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VIDEO: SpaceX launches station cargo flight

1 hour 8 min ago
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Buttock silicone injections 'lethal'

4 hours 19 min ago
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
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VIDEO: S Korea families 'expect the worst'

4 hours 43 min ago
Divers in South Korea have reached the lower deck of the ferry which sank on Wednesday, glimpsing at what appeared to be several bodies.
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VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia

5 hours 16 min ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
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VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 20:43
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
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VIDEO: Guides killed in Everest avalanche

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 20:42
At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:11
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has renamed its library after the former al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.
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VIDEO: High security at S Sudan UN camp

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:48
South Sudan's government has sent troops to provide security at a United Nations base where at least 48 people were killed in an attack.
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VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:09
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
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VIDEO: Abducted schoolgirls 'still missing'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:18
The Nigerian military has admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from their school in the north-eastern state of Borno are still missing.
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VIDEO: Tree topples as strong winds hit NZ

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:13
Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson.
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VIDEO: Volcano spews ash in Peru

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:25
Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.
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VIDEO: Everest avalanche kills at least 12

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:13
An avalanche on Mount Everest has left at least 12 Sherpa guides dead and is thought to be the deadliest climbing tragedy on the mountain.
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VIDEO: How four men can play one piano

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:18
The Piano Guys talk to BBC Breakfast about their worldwide success thanks to a viral video aimed at drumming up business for a Utah shop
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VIDEO: A day in the life of the BBC in Ukraine

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:11
The BBC's James Reynolds recorded his day as he and a BBC team covered events in the eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 01:32
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.
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VIDEO: Royals watch sheep shearing at show

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:37
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.
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VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:23
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.
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VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:39
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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VIDEO: Indians abroad call for absentee ballot

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:53
A UK-based group of non-resident Indians is campaigning to persuade the Indian government to implement a system of absentee balloting.
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