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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:42:47 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Search through mud for Japan survivors  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:44:24 GMT
The number of people in Japan known to have been killed in landslides, triggered by torrential rain, has risen to 39. 
VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:01:13 GMT
Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control. 
VIDEO: 'Our friend has given us a son'  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:09:55 GMT
BBC News met new parents Nick and Michael Scott-Kline with 18-month-old Elliot and surrogate mother Sarah Jones. 
VIDEO: Man, 111, named world's oldest  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:12:12 GMT
The world's oldest man has been named as Sakuri Momoi, who is 111 years old and living in Japan. 
Australian is oldest Channel swimmer  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:15:17 GMT
A 70-tear-old Australian man has set the record for the world's oldest person to swim the English Channel. 
VIDEO: Police take wrong-way driver head on  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:32 GMT
Two traffic officers have been praised for their bravery after stopping a wrong-way driver on the M6 toll. 
Russia widens McDonald's food probe  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:55:51 GMT
Russia's main consumer watchdog announces unscheduled checks on a number of McDonald's restaurants as part of an investigation into food standards. 
VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:27:01 GMT
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News. 
Social network cannot stop IS posts  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:13:35 GMT
The creators of a social network being used by Islamic State militants have admitted they cannot prevent the spread of extremist material. 
Aircraft to have 'human-like skin'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:40:00 GMT
A British defence firm is working on technology that will give aircraft a "skin" of sensors, allowing it to feel in a similar way to humans. 
Cast of South African soap sacked  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:41:47 GMT
The 16-strong cast of popular South African soap opera Generations is sacked after a long-running dispute over pay and contracts. 
BBC Sir Cliff coverage 'appropriate'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:50:25 GMT
The BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says. 
Warming 'pause' may last until 2025  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:45:33 GMT
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers. 
Stench of decay turns coral away  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:44:24 GMT
Marine biologists find that baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs.