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Banana-fed 'thief' expels necklace

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 21:15
An alleged Indian thief who swallowed a gold necklace expels it in his excreta after being fed special liquids and more than 60 bananas, doctors say.
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'No mercy' if CAR abuse proven

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:47
French President Francois Hollande says there will be "no mercy" for any soldiers found to have abused children in the Central African Republic.
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Spy scandal turns tables on Merkel government

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:30
Embarrassment over allegations Germany spied on France for the US
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VIDEO: 'I survived by eating butter'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:21
A 15-year-old boy rescued from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake, says he survived because he found two containers of butter nearby.
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Med sinking 'killed 200 Senegalese'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:16
At least 200 Senegalese are among the more than 750 people who died in the worst Mediterranean migrant boat disaster ever recorded, officials say.
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Russia cuts rates as rouble rallies

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:00
The Russian central bank cuts interest rates by 1.5 percentage points, following a recovery in the rouble amid signals that inflation has peaked.
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£500m drugs bust 'UK's biggest ever'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 19:56
Cocaine seized from a tug in the North Sea could have been worth more than £500m - believed to be the biggest single class A seizure in the UK.
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N Korea 'may have restarted reactor'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 19:51
Satellite pictures taken earlier this year suggest that North Korea may have restarted one of its nuclear reactors, a US think-tank says.
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Italian army cannabis farm unveiled

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 19:42
Italy's army shows off its cannabis farm, set up by the government to try and cut the cost of medical marijuana.
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'No Moscow visit' for N Korea leader

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 19:12
Russia says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will no longer attend Moscow's World War Two commemorations, due to "internal issues".
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Interpol pursues Colombia footballer

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:54
Interpol issues a red notice for the arrest of former Colombian footballer Freddy Rincon on charges of money laundering in neighbouring Panama.
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VIDEO: The Alternative Big Fight Face-Off

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:36
Ahead of Saturday's super-fight, BBC News looks at how Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio stack up inside and outside the ring.
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Smashed Hits: Louie Louie

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:34
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie
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Comic Toksvig forms political party

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:30
Comedian Sandi Toksvig reveals she quit BBC Radio 4's News Quiz to set up a new political party named the Women's Equality Party.
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'Countless crimes' by US in Vietnam

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:05
Vietnam's prime minister says the US "committed barbarous crimes" during the Vietnam War, as he marks 40 years since the end of the conflict.
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Eurozone exits deflation in April

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:00
Consumer prices in the eurozone scraped out of deflation in April after four months, official data shows, boosting hopes of economic recovery in Europe.
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Shell profit helped by refining unit

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 17:51
Underlying profits at oil giant Royal Dutch Shell fall by less than expected as increased profit margins at its refinery business help to offset cheaper oil.
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Germans 'helped US spy on France'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 17:50
Germany's national intelligence agency, the BND, spied on top French officials and the European Commission on behalf of US intelligence, reports say.
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Warner rethinks quake film marketing

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 17:48
Film studio Warner Bros will review its promotional campaign for disaster movie San Andreas following the recent Nepal earthquake.
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Ukraine rebels shut down aid agency

BBC World News - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 17:40
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine close down the office of the International Rescue Committee, accusing the aid agency of spying.
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