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Fire destroys NFF building in Abuja

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:34
A huge fire rips through the Nigeria Football Federation building in the country's capital Abuja on Wednesday.
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Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:29
Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.
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Argentina in plan to avoid US ruling

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:17
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.
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VIDEO: Barenboim: 'Orchestra must play on'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:14
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.
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Downgrade hits South African banks

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:10
Shares in South Africa’s largest banks have fallen after being downgraded by the credit ratings agency Moody’s.
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Marina Silva becomes formidable opponent in Brazil poll

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
Marina Silva set to revive interest in Brazil's presidential campaign
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VIDEO: BBC moved on amid Ferguson protests

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:55
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.
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Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:54
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.
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Militants 'kill reporter on video'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:51
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.
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Anna Nicole Smith estate loses claim

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:47
A judge rejects a bid by lawyers representing Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, challenging the will of her former husband, Texas billionaire J Howard Marshall.
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Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:45
At least 32 people have been killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.
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Bank of England split over rate rise

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:19
Two out of nine members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest rates earlier this month, the first time in three years that policymakers have done so.
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Thrones star takes off-Broadway lead

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:13
Peter Dinklage - Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - is to join Orange is the New Black actress Taylor Schilling in a New York revival of 19th Century Russian play A Month in the Country.
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Ramsey red unbelievable - Wenger

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:11
Arsene Wenger describes the decision to send off Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in the Champions League draw at Besiktas as "unbelievable".
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Cronulla Sharks face doping claims

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:18
Seventeen past and present players from Australian rugby league side Cronulla Sharks face doping allegations.
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Ferguson protests largely peaceful

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:02
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.
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Gibson leaves post as Windies coach

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:50
West Indies "mutually agree" to part company with coach Ottis Gibson, ending his four-year tenure with the team.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:36
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
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Cumberbatch to play Jungle Book tiger

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:33
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the tiger Shere Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production.
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Gandhi murder film sparks protest

BBC World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:15
Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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