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Putin makes troop deaths state secret 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 14:08:49 GMT 
    President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.


Latin Americans open Fifa enquiries 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 00:19:56 GMT 
    Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.


Syria Islamists 'seize Idlib city' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 20:43:55 GMT 
    An Islamist rebel coalition has seized one of the last cities in western Idlib province held by the Syrian government, activists say.


US ex-speaker charged over payments 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 06:20:10 GMT 
    Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".


Jail terms under 'legal highs' law 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 02:03:48 GMT 
    A new "blanket ban" on so-called legal highs will carry prison sentences of up to seven years, the government says.


BBC uncovers tax avoidance scheme 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 08:31:06 GMT 
    Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high-profile companies, is promoting an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling "abusive".


Boy arrested over two knife murders 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 08:08:13 GMT 
    A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a Saudi woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.


State school intake up at Cambridge 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 23:12:04 GMT 
    The proportion of state school pupils admitted to Cambridge University rose slightly last year to 62.2%, according to figures published by the university.


In pictures: Edinburgh Fringe poster contest 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 11:06:41 GMT 
    Who won? The official poster for the 2015 festival


Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:06:11 GMT 
    Party time at the 60th song contest in Vienna


In pictures: Inside an Indian high court 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 01:22:22 GMT 
    Rare access - an Indian high court at work


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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