery charges in the German city of Munich, and could face 10 years in jail if convicted. 
Binge drinking 'link to overeating'  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:57:29 GMT
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says. 
VIDEO: 'We just want to live normally'  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:19:03 GMT
The BBC meets a pro-Russian family living in a rural area of Ukraine, who say their support for Moscow does not mean they are separatists. 
VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:55:42 GMT
Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears. 
VIDEO: Can Obama perfect the Japanese bow?  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:27:29 GMT
President Obama is under pressure to perfect his Japanese etiquette during his official tour of the country.