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US planes targeted by bomb threats

24 January 2015 Last updated at 23:36 The two planes are now sitting on the tarmac at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Police have searched two airliners at Atlanta’s airport after “credible” bomb threats, US officials say. Airport spokesman Reese McCranie said … Continue reading

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Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter

25 January 2015 Last updated at 03:29 By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News When it gets to Pluto, the New Horizons probe will have a packed schedule of observations The American space agency’s (Nasa) mission to Pluto is about … Continue reading

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Obama starts three-day India visit

25 January 2015 Last updated at 04:49 Prime Minister Modi broke protocol to personally receive President Obama at Delhi’s airport US President Barack Obama has arrived in India for a three-day visit, where he will be protected by an unprecedented … Continue reading

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Greeks vote in ‘make-or-break’ poll

25 January 2015 Last updated at 02:36 Nearly 10 million people are eligible to cast their votes Greeks are voting in a general election which could result in Greece trying to renegotiate the terms of its bailout with international lenders. … Continue reading

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Brazil in ‘worst water crisis’

24 January 2015 Last updated at 15:08 Sao Paulo state has received only a third of the rainfall expected in the wet season Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country’s three most populous states are experiencing their worst … Continue reading

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Brazil in ‘worst water crisis’

24 January 2015 Last updated at 15:08 Sao Paulo state has received only a third of the rainfall expected in the wet season Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country’s three most populous states are experiencing their worst … Continue reading

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Bid to raise AirAsia fuselage begins

24 January 2015 Last updated at 11:04 The operation involves using lifting bags, which are tied to the wreckage Salvage teams have begun an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last … Continue reading

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Bid to raise AirAsia fuselage begins

24 January 2015 Last updated at 11:04 The operation involves using lifting bags, which are tied to the wreckage Salvage teams have begun an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last … Continue reading

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Rockets ‘kill 20′ in Ukraine port

24 January 2015 Last updated at 15:26 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s David Stern in Kiev: “This is a very significant escalation” At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in rocket … Continue reading

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Rockets ‘kill 20′ in Ukraine port

24 January 2015 Last updated at 15:26 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s David Stern in Kiev: “This is a very significant escalation” At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in rocket … Continue reading

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