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'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 16:40:53 GMT 
    The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.


Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 14:45:50 GMT 
    Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.


Boy guilty of Austrian terror plot 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:13:41 GMT 
    A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.


Runaway mafia boss held in Brazil 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 17:54:48 GMT 
    An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.


Iran trial begins for US reporter 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 21:15:03 GMT 
    The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.


Strict oversight for Cleveland police 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 19:50:40 GMT 
    The Cleveland police department, which has been criticised for aggressive tactics against African Americans, agrees to strict US reforms.


New laws promised in Queen's Speech 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 01:11:11 GMT 
    An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy are to be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since 1996.


Staying in 'will be Yes in EU vote' 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 23:43:18 GMT 
    Voters in the UK's EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave, the BBC understands.


NI welfare reform bill fails to pass 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 22:25:35 GMT 
    Northern Ireland's controversial Welfare Reform Bill has failed to pass at Stormont after failing to win the support of nationalist parties.


MSPs vote on assisted suicide bill 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:40:18 GMT 
    MSPs are to vote on the Assisted Suicide Scotland bill following a debate in the Scottish Parliament.


Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:06:11 GMT 
    Celebrations at the 60th anniversary show in Vienna


Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 02:03:23 GMT 
    Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets


Your pictures: Looking in 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 08:19:24 GMT 
    Readers' images on the theme of looking in


Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 13:37:39 GMT 
    From around the world - 16-22 May


In pictures: Women of Hargeisa 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 00:03:18 GMT 
    Alison Baskerville's photos of women in Somaliland
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