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South Africa's songs of power

May 3, 2014 - 7:47pm
The music setting the beat to South Africa's election
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VIDEO: Landslide survivors fight over bread

May 3, 2014 - 7:40pm
Survivors of a landslide in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of up to 2,500 people are spending a second night in freezing conditions on an open hillside.
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Why good memories are less likely to fade

May 3, 2014 - 7:25pm
Why we are more likely to remember good times
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The Saharan nation of ocean fishermen

May 3, 2014 - 7:18pm
The Saharan nation with an ocean fishing fleet
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The heroism of everyday life in Baghdad

May 3, 2014 - 7:16pm
Keeping calm and carrying on buying books at Baghdad's market
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Selby sets up O'Sullivan final

May 3, 2014 - 6:59pm
Mark Selby beats Neil Robertson in a 12-hour match to set up a World Championship final against Ronnie O'Sullivan.
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Benitez's Napoli win Coppa Italia

May 3, 2014 - 6:15pm
Rafael Benitez wins his first trophy as Napoli boss after his side beat Fiorentina 3-1 in the Coppa Italia final in Rome.
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Gunfire injures three Napoli fans

May 3, 2014 - 6:12pm
The Italian cup final is delayed after three Napoli football fans are wounded, one seriously, in a shooting in Rome, reports say.
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Pellegrini wary despite 'huge step'

May 3, 2014 - 6:07pm
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini warns his players the Premier League title race is not over despite going top with a win at Everton.
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Brazilian fan killed at stadium

May 3, 2014 - 5:19pm
A Brazilian football fan dies after being hit by a toilet bowl thrown at the end of a match in Recife, one of the host cities of the World Cup.
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India politician dies in fire attack

May 3, 2014 - 5:19pm
A politician from India's Uttar Pradesh state dies from burns injuries sustained in an attack by a 'human torch' during a television debate.
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Al-Jazeera journalists denied bail

May 3, 2014 - 4:51pm
Three al-Jazeera journalists are again denied bail by a court in Egypt, despite a personal plea from one of them on World Press Freedom Day.
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Pro-Russian anger at Odessa deaths

May 3, 2014 - 4:48pm
Pro-Russian sympathisers voice anger at the torching of a trade union building in the Ukrainian coastal city of Odessa where dozens died.
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VIDEO: No hope left after Afghan landslide

May 3, 2014 - 3:57pm
Rescuers in Afghanistan have given up hope of finding any more survivors in a double landslide that is feared to have killed more than 2,500 people.
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Twin explosions rock Kenyan city

May 3, 2014 - 3:44pm
At least three people have died and a number are wounded in two explosions in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, police say.
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Everton 2-3 Manchester City

May 3, 2014 - 3:29pm
Edin Dzeko scores twice as Manchester City go top of the Premier League on goal difference with victory over Everton.
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Afghan landslide missing search ends

May 3, 2014 - 3:10pm
Rescuers in Afghanistan abandon their search for survivors after two landslides destroy a village and kill as many as 2,500 people.
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VIDEO: 'People can't live here anymore'

May 3, 2014 - 2:43pm
Rescuers in Afghanistan have given up hope of finding any more survivors in a double landslide that is feared to have killed more than 2,500 people.
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VIDEO: Reporters in dock on Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2014 - 1:18pm
Three journalists from the Al-Jazeera network arrested in Cairo, have been refused bail following a court appearance.
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Stoke City 4-1 Fulham

May 3, 2014 - 12:52pm
Fulham are relegated after a 13-year stay in the Premier League following a heavy defeat by Stoke.
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