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Chemical leaks from US derailed train

BBC World News - 2 hours 7 min ago
A freight train derails in Washington DC, spilling hazardous liquid, but no injuries are reported and no evacuation orders are issued.
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Iran leader hails record vote for women

BBC World News - 2 hours 53 min ago
The president of Iran congratulates voters on electing a record number of women to parliament since before the 1979 Islamic revolution.
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VIDEO: Fairgrounds and 'fake doctors' in North Korea

BBC World News - 3 hours 36 min ago
The ruling party in North Korea is due to hold its first congress in nearly 40 years, when Kim Jong-Un will be officially proclaimed as the country's Supreme Leader.
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Protesters quit Baghdad's Green Zone

BBC World News - 4 hours 24 min ago
Shia Muslim activists who occupied Iraq's parliament on Saturday begin to leave Baghdad's government district after a call by their leaders.
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VIDEO: Beaten, declawed but finally in sanctuary

BBC World News - 4 hours 29 min ago
Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.
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North Korea: The limits of small talk in Pyongyang

BBC World News - 4 hours 41 min ago
A little less conversation in North Korea
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Obama's daughter Malia to go to Harvard

BBC World News - 4 hours 55 min ago
US President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017, after taking a gap year.
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Clashes erupt at French May Day march

BBC World News - 5 hours 25 min ago
French police clash with demonstrators in Paris during a May Day parade organised by trade unions to protest against a controversial labour bill.
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German party adopts anti-Islam policy

BBC World News - 6 hours 32 min ago
The German right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland adopts an explicitly anti-Islam policy at a party conference marred by clashes.
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VIDEO: Obama stars in spoof retirement video

BBC World News - 7 hours 46 min ago
Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video as he nears the end of his second term as President of the United States
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'IS' link to Turkey car bomb

BBC World News - 7 hours 55 min ago
A suicide bomber kills two policemen in south-eastern Turkey, in an attack officials blame on a suspected Islamic State militant.
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Vietnam protest over fish die-off

BBC World News - 8 hours 48 min ago
Hundreds of people hold a rare protest in Vietnam against the mass death of fish, which the demonstrators blame on a Taiwanese company.
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US presses Russia over Syria fighting

BBC World News - 9 hours 2 min ago
The US presses Russia over a plan to revive a nationwide ceasefire in Syria, particularly in the embattled city of Aleppo.
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VIDEO: Precious three-minute hug on US border

BBC World News - 11 hours 45 min ago
Six families get chance to hug as the US-Mexico border in California opens for 20 minutes.
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Obama breaks out one-liners at dinner

BBC World News - 12 hours 29 min ago
Democrats and Republicans alike are the target of jokes by President Barack Obama in his last White House Correspondents' dinner before leaving office.
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VIDEO: Two dead in Turkey explosion

BBC World News - 12 hours 43 min ago
Officials in Turkey say two police officers have been killed and more have been injured in a bombing close to the border with Syria.
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Iraq protesters camp outside parliament

BBC World News - 14 hours 1 min ago
Iraqi protesters remain camped out in Baghdad's high security Green Zone, a day after they stormed parliament to demand political reform.
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Nairobi collapse area evacuated

BBC World News - 16 hours 17 min ago
People in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are asked to leave their homes near a six-storey building that collapsed in heavy rain, killing at least 12 people.
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US anti-Vietnam war priest dies aged 94

BBC World News - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 12:54
The American priest and poet Daniel Berrigan - famous for leading defiant protests against the Vietnam War - dies in New York aged 94.
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VIDEO: Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump

BBC World News - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 12:31
President Obama makes jokes at the expense of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and critics of his healthcare plan at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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