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Uzbeks set to re-elect president

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:24
Uzbeks have been voting in large numbers in presidential elections which are all but certain to be won by the incumbent, Islam Karimov

VIDEO: Nigeria votes for second day

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:21
Nigeria is holding an unscheduled second day of voting in its presidential election after problems with a new biometric ID system meant thousands of people were unable to cast their vote on Saturday.

VIDEO: Thousands join Tunisia museum rally

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:08
Thousands of people take in an anti-terrorism rally in the capital, Tunis, with a rally ending at the Bardo Museum where militant gunmen killed at twenty-one people.

How F1's title fight got interesting

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:03
Sebastian Vettel's Malaysian Grand Prix win ignites the prospect of a potential challenge to Mercedes' dominance.

Fatal race crash driver 'distressed'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:03
A professional driver from Cardiff is "very distressed" after his car crashed at race in Germany and killed a spectator, his team says.

'Aussies have me quaking over Ashes'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 06:51
World Cup leaves me quaking over Ashes, says Jonathan Agnew

Mad Men to live on at Smithsonian

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 06:33
A collection of costumes and props from hit US drama Mad Men is donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Dozens Killed In Nigerian Election Violence As Polling Continues

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 06:07

Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely-fought presidential elections.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 05:14

Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to "martyrs" killed for their faith.

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Cameron 'would give new leader time'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 05:08
The Conservatives will have to choose a new leader before the end of the next Parliament if David Cameron wins a second term as PM, Iain Duncan Smith says.

VIDEO: Powell and Neil clash in TV interview

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 05:02
Labour's campaign co-ordinator Lucy Powell accused presenter Andrew Neil of interrupting her as he questioned the party's deficit reduction plans.

Clarke dedicates victory to Hughes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:57
Captain Michael Clarke dedicates Australia's fifth World Cup title to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes.

Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:36

Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn't anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.

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SNP backs 50p rate of tax across UK

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:19
The SNP will support the introduction of a 50p top rate of income tax across the UK after the general election, the party's John Swinney says.

Frankfurt 7-0 Bristol Academy Ladies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:16
Bristol Academy are again thrashed as Frankfurt reach the Women's Champions League semi-finals with a 12-0 aggregate win.

Alexander: Labour majority 'doable'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:07
A Labour majority in the general election would be "difficult but doable", the party's election co-ordinator Douglas Alexander says.

Afghan Chief Executive: Leaders Set Aside Egos To Rally For Nation

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:05

Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.

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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:38

The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.

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Meningitis vaccine agreed for babies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:25
A vaccine for meningitis B will be made available for all babies in Wales after a deal with drug manufacturers, the Welsh government confirms.

Greek Voters Want Their Government To Show Some Fight

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:24

The leftist Syriza party swept into office on a promise to stand up to European austerity demands. But the new government has had to soften its tone. Some Greeks worry the party is giving in.

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