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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.

Syria 'barrel bomb strikes kill 72' 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 18:20:07 GMT 
    At least 72 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.

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.

Nigeria militants strike Maiduguri 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 18:05:13 GMT 
    A suicide bomber killing at least 13 people at a mosque in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, after an overnight assault by Boko Haram militants.

O'Malley enters US presidential race 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 17:22:59 GMT 
    Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and mayor of Baltimore, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for presidential elections in 2016.

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.

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: Splashdown for tightrope competitor 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 17:21:19 GMT 
    Tightrope walkers compete in China but not all competitors making the crossing smoothly.

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.
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