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Clinton kicks off Iowa campaign

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:57
Hillary Clinton has begun campaigning in Iowa, as the former Secretary of State looks to win over voters in the first nominating contest.

How do cycling near-misses happen?

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:55
When competitive cyclists won't stop for trains

Obama to take Cuba off terror list

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:47
US President Barack Obama plans to remove Cuba from state sponsors of terrorism list, the White House says.

VIDEO: Migrants live in fear after SA attacks

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:42
Xenophobic attacks by South Africans against fellow African migrants have been continuing in Durban.

Coloured Pluto comes into view

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:29
The New Horizons probe, which is bearing down on Pluto, has captured its first colour image of the distant dwarf planet.

VIDEO: 'We jumped out of truck to escape'

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:47
A Nigerian schoolgirl who escaped from Boko Haram tells the BBC of the night 219 girls were kidnapped, and how she escaped.

Jail for cheating Atlanta teachers

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:39
School officials in Atlanta have received prison sentences following convictions for participating in a conspiracy to change test answers.

IBM and Apple to share health data

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:38
IBM has launched a health unit to make sense of the wealth of data created by the boom in fitness trackers and apps.

Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:30
Some 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized off Libya, survivors tell Save the Children.

South Africa's xenophobic attacks: Fear and shame

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:03
The BBC's Milton Nkosi talks to some of the foreigners affected by the recent violence in South Africa and reflects on its meaning.

Russia club shut over twerking video

Tue, 2015-04-14 13:36
Russian officials close a dance school after a video of teenage girls "twerking" causes a sensation on the internet.

VIDEO: Explosion blasts manhole cover into air

Tue, 2015-04-14 13:28
A manhole cover blasts more than 200ft into the air in a street in Buffalo, New York, following an explosion.

Erdogan condemns Pope over 'genocide'

Tue, 2015-04-14 13:19
Turkish President Erdogan sharply criticises Pope Francis for using the term "genocide" for the killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule in WW1.

UN warns Kenya not to expel refugees

Tue, 2015-04-14 12:37
The United Nations refugee agency says that closing Kenya's Dabaab refugee camp would have "extreme humanitarian consequences."

US 'Taser error' man turns himself in

Tue, 2015-04-14 12:33
A white police officer is charged with manslaughter after shooting a black man when apparently mistaking his gun for his Taser.

RAF jets intercept Russian aircraft

Tue, 2015-04-14 12:27
RAF Typhoons were launched to intercept two Russian aircraft near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence says.

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 73

Tue, 2015-04-14 11:53
US soul singer Percy Sledge, famed for his song When a Man Loves a Woman, has died aged 73, his agent says.

VIDEO: Shots fired during ceasefire visit

Tue, 2015-04-14 11:48
The BBC's Tom Burridge describes the scene as a fellow reporter is shot during a mission to monitor the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.

Woman wounded in armadillo shooting

Tue, 2015-04-14 11:31
Authorities in the US state of Georgia say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law as he was trying to kill an armadillo with a handgun.

Reporter injured on monitoring trip

Tue, 2015-04-14 11:07
A journalist is seriously injured on an OSCE monitoring trip to a flashpoint village in eastern Ukraine, the BBC's Tom Burridge reports.