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US troops in Poland for exercises 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:28:38 GMT 
    A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.


Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:59:14 GMT 
    Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.


Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:59:46 GMT 
    Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.


Obama pledges Japan islands support 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:11:34 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.


Iran replaces prison service chief 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:45:59 GMT 
    The head of Iran's prison service is replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week.


Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:43:34 GMT 
    Facebook reports growing earnings on surging mobile advertising revenue as chief finance officer David Ebersman prepares to leave.


Plane search examines coastal debris 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:39:52 GMT 
    Authorities in Australia are looking at material washed ashore to find out if it is related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.


Deadly car bomb strikes Nairobi 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:46:40 GMT 
    Four people, two of them police, are killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi by a car bomb outside a police station.


S Sudan attacks 'an abomination' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:43:52 GMT 
    The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.


SA row over 'banned' Malema advert 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:44 GMT 
    South Africa's public broadcaster says it refused to broadcast an advert from the controversial politician Julius Malema, saying it incited violence.


Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:37:42 GMT 
    The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.


NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:28:34 GMT 
    Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.


VIDEO: 'We just want to live normally' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:19:03 GMT 
    The BBC meets a pro-Russian family living in a rural area of Ukraine, who say their support for Moscow does not mean they are separatists.


VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:55:42 GMT 
    Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears.


VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:52:03 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
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