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VIDEO: Bruce Jenner: 'I'm going to be OK' 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:12:04 GMT 
    The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.


VIDEO: Key moments from Armenia ceremonies 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:09:49 GMT 
    Commemorations take place in Armenia and other countries to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.


VIDEO: 'My son told me to use social media' 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:25:06 GMT 
    Nasa astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about using social media in space, including recording "Space Oddity" and taking photos at 8kms a second


Justice for historical crimes 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:05 GMT 
    The trial of Oskar Groening raises the question of whether it is always necessary and right to prosecute such crimes after so many years.


Africa blog: Islamic State strengthens ties with Boko Haram 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:08:54 GMT 
    The Islamic State (IS) has released a new video, eulogising Nigeria's Boko Haram, in the latest sign of closer ties between the two militant groups.


Clinton cash questions over Russian deal 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:17:57 GMT 
    New investigations into Clinton family finances reveal possible conflicts of interest - but is there fire behind the smoke?


How do drone strikes go wrong? 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:34:19 GMT 
    After two individuals, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, are killed in a raid, questions are raised about US counterterrorism.


Will Togo vote end family dynasty? 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:23:54 GMT 
    President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo seeks to prolong his family's 48-year rule in elections on Saturday.


It's time: Apple delivers the Watch 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:18:05 GMT 
    As Apple begins deliveries of its much anticipated smartwatch, four experts weigh up the impact it might have.


Mango-thrower gets presidential flat 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:23:13 GMT 
    Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango.


VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:47:09 GMT 
    Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.


Nasdaq and S&P 500 at record highs 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:49:50 GMT 
    The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.


Comcast ends Time Warner Cable deal 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:08:06 GMT 
    US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.


Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:05:37 GMT 
    The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.


Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks' 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:30 GMT 
    A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.
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