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Hundreds dead in Japan quake
Officials in Japan say up to 300 bodies have been found and more than 500 people are unaccounted for.
13 mins
Analysis: Where are Libya's rebels getting their weapons from?
A BBC correspondent in Tripoli says Colonel Gaddafi is increasingly confident as the army hammers home its advantage over poorly-equipped and poorly-organised rebel forces. BBC World Service looks at where the rebels are getting their arms from.
2 mins
For sale: Eric Clapton's guitar collection
An exact replica of Eric Clapton's guitar 'Blackie' is one of 70 guitars from the legendary guitarist's collection being auctioned in New York.
3 mins
Daily life a struggle as Ivory Coast slides towards civil war
With Ivory Coast sliding back towards civil war, how are people coping? The World Today brought together Kone Ouanmourou, a university teacher from Bouaké, in the north and Sekou Dao, an English teacher in Abidjan.
5 mins
Octogenarian attempts Atlantic crossing on raft of pipes
Octogenarian Anthony Smith is leading an attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a raft made of pipes to raise money for charity.
3 mins
Neurologists link ice hockey to degenerative brain disease
US research has found links between ice hockey and degenerative brain disorders which were previously only thought to affect American footballers.
3 mins
Libyan hospitals struggle amid heavy fighting
A Libyan doctor in England has given up his job to help the medical community in Libya. He has spoken to colleagues in Misrata where he says hospitals are under attack from Gaddafi's forces.
3 mins
Is the United Nations still relevant?
Mark Malloch Brown was Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations under Kofi Annan. In his new book, The Unfinished Global Revolution, he emphasises the need for reform in the world body.
17 mins
US Supreme Court protects right to hold anti-gay protests at funerals
The US Supreme Court has ruled an anti-gay church has the right to picket military funerals under the US constitution's free speech protections.
1 mins
Tunisia after Ben Ali- who owns the revolution?
Nearly two months after President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country he ruled for 23 years, some Tunisians are asking whether the authoritarian system he created is really being dismantled. Owen Bennett-Jones reports from Tunisia.
4 mins
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