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Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 09:41:45 GMT 
    Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.


Chinese navy to focus on 'open seas' 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 09:14:27 GMT 
    China announces its strategy to focus the navy beyond its borders into open water, in a military strategy document.


Charter to buy Time Warner Cable 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:46:59 GMT 
    Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a cash and shares deal worth $78.7bn.


Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 12:10:01 GMT 
    Iraqi government forces formally launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.


Boy guilty of Austrian terror plot 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:13:41 GMT 
    A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.


India heatwave toll nears 800 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:02:26 GMT 
    The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India reaches nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.


Australia tampon tax under fire 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 07:16:31 GMT 
    An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australian states' taxation of tampons is backed by Treasurer Joe Hockey.


Volcano erupts on Galapagos island 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 10:14:42 GMT 
    A volcanic eruption on one of the Galapagos Islands potentially puts Charles Darwin's evolution ecosystem at risk.


Iran trial begins for US reporter 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:51:08 GMT 
    The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.


Deadly storms hit Mexico and Texas 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 13:09:21 GMT 
    At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.


Kenya police clash with al-Shabab 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:13:10 GMT 
    Kenyan police have been involved in a fierce battle with militant Islamists in the north-east, leaving one officer wounded, a government spokesman tells the BBC.


China nursing home fire kills 38 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 07:35:23 GMT 
    A fire at a care home for elderly people in China's Henan province kills 38 people and leaves six injured, state media report.


BB King's death to be investigated 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 08:31:21 GMT 
    The death of blues legend BB King is investigated after his daughters claim he was deliberately given medication to induce diabetic shock.


VIDEO: Meet the militias battling IS in Iraq 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 22:11:49 GMT 
    Earlier this month militants from Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with its fall seen as a major capitulation by the Iraqi Army.


VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue? 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 13:15:56 GMT 
    A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
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