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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following a bilateral press conference at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on 24 April 2014 Japan pact 'covers disputed islands'

US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward.

An ambulance carrying victims of the shooting leaves through the gate of the Cure hospital in Kabul US medics killed in Kabul attack

Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.

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Cost of recalls hits GM profits GM logo

General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches

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Rangers' finances fragile - Easdale Rangers director Sandy Easdale

Rangers are in a "fragile" financial state and would not survive a second administration, a club shareholder tells BBC Scotland.

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Lions On the hunt with Hemingway

Will a trip through the wilds made famous by the great American writer prove as rough and tumble as they were in the pages of his books?

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London and the UAE are closely connected, but reports of two attacks on Emirati families in the city have prompted a viral hashtag that questions its safety.

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Some of the world’s top companies call this West Coast city home. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat when you get there.

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