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Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:03

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies at 91

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:33

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.

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Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:25
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew has died, the prime minister's office says.

Man charged after dog attack death

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:20
South Wales Police have charged a 23-year-old man with two offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act after a woman died in the Ely area of Cardiff.

Oil price rebound is 'unlikely'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:17
The oil price is unlikely to reach again the record levels seen in the past few years, says Saudi Arabia's representative at Opec.

Alonso set for Malaysia comeback

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:14
Fernando Alonso is closer to an F1 return at the Malaysian Grand Prix next weekend after having medical tests.

VIDEO: China warning over global warming

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:24
The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.

VIDEO: Stunt biker sets stairs record

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:13
A Polish stunt cyclist sets a new record for the most stairs climbed on a bicycle.

Smith and Legend hold top chart spot

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:00
Sam Smith and John Legend top the UK singles chart for a second week with duet Lay Me Down, this year's official Comic Relief song.

VIDEO: Tory denies 'fake EDL march' claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:56
A Conservative election candidate suspended by his party has said he did not seek a 'fake' English Defence League march to win votes.

Tunisia's test of transition

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:48
After the Bardo museum attack, Tunisia now faces a real test of its transition to democracy since the start of the Arab Spring.

VIDEO: Richard III procession from the air

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:39
King Richard III's remains are returned to Leicester for his reburial following a tour of various landmarks across the county.

Tory denies 'fake EDL march' claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:27
A Tory election candidate suspended by his party tells the BBC he did not seek a "fake" English Defence League march to help win votes.

Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Everton

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:23
Aaron Lennon scores his first goal for Everton as they beat spirited hosts QPR to ease their relegation worries.

Hull City 2-3 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:22
Loic Remy's late winner extends Chelsea's Premier League lead over Manchester City to six points.

Potter tour owl treatment 'reviewed'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:13
The welfare of animals, including owls, at a Warner Bros Harry Potter studio tour is to be reviewed after concerns about their treatment.

Top Beijing Scientist: China Faces 'Huge Impact' From Climate Change

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 09:48

The head of the country's meteorological administration says it faces climate disasters and ecological degradation resulting from a warming planet.

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Abuse claims made against late MPs

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 09:14
Police investigating historical child abuse claims are handed fresh claims relating to late Labour MP Leo Abse and ex-Commons speaker George Thomas.

US Navy warship arrives in Solent

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 09:07
A 100,000-tonne US aircraft carrier carrying over 5,000 sailors arrives in the Solent.

Protesters 'chase Farage out of pub'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:47
Anti-UKIP protesters invade a pub in south London where the party leader is having lunch with his family.