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Lib Dems 'could U-turn on airports'

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:42
The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.
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VIDEO: Lake Victoria hospital ship launched

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:33
A mobile hospital ship is been launched on Lake Victoria, bringing medical care to the residents of the area's 3,000 islands.
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Street battles as IS enters key town

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:23
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.
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Planes' wingtips hit at airport

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:21
Emergency services are at Dublin Airport after the wingtips of two Ryanair planes hit each other on a taxi-way off the runway.
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Myanmar to release 3,000 prisoners

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:16
The government of Myanmar says it is releasing more than 3,000 prisoners for the sake of "peace and stability".
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Broadway legend Marian Seldes dies

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:08
US stage star Marian Seldes, famed for a record-breaking four-year run of performances, dies in New York at the age of 86.
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Six dead in China dengue outbreak

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:01
China is hit by the worst outbreak of dengue fever in 20 years, say state media, as six people die in Guangdong province and 21,000 are infected.
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Kashmir firing enters second day

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:57
At least four Indian civilians are wounded as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region a day after nine civilians were killed.
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Rio Tinto rejected Glencore merger

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:23
Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto says it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in August.
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Di Matteo takes over as Schalke boss

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:23
Former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo is appointed as the new manager of German club Schalke.
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CNN parent to cut 10% of staff

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:17
Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of news channel CNN, announces plans to cut nearly 1,500 jobs, about 10% of its total workforce.
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HK students agree to formal talks

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:57
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.
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VIDEO: Kobane 'seems quieter' after airstrike

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:55
The besieged town of Kobane in Syria "seems quieter" this morning but a coalition airstrike was heard overnight, reports Paul Adams from just over the border in Turkey.
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US drone 'kills eight' in Pakistan

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:36
A US drone strike kills at least eight people in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say, the fourth such attack in a fortnight.
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Asian shares mixed ahead of earnings

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:32
Asian markets were trading mixed on Tuesday as investors stayed cautious ahead of company earnings reports.
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Haider: Why is 'Indian Hamlet' controversial?

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:48
The Shakespeare adaptation dividing opinion in India
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Waldorf hotel sold to Chinese firm

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:58
New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel is sold by Hilton Worldwide to Chinese insurance firm Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95bn (£1.22bn).
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Nepal bus crash kills 29 people

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:24
An overloaded bus in western Nepal falls off a road and plunges into a gorge on Monday, killing 29 and injuring dozens.
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VIDEO: Vladimir Putin depicted as Hercules

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.
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Korean ships exchange warning shots

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:23
North and South Korean ships exchange warning shots as a Northern patrol boat crosses a disputed maritime border, say officials from the South.
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