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B. 05-17 Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram Paris
2. 05-17 Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine Soma, Turkey
3. 05-17 Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives Obrenovac, Serbia
E. 05-17 Varanasi welcomes Narendra Modi Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
5. 05-17 54 bodies found as Bangladesh ferry search resumes Munshiganj, Bangladesh
05-17 Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods Maglaj, Bosnia
7. 05-17 North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Phyongchon, Pyongyang, North Korea
I. 05-17 China evacuates workers from Vietnam Vietnam
J. 05-17 Atletico seal title with draw at Nou Camp

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May.17   Paris     Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram
  African leaders meeting in Paris have agreed to wage 'war' on Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic militants


  Turkey   Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine
Map of Soma Turkey
  Rescue workers have completed their search in Turkey's worst mining disaster after retrieving the bodies of the last two missing miners. Toll is 301


  Serbia   Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives Map of Obrenovac Serbia  Authorities in Serbia and Bosnia say at least 20 people have died in the two nations from the record flooding that has hit the Balkans this week

  India Varanasi welcomes Narendra Modi  India's Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, has arrived in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi to be greeted by delighted supporters

  Bangladesh 54 bodies found as Bangladesh ferry search resumes  M.V. Miraz-4 sank in a river during a storm in central Bangladesh, resuming their search after protests by relatives of people missing in the disaster

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  Bosnia     Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods
Map of Maglaj Bosnia
  Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, tens of thousands fled their homes in Bosnia and Serbia to escape the worst flooding in a century


  North Korea   North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident
Map of Phyongchon Pyongyang North Korea
  Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was mentioned


  Vietnam   China evacuates workers from Vietnam
  The Chinese government has evacuated more than 3,000 of its nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots


  Barcelona   Atletico seal title with draw at Nou Camp Map of Nou Camp Barcelona Spain  Atletico Madrid won the Spanish league title in extraordinary circumstances courtesy of a draw at Barcelona that denied the Catalan club the crown

  London Arsenal fight back to win FA Cup  Aaron Ramsey's extra-time winner ensured Arsenal ended their nine-year wait for a trophy as they came from two goals behind to beat Hull City

  Aceh Strong earthquake hits Indonesia; no casualties  6.2-magnitude shallow undersea earthquake has hit parts of Sumatra island, causing panic but there are no immediate reports of casualties

San Francisco Bay Area , May 17, 2014 Timeline