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Afghan candidate urges vote audit

8 hours 51 min ago
One of the two remaining candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election calls for an "extensive audit" of votes.

Mae qualifying officials suspended

8 hours 52 min ago
Slovenia suspends four ski officials for a "rules breach" in qualifying events for Sochi 2014 that violinist Vanessa-Mae raced in.

Eagle shot wins drone photo award

9 hours 3 min ago
The striking prize-winners from a drone photography competition backed by National Geographic.

Ghana disputes Brazil asylum bid

9 hours 5 min ago
Ghana's government dismisses suggestions the country suffers from religious violence, after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans ask for asylum in Brazil.

Police boss in data protection probe

9 hours 9 min ago
A chief constable who is being investigated for gross misconduct will also be interviewed on suspicion of data protection offences.

Putin begins Americas visit in Cuba

9 hours 17 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin is beginning a visit to Latin America in Cuba, in an attempt to further boost ties with the one-time Soviet ally.

Streep lands Callas role on HBO

9 hours 22 min ago
Meryl Streep is to star in an HBO film as legendary opera singer Maria Callas, the US network confirms.

AUDIO: Two to tango: Who can dance together?

9 hours 23 min ago
Heather Devine and Bryan Allen discuss the British Dance Council's plans to introduce a rule that defines a dance partnership as "one man and one lady".

Murder charge no bar for Modi's aide Amit Shah

9 hours 33 min ago
Why the new head of India's governing BJP is controversial

Death toll in Gaza 'reaches 100'

9 hours 38 min ago
Gaza death toll from Israel air strikes tops 100, Palestinian sources say, as Gaza rocket attacks on Israel continue

Man who shot wife dead is jailed

9 hours 38 min ago
A man who murdered his wife by shooting her twice in the back after she left him is jailed for a minimum of 26 years.

Shelling at eastern Ukraine airport

9 hours 43 min ago
Pro-Russian separatists in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk shell the city's airport, held by Ukrainian government forces.

South Sudan leaders face sanctions

9 hours 45 min ago
The European Union is imposing sanctions on two South Sudanese military leaders accused of obstructing the country's peace process.

VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines

9 hours 53 min ago
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Mayweather set for Maidana rematch

10 hours 29 sec ago
Unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather will have a rematch with Argentina's Marcos Maidana in September.

VIDEO: Turning a wish into a butterfly

10 hours 3 min ago
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition

Pupil 'responsible on teacher death'

10 hours 30 min ago
UK teenager accused of killing teacher Ann Maguire "has accepted responsibility for unlawful killing", defence says

In pictures: PhotoIreland Festival 2014

11 hours 12 min ago
Photographic projects on show in Dublin

Your pictures: Panama

11 hours 14 min ago
Readers' photos of Panama

China jails 32 on terror charges

11 hours 16 min ago
Courts in China's Xinjiang region jail 32 on charges of spreading extremist content online and organising terror groups, state media report.

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