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Two killed at US cartoon conference 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:07:14 GMT 
    Two gunmen are shot dead in a suburb of Dallas after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, US police say.


Freed women tell of Boko Haram horror 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 19:27:55 GMT 
    Former hostages held by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria say some of their fellow captives were stoned to death by the militants.


Police defend Bali Nine actions 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 03:38:18 GMT 
    Australian police defend their 2005 decision to report the Bali Nine drug gang to Indonesia, after the two ringleaders were executed.


Taiwan and China in high-level talks 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 06:23:22 GMT 
    The head of Taiwan's ruling party meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, the highest level-talks between the two sides in six years.


Ethiopian Jews protest in Tel Aviv 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 21:26:43 GMT 
    Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews protest against police brutality and racism in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, leading to violent clashes.


US marines and aircraft reach Nepal 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 18:10:39 GMT 
    Nepal's only international airport restricts larger aircraft because of concerns over its runway, as the post-earthquake aid effort continues.


Baltimore lifts post-riot curfew 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 17:53:32 GMT 
    National Guard troops begin leaving Baltimore and a curfew is lifted, as tension subsides following rioting over the custody death of a black man.


Thousands of migrants rescued at sea 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 02:37:40 GMT 
    More than 5,800 migrants are rescued and 10 bodies recovered in several operations in the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard says.


Australian budget a 'horror story' 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 01:25:09 GMT 
    The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.


Costa Rica shipwreck sparks alert 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 22:49:37 GMT 
    The Costa Rican government issues an alert along about 100 km (60 miles) of coast near Puntarenas, after a vessel carrying tons of toxic chemicals sinks.


India soldiers die in rebel attack 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:39:31 GMT 
    Indian police say eight soldiers have been ambushed and killed by rebels, one of whom also died, in the north-eastern state of Nagaland.


German train drivers set for strike 
  Sun, 03 May 2015 22:28:34 GMT 
    Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.


VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event' 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 04:11:23 GMT 
    Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.


VIDEO: Police answer Bali Nine criticism 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 01:54:03 GMT 
    The head of the Australian Federal Police, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, responds to criticism of their role in the events leading to the executions of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia.


VIDEO: Thousands rescued in Mediterranean 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 05:48:56 GMT 
    The Italian coastguard says it has rescued nearly 6,0000 people from boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and ten bodies have been recovered from the water.
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