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Friday 09 May 2014

Amnesty International says the Nigerian military failed to act on warnings about the raid in which more than two hundred schoolgirls were kidnapped. A spokesman for the Nigerian government tells us the Amnesty claim is baseless. Despite President Putin asking separatists in eastern Ukraine not to hold votes on whether to split from the country, they are still going ahead. Andrew Hosken reports from Donetsk on how people feel about what the separatists are calling referendums. The Giro d' Italia cycle race began on the streets of Belfast. It's a gruelling race, but can it be as bad as the 1914 version? Only eight riders finished. The travel writer, Tim Moore, rode the 1914 route... on a 1914 bike. And with the European Elections only a couple of weeks away, what's troubling the the voters in Finland? Paul Moss went to find out. With Philippa Thomas.


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