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Costa Rica's presidential piglet 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:51:26 GMT 
    A piglet given to Costa Rica's president will be kept as a pet.


Chibok girls 'fighting for Boko Haram' 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:01:57 GMT 
    Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC is told.


Facebook opens first Africa HQ 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:30:11 GMT 
    Facebook opens its first headquarters in Africa as it looks to add to its existing 120 million users on the continent.


Afghan fighters 'linked to Syria IS' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:18:33 GMT 
    Afghan fighters allied with Islamic State are in contact with the group's Syrian headquarters, a senior US commander says.


Rebel leader held over India attack 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:54:10 GMT 
    India says it has arrested a rebel leader in connection with the killings of 20 of its soldiers in an ambush on a troop convoy in north-east India.


Asian shares up despite Greece fears 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:12:34 GMT 
    Stock markets in Asia rise, recovering some of the ground lost on Monday when markets were hit by worries over Greece.


Uber managers arrested in France 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:37:10 GMT 
    Two managers of the taxi-ordering app Uber have been arrested in France over what authorities have described as an "illicit" service.


NBC fires Trump over Mexico comments 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:16:34 GMT 
    US TV network NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump over "recent derogatory statements" made by the veteran businessman about Mexican immigrants.


Mexico missing students inquiry delay 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:02:24 GMT 
    Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.


Tunisia arrests over beach attack 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:06:41 GMT 
    Tunisia arrests a group of suspects over the massacre of 38 people, mainly UK tourists, at a beach resort on Friday, the Tunisian interior minister says.


US resumes military aid to Bahrain 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:58:21 GMT 
    The US says it will resume security assistance to Bahrain, despite criticism from some human rights groups.


Resistance to US gay marriage ruling 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:26:10 GMT 
    Texas's top law officer vows to support state workers who refuse to marry gay couples on religious grounds after US Supreme Court legalised gay marriage.


FBI investigating black church fires 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:07:08 GMT 
    A series of fires at African-American churches across the US south prompts the FBI to investigate whether the blazes are related.


Injured Tunisia Britons flown home 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:42:21 GMT 
    Four British tourists seriously injured in the Tunisian beach attack have been flown back to the UK by the RAF.


UK's economic growth revised up 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:49:20 GMT 
    The UK economy grew by 0.4% in first quarter of 2015, revised up from a previous estimate of 0.3%, official figures show.
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