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Pope in Egypt for historic visit

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 17:44 UTC

Pope Francis urged faith leaders to denounce violence following bomb attacks that killed dozens of Christians.

Johnny Depp and other stars in dying fan's zombie movie

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 17:38 UTC

The Make A Film Foundation made cancer patient Anthony Contis dying wish come true.

Friendly fire inquiry after US soldiers die battling IS

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 17:37 UTC

Sgts Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Cameron Thomas, 23, both on their third deployment to Afghanistan.

Ilie Nastase: Romania's Fed Cup captain to quit game if punished by ITF

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 17:34 UTC

Ilie Nastase says he will quit tennis if he is banned over the derogatory comments he made about Serena William's unborn child.

Zaev calls attack in parliament 'attempted murder'

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 17:18 UTC

Macedonia opposition leader, injured in Thursday's violence, shuns talks and brands attack on him as 'attempted murder'.

Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 17:01 UTC

The Fori passenger ferry will now use electric power to make its river crossings.

'Luxury' Fyre Festival is cancelled with ticket-holders still stranded in Bahamas

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 16:46 UTC

A luxury music festival in the Bahamas is postponed after reports of cancelled flights and no security.

US budget: Shutdown averted by Congress bill

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 16:32 UTC

The stop-gap spending bill to keep the government running an extra week has passed House and Senate.

Nastase sorry for racist remark about Serena Williams

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 16:11 UTC

Former tennis great Ilie Nastase was being investigated after racist comments about Serena William's unborn child.

Pope Francis urges end to violence carried out in God's name

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 16:09 UTC

Francis says religious leaders must help prevent attacks "carried out in the name of the sacred".

North Korea crisis: Tillerson says US open to talks

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 16:06 UTC

But the US secretary of state urged other countries to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically.

German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 15:59 UTC

The carriers scrap the two-person policy brought in after the 2015 Germanwings crash.

US ready for 'military action if necessary' against N Korea

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 15:56 UTC

The top US diplomat warned North Korea against further "aggression".

Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my children

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 15:41 UTC

"It's all well and good until you start running, and then the knives come out," said Mrs Obama.

Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 15:29 UTC

A 66-year-old Swedish woman dies three weeks after the attack at a shopping area in Stockholm.

US budget: House passes bill to avert shutdown

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 15:26 UTC

The stop-gap spending bill to keep the government running an extra week must now go to the Senate.

Anti-Temer strike paralyses major cities in Brazil

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 15:09 UTC

Demonstrators protest President Temer's proposed pension reform plans and other measures that will hit them financially.

Qualcomm says Apple withholding royalty payments amid legal row

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 15:07 UTC

Apple sued chipmaker Qualcomm in January and is now withholding payments until the row is resolved.

Ilie Nastase: Serena Williams comments were 'spontaneous'

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 14:32 UTC

Ilie Nastase apologises for comments he made about Serena Williams, but says his outburst during Romania's Fed Cup win was "exaggerated".

Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on historic visit

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 14:06 UTC

Two-day visit aimed at fostering peace between the Muslim and Christian-minority community.

US economic growth rate hits three-year low

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 13:50 UTC

President Trump faces a greater challenge in meeting his growth pledge after weak data.

US growth rate hits three-year low

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 13:50 UTC

President Trump faces a greater challenge in meeting his growth pledge after weak data.

Tanzania's President Magufuli sacks 10,000 over fake certificates

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 13:42 UTC

Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacks 10,000 civil servants found to have false qualifications.

Week in pictures: From Macedonia protests to Earth Day

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 13:39 UTC

From protests in Macedonia, Brazil and Venezuela to March for Science and Earth Day, here is the week in photos.

Why remembering the Holocaust matters more than ever

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 13:37 UTC

Auschwitz survivor Philip Riteman says the Holocaust must be remembered so 'it doesn't happen again'.

Amazon 'style assistant' divides opinion

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 13:31 UTC

Amazon's new Echo Look device takes full length photos and offers advice on outfit choices.

Thailand police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 13:27 UTC

Current whereabouts of Vorayuth Yoovidhya, accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident in 2012, remain unknown.

Trump fears 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 13:15 UTC

The US president also says China's Xi Jinping is "trying very hard" to end the Korean crisis.

Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 13:13 UTC

Millions of workers have been urged to take a stand against government plans on retirement age.

Clamping down on whistle-blowers a 'retrograde' step

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 12:58 UTC

Whistle-blowers should be aware of how politicians use their leaks, but governments must protect - not punish - them.

Pope Francis visits Egypt as 'messenger of peace'

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 12:45 UTC

The pontiff arrives in Cairo, three weeks after bomb attacks on two Coptic Christian churches.

Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on historic two-day visit

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 12:23 UTC

Two-day visit aimed at fostering peace between the minority Christian and majority Muslim community.

Ndileka Mandela: Zuma should listen and step down

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 12:10 UTC

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter tells Al Jazeera that President 'Zuma should listen to the people and step down'.

Spring storms sweep across the southern United States

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 11:55 UTC

Residents in the southern states prepare for severe spring weather.

Is there a future for the EFF in S. Africa after Zuma?

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 11:50 UTC

Julius Malema is using the EFF to maintain his political relevance whilst waiting for Zumas departure from the ANC.

DR Congo: UN peacekeepers face fresh sexual abuse claims

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 11:44 UTC

A Romanian peacekeeper in DR Congo is among five being investigated for sexual abuse and exploitation.

France election: New far right leader quits in Holocaust row

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 11:43 UTC

Marine Le Pen's replacement as National Front leader quits over alleged Holocaust remarks.

Trump 100 days: Who has he met and when?

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 11:41 UTC

President Donald Trump has not left the US since taking office in January 2017.

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 11:25 UTC

A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.

Trump says he misses life before he became US president

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 10:55 UTC

Mr Trump says he misses life before he was elected - and social media users couldn't agree more.

Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam'

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 10:47 UTC

The two tech firms have confirmed they were tricked out of $100m (77m) in an alleged scam.

Pope Francis to visit Egypt as 'messenger of peace'

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 10:23 UTC

The visit of Francis comes three weeks after deadly bomb attacks on two Coptic Christian churches.

Trump: 'I thought it would be easier'

 CNN US News - 28 April 2017, 10:20 UTC

President Donald Trump, reflecting on a first 100 days in office that has featured no major legislative wins and low approval ratings, said Thursday he thought the job would be easier.

Suicide car bomb targets military convoy in Nigeria

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 10:14 UTC

At least five soldiers killed, 40 wounded after bomber detonates explosives-laden vehicle near troop convoy.

Donald Trump's first 100 days, in tweets

 CNN US News - 28 April 2017, 10:09 UTC

The story of Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House is best told through the President's favorite medium -- Twitter.

NFL Draft 2017: Myles Garrett picked first by the Cleveland Browns

 BBC US and Canada - 28 April 2017, 10:08 UTC

Defensive end Myles Garrett is the first overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Thai court seeks Red Bull heir arrest after five years

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 10:00 UTC

Vorayuth Yoovidhaya is accused of knocking down and killing a policeman while speeding in 2012.

Brexit: Tusk says UK trade deal not a priority

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 09:52 UTC

EU leader Donald Tusk says Brexit talks must focus on "people, money and Ireland" - not future trade.

North Korea uses live fire exercise to display military might

 BBC World News - 28 April 2017, 09:38 UTC

Footage broadcast in North Korea shows leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a military exercise on 25 April.

Palestinian 'day of rage' in support of prisoners

 Al Jazeera English - 28 April 2017, 09:30 UTC

Palestinians across occupied territories to protest after Friday prayers in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners.