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Armed pro-Russian activists guard a barricade outside the seized regional state building in Sloviansk (18 April 2014) US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.

Breaking news Plane search at 'critical juncture'

Malaysia missing #MH370 search area further narrowed and at "critical juncture" in next two days - Malaysia minister

Formula 1

New Ferrari boss upbeat for future Marco Mattiacci

Ferrari will do "whatever is needed" to return to the top of Formula 1, according to their new team principal.


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Rolls-Royce Bespoke team flexes muscle in Beijing with a special Phantom


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Movies Unusual ways to watch movies

From 3D to sing-alongs to audience immersion - David G. Allan rounds up more than 50 years of tricks, stunts and experiments that make films come to life.

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Holiday villas Haute holiday: Where the rich go

Where do some of the world's wealthiest people go to unwind? BBC Capital takes a look at five places on their super-luxe must-visit list.

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Woman smoking shisha Burning issue

Should a woman have a male guardian with her at a shisha cafe? That's the debate raging on social media in Saudi Arabia.


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