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VIDEO: Prominent Pakistan journalist shot  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:36:54 GMT
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most prominent television personalities, has been shot and wounded in the city of Karachi. 
VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:03:23 GMT
Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable. 
VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:08:22 GMT
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed. 
VIDEO: Rio Olympics: Reason to be concerned  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:42 GMT
The president of the International Olympic Committee says “there is reason to be concerned” about preparations for the Rio Olympics. 
Stars read leaked Tarantino script  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:22:44 GMT
Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script. 
VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:44:35 GMT
Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches. 
US banking giants see mixed results  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:34:30 GMT
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump. 
Two government agencies quit CBI  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:28:36 GMT
Government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence. 
German media boss criticises Google  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:24 GMT
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant. 
Lavabit loses contempt appeal  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:37:07 GMT
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden. 
Jack White cuts single in four hours  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:35:32 GMT
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken. 
Alagiah thanks viewers for support  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:38:44 GMT
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer. 
Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:54:53 GMT
Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report. 
SpaceX launches station cargo flight  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
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. 
Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.