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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:47:11 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:37 GMT 
    As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.


VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:36 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.


VIDEO: Helmet cam captures Chile blaze 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:15:18 GMT 
    New footage captured on firefighter helmet cameras has emerged showing the full extent of the deadly fires that swept through a town in western Chile.


VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:56 GMT 
    A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded.


VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:57:34 GMT 
    A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog.


Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:42:46 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bush fires that ravaged parts of Australia last year.


US banking giants see mixed results 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:34:30 GMT 
    US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.


Weak start for Weibo US share sale 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:15:17 GMT 
    China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, has a lukewarm reception on the first day of its listing on the US stock market.


German media boss criticises Google 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:24 GMT 
    In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.


Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:11:17 GMT 
    Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.


Leigh and Loach selected for Cannes 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:52:05 GMT 
    Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.


BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:04 GMT 
    Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.


EU green light for UK carbon project 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:16 GMT 
    A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.


'Most Earth-like planet yet' found 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:42 GMT 
    A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.
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