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US threatens more Russia sanctions  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:20:22 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington will impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine. 
Survivor's regret over ferry students  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:54:16 GMT
A survivor of the South Korean ferry that capsized last week says he saw students trapped inside the vessel's cafeteria as it capsized. 
Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:44:35 GMT
Violent protests break out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police. 
US president embarks on Asia tour  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:57:27 GMT
US President Barack Obama departs for a tour of Asia aimed at reassuring allies of his commitment to the region, amid rumbling tensions. 
Future of the net debated in Brazil  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:36:39 GMT
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed. 
Blair warns West over radical Islam  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:45 GMT
Tony Blair will warn Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism. 
Mali group says French hostage dead  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:17:22 GMT
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead. 
'A third' can't afford healthy food  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:06:53 GMT
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests. 
Brazil ex-president 'not murdered'  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:03:10 GMT
Brazil's National Truth Commission says the death of ex-President Juscelino Kubitschek was an accident, despite claims he was murdered. 
GM seeks to bar some ignition cases  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56:53 GMT
General Motors asks a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches. 
Brunei delays tough new Islamic law  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:57:53 GMT
The South east Asian nation of Brunei postpones the introduction of tough Sharia criminal punishments that were due to begin on Tuesday. 
US abduction 'targeted wrong person'  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:35:13 GMT
A US prosecutor was the original target of a kidnapping plot that ended with her father being held captive for five days, officials say. 
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: Hands-on with Microsoft's Cortana  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:40:33 GMT
Microsoft's natural language expert explains how he breathed life into the firm's Halo-inspired virtual assistant Cortana. 
AUDIO: Led Zep reveal Keys to the Highway track  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:01:51 GMT
Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin have released two previously unheard recordings ahead of the reissue of the band's first three albums in June.