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Nepal quake victims flee to tents 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:57:37 GMT 
    Tent cities spring up in the Nepalese capital after Saturday's earthquake, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people.

Deadly protests in Burundi capital 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:23:27 GMT 
    At least two people die in violent protests in Burundi after the president announces he will seek a third term.

Kipchoge and Tufa win in London 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:16:48 GMT 
    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.

Russian twerking video women jailed 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:37:02 GMT 
    A Russian court jails three women for performing a twerking dance in front of a World War Two memorial and posting it online.

Baltimore protest turns violent 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:12:28 GMT 
    A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.

SA anger over Nigeria envoy recall 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:24:40 GMT 
    South Africa expresses regret over Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador to South Africa over a spate of attacks targeting foreigners.

Ghana told to stop new oil drilling 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:43:52 GMT 
    Ghana is told by an international tribunal not to begin any new offshore drilling for oil in disputed waters with the Ivory Coast.

Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:59:54 GMT 
    Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.

Russians 'accessed Obama's emails' 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:28:18 GMT 
    Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.

VIDEO: Moment aftershock hits - caught on camera 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:41:04 GMT 
    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt is in the middle of filming in Kathmandu when an aftershock hits.

VIDEO: Chile volcano ash buries farmland 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:14:58 GMT 
    Residents in the foothills of the Calbuco volcano in Chile survey the damage caused by its eruption.

VIDEO: Pinhead-sized Bible goes on show 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:01:07 GMT 
    A copy of the Hebrew Bible the size of a pinhead has gone on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

VIDEO: Obama jokes at annual dinner 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:08:36 GMT 
    President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:15:11 GMT 
    Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson use printing techniques more familiar to Johannes Gutenberg than the 21st century to create their handcrafted books.

VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:52:44 GMT 
    Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
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