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VIDEO: Can Obama perfect the Japanese bow?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:27
President Obama is under pressure to perfect his Japanese etiquette during his official tour of the country.
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Care needs to 'outstrip' family help

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:26
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
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In pictures: Mumbai goes to vote

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:14
Sixth phase of the ongoing India elections
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Ban blames all Syria sides over aid

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:02
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid.
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Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:00
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.
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I caught Ebola in Guinea and survived

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:45
Survivor's happiness to be alive, but fears being stigmatised
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Afghan notebook: First timers

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:40
Can young Afghans make their vote count?
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Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:32
Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories
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Asthma inhalers may go into schools

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:51
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.
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Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:32
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.
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Debris dismissed in plane search

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:28
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
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The real story of Frank Sidebottom

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:22
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film
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Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:13
Nick Clegg will pledge to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" when he launches the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
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How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:11
Every year hundreds of Mexican men die as they attempt to cross into the US, leaving their families with a terrible uncertainty
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Scepticism over Hamas and Fatah reconciliation deal

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:03
Can Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal last? asks Yolande Knell
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Asylum housing badly managed - MPs

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:59
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.
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VIDEO: The heroic all-black regiment of WW1

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:25
Legendary all-black unit that never lost a man in WW1 trenches
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Energy storage: The key to a smarter grid

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:16
Can energy grids cope with higher demand and volatile supply
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US troops in Poland for exercises

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 07:28
A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
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Apple profits beat expectations

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 07:23
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
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