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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.


VIDEO: The life-saving shipping container 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:00:59 GMT 
    A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.


VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:51:37 GMT 
    A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.


Challenges of Nepal's quake relief operation 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:01:01 GMT 
    Nepal did its best to prepare for this quake, but the challenges of the relief operation remain formidable, reports the BBC's Joanna Jolly.


Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:20:29 GMT 
    Only months after its launch, the new Russian-sponsored Eurasian Economic Union is not going as planned in Kazakhstan. The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov finds out why.


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.


Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:36:00 GMT 
    The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.


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.


Music boss tops Britain's rich list 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT 
    Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.


Bruce Jenner: I am a woman 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:53:34 GMT 
    The reality TV star and Olympic gold medallist says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.


Legal costs hit Deutsche Bank profit 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:09:19 GMT 
    Deutsche Bank reports a sharp fall in profits after setting aside €1.5bn to cover legal costs, days after being fined €2.3bn for rate rigging.


VW chairman resigns in power struggle 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:41:36 GMT 
    Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.


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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