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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:06:16 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:37 GMT
As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir. 
VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:36 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago. 
VIDEO: Helmet cam captures Chile blaze  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:15:18 GMT
New footage captured on firefighter helmet cameras has emerged showing the full extent of the deadly fires that swept through a town in western Chile. 
VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:56 GMT
A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded. 
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:09:49 GMT
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child. 
VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:57:34 GMT
A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog. 
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. 
Weibo shares surge on US debut  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:10:20 GMT
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start. 
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. 
BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:04 GMT
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista. 
Leigh and Loach selected for Cannes  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:52:05 GMT
Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival. 
EU green light for UK carbon project  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:16 GMT
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU. 
'Most Earth-like planet yet' found  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:42 GMT
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.