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Swiss arrests over Fifa 'corruption'  Wed, 27 May 2015 06:54:37 GMT
Six football officials are arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption allegations involving the sport's world governing body Fifa. 
Hamas accused of Gaza rights abuses  Wed, 27 May 2015 06:48:32 GMT
Hamas committed serious human rights abuses including killings and torture of Palestinian civilians in 2014, Amnesty International says. 
Cold sore virus 'treats skin cancer'  Tue, 26 May 2015 22:43:16 GMT
A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers. 
Gunmen die in Taliban Kabul attack  Wed, 27 May 2015 04:21:58 GMT
Four militants who attacked a guesthouse in Kabul's diplomatic quarter die after a gun battle lasting at least six hours, police say. 
EU to give migrant quota plan details  Wed, 27 May 2015 04:58:00 GMT
The EU is to announce details of controversial plans to relocate thousands of migrants who have reached Europe from Africa and the Middle East. 
China arrests over stolen artefacts  Wed, 27 May 2015 04:56:55 GMT
Chinese police take 175 people into custody and recover stolen artefacts worth more than 500m yuan ($80m; £52m), calling it the biggest operation of its kind. 
India heatwave toll passes 1,000  Tue, 26 May 2015 18:13:14 GMT
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India passes 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas. 
Dutton warns on militants' children  Wed, 27 May 2015 04:54:15 GMT
The children of Australian terror suspects could be taken into care, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says, as the government proposes changes to citizenship laws. 
Southern US flooding toll rises  Wed, 27 May 2015 05:48:42 GMT
At least 17 people are killed and dozens injured in the US states of Oklahoma and Texas following record rainfall over the weekend. 
Libya PM 'escapes assassination bid'  Tue, 26 May 2015 20:37:12 GMT
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt after his car was attacked by gunmen in the eastern city of Tobruk. 
Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive  Tue, 26 May 2015 16:26:59 GMT
Pro-government forces in Iraq launch an operation to drive Islamic State out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi. 
Nepal seeks expert advice on tourism  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:45:23 GMT
Tourism operators in earthquake-hit Nepal seek guidance from international experts on which areas can be declared safe for trekking and mountaineering. 
VIDEO: Where war still rages in eastern Ukraine  Tue, 26 May 2015 22:24:24 GMT
The conflict in Ukraine is entering its second year and a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport. 
VIDEO: 'Relentless rain' sparks US flash floods  Tue, 26 May 2015 21:49:30 GMT
Extreme weather has been wreaking havoc in the US, where 16 people have been killed by storms in Oklahoma and Texas. 
VIDEO: What is the Queen's Speech?  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:10:21 GMT
Ellie Price delivers a quick guide to the Queen's Speech. 
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