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Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot' 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:08:38 GMT 
    Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.


Many dead in Afghanistan bank blast 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:34:05 GMT 
    Islamic State claims responsibility for an an explosion that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.


I will miss Top Gear, says Clarkson 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:05:50 GMT 
    Jeremy Clarkson says he will miss hosting Top Gear, in his first comment since he was dropped from the BBC show.


Saudis meet Yemen aid call 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:15:39 GMT 
    Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.


Three dead in Mexican gun battle 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:35:03 GMT 
    A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.


Ukraine rebel leader asserts claims 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:10:49 GMT 
    A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.


'One-size-fits-all' on obesity opposed 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:01:16 GMT 
    Doctors need to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield.


Rap mogul 'hit-and-run' video shown 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:13:34 GMT 
    A US court releases footage of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight running over two men with his pick-up truck, as part of a murder case against him.


Univision cancels Sabado Gigante 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:55:03 GMT 
    Television variety show Sabado Gigante, much loved among Hispanics in the US, is to end after 53 years, network Univision announces.


Boston bomber 'shouldn't be executed' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:49:18 GMT 
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend life in prison without parole, write the parents of the youngest victim of Boston marathon attack


VIDEO: Ceremony to remember Everest dead 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:57:38 GMT 
    A remembrance ceremony is held at Everest's base camp, a year after 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche.


VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps' 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:16:14 GMT 
    A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.


VIDEO: Afghanistan blast leaves many dead 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:48:16 GMT 
    At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.


VIDEO: 'I was rescued from migrant boat' 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:58:35 GMT 
    A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.


VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:25:02 GMT 
    Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.
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