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Suu Kyi poised for premier role

April 5, 2016 - 7:19am
Myanmar's parliament passes a bill that gives Aung San Suu Kyi a role similar to that of prime minister, despite a boycott by unelected military lawmakers.
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UN troops tried for CAR sex abuse

April 5, 2016 - 7:07am
Three UN peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse in Central African Republic (CAR) go on trial in Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Leaks that shook the world

April 5, 2016 - 6:49am
The Panama Papers are the latest in a long line of leaks that have had political repercussions across the globe.
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VIDEO: Leaks that shook the world

April 5, 2016 - 6:49am
The Panama Papers are the latest in a long line of leaks that have had political repercussions across the globe.
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Australia's Eurovision lyrics cleared

April 5, 2016 - 6:30am
Australia's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest is cleared of breaching rules on product placement.
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Arrests in deadly power plant dispute

April 5, 2016 - 6:29am
Bangladeshi police arrest three people and file a case against 3,000 villagers after four deaths during clashes at a protest against a proposed power plant.
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VIDEO: On the road to Nagorno-Karabakh

April 5, 2016 - 5:57am
The BBC's Rayhan Demytrie reports from the road which links Armenia to the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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Admiral Ackbar voice actor dies at 93

April 5, 2016 - 5:26am
Voice actor Erik Bauersfeld - whose brief turn as Admiral Ackbar in the Star Wars films launched a pop culture catchphrase - has died, aged 93.
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VIDEO: Mexico volcano Popocatepetl spews ash

April 5, 2016 - 5:20am
Web cameras in Mexico capture volcano Popocatepetl's latest eruption.
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Blackwell & boxing's 'uncomfortable truth'

April 5, 2016 - 4:55am
Boxing is most compelling when at its most dangerous
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Conservatives retain Saskatchewan

April 5, 2016 - 3:12am
The conservative Saskatchewan Party sweeps to a third consecutive victory as the Canadian province held elections.
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VIDEO: China links revealed in Panama leak

April 5, 2016 - 2:49am
Close relatives of seven current or former Chinese leaders have been found to have links to offshore firms in the mass leak of files from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.
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Iraq arms smuggling suspect sent to US

April 5, 2016 - 12:47am
A Singaporean man is extradited to the US to face charges of illegally exporting US technology allegedly used in explosive devices in Iraq.
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VIDEO: Bestselling author reveals rape ordeal

April 5, 2016 - 12:25am
Jessica Knoll has revealed that the ordeal suffered by the main character in her book, Luckiest Girl Alive, was inspired by what happened to her.
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VIDEO: School offers hope to refugee children

April 4, 2016 - 10:54pm
A learning centre in Indonesia is offering refugee children a rare chance of education while they wait in limbo.
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Working in Mumbai's savage sewers

April 4, 2016 - 10:29pm
Keeping Mumbai's sewers running is not just an unpleasant job - it can also be dangerous... even deadly.
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VIDEO: Working in Mumbai's savage sewers

April 4, 2016 - 10:29pm
Keeping Mumbai's sewers running is not just an unpleasant job - it can also be dangerous... even deadly.
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Two planes collide at Jakarta airport

April 4, 2016 - 10:10pm
Two planes collide at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames but with no reports of injuries.
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