Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

BBC World News - 2 hours 11 min ago
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
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Crouching Tiger prequel set to shoot

BBC World News - 2 hours 20 min ago
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year.
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Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

BBC World News - 2 hours 41 min ago
Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.
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Abdullah 'extends Afghan poll lead'

BBC World News - 3 hours 2 min ago
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest.
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Ferry transcript reveals crew panic

BBC World News - 3 hours 24 min ago
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.
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VIDEO: Pakistan protest over shot journalist

BBC World News - 3 hours 25 min ago
Media workers across Pakistan have held angry protests after a leading journalist was shot and wounded on Saturday.
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In pictures: Easter celebrations

BBC World News - 3 hours 43 min ago
Images from around the world as Christians mark Easter Sunday
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Welbeck considers Man Utd exit

BBC World News - 4 hours 4 min ago
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck is considering a move in order to play more in his preferred central striking role.
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Yemen drone strike kills militants

BBC World News - 4 hours 56 min ago
A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.
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Everest avalanche search abandoned

BBC World News - 5 hours 12 min ago
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.
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Alagiah thanks viewers for support

BBC World News - 6 hours 51 min ago
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
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Jack White cuts single in four hours

BBC World News - 6 hours 54 min ago
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
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Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers'

BBC World News - 7 hours 1 min ago
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
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VIDEO: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine'

BBC World News - 7 hours 13 min ago
Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.
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Russian outrage at Ukraine killing

BBC World News - 7 hours 21 min ago
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
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VIDEO: Pope prays for Syria and Ukraine

BBC World News - 7 hours 39 min ago
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
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Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

BBC World News - 8 hours 18 min ago
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
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Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

BBC World News - 9 hours 23 min ago
Tens of thousands of people pack St Peter's Square at the Vatican for an Easter Mass led by Pope Francis.
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Hamilton eases to victory in China

BBC World News - 9 hours 44 min ago
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.
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Stars read leaked Tarantino script

BBC World News - 10 hours 11 sec ago
Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script.
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