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VIDEO: Is Pakistan 'obsessed' with fair skin?

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:17
An advert promising to 'make the whole of Pakistan white' sparks debate in the country over what some are calling an 'obsession' with attaining fairer skin.
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China 'denies food' to held academic

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:01
Prominent academic Ilham Tohti was denied food in detention in China, and went on a hunger strike when served non-Islamic food, his lawyer says.
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PSNI call for murder probes limit

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:01
Matt Baggott says the police should no longer be responsible for investigating Troubles-related murders that took place before the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
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Canadian is second-ever top NBA pick

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:50
Ontarian Andrew Wiggins becomes the second-ever Canadian to be picked first in the NBA's annual player selection, after Anthony Bennett last year.
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Canada court expands land rights

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:28
Canada's Supreme Court dramatically expands First Nations' ability to gain control of traditional lands.
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Nike reports soaring marketing costs

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:53
Nike reports a 36% jump in marketing costs in its fourth quarter due to heavy spending ahead of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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Japan inflation rate at 32-year high

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:52
Consumer prices in Japan rise at an annual rate of 3.4% in May, the fastest pace in 32 years, due to the effect of a sales tax increase.
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Algeria eye 1982 revenge over Germany

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:21
Algeria have not forgotten their controversial 1982 World Cup exit as they prepare to meet Germany, coach Vahid Halilhodzic says.
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Georgia's long road to Europe

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:15
Georgia looks west just as exports to Russia pick up
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Russia goalkeeper targeted by laser

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:15
Keeper Igor Akinfeev was "blinded" by a laser before the World Cup goal that eliminated Russia, says Fabio Capello.
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VIDEO: End of an era? Mississippi fife and drum

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:11
Keeping the rhythms of Mississippi slaves alive
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Is animal welfare killing wild apes?

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:51
Is animal welfare helping to kill wild apes?
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Leukaemia clue in breast cancer

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:42
Leukaemia research may lead to new drugs for difficult to treat breast cancers, say scientists.
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The story of a 60-year-old hijacking

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
The little-known story of one of the world's earliest hijackings
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World Cup weighs on Argentine economy

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
Why Argentina's World Cup success is bad for the economy
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The long, dark walk to the toilet

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
How Indian women manage with only fields for a toilet
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Israel names two in hunt for teens

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:49
Israel names two suspects in the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank earlier this month.
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World Cup: Algeria 1-1 Russia

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:37
Algeria come from behind to draw with Russia and earn a place in the last 16 of the Fifa World Cup for the first time.
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Amazon 'bullying' UK publishers

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:26
The online retailer Amazon is accused of 'bullying' smaller UK publishers in the latest round of contract negotiations.
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World Cup: South Korea 0-1 Belgium

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:22
Ten-man Belgium beat South Korea to finish top of their World Cup group and set up a last-16 tie against USA.
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