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Rivals set out case in Fifa vote 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:18:52 GMT 
    The rivals for the Fifa leadership, Sepp Blatter and Prince Ali, deliver final appeals to electors in a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.


Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU change 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:23:08 GMT 
    Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.


Transplant man meets donor's sister 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 13:32:33 GMT 
    A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.


US removes Cuba from terror list 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:48:47 GMT 
    The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.


Bomb attack at Saudi Arabia mosque 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:00:30 GMT 
    At least four people die in a bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, only a week after more than 20 people were killed in a similar bombing.


IS militants 'seize Libyan airport' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:20:37 GMT 
    Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.


China executes teacher for abuse 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 05:34:25 GMT 
    China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.


Alleged Nazi criminal dies in Canada 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 08:51:28 GMT 
    A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.


More migrants rescued as Asean meets 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:52:12 GMT 
    Myanmar intercepts a boat of 700 migrants off its southern coast, as countries agree to try to tackle the crisis at a regional meeting in Bangkok.


Sugar warning over fruit snacks 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 23:02:25 GMT 
    Many supposedly "healthy" fruit snacks aimed at children contain more sugar than a bag of sweets, says campaign group Action on Sugar.


Buhari promises change for Nigeria 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 13:15:11 GMT 
    Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as Nigeria's president in front of cheering crowds, promising to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency and corruption.


Anderson takes 400th Test wicket 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 12:45:37 GMT 
    James Anderson becomes the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets, in the second Test against New Zealand.


VIDEO: On the ground with Libyan forces 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 04:44:03 GMT 
    The BBC has been given rare access to the army that is allied to the internationally recognised government in Libya.


VIDEO: Migrants find refuge in Aceh shelter 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 08:45:28 GMT 
    More than 1,800 Muslim migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are sheltered in the Indonesian province of Aceh.


VIDEO: Face transplant man meets donor's sister 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 09:37:32 GMT 
    A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.
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