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Fifa chief downplays US indictment 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 14:31:06 GMT 
    Re-elected Fifa president Sepp Blatter plays down US criminal proceedings launched against officials of world football's governing body.


US demands China halt reclamations 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 07:59:33 GMT 
    The US calls for an "immediate halt" to land reclamation in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying China is "out of step" with international rules.


Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 23:00:54 GMT 
    A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows.


Nigeria's Boko Haram hit Maiduguri 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 14:03:50 GMT 
    Boho Haram militants kill least 13 people in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, just after Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as president.


Strong earthquake strikes off Japan 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 14:44:41 GMT 
    A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan shakes buildings in the capital Tokyo and is felt across the country.


Syria 'barrel bomb strikes kill 71' 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 12:20:13 GMT 
    At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.


Ex-Georgia leader gets Ukraine job 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 15:08:26 GMT 
    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - who is wanted in his country - is appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region.


Silk Road drug site founder jailed 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 06:56:29 GMT 
    Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.


Pakistan hosts match despite attack 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 14:11:44 GMT 
    Pakistan will host a third and final one-day cricket international against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.


Saved by the Bell actor convicted 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 08:42:40 GMT 
    Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is convicted of two charges after a bar fight on Christmas Day - but cleared of a more serious claim.


VIDEO: Solar Impulse: Ready for Pacific flight 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 15:12:00 GMT 
    The Solar Impulse team is preparing to set off on the most dangerous phase of the mission to fly a solar-powered plane around the world - flying non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.


VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is 'rotten' 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 10:53:01 GMT 
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.


VIDEO: How Sepp Blatter charmed Africa 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 21:46:18 GMT 
    Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as president of football's world governing body, despite widespread allegations of corruption at FIFA.


VIDEO: One World Observatory opens to public 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 12:23:00 GMT 
    The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.


VIDEO: Lung cancer therapy hope for patients 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 07:35:12 GMT 
    A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.
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