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VIDEO: Yemen 'on the brink' of civil war 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:10:44 GMT 
    The United Nations envoy to Yemen has warned that the country could slide into prolonged conflict like Iraq, Syria or Libya.


VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 22:33:05 GMT 
    BBC News meets the makers of the giant puppets of Spanish Theatre Company Carros de Foc.


VIDEO: Londonderry fire temple to peace 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:48:57 GMT 
    A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future.


VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:15:14 GMT 
    A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.


VIDEO: Can we design for better living? 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:43:02 GMT 
    Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.


Putin still in fashion 15 years on 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:15:12 GMT 
    Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow.


Is it possible to end global poverty? 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:29:26 GMT 
    The UN is expected to adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Could we really see the end of poverty within a generation?


What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider? 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:49:11 GMT 
    David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.


Germanwings crash: Counting the cost 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:24:24 GMT 
    Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss?


VIDEO: Animation reveals changing Nigeria 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:33:47 GMT 
    An animation looks at how much Nigeria has changed since the end of military rule in 1999.


VIDEO: Who is behind the 'perfect boyfriend'? 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:14:58 GMT 
    Why do people exchange texts with imaginary partners?


Huge anime event takes over Tokyo 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:08:08 GMT 
    Organisers say half a million people are expected to attend the event for anime and Japanese comic lovers


Apple boss criticises 'anti-gay' law 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:53 GMT 
    Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.


Japan economy at brink of deflation 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:10:14 GMT 
    Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.


Safari users win right to sue 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:25:12 GMT 
    Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.
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