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VIDEO: Hamas leader in Israel warning 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:54:49 GMT 
    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has said the election victory in Israel by Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party will lead to 'more extremism'.


VIDEO: Living in the ruins of war 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:04:00 GMT 
    Natalia Antelava meets a woman living in an abandoned apartment block in the suburbs of Donetsk.


VIDEO: 'Homophobic' Indiana bill 'needs fix' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:14:29 GMT 
    The governor of Indiana is calling on lawmakers there to "fix" a controversial law meant to protect religious freedoms.


VIDEO: Palestinian 'tricked' over Banksy art 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:15:33 GMT 
    A Palestinian man says he was 'tricked' into selling a mural by the artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.


VIDEO: Big leap in 4K video streaming tech 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:22:56 GMT 
    A new method of compression could see ultra-HD video streamed to TVs and other devices using around 50% of the bandwidth currently needed.


VIDEO: Police hunt Colombia drug baron 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:47:47 GMT 
    A massive police hunt is under way in Colombia for a man known as "Otoniel" who is said to run an enormous drug trafficking empire.


VIDEO: Chic's Rodgers on death and cancer 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:23:53 GMT 
    Musician Nile Rodgers on the loss of his best friend Bernard Edwards and his own recovery from cancer


US raises prospect of Israel UN isolation 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:37:46 GMT 
    Is Israel about to lose its American firewall at the United Nations in New York, asks Nick Bryant.


Virtual reality take on refugee life 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:24:43 GMT 
    Virtual reality was shown off as a tool for immersive, empathetic journalism at the recent Ted conference - but does it have a future in film-making?


Alarm as Turkey backs new police powers 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:35:35 GMT 
    Turkish MPs back sweeping new powers for police


Are we tired of climate change talk? 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:47:51 GMT 
    A story that once dominated the news seems to have dropped down the media agenda, so what lies behind the decline in coverage?


Do trade pacts threaten democracy? 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:19:19 GMT 
    Do trade treaties that include investor-state dispute settlements as a right pose a threat to democracy from multinational companies?


10 stories that look like April Fools but aren't 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:29:31 GMT 
    April Fool's Day is a time when mischievous fictional news stories suddenly pop up, but some turn out to be genuine.


Indian police collect cow 'mugshots' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:54:27 GMT 
    Police carry out unofficial cow census after Indian state outlaws their slaughter for beef.


Euro weakness helps manufacturers 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:38:08 GMT 
    Manufacturing and jobs are picking up in the eurozone thanks to the weaker euro, according to a closely-watched survey.
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